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     Population
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   7924   59534   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   1741   12320   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   1341   8617   91078
 ...that is Female   4078   30122   317535
 ...that is Male   3846   29412   308206
Median Age, 2000   40   38   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   248   84   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   3996   28310   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   7   2117   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   191   3111   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   3%   6%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   117   1655   23071
Annual Births, 2006   70   580   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   61   476   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   7175   54914   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   2410   21517   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   2324   18124   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   880   9623   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   412   6000   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   22   720   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   1273   509   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   115   732   5504
 ...that is White Only   7486   56326   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   14   274   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   22   330   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   7   175   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   0   7   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   14   152   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   59   775   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   7542   57070   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   24   418   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   30   454   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   46   642   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   0   14   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   19   259   2727
Native to US, 2000   7378   55924   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   5526   33942   330528
 ...Native to Other State   1820   21395   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   224   2115   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   30   708   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Barre Town
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1781
Type of Entity Municipality - Town
County Washington County
Regional Planning Commission Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Incorporated Villages --
Municipal Plan Yes
  ...approved by Regional Planning Commission Yes
Zoning Ordinance Yes
Subdivision Ordinance Yes
Development Review Board Yes
Development Category 2 - New Growth Town

     Housing
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   2951   23659   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   3   2   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   2217   15053   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   3046   27644   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   2448   16218   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   503   7441   70850
  ...Vacant   95   3985   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   23   3098   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $101200   $105200   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $1027   $1008   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $364   $390   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   19%   20%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $500   $519   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   25%   25%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   15   292   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   263   4419   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   137   1643   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   2389   14874   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   0   46   427
 ...Heated with Wood   142   2275   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   0   7   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   0   78   817
 ...That Are not Heated   5   25   331
Extended Washington County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Barre Town
 
Washington County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   46563   40972   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   53565   51075   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   21609   21113   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   63356   59463   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   25231   24827   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   34545   39492   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   24203   22405   21497
  ...Male   28203   26372   26445
  ...Female   20238   19524   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   11608008   363836711   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   4560   34450   355400
   ...Employed   4400   32450   338500
   ...Unemployed   160   1650   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   4   5   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   7543   55829   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   395   4442   55506
     ...under 5 years old   38   341   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   75   641   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   29   340   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   233   2651   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   5   224   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   15   245   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   2188   15147   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   81   829   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   74   671   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   111   947   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   44   379   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   350   3535   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   172   1869   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   2924   23654   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   143   1246   11610

     Transportation
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   0   20   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   20   207   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   75   726   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   5   155   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   11   192   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   0   3   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   837   8238   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   1556   10185   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   441   3327   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   117   1909   16461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household, 2000   2   2   2
   ...in owner-occupied housing units   2   2   2
   ...in renter-occupied housing units   1   1   1
Total workers 16 years of age and over, 2000   4065   30881   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   3289   22885   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   545   3872   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   0   124   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   0   26   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   7   74   977
   ...who Walked to Work   72   1927   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   7   156   1734
   ...who worked at Home   145   1817   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   3247   21294   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   547   5536   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   81   645   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   79940   632830   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   20   22   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   70   321   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   --   7   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   44   182   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   26   132   1514

     Education
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   7349   56217   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   190   1012   12265
      ...Private School   16   384   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   920   6364   65574
      ...Private School   32   365   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   470   3143   32174
      ...Private School   54   250   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   117   1176   20669
      ...Private School   81   1916   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   6   264   3684
      ...Private School   10   237   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   5453   41106   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   5639   44406   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   276   1781   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   527   3547   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   2186   14233   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   1004   8428   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   574   3372   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   680   8192   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   392   4853   45092
Barre Town # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   0.8291   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.1541   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.5546   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   0.827   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   251   2290   30033
  ...Against People   21   245   3623
  ...Against Property   223   1906   23506
  ...Against Society   7   139   2904

     Natural Resources
Barre Town   Washington County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   19610   440960   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   32   5500   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   601   68303   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   3%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   6428   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   108   47608   378563

     Forestry & Agriculture
   
2007 Census of Agriculture
Census of Agriculture Website
...Vermont State and County Data Tables
Vermont Forest Resource Harvest Reports
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Data tables derived from Vermont Indicators Online