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Rutland County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2016: 59,884 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 63,400 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,989
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,158
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,924
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,837 (it was 7,754 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

29%

Land area: 933 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rutland County: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Rutland County, VT (2017)
    • 56,95989.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8811.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7051.1%Two or more races
    • 5830.9%Asian alone
    • 4140.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1680.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.9 years
Vermont median age:

42.6 years
Males: 29,463  (49.2%)
Females: 30,421  (50.8%)
Average household size:
Rutland County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,285 ($36,743 in 1999)
This county:

$51,285
Vermont:

$57,513

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $737 (lower quartile is $548, upper quartile is $944)
This county:

$737
State:

$844


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $197,809 (it was $97,200 in 2000)
Rutland:

$197,809
Vermont:

$226,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,455 - $291,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,386
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $600

Institutionalized population: 551

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 113
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 74
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Health of residents in Rutland County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
78.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
71.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.
49.1% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 105 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1998: 104 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 120 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2000: 133 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2001: 114 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2002: 164 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2003: 138 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2004: 151 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2005: 161 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2006: 119 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2014: 48 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2015: 54 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2017: 39 buildings, average cost: $209,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rutland, VT residents
Average permit cost in Rutland, VT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,791 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,735 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Rutland, VT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rutland, VT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rutland, VT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
Rutland County:

12.0%
Vermont:

11.3%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.5% for American Indian residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.9 years old
(Males: 44.0 years old, Females: 47.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 23.6 years old, American Indian residents: 55.0 years old, Asian residents: 35.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.3 years old, Other race residents: 26.2 years old)

Area name: Rutland County, VT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rutland County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $855 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rutland, Castleton, Pittsford, Clarendon, Fair Haven, West Rutland, Proctor, Brandon, Poultney, Pawlet.

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

2018 air pollution in Rutland County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.233 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, Maine , Lincoln County, Maine , Bay County, Michigan , Lewis County, New York , Saratoga County, New York , Todd County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Vermont:

2.3%

Unemployment by year in Rutland, VT
County total employment by year in Rutland, VT
County average yearly wages by year in Rutland, VT

Current college students: 3,396
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,463 (55.8% naturalized citizens)

Rutland County:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2612010 or later
  • 3292000 to 2009
  • 2551990 to 1999
  • 1991980 to 1989
  • 1411970 to 1979
  • 654Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.4%

Rutland County marital status for males Rutland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,573
  • One, attached: 502
  • Two: 2,683
  • 3 or 4: 2,119
  • 5 to 9: 1,556
  • 10 to 19: 1,051
  • 20 to 49: 832
  • 50 or more: 583
  • Mobile homes: 1,859
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in Rutland County with a mortgage: 10,296 (247 second mortgage, 1,375 home equity loan, 60 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,215

Here:

58.8% with mortgage
State:

61.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rutland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,50017
Mainline Protestant4,94438
Evangelical Protestant2,58736
Other5205
Orthodox851
None38,006-
Rutland 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: 24
Rutland County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutland County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 81
This county:

12.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rutland County:

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Rutland County:

24.1%
State:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
State:

13.3%

Agriculture in Rutland County:

Average size of farms: 195 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,503
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $120.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,383
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,757
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 45.64%
Corn for grain: 598 harvested acres
Vegetables: 300 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 159 acres

Earthquake activity:

Rutland County-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Rutland County center
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) earthquake occurred 70.0 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 73.1 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 69.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Rutland County center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 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:

  • Vermont Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 09, 2014 to December 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4207: February 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 4207, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 25, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4140: August 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4140, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4022: September 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 4022, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Vermont Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3338: August 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 3338, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 21, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1698: May 04, 2007, FEMA Id: 1698, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 05, 2001 to March 07, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3167: April 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3167, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Vermont Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 16, 2000 to December 18, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1358: January 18, 2001, FEMA Id: 1358, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: July 14, 2000 to July 18, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1336: July 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1336, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Tropical Storm Floyd, Incident Period: September 16, 1999 to September 21, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1307: November 10, 1999, FEMA Id: 1307, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 1998 to August 17, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1228: June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1228, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rutland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rutland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,046 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,113 (7.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 318 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 160 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,592 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,590 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (11%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Cameroon (6%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Italy (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rutland County


  • Irish (13%)
  • English (12%)
  • American (11%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • French Canadian (6%)
  • Polish (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,027 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 587 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 117 people in state prisons
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 1,529 people in college/university student housing
  • 382 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 145 people in state prisons
  • 96 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 68 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,307.

