West Rutland, VT Profile: Facts & Data


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West Rutland, Vermont - Basic Facts

The West Rutland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,083 as of July 1, 2018. West Rutland ranks in the lower quartile for 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 West Rutland is located at latitude 43.5931 and longitude -73.0451 in Rutland County. The formal boundaries for the West Rutland Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Rutland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The West Rutland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378138) 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 West Rutland Census Designated Place is located within Town of West Rutland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rutland County.

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


Total Population 2,083
Population in Households 2,083
Population in Familes 1,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 566
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $49,029
Average Household Income $58,630
Per Capita Income $24,755


Total Housing Units 983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $177,090
Average Home Value $186,867


Total Households 886
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 559
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.35% -0.19%
Households 0.38% -0.18%
Families 0.17% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

West Rutland, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Rutland 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 # 24 81st
Population Density # 61 50th
Diversity Index # 92 25th
Median Household Income # 68 44th
Per Capita Income # 89 27th

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