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Rutland, Vermont - Basic Facts

The City of Rutland is the 3rd largest city in Vermont with a population of 16,264 as of July 1, 2016. Rutland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rutland is located at latitude 43.6097 and longitude -72.9778 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rutland (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Rutland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 646 feet.

The City of Rutland (GNIS ID: 1462193) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rutland 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 Rutland: Mill Village, Rutland City, The Marble City.

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


Total Population 16,264
Population in Households 15,603
Population in Familes 10,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 661
Population Density1 2,152
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 7,318
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 3,824
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,712 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,606 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 878 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $164,545
Average Home Value $182,604


Median Household Income $38,923
Average Household Income $51,339
Per Capita Income $23,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.27%
Households -0.19% -0.23%
Families -0.36% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Rutland, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rutland 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 # 3 98th
Population Density1 # 9 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 43 64th
Median Household Income # 96 21st
Per Capita Income # 87 28th

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