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Vermont average:

5.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.45% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($12,505 average AGI)
2.79% relocated from other states ($41,415 average AGI)
Rutland County:

2.79%
Vermont average:

3.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Addison County, VT  0.53% ($34,831 average AGI)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.26% ($37,943)
from Bennington County, VT  0.21% ($45,526)
from Windsor County, VT  0.20% ($43,192)
from Washington County, NY  0.18% ($31,521)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.08% ($39,500)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Vermont average:

6.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.63% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($12,713 average AGI)
3.30% relocated to other states ($31,418 average AGI)
Rutland County:

3.30%
Vermont average:

3.76%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windsor County, VT  0.39% ($42,971 average AGI)
to Addison County, VT  0.38% ($37,757)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.34% ($38,891)
to Washington County, NY  0.21% ($28,821)
to Bennington County, VT  0.15% ($34,487)
to Washington County, VT  0.11% ($43,069)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.09% ($23,478)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Births per 1000 population in Rutland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Rutland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Rutland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rutland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rutland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rutland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rutland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rutland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rutland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,285 (9,837 aged, 2,448 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,396 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (720)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (571)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (564)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (528)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (464)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (291)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (290)
  • Unspecified dementia (277)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (155)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (150)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,809
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 189
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,157

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 935
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 998
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.1
  • Other - 65.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,884
  • In family households: 44,696 (7,573 male householders, 7,263 female householders)
    11,638 spouses, 14,494 children (13,403 natural, 625 adopted, 455 stepchildren), 903 grandchildren, 378 brothers or sisters, 399 parents, 622 other relatives, 1,382 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,906 (4,707 male householders (3,757 living alone)), 5,716 female householders (4,862 living alone)), 2,486 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,276

Size of family households: 8,598 2-persons, 3,364 3-persons, 2,148 4-persons, 500 5-persons, 235 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,620 1-person, 1,642 2-persons, 172 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

7,007 married couples with children.
2,595 single-parent households (840 men, 1,755 women).

95.3% of residents of Rutland speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 61% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $397,925,000 ($6,255 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,034,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $168,764,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $77,953,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,286,000
Federal grants: $112,133,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,994,000 ($5,811,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $25,794,000 ($5,952,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,987,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,263,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,967,000

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

Births: 3,271
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,210
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +82
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +270
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Rutland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.13 millions of gallons per day (40% from ground, 60% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Rutland County, Vermont
  • Year house built in Rutland County, Vermont
  • 2382014 or later
  • 4382010 to 2013
  • 2,2802000 to 2009
  • 3,0071990 to 1999
  • 5,0681980 to 1989
  • 5,8931970 to 1979
  • 3,2071960 to 1969
  • 2,2061950 to 1959
  • 1,1471940 to 1949
  • 10,8041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rutland County, Vermont
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rutland County, Vermont
  • 3641 room
  • 1052 rooms
  • 4123 rooms
  • 1,2984 rooms
  • 3,0335 rooms
  • 3,5396 rooms
  • 3,1557 rooms
  • 2,4828 rooms
  • 3,1219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
  • 1,9551 room
  • 5042 rooms
  • 1,0323 rooms
  • 1,5784 rooms
  • 1,1525 rooms
  • 5946 rooms
  • 5107 rooms
  • 2568 rooms
  • 2919+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rutland County, Vermont
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rutland County, Vermont
  • 368no bedroom
  • 6791 bedroom
  • 3,3502 bedrooms
  • 8,7393 bedrooms
  • 3,3114 bedrooms
  • 1,1215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
  • 1,941no bedroom
  • 1,7021 bedroom
  • 2,2462 bedrooms
  • 1,5073 bedrooms
  • 2414 bedrooms
  • 2025+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rutland County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rutland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rutland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 570no vehicle
  • 4,9241 vehicle
  • 7,9712 vehicles
  • 2,9623 vehicles
  • 6594 vehicles
  • 3905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rutland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rutland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,617no vehicle
  • 3,7441 vehicle
  • 1,9962 vehicles
  • 3853 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

90.4% of Rutland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Vermont.

Rutland County:

90.4%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 35,841
  • Other state: 22,395
  • Northeast: 16,463
  • Midwest: 2,017
  • South: 2,595
  • West: 1,290
Year householders moved into unit in Rutland County, VT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rutland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.0%Wood
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Electricity
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Electricity
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 355
Here:

7.4%
Vermont:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 273
Here:

10.2%
Vermont:

12.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 673
Here:

19.0%
Vermont:

33.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Rutland County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $664,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,459,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $259,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $466,000
  • Tax - Property: $492,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,084,000

Rutland County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $664,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,459,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $259,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $466,000
  • Tax - Property: $492,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,084,000

Rutland County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $664,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,459,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $259,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $466,000
  • Tax - Property: $492,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,084,000

Rutland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $664,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,459,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $259,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $466,000
  • Tax - Property: $492,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,084,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,810
  • Number of aged recipients: 112
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,698
  • Number of recipients under 18: 266
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,241
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 303
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 883
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 787
Most common first names in Rutland County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary64581.7 years
John58873.6 years
William40774.6 years
Robert36670.8 years
Charles29175.6 years
George27175.7 years
James25671.8 years
Edward25373.8 years
Helen24380.2 years
Margaret23581.3 years
Most common last names in Rutland County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15977.0 years
Brown14875.7 years
Johnson13578.3 years
Jones12076.8 years
Williams9378.3 years
Parker8377.0 years
Hughes7676.7 years
Baker7478.4 years
Davis7176.8 years
Clark6973.5 years
Businesses in Rutland County, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware3Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets12
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Audi1New Balance3
Bath & Body Works1Nike2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Ben & Jerry's1Old Navy1
Best Western1Pac Sun1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Circle K1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn2Ramada1
Curves1Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid5
Dennys1Rodeway Inn2
Domino's Pizza1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts7Shaw's2
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx7Staples1
Ford2Subway3
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hilton1True Value4
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS7
Honda1Verizon Wireless2
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Rutland County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"