Washington County VT Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 60,253
Population in Households 57,843
Population in Familes 43,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,410
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 25,493
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 15,607
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,697 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,796 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,340 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $225,056
Average Home Value $258,076


Median Household Income $54,366
Average Household Income $71,068
Per Capita Income $30,484
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.16%
Households 0.3% 0.23%
Families 0.2% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


Washington County VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 3 86th
Population Density1 # 2 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 6 64th
Median Household Income # 5 71st
Per Capita Income # 4 79th

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