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Castleton, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Castleton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,432 as of July 1, 2018. Castleton 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 Castleton is located at latitude 43.6106 and longitude -73.1798 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the Castleton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rutland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.

The Castleton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586622) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Castleton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Castleton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rutland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castleton: Pillar Town.

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Castleton, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,432
Population in Households 1,012
Population in Familes 670
Population in Group Qrtrs 420
Population Density2 1,134
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $42,451
Average Household Income $67,080
Per Capita Income $23,744


Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $207,308
Average Home Value $186,921


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 4.32
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.44% -0.67%
Households -0.56% -0.78%
Families 1.71% -0.94%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Castleton, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castleton to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 35 72nd
Population Density # 27 78th
Diversity Index # 68 43rd
Median Household Income # 93 23rd
Per Capita Income # 99 18th

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