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Colchester, VT (Vermont) Houses and Residents

Colchester,VT index of house prices

Total population: 17,067 (Urban population: 13,907, Rural population: 3,079 (41 farm, 3,038 nonfarm))

Houses: 7,831 (7,059 occupied: 4,766 owner occupied, 2,243 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

30%

Housing density: 212 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $348,168.

Median contract rent in 2016: $606 (lower quartile is $496, upper quartile is $731)


Median gross rent in Colchester, VT in 2016: $691

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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Colchester, Vermont Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $281,742 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Colchester:

$281,742
Vermont:

$223,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $217,600 - $412,662

Household type by relationship:

Households: 146,750
  • In family households: 109,943 (24,793 male householders, 11,789 female householders)
    28,660 spouses, 37,454 children (34,847 natural, 1,395 adopted, 1,212 stepchildren), 1,289 grandchildren, 800 brothers or sisters, 735 parents, 675 other relatives, 3,212 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 36,807 (11,423 male householders (7,248 living alone)), 13,822 female householders (9,861 living alone)), 11,562 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,795 (1,163 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

25,754 married couples with children.
6,932 single-parent households (1,683 men, 5,249 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: 1,129 (6.0%)
(59.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colchester, Vermont:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1241 bedroom
  • 1,1352 bedrooms
  • 2,1503 bedrooms
  • 8144 bedrooms
  • 1365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colchester, Vermont:

  • 54no bedroom
  • 3101 bedroom
  • 1,1002 bedrooms
  • 2583 bedrooms
  • 124 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Colchester in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 123no vehicle
  • 1,0821 vehicle
  • 2,2922 vehicles
  • 5653 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population

Cars and other vehicles available in Colchester in renter-occupied apartments

  • 130no vehicle
  • 8601 vehicle
  • 6552 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colchester, Vermont:

  • 01 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 1673 rooms
  • 6164 rooms
  • 9465 rooms
  • 8126 rooms
  • 6747 rooms
  • 6068 rooms
  • 5139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colchester, Vermont:

  • 541 room
  • 1392 rooms
  • 2793 rooms
  • 7264 rooms
  • 3405 rooms
  • 1296 rooms
  • 657 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Colchester, VT household income distribution

  • 198Less than $10,000
  • 188$10,000 to $14,999
  • 251$15,000 to $19,999
  • 250$20,000 to $24,999
  • 248$25,000 to $29,999
  • 308$30,000 to $34,999
  • 339$35,000 to $39,999
  • 219$40,000 to $44,999
  • 287$45,000 to $49,999
  • 635$50,000 to $59,999
  • 725$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,266$75,000 to $99,999
  • 573$100,000 to $124,999
  • 700$125,000 to $149,999
  • 362$150,000 to $199,999
  • 397$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2671995 to March 2000
  • 741990 to 1994
  • 851985 to 1989
  • 801980 to 1984
  • 631975 to 1979
  • 351970 to 1974
  • 441965 to 1969
  • 106Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Colchester population
Colchester commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 235
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 960
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,430
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,325
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,197
  • 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
Colchester, VT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.5%
Number of people working at home: 594 (5.6% of all workers)

Colchester mode of transportation to work chart

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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Unclassified or not reported: 3,092
 French Canadian: 2,336
 Irish: 2,176
 French (except Basque): 2,022
 English: 1,433
 United States or American: 991
 Italian: 939
 Other groups: 939
 German: 811
 Scottish: 415
 Polish: 374
 Scotch-Irish: 216
 Canadian: 159
 European: 98
 Dutch: 97
 Lebanese: 90
 Norwegian: 80
 Danish: 66
 Welsh: 62
 Greek: 61
 Russian: 59
 Yugoslavian: 45
 Swedish: 37
 Belgian: 34
 British: 29
 Slovak: 28
 Croatian: 28
 Ghanian: 27
 Czechoslovakian: 26
 Brazilian: 26
 Eastern European: 25
 Serbian: 23
 Finnish: 18
 Czech: 17
 Ukrainian: 17
 Northern European: 13
 Hungarian: 11
 Jordanian: 10
 Maltese: 9
 Cape Verdean: 9
 Armenian: 9
 Scandinavian: 8
 Latvian: 8
 Lithuanian: 7
 Pennsylvania German: 6

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

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

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

  • This state: 9,537
  • Other state: 6,573
  • Northeast: 4,750
  • 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

Colchester marital status for males
Colchester marital status for females

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: $39,813

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%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)