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Orleans County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2014: 27,082 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 26,277 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,280
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,273
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,736
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,767 (it was 2,710 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

29%

Land area: 698 sq. mi.

Water area: 23.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Orleans County: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.0%), Educational, health and social services (19.4%), Construction (12.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Orleans County, Vermont:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Vermont median age:  41.0 years
Males: 13,536  (50.0%)
Females: 13,546  (50.0%)
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Orleans County,VT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Orleans County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,875 ($31,084 in 1999)

This county:

$40875
Vermont:

$52578

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $442, upper quartile is $673)
This county:

$531
State:

$768


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,381 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Orleans:

$157,381
Vermont:

$218,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,611 - $237,106
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,151
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $524

Institutionalized population: 679

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 3
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2013: 38 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $167,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,467 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,598 (1.7%)

Orleans County household income distribution in 2009 Orleans County home values distribution Orleans County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
Orleans County:

17.1%
Vermont:

12.3%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 54 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Orleans County, VT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Orleans County is $462 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $652 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newport, Derby, Troy, Craftsbury, Irasburg, Coventry, Glover, Charleston, Brownington, Orleans.

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Harney County, Oregon , Gallatin County, Montana , Franklin County, New York , Kewaunee County, Wisconsin , La Crosse County, Wisconsin , Jones County, South Dakota , Sweet Grass County, Montana , Rusk County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 811
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,446 (67% naturalized citizens)

Orleans County:

5.5%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 114
  • 1990 to 1994: 98
  • 1985 to 1989: 54
  • 1980 to 1984: 67
  • 1975 to 1979: 83
  • 1970 to 1974: 51
  • 1970 to 1974: 79
  • 1965 to 1969: 900

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Orleans County marital status for males Orleans County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,808
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 819
  • 3 or 4: 658
  • 5 to 9: 516
  • 10 to 19: 132
  • 20 or more: 57
  • Mobile homes: 1,518
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 49

Housing units in Orleans County with a mortgage: 2,386 (76 second mortgage, 203 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,473

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Orleans County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,31212
Mainline Protestant1,48523
Evangelical Protestant82214
Other3234
None19,289-
Orleans County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Orleans County:

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
State:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.3%

Agriculture in Orleans County:

Average size of farms: 227 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,354
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $60.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $88,335
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,936
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 30.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 56.87%
Corn for grain: 170 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 28 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44 acres

Earthquake activity:

Orleans County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from Orleans County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Orleans County center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 9, 2007 to July 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1715): August 3, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1715, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 12, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1559): September 23, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1559, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 5, 2002 to June 13, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1428): July 12, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1428, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSnowstorm, Incident Period: March 5, 2001 to March 7, 2001, Emergency Declared (EM-3167): April 10, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3167, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • VermontTropical Storm Floyd, Incident Period: September 16, 1999 to September 21, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1307): November 10, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1307, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 1998 to August 17, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1228): June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1228, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontExcessive Rainfall, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: July 15, 1997 to July 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1184): July 25, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Wind
  • VermontStorms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 2, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1101): February 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1101, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontHeavy Rain, Flooding, Incident Period: August 4, 1995 to August 6, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1063): August 16, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1063, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • VermontSevere Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: August 5, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-518): August 5, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Orleans County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (76%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • India (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Other Western Europe (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Orleans County (%):

  • French (except Basque) (20%)
  • English (17%)
  • French Canadian (15%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (4%)

Orleans County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,616 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 1,423 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 24 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 748 (6%)
  • Other means: 100 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 873 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Orleans County, Vermont in 2000:

  • 347 people in nursing homes
  • 286 people in state prisons
  • 44 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Orleans County, Vermont in 2010:

  • 413 people in state prisons
  • 266 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in college/university student housing
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,317.

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Vermont average:

5.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.06% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($30,486 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($22,895 average AGI)
Orleans County:

2.40%
Vermont average:

3.28%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Caledonia County, VT  0.50% ($34,732 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($18,846)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($35,697)
from Washington County, VT  0.25% ($33,643)
from Essex County, VT  0.21% ($369,783)
from Franklin County, VT  0.19% ($33,571)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Vermont average:

5.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.33% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($12,254 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($15,332 average AGI)
Orleans County:

2.37%
Vermont average:

