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Castleton, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Castleton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,450 as of July 1, 2017. 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 43.6016 and longitude -73.1899 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the Castleton Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Castleton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castleton: Pillar Town.

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Castleton, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,450
Daytime Population: Workers 459
Daytime Population: Residents 678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,137
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 424
Population Density2 1,148
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,058
Average Household Income $61,160
Per Capita Income $21,975


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $192,143
Average Home Value $185,948


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 4.35
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.49%
Households -0.51% -0.51%
Families 2.17% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2017 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 # 82 33rd
Median Household Income # 92 24th
Per Capita Income # 109 10th

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