Rutland County, Vermont

Rutland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont in the United States. The the county seat ( county seat ) is located in Rutland.


The County is bordered on the west by New York and has an area of ​​2447 square kilometers, of which 32 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Addison County, Windsor County, Bennington County and Washington County ( New York).


Rutland County was formed in February 1781 from parts of Bennington County.

Demographic data


According to the census of 2000, there were 63,400 people in the county. There were 25,678 households, and 16,742 families. The population density was 26 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 98.13 % White, 0.33 % African American, 0.23 % Native American, 0.39 % Asian, 0.03 % Pacific Islander residents from the 0.17 % percent from other ethnic groups; 0.73% were descended from two or more races. 0.70 % of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 25,678 households out of which 29.80 % have children under the age of 18 living with them. 51.30 % were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband. 34.80 % were non-families. 27.90% of all households and 11.20% had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

Based on the county the population was spread out with 23.20 % under the age of 18, 8.30 % from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44 years, 25.80% between 45 and 64 years and 15.00% were 65 years old or older. The average age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males, 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.

The median income for a household was $ 36,743, and the median income for a family was $ 44,742. Males had a median income of $ 31,094, women $ 23,964. The per capita income was $ 18,874. 10.90 % of the population and 7.10% of families are below the poverty line. 13.30% of those under age 18 and 8.80% were 65 years or older.

Cities and Towns

This list contains the independent communities of the county; in this case, only towns. In addition, there is in Rutland County still a village, which is managed by the surrounding town: Poultney Village.