Orleans County VT Information


Orleans County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,188
Population in Households 27,370
Population in Familes 21,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 818
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 11,891
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 7,624
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,883 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,008 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,653 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $168,543
Average Home Value $207,616


Median Household Income $40,320
Average Household Income $54,139
Per Capita Income $23,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.47%
Households 0.79% 0.63%
Families 0.7% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Orleans County VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orleans 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 # 11 29th
Population Density1 # 13 14th
Diversity Index2 # 12 21st
Median Household Income # 13 14th
Per Capita Income # 13 14th

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