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Waterbury, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Waterbury had a population of 1,857 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Waterbury is located at latitude 44.3428 and longitude -72.7443 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Waterbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Village of Waterbury (GNIS ID: 2378329) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Waterbury is located within Town of Waterbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waterbury 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 Waterbury: Waterbury Village.

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


Total Population 1,857
Population in Households 1,805
Population in Familes 1,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 985
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 895
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 475 (50.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $265,588
Average Home Value $290,453


Median Household Income $49,506
Average Household Income $64,777
Per Capita Income $30,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.6%
Households 0.98% 0.68%
Families 2.24% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Waterbury, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waterbury 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 # 29 77th
Population Density1 # 35 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 48 61st
Median Household Income # 52 58th
Per Capita Income # 29 77th

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