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Rutland County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2014: 60,086 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rutland County: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Rutland County, Vermont:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Vermont median age:  41.0 years
Males: 29,618  (49.3%)
Females: 30,468  (50.7%)
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Rutland County,VT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rutland County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,520 ($36,743 in 1999)

This county:

$47520
Vermont:

$52578

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $688 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $853)
This county:

$688
State:

$768


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $178,023 (it was $97,200 in 2000)
Rutland:

$178,023
Vermont:

$218,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,301 - $264,759
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,369
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $609

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,379 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,402 (1.9%)

Rutland County household income distribution in 2009 Rutland County home values distribution Rutland County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.2% for American Indian residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
Rutland County:

13.4%
Vermont:

12.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.2% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 24 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

2012 air pollution in Rutland County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.431 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 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:

4.6%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,396
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,247 (64% naturalized citizens)

Rutland County:

2.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 169
  • 1990 to 1994: 84
  • 1985 to 1989: 103
  • 1980 to 1984: 96
  • 1975 to 1979: 74
  • 1970 to 1974: 67
  • 1970 to 1974: 99
  • 1965 to 1969: 555

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: 20,698
  • One, attached: 478
  • Two: 3,372
  • 3 or 4: 2,066
  • 5 to 9: 1,491
  • 10 to 19: 511
  • 20 or more: 1,269
  • Mobile homes: 2,387
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 39

Housing units in Rutland County with a mortgage: 7,429 (342 second mortgage, 1,121 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,486

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rutland County

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:

  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 21, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1698): May 4, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1698, 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
  • VermontSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 16, 2000 to December 18, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1358): January 18, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1358, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VermontSevere Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: July 14, 2000 to July 18, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1336): July 27, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1336, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • VermontSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: July 6, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-397): July 6, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-397, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Rutland County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Canada (23%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

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

  • Irish (16%)
  • English (14%)
  • French (except Basque) (13%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Italian (10%)
  • German (6%)
  • Polish (6%)

Rutland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,181 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 3,463 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 150 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 14 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,484 (5%)
  • Other means: 199 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,476 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $47,402.

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Vermont average:

5.68%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.04%

1.54% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($9,985 average AGI)
2.65% relocated from other states ($25,861 average AGI)
Rutland County:

2.65%
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 Addison County, VT  0.36% ($27,426 average AGI)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($29,063)
from Windsor County, VT  0.30% ($24,696)
from Bennington County, VT  0.23% ($31,100)
from Washington County, NY  0.21% ($30,582)
from Washington County, VT  0.09% ($37,167)
from Windham County, VT  0.07% ($30,053)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Vermont average:

5.98%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.06%

1.74% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($10,964 average AGI)
3.20% relocated to other states ($23,943 average AGI)
Rutland County:

3.20%
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 Chittenden County, VT  0.45% ($34,754 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.35% ($34,174)
to Addison County, VT  0.31% ($32,122)
to Washington County, NY  0.23% ($27,850)
to Bennington County, VT  0.19% ($30,061)
to Windham County, VT  0.13% ($24,514)
to Washington County, VT  0.13% ($32,091)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 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 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: 10808.6
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 188.630
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52156.69

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 935
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 997.760
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.83

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55.98
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.15

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.41

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: 59,324
  • In family households: 46,689 (10,990 male householders, 5,028 female householders)
    12,287 spouses, 14,538 children (13,423 natural, 423 adopted, 692 stepchildren), 830 grandchildren, 337 brothers or sisters, 356 parents, 341 other relatives, 1,706 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,635 (4,693 male householders (3,474 living alone)), 5,273 female householders (4,364 living alone)), 2,669 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,318 (551 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,012 2-persons, 3,731 3-persons, 2,745 4-persons, 995 5-persons, 344 6-persons, 191 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,838 1-person, 1,781 2-persons, 223 3-persons, 85 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

10,211 married couples with children.
3,525 single-parent households (877 men, 2,648 women).

95.4% of residents of Rutland County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $397,925,000 ($6255 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:

6.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 277
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,211
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,155
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,969
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,435
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,108
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,151
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,078
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,450
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 117
  • 3 rooms: 390
  • 4 rooms: 1,670
  • 5 rooms: 3,530
  • 6 rooms: 4,158
  • 7 rooms: 3,216
  • 8 rooms: 2,418
  • 9+ rooms: 2,406
  • 1 room: 137
  • 2 rooms: 711
  • 3 rooms: 1,599
  • 4 rooms: 1,931
  • 5 rooms: 1,404
  • 6 rooms: 1,011
  • 7 rooms: 555
  • 8 rooms: 210
  • 9+ rooms: 196
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rutland County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 537
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,673
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,887
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,788
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,014
  • no bedroom: 177
  • 1 bedroom: 2,464
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,709
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,814
  • 4 bedrooms: 454
  • 5+ bedrooms: 136
Cars and other vehicles available in Rutland County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 633
  • 1 vehicle: 5,315
  • 2 vehicles: 8,544
  • 3 vehicles: 2,635
  • 4 vehicles: 591
  • 5+ vehicles: 206
  • no vehicle: 1,401
  • 1 vehicle: 3,930
  • 2 vehicles: 1,948
  • 3 vehicles: 371
  • 4 vehicles: 66
  • 5+ vehicles: 38

62% of Rutland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Vermont.

Rutland County:

62.3%
State average:

59.8%

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

  • This state: 39263
  • Northeast: 17821
  • Midwest: 1793
  • South: 1939
  • West: 1016

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rutland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Wood (9.1%)
  • Electricity (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.9%)
  • Electricity (9.9%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 396
Here:

5.5%
Vermont:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 248
Here:

6.6%
Vermont:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 927
Here:

31.8%
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)

Rutland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $234,000
    Police Protection: $151,000
    General Public Buildings: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $217,000

Rutland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $65,000
  • Tax - Property: $541,000

Rutland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000

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
Rutland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Rutland 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 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+)"