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Rutland County, Vermont
Map of Vermont highlighting Rutland County
Location in the state of Vermont
Map of the U.S. highlighting Vermont
Vermont's location in the U.S.
Seat Rutland
Largest city Rutland
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

945 sq mi (2,448 km²)

12 sq mi (31 km²), 1.30%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

63,400
67/sq mi (26/km²)
Founded 1781

Rutland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. As of 2005, the population was 63,743 [1]. Its shire town is Rutland[2].

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 945 square miles (2,447 km²), of which, 933 square miles (2,415 km²) of it is land and 12 square miles (32 km²) of it (1.30%) is water. The primary stream of the county is Otter Creek, which runs through the county from the south to the north.

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

There are two national [[protected area]s:

Natural history

One poisonous snake, the Eastern timber rattlesnake, lives in Vermont. It is confined to a few acres in western Rutland County.[3]

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 63,400 people, 25,678 households, and 16,742 families residing in the county. The population density was 68 people per square mile (26/km²). There were 32,311 housing units at an average density of 35 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.07% White, 0.98% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 15.8% were of Irish, 13.8% English, 13.2% French, 9.9% American, 9.6% Italian, 6.3% German, 5.8% Polish and 5.3% French Canadian ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.6% spoke English, 1.4% French and 1.2% Spanish as their first language.

There were 25,678 households out of which 29.80% had 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 present, and 34.80% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

In 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, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.

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

Cities and towns

See also

References

  1. ^ NACo | Find a County
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ Page, Candace (9 July 2009). "Sightings of milk snakes, rattlesnake mimics, shake residents". Burlington, Vermont: Burlington Free Press. pp. 1B.  
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 43°34′N 73°02′W / 43.57°N 73.04°W / 43.57; -73.04


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Rutland County, Vermont
Map
File:Map of Vermont highlighting Rutland County.png
Location in the state of Vermont
Map of the USA highlighting Vermont
Vermont's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1781
Seat Rutland
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.30%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

63400
Website: www.rutlandvermont.com

Rutland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. As of 2005, the population was 63,743 [1]. Its shire town is Rutland6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,447 km² (945 sq mi). 2,415 km² (933 sq mi) of it is land and 32 km² (12 sq mi) of it (1.30%) is water. The primary stream of the county is Otter Creek, which runs through the county from the south to the north.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 63,400 people, 25,678 households, and 16,742 families residing in the county. The population density was 26/km² (68/sq mi). There were 32,311 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (35/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.07% White, 0.98% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 95.6% spoke English, 1.4% French and 1.2% Spanish as their first language.

There were 25,678 households out of which 29.80% had 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 present, and 34.80% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

In 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, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.

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

Cities and towns

See also

References

  1. ^ [1]

External links

Coordinates: 43°34′N 73°02′W / 43.57, -73.04

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Simple English

File:Map of Vermont highlighting Rutland
Map of the county in Vermont

Rutland County is a county in the U.S. state of Vermont. In 2005, 63,743 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Rutland. The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has 945 square miles (2,447 km²) of total area. Out of that, 933 square miles (2,415 km²) is land and 12 square miles (32 km²) is water.

Nearby counties

  • Addison County, Vermont - north
  • Windsor County, Vermont - east
  • Bennington County, Vermont - south
  • Washington County, New York - west

References

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 


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