Poultney, VT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Poultney, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Poultney had a population of 1,601 as of July 1, 2017. Poultney ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Poultney is located at latitude 43.5178 and longitude -73.2361 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Poultney (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rutland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Village of Poultney (GNIS ID: 2378326) 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 Poultney is located within Town of Poultney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rutland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poultney 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 Poultney: Poultney Village, West Poultney.

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


Total Population 1,601
Daytime Population: Workers 634
Daytime Population: Residents 846
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,480
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,189
Population in Familes 851
Population in Group Qrtrs 412
Population Density2 2,530
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $43,905
Average Household Income $56,887
Per Capita Income $20,718


Total Housing Units 560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $159,439
Average Home Value $176,394


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.09% -0.26%
Households -0.17% -0.33%
Families 0.82% -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Poultney, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poultney 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 # 32 74th
Population Density # 5 97th
Diversity Index # 11 92nd
Median Household Income # 87 28th
Per Capita Income # 117 3rd

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