People Facts Vermont USA
Population, 2006 estimate 623,908 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 2.5% 6.4%
Population, 2000 608,827 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.1% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.3% 24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 13.2% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.7% 50.7%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 96.9% 80.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 0.6% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 0.4% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 1.0% 4.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.1% 1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 1.1% 14.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 95.9% 66.9%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 59.1% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 3.8% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 5.9% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 86.4% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 29.4% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 97,167 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.6 25.5
 
Housing units, 2005 307,345 124,521,886
Homeownership rate, 2000 70.6% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 23.0% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $111,500 $119,600
 
Households, 2000 240,634 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.44 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $44,548 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,625 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 8.7% 12.7%
    Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 22,2731 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 261,6561 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 3.2%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 58,319 19,523,741
 
Total number of firms, 2002 72,321 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.3% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.6% 4.8%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.6% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.3% 28.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 9,660,529 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 5,094,373 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 7,623,872 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $12,366 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,154,048 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 2,626 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 4,632,9331 2,143,781,7272
    Geography Facts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 9,249.56 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 65.8 79.6