Chittenden County, Vermont Population 2021

Chittenden County, Vermont's estimated population is 164,180 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chittenden County, Vermont is the 2nd largest county inVermont. The 2010 Population was 156,769 and has seen a growth of 4.73% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021164,1802030.12%
2020163,9772030.12%
2019163,7742030.12%
2018163,5715400.33%
2017163,0311,4680.91%
2016161,5632700.17%
2015161,2931,3480.84%
2014159,9455130.32%
2013159,4327590.48%
2012158,6736400.40%
2011158,0331,2640.81%
2010156,76925,00818.98%
1990131,76116,22714.05%
1980115,53416,40316.55%
197099,13124,70633.20%
196074,42511,85518.95%
195062,57010,47220.10%
194052,0984,6279.75%
193047,4713,7638.61%
192043,7081,2612.97%
191042,4472,8477.19%
190039,6004,21111.90%
189035,3892,5977.92%
188032,792-3,688-10.11%
187036,4808,30929.49%
186028,171-865-2.98%
185029,0366,05926.37%
184022,9771,2125.57%
183021,7655,49333.76%
182016,272-1,848-10.20%
181018,1205,34241.81%
180012,7785,48375.16%
17907,2950.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.12%
State
Founded
October 22, 1787
2010 Population
156,769
Growth Since 2010
4.73%
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Chittenden County, Vermont Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White146,71290.20%
Asian6,5194.01%
Black or African American4,4452.73%
Two or More Races3,6252.23%
Some Other Race8450.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native4030.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander970.06%
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Chittenden County, Vermont Population by Race

Chittenden County, Vermont Population Pyramid $2021

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Chittenden County, Vermont Median Age

36.5


Total

35.1


Male

38.2


Female

Chittenden County, Vermont Adults

There are 133,505 adults, (23,807 of whom are seniors) in Chittenden County, Vermont.

Chittenden County, Vermont Age Dependency

48.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chittenden County, Vermont Sex Ratio

Female

82,834

50.93%

Male

79,812

49.07%

Chittenden County, Vermont Population by Age

Chittenden County, Vermont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chittenden County, Vermont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family41.8%58.2%
Female49.4%50.6%
Male54%46%
All62.4%37.6%
Married85.2%14.8%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chittenden County, Vermont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,1602.3162.4
Married29,7082.9685.2
Non Family28,6931.4541.8
Female5,2942.8849.4
Male2,4653.2154

2.88

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Chittenden County, Vermont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2642.11%
9th to 12th Grade3,7683.52%
High School Graduate20,34818.99%
Some College16,60815.50%
Associates Degree9,1578.55%
Bachelors Degree32,53230.37%
Graduate Degree22,44820.95%
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Chittenden County, Vermont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chittenden County, Vermont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White97,42193,21550,612
Asian3,7572,6331,680
Black2,1361,965784
Hispanic2,0021,8701,076
2+ Races1,5511,238760
Other Race434402325
Native American34425816
Islander897567

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 75.28%.

Chittenden County, Vermont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,194$53,518$41,641
Less Than 9th Grade$26,579$28,046$20,815
High School Graduate$35,264$40,250$30,312
Some College$43,023$49,627$37,706
Bachelors Degree$50,650$58,871$41,670
Graduate Degree$67,590$81,464$58,481

$47,194

Average Earnings

$53,518

Average Male

$41,641

Average Female

Chittenden County, Vermont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chittenden County, Vermont Language by Age

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Chittenden County, Vermont Language

89.75% of Chittenden County, Vermont residents speak only English, while 10.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.96% of the population.

Chittenden County, Vermont Language

Chittenden County, Vermont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White135,44914,74010.88%
Black4,2551,42033.37%
Asian6,1181,06017.33%
Hispanic3,44963018.27%
Multiple3,40959017.31%
Other7828510.87%
Native3894311.05%

12.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chittenden County, Vermont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chittenden County, Vermont is Black, with 33.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chittenden County, Vermont is Other, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

Chittenden County, Vermont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.15%
High School12.03%
Some College6.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Chittenden County, Vermont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.00%
Male Unemployed33.19%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed6.52%

Chittenden County, Vermont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chittenden County, Vermont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,647$94,925
Families$98,436$120,068
Married Families$111,605$135,479
Non Families$45,791$58,901
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Income by Household Type

Chittenden County, Vermont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chittenden County, Vermont Married by Age and Sex

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Chittenden County, Vermont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chittenden County, Vermont Marital Status by Race

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Chittenden County, Vermont Marital Status

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7,760

Number of Veterans

7,108

Male Veterans

652

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,887
Second Gulf War1,311
First Gulf War1,280
Korea707
World War II382

Chittenden County, Vermont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,118
75+2,113
55 to 641,504
35 to 541,388
18 to 34637

Chittenden County, Vermont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,4376.10%
Hispanic1163.97%
Black1103.65%
2+ Races1095.25%
Native American4713.24%
Islander4243.30%
Asian100.19%
Other Race50.94%

Chittenden County, Vermont Veterans by Race

Chittenden County, Vermont Veterans by Education

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4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chittenden County, Vermont Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chittenden County, Vermont Employment by Age

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Chittenden County, Vermont Employment by Race

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Chittenden County, Vermont 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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45.48%

Born in Chittenden County, Vermont

91.02%

Native Born

8.98%

Foreign Born

4.43%

Non Citizen

4.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.02% of Chittenden County, Vermont residents were born in the United States, with 45.48% having been born in Vermont. 4.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chittenden County, Vermont Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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