Rutland County, VT

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2022 Population
60,585
0.127% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Senator
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
US Representative
Becca Balint
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
47.7
1.06% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
8.61% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,641
4.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$203,500
14.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
29,244
2.21% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Rutland County, VT had a population of 60.6k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $62,641. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rutland County, VT declined from 60,662 to 60,585, a −0.127% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,751 to $62,641, a 4.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rutland County, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.759%), White (Hispanic) (0.635%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.617%).

None of the households in Rutland County, VT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Rutland County, VT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rutland County, VT are Castleton University (468 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Rutland County, VT was $203,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%.

Most people in Rutland County, VT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rutland County, VT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rutland County, VT is home to a population of 60.6k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.15% of Rutland County, VT residents were born outside of the country (1.3k people).

In 2022, there were 30.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.8k people) in Rutland County, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 460 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Rutland County, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rutland County, VT was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rutland County, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.8k ± 304
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.85k ± 317
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    460 ± 81
1.69%
Hispanic Population
1.02k people

In 2022, there were 30.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.8k people) in Rutland County, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 460 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.69% of the people in Rutland County, VT are hispanic (1.02k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Rutland County, VT as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    4,981 ± 1,725 people
  2. China
    1,582 ± 975 people
  3. Germany
    991 ± 772 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Vermont was Canada, the natal country of 4,981 Vermont residents, followed by China with 1,582 and Germany with 991.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people
2.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.33k people

As of 2022, 2.15% of Rutland County, VT residents (1.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rutland County, VT was 2.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,606 ± 217
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    716 ± 188
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    368 ± 104

Rutland County, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rutland County, VT employs 29.2k people. The largest industries in Rutland County, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,168 people), Retail Trade (3,950 people), and Manufacturing (3,170 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,136), Public Administration ($67,083), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,274).

Males in Vermont have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,434. The income inequality in Vermont (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.2k
2022 Value
± 1,087
−2.21%
1 Year decline
± 5.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rutland County, VT declined at a rate of −2.21%, from 29.9k employees to 29.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rutland County, VT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,925 people), Management Occupations (2,849 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,315 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rutland County, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.2k
2022 Value
± 1,087
−2.21%
1 Year decline
± 5.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rutland County, VT declined at a rate of −2.21%, from 29.9k employees to 29.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rutland County, VT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,168 people), Retail Trade (3,950 people), and Manufacturing (3,170 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rutland County, VT, though some of these residents may live in Rutland County, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,568
Median earning men ± $1,953
$36,639
Median earning women ± $1,650

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($77,768), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,893), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($61,667), Wholesale Trade ($52,895), and Public Administration ($50,833).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.76%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 307k people employed in Vermont. This represents a 1.76% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Vermont.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 718
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 481
    Retail Trade
  3. 452
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Rutland County, VT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 53.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (42.1%), followed by Other (3.03%).

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing the state of Vermont. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Rutland County, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Vermont

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Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Peter Welch
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing Vermont.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Rutland County, VT

Becca Balint
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Rutland County, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Rutland County, VT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Rutland County, VT awarded 468 degrees. The student population of Rutland County, VT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 944 male students and 1,419 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rutland County, VT are White (400 and 88.5%), followed by Black or African American (16 and 3.54%), Unknown (11 and 2.43%), and Asian (10 and 2.21%).

The largest universities in Rutland County, VT by number of degrees awarded are Castleton University (468 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rutland County, VT are General Business Administration & Management (63 and 13.5%), Registered Nursing (45 and 9.62%), and Sport & Fitness Management (39 and 8.33%).

The median tuition cost in Rutland County, VT for a public four year colleges is $11,832 for in-state students and $28,800 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Rutland County, VT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,363 (39.9% men and 60.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,363 students enrolled in Rutland County, VT, 39.9% men and 60.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,941 records, of which 62.6% were women and 37.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Rutland County, VT was Social Work with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Rutland County, VT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
468 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Castleton University with 468 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 222 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rutland County, VT, which is 0.902 times less than the 246 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 400 degrees mean that there were 25 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,832) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,246) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.431% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.362% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (130k), Bachelors Degree (106k), and Some college (93.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rutland County, VT was $203,500 in 2022, which is 0.722 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $177,400 to $203,500, a 14.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Rutland County, VT is 72.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rutland County, VT have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rutland County, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rutland County, VT is $62,641. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Rutland County, VT was Census Tract 9621 with a value of $88,354, followed by Census Tract 9628 and Census Tract 9623, with respective values of $86,154 and $83,523.

In 2022, 18.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Rutland County, VT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 3.33%.

Property

$203,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,527
$18,314
Median Property Taxes
±$745

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rutland County, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.3%
Homeownership
2022
60%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.3% of the housing units in Rutland County, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9621
  2. Census Tract 9628
  3. Census Tract 9623

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rutland County, VT was Census Tract 9621 with a value of $88,354, followed by Census Tract 9628 and Census Tract 9623, with respective values of $86,154 and $83,523.

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Household Income

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$62,641
Median Household Income
± $2,613
25.3k
Number of Households
± 980

In 2022, the median household income of the 25.3k households in Rutland County, VT grew to $62,641 from the previous year's value of $59,751.

The following chart displays the households in Rutland County, VT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rutland County, VT is from Vermont.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2022, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.06%)
  3. Carpooled (6.57%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Rutland County, VT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.06%) and those who carpooled to work (6.57%).

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rutland County, VT have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.29% of the workforce in Rutland County, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rutland County, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rutland County, VT have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 18.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Rutland County, VT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 3.33%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rutland County, VT (6.68k out of 58.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rutland County, VT is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.6% of the children was living in poverty in Rutland County, VT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 162 in Rutland County, VT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.41 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Rutland County, VT has health coverage, with 42.1% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Rutland County, VT see 1293 patients per year on average, which represents a 3% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1284 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 293 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,293 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rutland County, VT

Primary care physicians in Rutland County, VT see an average of 1,293 patients per year. This represents a 3% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Rutland County, VT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.1% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.51%
Uninsured
42.1%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
18.5%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rutland County, VT grew by 0.81% from 4.47% to 4.51%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.1 in Rutland County, VT.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.4% in Rutland County, VT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.53% in Rutland County, VT.

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