Barre, Vermont Population 2021

8,378
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Barre is a city located in Washington County Vermont. With a 2020 population of 8,378, it is the 5th largest city in Vermont (after Burlington, South Burlington, Rutland, and Essex Junction) and the 3503rd largest city in the United States . Barre is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -7.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,052 in 2010. Barre reached it's highest population of 11,307 in 1930. Spanning over 4 miles, Barre has a population density of 2,123 people per square mile.

The average household income in Barre is $52,684 with a poverty rate of 22.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $158,300. The median age in Barre is 39.7 years, 36.9 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Barre Demographics

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

  • White: 96.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Barre, Vermont is 8,378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,603.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,052.

Barre, Vermont Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202159,0693300.56%
202058,7393300.56%
201958,4093300.56%
201858,079-174-0.30%
201758,253-102-0.18%
201658,355-297-0.51%
201558,652-309-0.53%
201458,961-257-0.44%
201359,218-189-0.32%
201259,407-184-0.31%
201159,591210.04%
201059,5700.00%

Barre Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,32896.32%
Two or More Races1872.16%
Black or African American991.15%
Asian190.22%
Some Other Race120.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
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Barre Population by Race

Barre Population Pyramid $2021

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Barre Median Age

39.7


Total

36.9


Male

41.4


Female

Barre Adults

There are 6,768 adults, (1,220 of whom are seniors) in Barre.

Barre Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Barre Sex Ratio

Female

4,306

49.80%

Male

4,340

50.20%

Barre Population by Age

Barre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.1%38.9%
All46.8%53.2%
Non Family42.3%57.7%
Female41.4%58.6%
Male37.5%62.5%

46.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barre Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9832.1346.8
Non Family2,1251.1942.3
Married1,0313.0461.1
Female6433.4141.4
Male1843.3837.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Barre Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1382.29%
9th to 12th Grade68911.43%
High School Graduate1,84730.65%
Some College1,48124.57%
Associates Degree4467.40%
Bachelors Degree88914.75%
Graduate Degree5378.91%
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Barre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barre Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7664,9891,347
Black9153
2+ Races787860
Hispanic7361
Asian191919
Other Race12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Barre Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,671$35,877$37,939
Less Than 9th Grade$30,057$35,500$
High School Graduate$32,813$34,136$26,681
Some College$31,845$32,321$30,826
Bachelors Degree$39,583$37,599$43,875
Graduate Degree$55,057$60,114$55,028

$36,671

Average Earnings

$35,877

Average Male

$37,939

Average Female

Barre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barre Language by Age

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Barre Language

96.37% of Barre residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Barre Language

Barre Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0571,86523.15%
Hispanic1484228.38%
Black982828.57%
Other1212100.00%

22.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.67%

Male Poverty Rate

27.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barre is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barre is White, with 23.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.99%.

Barre Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.05%
High School18.95%
Some College12.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%

Barre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed5.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Barre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barre Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,142$52,684
Families$54,185$66,974
Married Families$75,990-
Non Families$25,484$35,229
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Income by Household Type

Barre Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Barre Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Barre Marital Status by Race

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Barre Marital Status

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541

Number of Veterans

535

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War156
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War119
Korea62
World War II20

Barre Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64156
35 to 54129
65 to 74109
75+87
18 to 3460

Barre Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5408.27%
2+ Races10.90%

Barre Veterans by Race

Barre Veterans by Education

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4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barre Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Barre Employment by Age

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Barre Employment by Race

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Barre Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.55%

Born in Barre

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Barre residents were born in the United States, with 62.55% having been born in Vermont. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Barre Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,378-75-0.89%
20208,453-75-0.88%
20198,528-75-0.87%
20188,603-56-0.65%
20178,659-47-0.54%
20168,706-54-0.62%
20158,760-80-0.90%
20148,840-77-0.86%
20138,917-52-0.58%
20128,969-59-0.65%
20119,028-27-0.30%
20109,055-236-0.26%
20009,291-191-0.20%
19909,482-342-0.35%
19809,824-385-0.38%
197010,209-178-0.17%
196010,387-535-0.50%
195010,922130.01%
194010,909-398-0.36%
193011,3071,2991.23%
192010,008-726-0.70%
191010,7342,2862.42%
19008,4484,3027.38%
18904,1460.00%

Barre Population by Year