Zip Code 05343 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJamaica
Zip Code StateVermont
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Windham
Secondary County: Bennington
Area Code802
Current Population:917
Racial Majority:White 98.08%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$45456
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47130
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range801 - 1742 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.09755300, -72.80926500

Zip Code 05343 Description

Zip Code 05343 is located in the state of Vermont in the Boston metro area. Zip code 05343 is primarily located in Windham County. Portions of 05343 are also located in Bennington County. The official US Postal Service name for 05343 is JAMAICA, Vermont. Portions of zip code 05343 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 05343 is 802. 05343 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Vermont.

The current unemployment level in 05343 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 05343 increased to 917 from 893 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 05343 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 05343 public schools is White. 66.2% of students in 05343 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 818 98.08% 859 -5%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 5 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 15 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.92% 27 -41%

Zip Code 05343 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.8%
 Black Or African American 3.1%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 6.2%

Zip Code 05343 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population917893
Male Population54.60%
Female Population45.40%
Total Households409
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$45456
Income Under $50K Per Year54.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.90%
05343 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Vermont District 1
Related Maps: Map of All Vermont Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$287000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$115000
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago1.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 58c - Green Mountains/Berkshire Highlands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 05343 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)671629404852504130241230
Avg Max Temp (°F)27313951657378756756433253
Avg Precip (In.)3.843.063.93.834.284.124.124.423.884.034.093.7847.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours