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.