Calais, Vermont Population 2024

1,662

Calais is a city located in Washington County Vermont. Calais has a 2024 population of 1,662. Calais is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,665 in 2020.

The average household income in Calais is $111,930 with a poverty rate of 9.05%. The median age in Calais is 44 years: 44.7 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Calais Demographics

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

  • White: 97.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
37.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
43.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.18% (-3)
The current population of Calais, Vermont is 1,662 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,665.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,82797.86%
Black or African American191.02%
Asian160.86%
Two or more races50.27%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Calais Population by Race

Calais Population Pyramid 2024

Calais Median Age

44

Total

44.7

Male

43.4

Female

Calais Adults

There are 1,448 adults, (391 of whom are seniors) in Calais.

Calais Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Calais Sex Ratio

Female94950.83%
Male91849.17%

Calais Population by Age

Calais Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7232.5887.612.4
Married3313.0893.76.3
Non Family2351.278.721.3
Female1143.6992.17.9
Male433.3776.723.3

3

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

87.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calais Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade403.09%
Associates Degree886.79%
Bachelors Degree27521.22%
Graduate Degree37228.7%
High School Graduate30023.15%
Less Than 9th Grade403.09%
Some College18113.97%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Calais Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calais Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2591,179618
Hispanic131313
Black121211
Asian10105
2+ Races553

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Calais Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$39,784$47,500$39,784
Graduate Degree$56,250$92,083$38,523
High School Graduate$38,906$39,219$34,643
Less Than 9th Grade$67,083$67,083$0
Overall$37,059$36,250$37,688
Some College$25,000$30,658$16,250

$37,059

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$37,688

Average Female

Calais Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calais Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calais Language

98.87% of Calais residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Calais Language

Calais Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,8111679.22%
Asian16212.5%

9.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

8.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calais

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calais is Asian, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calais is White, with 9.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.92%.

Calais Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.5%
Some College9.29%
High School7.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Calais Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.97%
Male Employed2.88%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Calais Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calais Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,875$112,474
Households$83,558$111,930
Married Families$99,688$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,125$103,151

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calais Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Calais Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calais 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 Over 65.

Calais Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calais Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

128

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War61
Vietnam51
Second Gulf War38
Korea16
World War II0

Calais Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5443
75+30
55 to 6429
65 to 7426
18 to 340

Calais Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1289.04%

Calais Veterans by Race

Calais Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calais Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Calais Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calais Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calais 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

49.22%

Born in Calais

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Calais residents were born in the United States, with 49.22% having been born in Vermont. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Calais Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,647-3-0.18%
20281,650-3-0.18%
20271,653-3-0.18%
20261,656-3-0.18%
20251,659-3-0.18%
20241,662-3-0.18%
20231,665-3-0.18%
20221,668-3-0.18%
20211,67160.36%
20201,665603.74%
20191,60530.19%
20181,60250.31%
20171,59730.19%
20161,594-2-0.13%
20151,596-2-0.13%
20141,598-1-0.06%
20131,59910.06%
20121,598-6-0.37%
20111,604-4-0.25%
20101,60800%

Calais Population by Year