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     Population
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   2810   27231   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   604   5796   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   565   4824   91078
 ...that is Female   1428   13620   317535
 ...that is Male   1382   13611   308206
Estimated Population, 2008   2788   27189   621270
Total Population, 2000   2780   26277   608827
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   689   6608   147523
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   511   3952   77510
 ...that is Female   1429   13234   310490
 ...that is Male   1351   13043   298337
Median Age, 2000   41   39   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   64   38   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   0   4846   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   91   707   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   -187   2224   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   -6%   9%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   -76   468   23071
Annual Births, 2006   32   288   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   33   246   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   2645   24813   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   854   8670   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   698   7691   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   371   3591   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   214   2009   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   23   238   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   -296   30   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   8   190   5504
 ...that is White Only   2707   25532   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   9   97   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   5   78   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   11   172   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   0   4   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   2   34   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   46   360   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   2751   25879   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   15   135   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   10   100   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   41   438   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   0   7   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   11   92   2727
Native to US, 2000   2659   24831   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   1885   17463   330528
 ...Native to Other State   756   7196   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   121   1446   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   12   212   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Barton
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1789
Type of Entity Municipality - Town
County Orleans County
Regional Planning Commission Northeastern Vermont Development Association
Incorporated Villages Barton Village, Orleans
Municipal Plan Yes
  ...approved by Regional Planning Commission Yes
Zoning Ordinance Yes
Subdivision Ordinance No
Development Review Board No
Development Category 1 - Traditional Center

     Housing
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   1153   10446   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   2   2   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   748   7153   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   1438   14673   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   791   7738   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   362   2708   70850
  ...Vacant   285   4227   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   163   3397   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $76900   $82400   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $693   $736   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $330   $299   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   20%   19%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $404   $420   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   27%   27%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   7   40   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   120   991   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   41   275   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   837   7187   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   0   7   427
 ...Heated with Wood   146   1905   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   0   4   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   2   29   817
 ...That Are not Heated   0   8   331
Extended Orleans County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Barton
 
Orleans County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   28797   31084   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   33872   36630   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   14636   16518   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   40892   40686   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   17394   18488   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   27662   30195   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   18518   18132   21497
  ...Male   22407   22946   26445
  ...Female   13478   13245   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   14693924   77504583   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   1460   14500   355400
   ...Employed   1330   13000   338500
   ...Unemployed   130   1000   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   9   7   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   2675   25492   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   423   3587   55506
     ...under 5 years old   31   325   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   64   491   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   54   416   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   199   1961   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   25   174   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   50   220   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   747   7213   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   91   763   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   68   582   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   115   649   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   42   257   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   572   3581   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   263   1741   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   1153   10475   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   88   737   11610

     Transportation
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   0   11   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   13   200   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   44   607   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   2   141   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   21   223   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   439   3659   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   461   4516   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   157   1586   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   96   685   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   1196   11845   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   826   8616   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   152   1423   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   13   64   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   0   0   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   2   21   977
   ...who Walked to Work   108   748   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   18   100   1734
   ...who worked at Home   77   873   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   627   7230   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   192   1837   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   28   204   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   22595   235385   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   20   21   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   11   61   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   2   6   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   8   38   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   1   17   1514

     Education
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   2699   25388   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   67   554   12265
      ...Private School   3   123   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   304   2819   65574
      ...Private School   26   257   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   174   1662   32174
      ...Private School   4   118   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   34   533   20669
      ...Private School   15   132   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   5   77   3684
      ...Private School   0   69   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   2067   19044   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   2096   19689   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   199   1750   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   329   2627   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   894   8099   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   295   3077   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   112   1193   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   171   1975   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   96   968   45092
Barton # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   0.4923   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.3235   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.517   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   0.8009   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   101   891   30033
  ...Against People   10   102   3623
  ...Against Property   87   694   23506
  ...Against Society   4   95   2904

     Natural Resources
Barton   Orleans County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   27936   446720   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   806   17200   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   1247   42217   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   4%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   0   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   466   18760   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