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Westminster, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Westminster had a population of 289 as of July 1, 2019. Westminster ranks in the lower 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 Westminster is located at latitude 43.0679 and longitude -72.4587 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Westminster encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.

The Village of Westminster (GNIS ID: 2378332) 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 Westminster is located within Town of Westminster, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westminster: New Taunton, Westminster Village.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Westminster, VT Housing Affordability Index is 107
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

Westminster, VT Wealth Index is 49
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 289 (100%)
Population in Households 289 (100.0%)
Population in Families 219 (75.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 212
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,101
Average Household Income $51,355
Per Capita Income $21,239
Wealth Index4 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $180,000
Housing Affordability Index3 107
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 83
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 -0.07% -0.14%
Households 0.08% -0.16%
Families -0.51% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   0.96%

Westminster, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westminster to the other 121 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 94 23rd
Population Density # 105 14th
Diversity Index # 69 44th
Median Household Income # 109 11th
Per Capita Income # 115 6th

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