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Vermont Demographics

A healthy economy supports a high quality of life for everyone who lives, works, plays, grows up and grows old in Vermont, so Individuals can access opportunity and families can thrive.

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VT Demographics
Workforce & Talent
  • Median Household Income
    Vermonters & Visitors
    $60,837
    Rank: 19th in US
    United States Census Historical Income Tables
  • Vermonters with BA/BS or Advanced Degree
    Vermonters & Visitors
    35.2%
    vs. 29.3% Nationwide
    United States Census
  • of Vermont 11th graders math proficient + (2017)
    Vermonters & Visitors
    36.54%
    Down from 37.1% in 2015
    Vermont Agency of Education
  • Vermont Population
    2016 Estimate
    Vermonters & Visitors
    624,594
    Rank: 49th 10 yr growth
    (annual -0.1%)
    United States Census
  • Per Capita Personal Income 2016
    Workforce & Talent
    $49,984
    20th in the U.S.
    Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • 25-44 Year Olds as Share of Total Population
    Workforce & Talent
    23.6%
    U.S. Census & ACS
    Down from 28.9% in 2000
  • Middle Skills Jobs (Need Post HS Training, Not BA/BS)
    Workforce & Talent
    24%
    ONET & OES
    23% Nationally
  • Unemployment Rate October 2016
    Workforce & Talent
    3.3%
    Same (3.3%) as in 2015
    Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • STEM Related Workforce (2012-2014)
    Workforce & Talent
    4.4%
    4.7% U.S. Average
    National Science Foundation
  • Workforce Participation 2016
    Workforce & Talent
    66.9%
    Down from 71.5% in 2006, above national average of 62.8%
    Bureau of Labor Standards