10 Largest Cities in Vermont

The largest city in Vermont is Burlington, with a population of 43,063. Milton is the fastest growing city in Vermont over the past 10 years, having grown 34.71% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Burlington43,06342,4361.48%4,17810.31
2South Burlington19,76117,95210.08%1,19816.49
3Rutland14,61616,434-11.06%1,9387.54
4Essex Junction10,7989,30116.10%2,3654.57
5Bennington8,6299,074-4.90%1,7864.83
6Barre8,3789,055-7.48%2,1233.95
7Winooski7,4177,2622.13%5,1721.43
8Montpelier7,2487,850-7.67%72110.05
9Middlebury6,9666,5885.74%50113.91
10St. Albans6,8236,919-1.39%3,3682.03
11Brattleboro6,5077,414-12.23%1,5464.21
12St. Johnsbury5,8656,193-5.30%45612.85
13Newport4,2754,585-6.76%7345.83
14Springfield3,7933,979-4.67%1,6522.30
15Bellows Falls2,9013,140-7.61%2,1191.37
16West Brattleboro2,6772,740-2.30%1,6371.64
17Vergennes2,5692,639-2.65%1,0382.48
18Milton2,5071,86134.71%1,4231.76
19Swanton2,3832,3431.71%3,1270.76
20Fair Haven2,2472,269-0.97%8202.74
21White River Junction2,2092,286-3.37%1,3271.67
22West Rutland2,1752,0247.46%5913.68
23Randolph2,1581,9749.32%5074.26
24Windsor2,1502,0664.07%1,7451.23
25Northfield2,1252,1011.14%1,5491.37
26Morrisville2,1211,9737.50%1,0841.96
27Manchester Center1,9232,120-9.29%4264.52
28North Bennington1,8791,64314.36%1,0091.86
29Bristol1,8552,030-8.62%8722.13
30Waterbury1,8411,7634.42%1,4191.30
31Wilder1,6921,6900.12%1,9700.86
32Richford1,6391,36120.43%8841.85
33Brandon1,5611,648-5.28%5522.83
34Poultney1,5471,603-3.49%2,4590.63
35Arlington1,4521,21319.70%3953.68
36Johnson1,4491,4231.83%1,2421.17
37Jericho1,3151,329-1.05%9451.39
38Castleton1,2761,485-14.07%1,0101.26
39Enosburg Falls1,2711,323-3.93%3563.57
40Lyndonville1,1711,207-2.98%1,6540.71
41South Barre1,1051,219-9.35%5631.96
42Hardwick1,0791,345-19.78%7501.44
43Williamstown1,0171,162-12.48%3033.36
44Wallingford9078309.28%5471.66
45Fairfax8734611.89
46Graniteville86578410.33%5081.70
47Chester8641,005-14.03%6861.26
48Woodstock856893-4.14%8591.00
49Island Pond8268210.61%1984.17
50Jeffersonville7747315.88%9970.78
51Hinesburg7721,1040.70
52Ludlow749807-7.19%5601.34
53Bethel72656927.59%4551.60
54Orleans715814-12.16%7870.91
55East Barre711826-13.92%2662.67
56Manchester697733-4.91%1973.54
57South Royalton668694-3.75%6021.11
58North Springfield64457312.39%5831.10
59Barton633726-12.81%5601.13
60Derby Line624674-7.42%8620.72
61Norwich592878-32.57%4071.45
62North Troy581619-6.14%3101.87
63Alburgh55049610.89%8620.64
64Derby Center547596-8.22%3931.39
65Saxtons River537565-4.96%1,1450.47
66Bradford526788-33.25%9700.54
67Shelburne525592-11.32%8320.63
68East Middlebury48942515.06%6900.71
69Chelsea4753691.29
70Hyde Park4694680.21%4051.16
71Pittsford459740-37.97%2541.81
72Wells45739715.11%5760.79
73Putney455523-13.00%3181.43
74Danville45338318.28%4491.01
75Websterville434550-21.09%2611.67
76Ascutney421540-22.04%2491.69
77South Shaftsbury412683-39.68%1842.24
78Groton402437-8.01%1962.05
79Richmond387723-46.47%4360.89
80Wells River381396-3.79%2031.88
81Wilmington355463-23.33%3570.99
82Newbury353366-3.55%714.96
83Canaan327392-16.58%2081.57
84Proctorsville323454-28.85%1122.87
85Plainfield321401-19.95%1,4200.23
86West Burke320342-6.43%6750.47
87Glover300303-0.99%1711.75
88Quechee298656-54.57%1611.85
89Hartland285380-25.00%2621.09
91Readsboro271321-15.58%2211.23
90Newport Center271274-1.09%1,4190.19
92Westminster267288-7.29%1961.36
94Rochester263299-12.04%4150.63
93Greensboro Bend26323213.36%1192.21
95Benson253308-17.86%653.87
96Cambridge2492355.96%2011.24
97Marshfield242269-10.04%9380.26
98North Hartland228302-24.50%2271.00
99Dorset213249-14.46%1751.22
100Cavendish21117917.88%3230.65
101Fairlee2071899.52%3500.59
102Jacksonville204219-6.85%1791.14
103Stowe201495-59.39%2600.77
104Beecher Falls1931779.04%1531.26
105Albany191193-1.04%1241.54
106Concord188271-30.63%1711.10
107Cabot182233-21.89%1611.13
108Barnet15712921.71%2510.63
109Waitsfield146164-10.98%3800.38
110Irasburg141163-13.50%1440.98
111Lowell139228-39.04%482.88
113Old Bennington133139-4.32%3610.37
112North Westminster133247-46.15%2800.47
114Perkinsville121127-4.72%6650.18
115Newfane109120-9.17%6190.18
116Greensboro105109-3.67%412.58
117East Burke81132-38.64%1540.53
118Worcester53112-52.68%7910.07
119Troy50243-79.42%540.93
120East Montpelier454950.09
121Coventry22830.27

Top 121 Cities in Vermont by Population

Vermont has a population of just 624,592 people, making it the 49th most populous state in the country. If counting Washington D.C., Vermont is ranked 50th, with only Wyoming having a smaller population. Burlington is the largest city in the state by population, with just 42,452 residents. There are only three other cities with populations of more than 10,000. Those are South Burlington, Rutland, and Essex Junction. Montpelier, the state capital, has a population of just 7,592 residents, making it the 6th most populous in the state.

There are 255 total municipalities in the state, with just nine incorporated as cities that are independent of their towns and counties. There are 14 total counties throughout the state. At least one city is located within the borders of six of these counties. The least populated of the cities in Vermont is Vergennes in Addison County, which has a population of 2,588 inhabitants.

Map of Cities in Vermont

Vermont Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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