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     Population
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   7855   59534   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   1479   12320   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   1202   8617   91078
 ...that is Female   4218   30122   317535
 ...that is Male   3637   29412   308206
Median Age, 2000   40   38   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   784   84   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   7568   28310   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   205   2117   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   -212   3111   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   -3%   6%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   6   1655   23071
Annual Births, 2006   87   580   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   80   476   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   7693   54914   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   3440   21517   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   2503   18124   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   1650   9623   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   1174   6000   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   195   720   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   -256   509   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   113   732   5504
 ...that is White Only   7758   56326   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   52   274   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   66   330   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   19   175   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   1   7   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   31   152   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   108   775   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   7856   57070   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   86   418   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   90   454   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   81   642   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   1   14   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   45   259   2727
Native to US, 2000   7766   55924   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   3876   33942   330528
 ...Native to Other State   3768   21395   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   297   2115   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   175   708   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Montpelier
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1895
Type of Entity Municipality - City
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 1 - Traditional Center

     Housing
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   3739   23659   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   2   2   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   1940   15053   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   3899   27644   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   2044   16218   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   1695   7441   70850
  ...Vacant   160   3985   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   36   3098   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $108000   $105200   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $1092   $1008   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $467   $390   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   20%   20%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $514   $519   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   26%   25%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   62   292   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   506   4419   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   559   1643   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   2478   14874   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   7   46   427
 ...Heated with Wood   116   2275   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   0   7   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   14   78   817
 ...That Are not Heated   0   25   331
Extended Washington County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Montpelier
 
Washington County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   37513   40972   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   51818   51075   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   22599   21113   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   64725   59463   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   27729   24827   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   45091   39492   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   22204   22405   21497
  ...Male   26179   26372   26445
  ...Female   19631   19524   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   65008366   363836711   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   4450   34450   355400
   ...Employed   4300   32450   338500
   ...Unemployed   150   1650   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   3   5   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   7864   55829   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   767   4442   55506
     ...under 5 years old   60   341   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   139   641   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   29   340   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   473   2651   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   28   224   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   38   245   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   1958   15147   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   141   829   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   122   671   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   80   947   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   35   379   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   508   3535   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   298   1869   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   3735   23654   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   181   1246   11610

     Transportation
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   10   20   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   8   207   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   33   726   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   1   155   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   4   192   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   3   3   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   1787   8238   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   1216   10185   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   267   3327   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   472   1909   16461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household, 2000   1   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   4298   30881   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   2865   22885   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   503   3872   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   32   124   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   7   26   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   45   74   977
   ...who Walked to Work   652   1927   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   21   156   1734
   ...who worked at Home   173   1817   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   2156   21294   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   703   5536   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   80   645   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   79175   632830   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   19   22   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   15   321   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   1   7   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   9   182   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   5   132   1514

     Education
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   7857   56217   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   87   1012   12265
      ...Private School   81   384   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   744   6364   65574
      ...Private School   103   365   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   442   3143   32174
      ...Private School   31   250   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   320   1176   20669
      ...Private School   135   1916   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   39   264   3684
      ...Private School   93   237   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   5782   41106   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   6373   44406   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   96   1781   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   290   3547   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   1461   14233   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   1279   8428   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   535   3372   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   1570   8192   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   1142   4853   45092
Montpelier # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.4727   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.9673   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   2.1363   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   0.5894   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   697   2290   30033
  ...Against People   37   245   3623
  ...Against Property   623   1906   23506
  ...Against Society   37   139   2904

     Natural Resources
Montpelier   Washington County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   6560   440960   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   6   5500   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   355   68303   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   5%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   6428   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   65   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