Rutland County VT Information

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Rutland County VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rutland County VT Housing Affordability Index is 121
State of Vermont Housing Affordability Index is 103
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rutland County VT Wealth Index is 81
State of Vermont Wealth Index is 92
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 60,581 (100%)
Population in Households 58,217 (96.1%)
Population in Families 43,246 (71.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,364 ( 3.9%)
Population Density 65
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,438
Average Household Income $70,052
Per Capita Income $29,602
Wealth Index4 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,361 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,179 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,228 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $182,952
Housing Affordability Index3 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 25,540
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 15,348
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.19% -0.38%
Households -0.19% -0.38%
Families -0.46% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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Rutland County VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rutland County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 2 93rd
Population Density # 5 71st
Diversity Index # 11 29th
Median Household Income # 9 43rd
Per Capita Income # 11 29th

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