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Barre city, 2000

Population

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Total Population9,29158,039608,827
   ...that is Under 18 Years of Age2,08213,636147,523
   ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over1,6857,46377,510
   ...that is Female4,98329,597310,490
   ...that is Male4,30828,442298,337
Median Age383838
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mile)2,3098466
Absolute Population Change, decennial, 1990-2000-191+3,111+46,060
Percent Population Change, decennial, 1990-2000-2%+6%+8%

Race and Ethnicity

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Race: Alone or in combination with one or more
   ...White9,13057,070596,079
   ...Black or African American614184,492
   ...American Indian and Alaska Native756426,396
   ...Asian534546,622
   ...Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander114308
   ...Some Other Race582592,727
Ethnicity
   ...Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1567325,504

Housing

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Total Households4,22023,659240,634
Average Household Size222
Total Housing Units4,47727,644294,382
   ...Owner Occupied1,93316,218169,784
   ...Renter Occupied2,2877,44170,850
   ...Vacant2573,98553,748
   ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use263,09843,060
Median Housing Unit Value$87,900$105,200$111,200
Median Monthly Ownership Cost
   ...with Mortgage9121,0081,021
   ...without Mortgage394390378
Median Gross Rent$473$519$553

Income

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Median Household Income$30,393$40,972$40,856
Median Family Income$42,660$51,075$48,625
Median Earnings$21,942$22,405$21,497
   ...Male$26,385$26,372$26,445
   ...Female$19,156$19,524$17,092

Employment

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Civilian Labor Force4,81032,850335,800
   ...Employed4,62032,000326,700
   ...Unemployed1908509,100
   ...Unemployment Rate4%3%3%

Poverty

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered9,02255,829588,053
   ...in Poverty1,1754,44255,506
        ...Under 5 Years Old733414,476
        ...5 to 11 Years Old1936417,013
        ...12 to 17 Years Old1053405,106
        ...18 to 64 Years Old6222,65132,694
        ...65 to 74 Years Old852242,785
        ...75 Years Old and Over972453,432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered2,30615,147158,684
   ...in Poverty2298299,925
   ...with Related Children Under 181856717,788

Transportation

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Total Households4,22023,659240,634
Number of Households with no Vehicles8041,90916,461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household122
Total Workers 16 Years of Age and Over4,46430,881311,839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone322223
   ...who Carpooled to Work6863,87237,191
   ...who Worked at Home1651,81717,651
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation301242,208
   ...who Worked Outside Town or City of Residence2,97821,294202,707
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes)182222

Educational Enrollment

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Total Population 3 Years and Over 8,96756,217588,931
   ...Enrolled in preprimary school 2101,39617,256
        ...Public school1471,01212,265
        ...Private school633844,991
   ...Enrolled in elementary school 1,0136,72970,680
        ...Public school9736,36465,574
        ...Private school403655,106
   ...Enrolled in high school 4523,39335,902
        ...Public school4413,14332,174
        ...Private school112503,728
   ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate) 3503,09233,168
        ...Public school1911,17620,669
        ...Private school1591,91612,499
   ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school275017,150
        ...Public school272643,684
        ...Private school02373,466
   ...Not enrolled in school6,91541,106424,775

Educational Attainment

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Total Population 25 Years and Older6,44739,167404,223
   ... Less than 9th Grade Education5461,75720,769
   ... 9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma6482,78334,127
   ... High School or Equivalency2,65812,353130,804
   ... Some College, no Degree1,0316,50368,440
   ... Associate's Degree4463,15731,058
   ... Bachelor's Degree8277,78974,124
   ... Graduate or Professional Degree2914,82544,901
   ...Percent high school graduate or higher81%88%86%
   ...Percent bachelor's degree or higher17%32%29%

Natural Resources

Barre cityWashington CountyVermont
Area of Land, Acres2,573440,9605,920,640
Area of Water, Acres05,500261,200