3.57%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Caledonia County, VT  0.61% ($30,029 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($25,143)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.41% ($21,457)
to Washington County, VT  0.27% ($26,733)
to Franklin County, VT  0.17% ($26,105)
to Essex County, VT  0.12% ($21,385)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.11% ($12,833)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Orleans County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Orleans County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Orleans County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,471 (4,375 aged, 1,096 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 463 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Orleans County, Vermont in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (373)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (269)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (233)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (209)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (194)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (186)
  • Unspecified dementia (141)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (106)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (76)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7346.920
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 175.360
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40293

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1121.560
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1110.710
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 32.56

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.77
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65.12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 170.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 149.2
  • Other - 21.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,413
  • In family households: 21,371 (5,129 male householders, 2,169 female householders)
    5,656 spouses, 6,697 children (6,082 natural, 229 adopted, 386 stepchildren), 334 grandchildren, 119 brothers or sisters, 162 parents, 130 other relatives, 867 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,042 (2,023 male householders (1,486 living alone)), 1,999 female householders (1,659 living alone)), 1,020 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 818 (679 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,695 2-persons, 1,606 3-persons, 1,224 4-persons, 525 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,145 1-person, 773 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

4,545 married couples with children.
1,627 single-parent households (444 men, 1,183 women).

90.2% of residents of Orleans County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
8.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $283,389,000 ($10353 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $114,385,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $70,690,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,051,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,657,000
Federal grants: $51,850,000
Federal procurement contracts: $115,218,000 ($110,862,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,924,000 ($489,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,300,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,722,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,508,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,454
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,360
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +68
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,232
Here:

+45 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Orleans County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.92 millions of gallons per day (77% from ground, 23% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 101
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,068
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,915
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,220
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,297
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,279
  • 1950 to 1959: 890
  • 1940 to 1949: 398
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,061
Rooms in houses/apartments in Orleans County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 79
  • 3 rooms: 190
  • 4 rooms: 927
  • 5 rooms: 1,722
  • 6 rooms: 1,720
  • 7 rooms: 1,217
  • 8 rooms: 881
  • 9+ rooms: 977
  • 1 room: 46
  • 2 rooms: 129
  • 3 rooms: 443
  • 4 rooms: 730
  • 5 rooms: 588
  • 6 rooms: 354
  • 7 rooms: 194
  • 8 rooms: 116
  • 9+ rooms: 110
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Orleans County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 254
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,866
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,577
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,502
  • 5+ bedrooms: 514
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 642
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,041
  • 3 bedrooms: 678
  • 4 bedrooms: 211
  • 5+ bedrooms: 84
Cars and other vehicles available in Orleans County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 231
  • 1 vehicle: 2,283
  • 2 vehicles: 3,767
  • 3 vehicles: 1,125
  • 4 vehicles: 237
  • 5+ vehicles: 93
  • no vehicle: 454
  • 1 vehicle: 1,376
  • 2 vehicles: 749
  • 3 vehicles: 91
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

65% of Orleans County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Vermont.

Orleans County:

64.7%
State average:

59.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17463
  • Northeast: 5470
  • Midwest: 589
  • South: 731
  • West: 406

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $59,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Orleans County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67.7%)
  • Wood (21.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.5%)
  • Electricity (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.2%)
  • Wood (8.0%)
  • Electricity (6.2%)
  • Utility gas (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 257
Here:

8.4%
Vermont:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 118
Here:

6.6%
Vermont:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 132
Here:

19.8%
Vermont:

37.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Orleans County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $101,000
    Police Protection: $92,000
    General - Other: $78,000
    General Public Buildings: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $13,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $171,000

Orleans County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000
  • Tax - Property: $274,000

Orleans County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000

Orleans County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 984
  • Number of aged recipients: 84
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 900
  • Number of recipients under 18: 94
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 694
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 196
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 471
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 452
Orleans County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Orleans County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Orleans County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10375.8 years
Robert9971.3 years
Mary9081.9 years
John8173.0 years
George7874.8 years
Charles7375.8 years
Harold6676.8 years
Alice6581.9 years
Joseph6376.5 years
Ruth6282.7 years
Most common last names in Orleans County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9076.8 years
Brown5077.6 years
Davis3876.9 years
Mason3775.2 years
Wheeler3378.7 years
Stevens3177.1 years
Johnson3175.0 years
Roberts2775.3 years
Young2576.4 years
Willey2382.2 years
Businesses in Orleans County, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid2
Circle K2Sears1
FedEx1Shaw's1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1The Room Place1
H&R Block1True Value3
Lane Furniture1U-Haul4
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
Maurices1Wendy's1