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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont - Basic Facts

The St. Johnsbury Census Designated Place had a population of 6,102 as of July 1, 2016. Saint Johnsbury ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Johnsbury is located at latitude 44.4304 and longitude -72.0086 in Caledonia County. The formal boundaries for the St. Johnsbury Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Caledonia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The St. Johnsbury Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378133) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The St. Johnsbury Census Designated Place is located within Town of Saint Johnsbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caledonia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Johnsbury population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Johnsbury: Saint Johnsbury Plain.

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Saint Johnsbury, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,102
Population in Households 5,747
Population in Familes 4,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density1 475
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 2,582
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,452
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,309 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,273 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $161,378
Average Home Value $180,180


Median Household Income $36,137
Average Household Income $51,185
Per Capita Income $22,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.19%
Households -0.25% -0.18%
Families -0.18% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Saint Johnsbury, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Johnsbury to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 91st
Population Density1 # 67 45th
Diversity Index2 # 29 77th
Median Household Income # 108 11th
Per Capita Income # 97 20th

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