Montpelier, Vermont Population 2019
Population Size and Daily Changes
The city of Montpelier, which was first settled in 1787 and wasn’t incorporated as a city until 1895, is the least populous state capital city in the U.S., with a population of 7,855 people according to the last census taken in 2010. This number has actually declined according to recent estimates, with data from the Census Bureau showing that the current population is 7,535 people.
Despite the low population, the daytime population grows to approximately 21,000 people, as many people in surrounding areas commute to the city limits for work.
Montpelier Population Demographics
Montpelier’s population is primarily white, with this race making up 93.7% of the total population. The remainder of the population is made up as follows: 1% black, 2.2% Asian and 2.2% multiracial. Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other races each make up less than 1% of the population. People that are of Hispanic or Latino origin make up 2.1% of the population.
People between the ages of 25 and 44 make up the largest age group, or about 28.2% of the population. Over 21% of the population is under the age of 18, while close to 15% are at least 65 years old.
There are more women than men residing in Montpelier, with just 84.2 men for every 100 women.
Montpelier Population Changes
Montpelier has seen highs and lows in its population growth throughout the years. The population peaked in 1960 at 8,782. However, these numbers have declined, pushing the population below 8,000 residents in 2010. Recent estimates show that the population is down 4.1% since the last census in 2010.
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