10 Largest Cities in Vermont

The largest city in Vermont is Burlington with a population of 43,021. Troy is the fastest growing city in Vermont over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Burlington43,02142,4361.38%1,612
2South Burlington20,10017,95111.97%471
3Rutland15,08716,444-8.25%772
4Essex Junction11,5979,28324.93%981
5Bennington8,8369,074-2.62%706
6Barre8,5219,048-5.82%834
7Winooski7,5377,2673.72%2,029
8Montpelier7,3567,847-6.26%282
9Middlebury6,8556,5884.05%190
10Brattleboro6,7717,414-8.67%621
11St. Albans6,7516,918-2.41%1,287
12St. Johnsbury5,8826,193-5.02%177
13Newport4,1954,581-8.43%278
14Springfield4,1813,9795.08%703
15Bellows Falls2,9763,138-5.16%839
16West Brattleboro2,6502,740-3.28%626
17Vergennes2,5992,639-1.52%405
18Swanton2,4202,3722.02%1,227
19White River Junction2,2902,2860.17%531
20Fair Haven2,2802,2690.48%321
21Randolph2,2251,97412.72%202
22Milton2,2171,86119.13%486
23Windsor2,1572,0664.40%676
24West Rutland2,1512,0246.27%226
25Morrisville2,0401,9773.19%403
26Manchester Center2,0332,120-4.10%174
27Northfield1,9452,101-7.43%547
28Waterbury1,8421,7644.42%549
29Bristol1,7462,030-13.99%317
30North Bennington1,6231,643-1.22%337
31Richford1,6201,36119.03%337
32Johnson1,6011,42712.19%530
33Wilder1,5771,690-6.69%709
34Poultney1,5731,603-1.87%966
35Jericho1,4301,3297.60%397
36Arlington1,3581,21311.95%142
37Castleton1,3271,485-10.64%406
38Brandon1,3231,648-19.72%180
39Hardwick1,3131,345-2.38%352
40Enosburg Falls1,2781,329-3.84%138
41South Barre1,1821,219-3.04%233
42Lyndonville1,1651,207-3.48%635
43Williamstown9971,162-14.20%115
44Graniteville96978423.60%220
45Wallingford93283012.29%217
46Fairfax928189
47Woodstock852893-4.59%330
48Chester7981,005-20.60%245
49Ludlow777807-3.72%224
50Hinesburg773427
51Island Pond771821-6.09%71
52Jeffersonville7677314.92%382
53Manchester734745-1.48%80
54Orleans718816-12.01%305
55Bethel67456918.45%163
56Norwich664878-24.37%176
57Barton638730-12.60%218
58East Barre627826-24.09%91
59Derby Line617674-8.46%329
60South Royalton616694-11.24%214
61Pittsford602740-18.65%129
62South Shaftsbury589683-13.76%101
63North Troy559619-9.69%115
64North Springfield548573-4.36%192
65Derby Center542596-9.06%150
66Saxtons River540567-4.76%444
67Alburgh5344967.66%323
68Bradford528788-32.99%376
69Websterville522550-5.09%121
70Shelburne505592-14.70%309
71Putney474523-9.37%128
72Hyde Park4704680.43%157
73Ascutney451540-16.48%103
74Wells44639712.34%217
75East Middlebury4394253.29%239
76Plainfield4134012.99%706
77Danville3993834.18%153
78Richmond391723-45.92%170
79Wells River384396-3.03%79
80Groton384437-12.13%72
81Chelsea381114
82Proctorsville375454-17.40%50
83Newbury355366-3.01%28
84West Burke335342-2.05%273
85Canaan330392-15.82%81
86Glover3203035.61%71
87Rochester3082993.01%188
88Newport Center30227410.22%612
89Wilmington298463-35.64%116
90Stowe282495-43.03%141
91Concord268271-1.11%94
92Westminster267290-7.93%76
93Readsboro260321-19.00%82
94Greensboro Bend25823211.21%45
95Benson257308-16.56%26
96Marshfield251269-6.69%375
97Dorset2502490.40%79
98Fairlee24918931.75%162
99Cambridge2452354.26%76
100Hartland242380-36.32%86
101Quechee231656-64.79%48
102Jacksonville205219-6.39%70
103Beecher Falls20417715.25%62
104North Westminster199247-19.43%162
105Albany192193-0.52%48
106Cabot186233-20.17%64
107Barnet16012924.03%99
108Waitsfield150164-8.54%151
109Lowell150228-34.21%20
110North Hartland145302-51.99%56
111Cavendish133179-25.70%78
112Old Bennington130139-6.47%137
113Perkinsville122127-3.94%258
114Irasburg115163-29.45%45
115Newfane106118-10.17%232
116Greensboro105109-3.67%16
117East Burke66132-50.00%49
118Worcester47112-58.04%272
119East Montpelier44186
120Coventry3450
121Troy25243-89.71%10

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

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