Chittenden County VT Information


Chittenden County Subdivisions

Chittenden County VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 164,664
Population in Households 154,857
Population in Familes 111,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,807
Population Density1 307
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 65,845
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 38,720
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,303 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,542 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,027 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $296,355
Average Home Value $346,522


Median Household Income $64,704
Average Household Income $85,545
Per Capita Income $34,622
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.79%
Households 1.01% 0.94%
Families 0.91% 0.87%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.


Chittenden County VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chittenden County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Vermont Census Data Comparison Tool.