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Barre town, 2000

Population

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Total Population7,60258,039608,827
   ...that is Under 18 Years of Age1,94713,636147,523
   ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over1,0567,46377,510
   ...that is Female3,90529,597310,490
   ...that is Male3,69728,442298,337
Median Age403838
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mile)2488466
Absolute Population Change, decennial, 1990-2000+191+3,111+46,060
Percent Population Change, decennial, 1990-2000+3%+6%+8%

Race and Ethnicity

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Race: Alone or in combination with one or more
   ...White7,54257,070596,079
   ...Black or African American244184,492
   ...American Indian and Alaska Native466426,396
   ...Asian304546,622
   ...Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander014308
   ...Some Other Race192592,727
Ethnicity
   ...Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1157325,504

Housing

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Total Households2,95123,659240,634
Average Household Size322
Total Housing Units3,04627,644294,382
   ...Owner Occupied2,44816,218169,784
   ...Renter Occupied5037,44170,850
   ...Vacant953,98553,748
   ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use233,09843,060
Median Housing Unit Value$101,200$105,200$111,200
Median Monthly Ownership Cost
   ...with Mortgage1,0271,0081,021
   ...without Mortgage364390378
Median Gross Rent$500$519$553

Income

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Median Household Income$46,563$40,972$40,856
Median Family Income$53,565$51,075$48,625
Median Earnings$24,203$22,405$21,497
   ...Male$28,203$26,372$26,445
   ...Female$20,238$19,524$17,092

Employment

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Civilian Labor Force4,32032,850335,800
   ...Employed4,22032,000326,700
   ...Unemployed1008509,100
   ...Unemployment Rate2%3%3%

Poverty

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered7,54355,829588,053
   ...in Poverty3954,44255,506
        ...Under 5 Years Old383414,476
        ...5 to 11 Years Old756417,013
        ...12 to 17 Years Old293405,106
        ...18 to 64 Years Old2332,65132,694
        ...65 to 74 Years Old52242,785
        ...75 Years Old and Over152453,432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered2,18815,147158,684
   ...in Poverty818299,925
   ...with Related Children Under 18746717,788

Transportation

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Total Households2,95123,659240,634
Number of Households with no Vehicles1171,90916,461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household222
Total Workers 16 Years of Age and Over4,06530,881311,839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone322223
   ...who Carpooled to Work5453,87237,191
   ...who Worked at Home1451,81717,651
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation01242,208
   ...who Worked Outside Town or City of Residence3,24721,294202,707
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes)202222

Educational Enrollment

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Total Population 3 Years and Over 7,34956,217588,931
   ...Enrolled in preprimary school 2061,39617,256
        ...Public school1901,01212,265
        ...Private school163844,991
   ...Enrolled in elementary school 9526,72970,680
        ...Public school9206,36465,574
        ...Private school323655,106
   ...Enrolled in high school 5243,39335,902
        ...Public school4703,14332,174
        ...Private school542503,728
   ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate) 1983,09233,168
        ...Public school1171,17620,669
        ...Private school811,91612,499
   ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school165017,150
        ...Public school62643,684
        ...Private school102373,466
   ...Not enrolled in school5,45341,106424,775

Educational Attainment

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Total Population 25 Years and Older5,17839,167404,223
   ... Less than 9th Grade Education2761,75720,769
   ... 9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma4142,78334,127
   ... High School or Equivalency1,97712,353130,804
   ... Some College, no Degree9056,50368,440
   ... Associate's Degree5443,15731,058
   ... Bachelor's Degree6707,78974,124
   ... Graduate or Professional Degree3924,82544,901
   ...Percent high school graduate or higher86%88%86%
   ...Percent bachelor's degree or higher20%32%29%

Natural Resources

Barre townWashington CountyVermont
Area of Land, Acres19,610440,9605,920,640
Area of Water, Acres325,500261,200