St. Johnsbury, Vermont Population 2024

7,430

St. Johnsbury is a city located in Caledonia County and Essex County Vermont. St. Johnsbury has a 2024 population of 7,430. St. Johnsbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,336 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Johnsbury is $73,248 with a poverty rate of 16.83%. The median age in St. Johnsbury is 47.4 years: 46 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

St. Johnsbury Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Johnsbury was:

  • White: 92.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.25%
  • Other race: 1.94%
  • Black or African American: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
36.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
203.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.28% (94)
The current population of St. Johnsbury, Vermont is 7,430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,336.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,84892.82%
Two or more races2403.25%
Other race1431.94%
Black or African American771.04%
Asian440.6%
Native American260.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. Johnsbury Population by Race

St. Johnsbury Population Pyramid 2024

St. Johnsbury Median Age

47.4

Total

46

Male

47.8

Female

St. Johnsbury Adults

There are 5,838 adults, (1,713 of whom are seniors) in St. Johnsbury.

St. Johnsbury Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Johnsbury Sex Ratio

Female3,65149.48%
Male3,72750.52%

St. Johnsbury Population by Age

St. Johnsbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2852.1458.741.3
Non Family1,5181.1738.561.5
Married1,1142.890.59.5
Female5223.4451.348.7
Male1312.751.148.9

2.71

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Johnsbury Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2805.35%
Associates Degree3496.67%
Bachelors Degree95918.32%
Graduate Degree75114.35%
High School Graduate1,72532.95%
Less Than 9th Grade520.99%
Some College1,11921.38%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. Johnsbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Johnsbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,8954,5631,641
Other Race1091090
2+ Races10610645
Hispanic575739
Black48480
Asian42422
Native American262622

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.62%.

St. Johnsbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,486$54,125$50,306
Graduate Degree$68,587$81,250$63,594
High School Graduate$35,540$38,417$30,222
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,105$44,091$37,288
Some College$34,183$36,208$32,684

$39,105

Average Earnings

$44,091

Average Male

$37,288

Average Female

St. Johnsbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Johnsbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Johnsbury Language

93.6% of St. Johnsbury residents speak only English, while 6.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

St. Johnsbury Language

St. Johnsbury Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,6191,11616.86%
Multiple2285122.37%
Black661827.27%
Hispanic115108.7%
Other143106.99%
Native26415.38%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.12%

Male Poverty Rate

17.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Johnsbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Johnsbury is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Johnsbury is Other, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.51%.

St. Johnsbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.44%
High School12.97%
Bachelors or Greater9.57%
Some College8.46%

St. Johnsbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed69.81%
Female Unemployed61.11%
Female Employed10.36%
Male Employed9.16%

St. Johnsbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Johnsbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,223$85,694
Households$53,047$73,248
Married Families$100,682$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,287$49,797

mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Johnsbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Johnsbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Johnsbury 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.

St. Johnsbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Johnsbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

375

Number of Veterans

303

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam100
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War30
Korea16
World War II0

St. Johnsbury Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64126
35 to 54108
75+82
65 to 7459
18 to 340

St. Johnsbury Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3756.87%

St. Johnsbury Veterans by Race

St. Johnsbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Johnsbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

St. Johnsbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Johnsbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Johnsbury 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

47.38%

Born in St. Johnsbury

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of St. Johnsbury residents were born in the United States, with 47.38% having been born in Vermont. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

St. Johnsbury Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,535210.28%
20287,514210.28%
20277,493210.28%
20267,472210.28%
20257,451210.28%
20247,430210.28%
20237,409210.28%
20227,388210.29%
20217,367310.42%
20207,3362062.89%
20197,130-52-0.72%
20187,182-11-0.15%
20177,193-35-0.48%
20167,228-173-2.34%
20157,401-87-1.16%
20147,488-67-0.89%
20137,555-10-0.13%
20127,565-31-0.41%
20117,596160.21%
20107,58000%

St. Johnsbury Population by Year