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     Population
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   998   59534   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   219   12320   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   126   8617   91078
 ...that is Female   497   30122   317535
 ...that is Male   501   29412   308206
Estimated Population, 2008   860   58829   621270
Total Population, 2000   902   58039   608827
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   238   13636   147523
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   58   7463   77510
 ...that is Female   450   29597   310490
 ...that is Male   452   28442   298337
Median Age, 2000   38   38   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   23   84   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   0   28310   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   0   2117   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   -4   3111   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   0%   6%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   50   1655   23071
Annual Births, 2006   6   580   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   6   476   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   861   54914   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   241   21517   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   241   18124   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   92   9623   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   78   6000   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   6   720   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   -18   509   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   8   732   5504
 ...that is White Only   881   56326   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   0   274   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   0   330   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   5   175   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   0   7   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   3   152   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   13   775   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   894   57070   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   1   418   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   0   454   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   17   642   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   0   14   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   4   259   2727
Native to US, 2000   856   55924   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   531   33942   330528
 ...Native to Other State   323   21395   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   32   2115   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   6   708   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Worcester
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1763
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 No
Subdivision Ordinance No
Development Review Board No
Development Category 3 - Outlying Town

     Housing
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   346   23659   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   3   2   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   252   15053   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   396   27644   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   283   16218   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   63   7441   70850
  ...Vacant   50   3985   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   35   3098   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $100200   $105200   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $917   $1008   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $318   $390   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   20%   20%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $571   $519   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   34%   25%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   0   292   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   44   4419   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   5   1643   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   176   14874   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   2   46   427
 ...Heated with Wood   122   2275   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   0   7   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   0   78   817
 ...That Are not Heated   0   25   331
Extended Washington County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Worcester
 
Washington County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   39732   40972   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   48750   51075   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   19698   21113   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   54377   59463   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   22242   24827   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   28722   39492   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   23520   22405   21497
  ...Male   26071   26372   26445
  ...Female   19922   19524   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   1324435   363836711   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   530   34450   355400
   ...Employed   500   32450   338500
   ...Unemployed   30   1650   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   5   5   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   882   55829   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   75   4442   55506
     ...under 5 years old   4   341   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   4   641   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   15   340   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   52   2651   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   0   224   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   0   245   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   252   15147   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   15   829   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   9   671   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   --   947   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   --   379   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   29   3535   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   14   1869   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   353   23654   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   12   1246   11610

     Transportation
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   0   20   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   6   207   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   15   726   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   3   155   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   8   192   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   0   3   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   101   8238   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   174   10185   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   66   3327   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   8   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   2   1   1
Total workers 16 years of age and over, 2000   495   30881   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   362   22885   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   87   3872   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   0   124   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   0   26   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   0   74   977
   ...who Walked to Work   11   1927   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   4   156   1734
   ...who worked at Home   31   1817   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   411   21294   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   66   5536   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   12   645   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   12810   632830   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   28   22   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   1   321   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   --   7   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   1   182   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   --   132   1514

     Education
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   878   56217   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   17   1012   12265
      ...Private School   6   384   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   107   6364   65574
      ...Private School   13   365   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   53   3143   32174
      ...Private School   4   250   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   18   1176   20669
      ...Private School   8   1916   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   2   264   3684
      ...Private School   0   237   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   650   41106   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   668   44406   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   21   1781   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   70   3547   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   208   14233   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   110   8428   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   44   3372   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   122   8192   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   93   4853   45092
Worcester # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   0.4953   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.1957   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.2274   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   1.062   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   10   2290   30033
  ...Against People   1   245   3623
  ...Against Property   9   1906   23506
  ...Against Society     139   2904

     Natural Resources
Worcester   Washington County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   24800   440960   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   51   5500   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   8591   68303   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   34%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   6428   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   8251   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