Caledonia County, VT

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2022 Population
30,418
0.0526% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Senator
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
US Representative
Becca Balint
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.4
1.57% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.8%
6.35% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,964
14.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$197,700
12.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Caledonia County, VT had a population of 30.4k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $62,964. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Caledonia County, VT grew from 30,402 to 30,418, a 0.0526% increase and its median household income grew from $55,159 to $62,964, a 14.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Caledonia County, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.677%), White (Hispanic) (0.608%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.585%).

None of the households in Caledonia County, VT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Caledonia County, VT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Lyndon State College (255 degrees awarded in 2017).

In 2022, the median property value in Caledonia County, VT was $197,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.2%.

Most people in Caledonia County, VT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Caledonia County, VT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Caledonia County, VT is home to a population of 30.4k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.62% of Caledonia County, VT residents were born outside of the country (797 people).

In 2022, there were 33.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.4k people) in Caledonia County, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 858 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 206 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Caledonia County, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Caledonia County, VT was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Caledonia County, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.4k ± 148
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    858 ± 128
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    206 ± 42
1.91%
Hispanic Population
581 people

In 2022, there were 33.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.4k people) in Caledonia County, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 858 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 206 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.91% of the people in Caledonia County, VT are hispanic (581 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
797 people
2.37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
721 people

As of 2022, 2.62% of Caledonia County, VT residents (797 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Caledonia County, VT was 2.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    736 ± 121
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    343 ± 127
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    177 ± 79

Caledonia County, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Caledonia County, VT employs 15.8k people. The largest industries in Caledonia County, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,570 people), Retail Trade (2,227 people), and Educational Services (2,166 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($113,780), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,904), and Transportation & Warehousing ($69,250).

Occupations

15.8k
2022 Value
± 741
4.39%
1 Year growth
± 6.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Caledonia County, VT grew at a rate of 4.39%, from 15.1k employees to 15.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Caledonia County, VT, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,641 people), Management Occupations (1,612 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,446 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Caledonia County, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.8k
2022 Value
± 741
4.39%
1 Year growth
± 6.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Caledonia County, VT grew at a rate of 4.39%, from 15.1k employees to 15.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Caledonia County, VT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,570 people), Retail Trade (2,227 people), and Educational Services (2,166 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Caledonia County, VT, though some of these residents may live in Caledonia County, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,001
Median earning men ± $1,631
$35,827
Median earning women ± $2,019

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,614), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,555), and Public Administration ($63,125).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,550), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,208), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,034).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.76%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 307k people employed in Vermont. This represents a 1.76% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Vermont.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 336
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 217
    Manufacturing
  3. 196
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Caledonia County, VT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.1%), followed by Other (3.66%).

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing the state of Vermont. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Caledonia County, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Vermont

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Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Peter Welch
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing Vermont.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Caledonia County, VT

Becca Balint
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Caledonia County, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Caledonia County, VT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Caledonia County, VT awarded 255 degrees. The student population of Caledonia County, VT in 2017 is skewed towards men, with 618 male students and 529 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Caledonia County, VT are White (215 and 84.3%), followed by Unknown (21 and 8.24%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 3.53%), and Black or African American (4 and 1.57%).

The largest universities in Caledonia County, VT by number of degrees awarded are Lyndon State College (255 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.431% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.362% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (130k), Bachelors Degree (106k), and Some college (93.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Caledonia County, VT was $197,700 in 2022, which is 0.701 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $176,200 to $197,700, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Caledonia County, VT is 77.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Caledonia County, VT have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Caledonia County, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Caledonia County, VT is $62,964. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Caledonia County, VT was Census Tract 9579 with a value of $80,583, followed by Census Tract 9576 and Census Tract 9577, with respective values of $71,731 and $69,250.

Property

$197,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,664
$9,891
Median Property Taxes
±$498

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Caledonia County, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.2%
Homeownership
2022
59.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.2% of the housing units in Caledonia County, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9579
  2. Census Tract 9576
  3. Census Tract 9577

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Caledonia County, VT was Census Tract 9579 with a value of $80,583, followed by Census Tract 9576 and Census Tract 9577, with respective values of $71,731 and $69,250.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Caledonia County, VT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,964
Median Household Income
± $2,734
12.8k
Number of Households
± 653

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Caledonia County, VT grew to $62,964 from the previous year's value of $55,159.

The following chart displays the households in Caledonia County, VT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Caledonia County, VT is from Vermont.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2022, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.3%)
  3. Carpooled (8.24%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Caledonia County, VT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.3%) and those who carpooled to work (8.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Caledonia County, VT have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.9% of the workforce in Caledonia County, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Caledonia County, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Caledonia County, VT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Caledonia County, VT (3.5k out of 29.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Caledonia County, VT is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Caledonia County, VT has health coverage, with 40.6% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 2.19% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Caledonia County, VT see 1200 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.99% decrease from the previous year (1263 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1350 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 254 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,200 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Caledonia County, VT

Primary care physicians in Caledonia County, VT see an average of 1,200 patients per year. This represents a 4.99% decrease from the previous year (1,263 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Caledonia County, VT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.3% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.55%
Uninsured
40.6%
Employer Coverage
24.8%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
2.19%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Caledonia County, VT declined by 2.64% from 4.67% to 4.55%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Caledonia County, VT.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 28.7% in Caledonia County, VT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.89% in Caledonia County, VT.

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