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Calais town, 2000

Population

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Total Population1,52958,039608,827
   ...that is Under 18 Years of Age39513,636147,523
   ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over1557,46377,510
   ...that is Female77129,597310,490
   ...that is Male75828,442298,337
Median Age413838
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mile)408466
Absolute Population Change, decennial, 1990-2000+8+3,111+46,060
Percent Population Change, decennial, 1990-2000+1%+6%+8%

Race and Ethnicity

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Race: Alone or in combination with one or more
   ...White1,51157,070596,079
   ...Black or African American124184,492
   ...American Indian and Alaska Native366426,396
   ...Asian34546,622
   ...Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander014308
   ...Some Other Race112592,727
Ethnicity
   ...Hispanic or Latino (of any race)67325,504

Housing

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Total Households61623,659240,634
Average Household Size222
Total Housing Units77327,644294,382
   ...Owner Occupied52316,218169,784
   ...Renter Occupied937,44170,850
   ...Vacant1573,98553,748
   ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use1353,09843,060
Median Housing Unit Value$121,300$105,200$111,200
Median Monthly Ownership Cost
   ...with Mortgage9331,0081,021
   ...without Mortgage385390378
Median Gross Rent$568$519$553

Income

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Median Household Income$46,083$40,972$40,856
Median Family Income$49,107$51,075$48,625
Median Earnings$24,667$22,405$21,497
   ...Male$27,260$26,372$26,445
   ...Female$21,779$19,524$17,092

Employment

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Civilian Labor Force86032,850335,800
   ...Employed84032,000326,700
   ...Unemployed208509,100
   ...Unemployment Rate3%3%3%

Poverty

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered1,51455,829588,053
   ...in Poverty994,44255,506
        ...Under 5 Years Old153414,476
        ...5 to 11 Years Old146417,013
        ...12 to 17 Years Old43405,106
        ...18 to 64 Years Old582,65132,694
        ...65 to 74 Years Old42242,785
        ...75 Years Old and Over42453,432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered41215,147158,684
   ...in Poverty208299,925
   ...with Related Children Under 18196717,788

Transportation

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Total Households61623,659240,634
Number of Households with no Vehicles61,90916,461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household222
Total Workers 16 Years of Age and Over80330,881311,839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone582223
   ...who Carpooled to Work893,87237,191
   ...who Worked at Home971,81717,651
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation101242,208
   ...who Worked Outside Town or City of Residence63521,294202,707
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes)272222

Educational Enrollment

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Total Population 3 Years and Over 1,47856,217588,931
   ...Enrolled in preprimary school 241,39617,256
        ...Public school161,01212,265
        ...Private school83844,991
   ...Enrolled in elementary school 2256,72970,680
        ...Public school2156,36465,574
        ...Private school103655,106
   ...Enrolled in high school 1013,39335,902
        ...Public school993,14332,174
        ...Private school22503,728
   ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate) 243,09233,168
        ...Public school151,17620,669
        ...Private school91,91612,499
   ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school205017,150
        ...Public school112643,684
        ...Private school92373,466
   ...Not enrolled in school1,08441,106424,775

Educational Attainment

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Total Population 25 Years and Older1,02839,167404,223
   ... Less than 9th Grade Education351,75720,769
   ... 9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma782,78334,127
   ... High School or Equivalency24812,353130,804
   ... Some College, no Degree1486,50368,440
   ... Associate's Degree713,15731,058
   ... Bachelor's Degree2257,78974,124
   ... Graduate or Professional Degree2234,82544,901
   ...Percent high school graduate or higher89%88%86%
   ...Percent bachelor's degree or higher43%32%29%

Natural Resources

Calais townWashington CountyVermont
Area of Land, Acres24,333440,9605,920,640
Area of Water, Acres3585,500261,200