Rutland, Vermont Population 2021

14,616
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Rutland is a city located in Rutland County Vermont. It is also the county seat of Rutland County. With a 2020 population of 14,616, it is the 3rd largest city in Vermont (after Burlington and South Burlington) and the 2360th largest city in the United States . Rutland is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -11.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,495 in 2010. Rutland reached it's highest population of 19,293 in 1970. Spanning over 8 miles, Rutland has a population density of 1,938 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rutland is $63,098 with a poverty rate of 12.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $153,300. The median age in Rutland is 45.5 years, 44.4 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Rutland Demographics

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

  • White: 95.38%
  • Asian: 1.70%
  • Black or African American: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rutland, Vermont is 14,616 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,303.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,495.

Rutland, Vermont Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202157,381-405-0.71%
202057,786-405-0.70%
201958,191-405-0.70%
201858,596-410-0.70%
201759,006-116-0.20%
201659,122-422-0.71%
201559,544-495-0.83%
201460,039-449-0.75%
201360,488-315-0.52%
201260,803-432-0.71%
201161,235-351-0.57%
201061,5860.00%

Rutland Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,68795.38%
Asian2611.70%
Black or African American2591.68%
Two or More Races1761.14%
Some Other Race120.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.02%
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Rutland Population by Race

Rutland Population Pyramid $2021

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Rutland Median Age

45.5


Total

44.4


Male

47.7


Female

Rutland Adults

There are 12,934 adults, (3,293 of whom are seniors) in Rutland.

Rutland Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rutland Sex Ratio

Female

7,819

50.78%

Male

7,579

49.22%

Rutland Population by Age

Rutland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rutland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male57.9%42.1%
All55%45%
Female44%56%
Non Family38.3%61.7%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rutland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0742.0755
Non Family3,4321.1738.3
Married2,7342.9178.5
Female6802.8844
Male2283.3257.9

2.83

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Rutland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4183.61%
9th to 12th Grade6225.37%
High School Graduate4,05635.03%
Some College2,23219.27%
Associates Degree9668.34%
Bachelors Degree2,25819.50%
Graduate Degree1,0288.88%
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Rutland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rutland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,11810,1663,098
Asian19414894
Black1139330
Hispanic785632
2+ Races666624
Other Race888
Native American33

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

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

Rutland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,260$41,550$31,048
Less Than 9th Grade$28,043$26,328$
High School Graduate$29,375$36,610$24,309
Some College$31,713$45,385$28,880
Bachelors Degree$46,502$52,768$45,106
Graduate Degree$62,019$65,083$56,667

$36,260

Average Earnings

$41,550

Average Male

$31,048

Average Female

Rutland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rutland Language by Age

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Rutland Language

93.92% of Rutland residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Rutland Language

Rutland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8181,73712.57%
Hispanic2467932.11%
Multiple1571811.46%
Black18994.76%

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.19%

Male Poverty Rate

12.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rutland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rutland is Hispanic, with 32.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rutland is Black, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.05%.

Rutland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.36%
High School12.54%
Some College11.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%

Rutland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.27%
Male Unemployed25.29%
Female Employed9.63%
Male Employed5.08%

Rutland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rutland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,212$63,098
Families$69,783$81,245
Married Families$84,211-
Non Families$27,244$41,144
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Income by Household Type

Rutland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rutland Married by Age and Sex

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Rutland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rutland Marital Status by Race

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Rutland Marital Status

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943

Number of Veterans

877

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam373
First Gulf War171
Korea150
Second Gulf War103
World War II93

Rutland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+330
65 to 74258
35 to 54196
55 to 64153
18 to 346

Rutland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9087.28%
Hispanic2511.90%
2+ Races2431.58%
Black117.86%

Rutland Veterans by Race

Rutland Veterans by Education

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9.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rutland Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rutland Employment by Age

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Rutland Employment by Race

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Rutland 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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61.94%

Born in Rutland

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Rutland residents were born in the United States, with 61.94% having been born in Vermont. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rutland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,616-229-1.54%
202014,845-229-1.52%
201915,074-229-1.50%
201815,303-108-0.70%
201715,411-116-0.75%
201615,527-170-1.08%
201515,697-181-1.14%
201415,878-160-1.00%
201316,038-126-0.78%
201216,164-137-0.84%
201116,301-133-0.81%
201016,434-858-0.51%
200017,292-938-0.53%
199018,230-206-0.11%
198018,436-857-0.45%
197019,2939680.52%
196018,3256660.37%
195017,6595770.33%
194017,082-233-0.14%
193017,3152,3611.48%
192014,9541,4080.99%
191013,5462,0471.65%
190011,4993,2603.39%
18908,2397370.94%
18807,5021,4302.14%
18706,0720.00%

Rutland Population by Year