Barre, Vermont Population 2024

8,338

Barre is a city located in Washington County Vermont. Barre has a 2024 population of 8,338. Barre is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,478 in 2020.

The average household income in Barre is $71,787 with a poverty rate of 24.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Barre is 40.3 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Barre Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barre was:

  • White: 93.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,112.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.65% (-140)
The current population of Barre, Vermont is 8,338 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,478.

Barre, Vermont Population 2024

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Barre Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,97393.93%
Two or more races3343.93%
Asian740.87%
Other race740.87%
Black or African American330.39%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Barre Population by Race

Barre Population Pyramid 2024

Barre Median Age

40.3

Total

36.9

Male

40.9

Female

Barre Adults

There are 6,746 adults, (1,231 of whom are seniors) in Barre.

Barre Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Barre Sex Ratio

Female4,42252.1%
Male4,06647.9%

Barre Population by Age

Barre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7952.1846.353.7
Non Family1,7921.2335.964.1
Married1,1092.845842
Female7123.242.657.4
Male1823.4691.28.8
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

46.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barre Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Barre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barre Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.12%.

Barre Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,314

Average Earnings

$42,218

Average Male

$50,227

Average Female

Barre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barre Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barre Language

96.61% of Barre residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Barre Language

Barre Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7571,76722.78%
Hispanic15011073.33%
Multiple3239128.17%
Other746486.49%
Black3131100%
Asian612032.79%
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24.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.36%

Male Poverty Rate

26.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barre is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barre is White, with 22.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.03%.

Barre Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.53%
High School26.39%
Some College20.71%
Bachelors or Greater6.46%
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Barre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed69.65%
Female Employed13.25%
Female Unemployed9.35%
Male Employed3.01%
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Barre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barre Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barre Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Barre Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barre Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Barre Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barre Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

407

Number of Veterans

313

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

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Barre Veterans by War

count

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Barre Veterans by Age

count

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Barre Veterans by Race

Barre Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barre Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Barre Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barre Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barre Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.35%

Born in Barre

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

0.6%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Barre residents were born in the United States, with 64.35% having been born in Vermont. 0.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Barre Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,108-46-0.56%
20288,154-46-0.56%
20278,200-46-0.56%
20268,246-46-0.55%
20258,292-46-0.55%
20248,338-46-0.55%
20238,384-46-0.55%
20228,430-46-0.54%
20218,476-2-0.02%
20208,478-47-0.55%
20198,525-75-0.87%
20188,600-63-0.73%
20178,663-48-0.55%
20168,711-50-0.57%
20158,761-79-0.89%
20148,840-75-0.84%
20138,915-51-0.57%
20128,966-56-0.62%
20119,022-28-0.31%
20109,050-241-2.59%
20009,291-191-2.01%
19909,482-342-3.48%
19809,824-385-3.77%
197010,209-178-1.71%
196010,387-535-4.9%
195010,922130.12%
194010,909-398-3.52%
193011,3071,29912.98%
192010,008-726-6.76%
191010,7342,28627.06%
19008,4484,302103.76%
18904,146
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Barre Population by Year