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Total population: 17,328 (Urban population: 14,187, Rural population: 3,141 (42 farm, 3,099 nonfarm))

Colchester,VT index of house prices


Houses: 6,727 (6,144 occupied: 4,359 owner occupied, 1,785 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

29%

Housing density: 182 houses/condos per square mile


Median gross rent in Colchester, VT in 2009: $982


Housing units in Colchester with a mortgage: 2,607 (137 second mortgage, 486 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 535






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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $249,800 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Colchester:

$249,800
Vermont:

$216,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $194,017 - $358,586

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $321,293
Here:

$321,293
State:

$267,295

Townhouses or other attached units: $182,193
Here:

$182,193
State:

$229,939

In 2-unit structures: $359,347
Here:

$359,347
State:

$226,755

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,623
Here:

$163,623
State:

$222,035

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,580
Here:

$144,580
State:

$207,742

Mobile homes: $47,277
Here:

$47,277
State:

$47,932

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,370
  • In family households: 12,822 (3,179 male householders, 1,027 female householders)
    3,425 spouses, 4,441 children (4,036 natural, 185 adopted, 220 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 89 brothers or sisters, 127 parents, 90 other relatives, 353 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,548 (1,024 male householders (728 living alone)), 898 female householders (634 living alone)), 626 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,616 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,793 2-persons, 1,048 3-persons, 941 4-persons, 309 5-persons, 99 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,362 1-person, 491 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

2,826 married couples with children.
798 single-parent households (246 men, 552 women).

92.6% of residents of Colchester speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 754 (4.4%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Colchester, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 167
  • 4 rooms: 616
  • 5 rooms: 946
  • 6 rooms: 812
  • 7 rooms: 674
  • 8 rooms: 606
  • 9 or more rooms: 513
  • 1 room: 54
  • 2 rooms: 139
  • 3 rooms: 279
  • 4 rooms: 726
  • 5 rooms: 340
  • 6 rooms: 129
  • 7 rooms: 65
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colchester, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 124
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,135
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,150
  • 4 bedrooms: 814
  • 5+ bedrooms: 136
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 310
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,100
  • 3 bedrooms: 258
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5+ bedrooms: 51
Cars and other vehicles available in Colchester, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 123
  • 1 vehicle: 1,082
  • 2 vehicles: 2,292
  • 3 vehicles: 565
  • 4 vehicles: 221
  • 5+ vehicles: 76
  • no vehicle: 130
  • 1 vehicle: 860
  • 2 vehicles: 655
  • 3 vehicles: 133
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 92
  • 1995 to 1998: 401
  • 1990 to 1994: 702
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,404
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,903
  • 1960 to 1969: 888
  • 1950 to 1959: 347
  • 1940 to 1949: 183
  • 1939 or earlier: 807

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Colchester, VT house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Colchester, VT:

  • Less than $10,000: 19
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 10
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 11
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 24
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 30
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 57
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 50
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 62
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 122
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 89
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 42
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 20
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 22
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 70
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 71
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 236
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 393
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 801
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 814
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 757
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 399
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 261
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 50
  • $1,000,000 or more: 36
 


Colchester rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Colchester:

  • Less than $100: 7 people
  • $100 to $149: 3
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 4
  • $250 to $299: 6
  • $300 to $349: 6
  • $350 to $399: 11
  • $400 to $449: 15
  • $450 to $499: 20
  • $500 to $549: 15
  • $550 to $599: 51
  • $600 to $649: 111
  • $650 to $699: 134
  • $700 to $749: 130
  • $750 to $799: 123
  • $800 to $899: 316
  • $900 to $999: 259
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 353
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 127
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 34
  • $2,000 or more: 38
  • No cash rent: 9
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 267
  • 1990 to 1994: 74
  • 1985 to 1989: 85
  • 1980 to 1984: 80
  • 1975 to 1979: 63
  • 1970 to 1974: 35
  • 1970 to 1974: 44
  • 1965 to 1969: 106


Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.6%
Number of people working at home: 310 (3.2% of all workers)


Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 235
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 960
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1430
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2325
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2197
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 700
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 746
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 85
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 130
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 160
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 165
  • 90 or more minutes: 126
 

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,821 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 929 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 443 (5%)
  • Other means: 6 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (3%)

Colchester, VT household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 259
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 192
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 307
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 300
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 335
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 396
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 403
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 308
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 384
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 794
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 783
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 969
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 279
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 193
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 131
  • $200,000 or more: 95
 

First ancestries reported:

 French Canadian: 2336
 Irish: 2176
 French (except Basque): 2022
 English: 1433
 United States or American: 991
 Other groups: 939
 Italian: 939
 German: 811
 Scottish: 415
 Polish: 374
 Scotch-Irish: 216
 Canadian: 159
 Arab:: 100
 European: 98
 Dutch: 97
 Lebanese: 90
 Norwegian: 80
 Danish: 66
 Welsh: 62
 Greek: 61
 Russian: 59
 Yugoslavian: 45
 Swedish: 37
 Subsaharan African:: 36
 Belgian: 34
 British: 29
 Slovak: 28
 Croatian: 28
 Ghanian: 27
 Brazilian: 26
 Czechoslovakian: 26
 Eastern European: 25
 Serbian: 23
 Finnish: 18
 Ukrainian: 17
 Czech: 17
 Northern European: 13
 Hungarian: 11
 Jordanian: 10
 Maltese: 9
 Armenian: 9
 Cape Verdean: 9
 Latvian: 8
 Scandinavian: 8
 Lithuanian: 7
 Pennsylvania German: 6


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



  • Canada (25%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Other Western Europe (4%)
  • Yugoslavia (4%)


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

  • This state: 9537
  • Northeast: 4750
  • Midwest: 633
  • South: 804
  • West: 386

51% of Colchester residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Vermont.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18
  • 7th and 8th grade: 174
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 102
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,501
  • Less than 1 year of college: 339
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 615
  • Associate degree: 510
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,169
  • Master's degree: 417
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 85

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 33
  • 7th and 8th grade: 121
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 79
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 100
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,503
  • Less than 1 year of college: 340
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 635
  • Associate degree: 671
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,036
  • Master's degree: 452
  • Professional school degree: 110
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.7%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 53.3%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 29.8%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 11.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $65,459
  • Black householders: $77,701
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $62,047
  • Asian householders: $23,500
  • Some other race householders: $11,553
  • Two or more races householders: $71,083
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $90,123

Colchester marital status for males
Colchester marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $268,635
  • Black or African American householders: $494,654
  • Asian householders: $309,158
  • Two or more races householders: $290,704
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $214,033

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,939
  • One, attached: 629
  • Two: 436
  • 3 or 4: 489
  • 5 to 9: 459
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 595

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,083

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Colchester:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colchester
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51.3%)
  • Utility gas (24.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.9%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Electricity (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (42.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.4%)
  • Electricity (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • Wood (1.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 163
Here:

9.2%
Vermont:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 121
Here:

15.2%
Vermont:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,603
Here:

72.9%
Vermont:

37.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninst.)


 

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