Castleton, Vermont Population 2024

4,436

Castleton is a city located in Rutland County Vermont. Castleton has a 2024 population of 4,436. Castleton is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,447 in 2020.

The average household income in Castleton is $72,228 with a poverty rate of 16.49%. The median age in Castleton is 38.6 years: 35.1 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Castleton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
38.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
113.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.25% (-11)
The current population of Castleton, Vermont is 4,436 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,447.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,24995.33%
Two or more races1072.4%
Black or African American521.17%
Other race440.99%
Asian50.11%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Castleton Population by Race

Castleton Population Pyramid 2024

Castleton Median Age

38.6

Total

35.1

Male

44.2

Female

Castleton Adults

There are 3,776 adults, (914 of whom are seniors) in Castleton.

Castleton Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Castleton Sex Ratio

Female2,35352.79%
Male2,10447.21%

Castleton Population by Age

Castleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7422.180.119.9
Non Family9081.1868.431.6
Married5903.1596.43.6
Female1913.179.620.4
Male532.451000

3.08

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Castleton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1635.74%
Associates Degree2428.53%
Bachelors Degree70324.77%
Graduate Degree39814.02%
High School Graduate91732.31%
Less Than 9th Grade652.29%
Some College35012.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Castleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castleton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6842,4811,089
2+ Races836910
Hispanic72610
Other Race42312
Black880

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.57%.

Castleton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,280$56,540$0
Graduate Degree$79,300$0$79,225
High School Graduate$49,286$57,561$0
Less Than 9th Grade$45,202$0$0
Overall$51,990$53,750$50,897
Some College$37,847$0$50,577

$51,990

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$50,897

Average Female

Castleton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castleton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Castleton Language

97.18% of Castleton residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Castleton Language

Castleton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,54259116.69%
Multiple932122.58%
Hispanic952122.11%

16.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.42%

Male Poverty Rate

23.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castleton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castleton is Multiple, with 22.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castleton is White, with 16.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.55%.

Castleton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School37.73%
Less Than 9th Grade20.18%
Some College12.59%
Bachelors or Greater7.99%

Castleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed2.22%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Castleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castleton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,977$91,702
Households$46,200$72,228
Married Families$100,625$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,250$53,844

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Castleton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Castleton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Castleton 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.

Castleton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Castleton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

178

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War68
Korea26
Vietnam23
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Castleton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6451
18 to 3450
75+36
65 to 7423
35 to 5418

Castleton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1313.66%
Other Race3068.18%
Hispanic2933.72%
2+ Races1717.53%

Castleton Veterans by Race

Castleton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castleton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Castleton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Castleton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Castleton 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

59.12%

Born in Castleton

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Castleton residents were born in the United States, with 59.12% having been born in Vermont. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Castleton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,406-6-0.14%
20284,412-6-0.14%
20274,418-6-0.14%
20264,424-6-0.14%
20254,430-6-0.14%
20244,436-6-0.14%
20234,442-6-0.13%
20224,448-6-0.13%
20214,45470.16%
20204,447-66-1.46%
20194,513-14-0.31%
20184,527-82-1.78%
20174,609310.68%
20164,57890.2%
20154,569-31-0.67%
20144,600-36-0.78%
20134,636-23-0.49%
20124,659-29-0.62%
20114,688-24-0.51%
20104,71200%

Castleton Population by Year