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Windsor County, Vermont
Map of Vermont highlighting Windsor County
Location in the state of Vermont
Map of the U.S. highlighting Vermont
Vermont's location in the U.S.
Seat Woodstock
Largest town Hartford
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

976 sq mi (2,528 km²)
971 sq mi (2,515 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.49%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

57,418
60/sq mi (23/km²)
Founded 1781
Website http://www.swcrpc.org/subpage.php?file=content/contact.htm

Windsor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. In area it is the largest county in the state. As of 2000, the population was 57,418. Its shire town is Woodstock[1].

Windsor County is part of the Lebanon, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 976 square miles (2,527 km²), of which, 971 square miles (2,515 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (12 km²) of it (0.49%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National parks

The following are national protected areas:

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 57,418 people, 24,162 households, and 15,729 families residing in the county. The population density was 59 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 31,621 housing units at an average density of 33 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.72% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.1% were of English, 12.9% Irish, 10.9% American, 9.9% French, 7.7% German, 6.7% French Canadian and 5.5% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000. 96.4% spoke English and 1.5% French as their first language.

There were 24,162 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.70% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 28.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 27.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.

In 2007, the census department estimated that Windsor had the oldest average age in the state, 44.7. This compares with the actual census in 2000 of 41.3 years.[3]

Economy

Personal income

The median income for a household in the county was $40,688, and the median income for a family was $59,002. Males had a median income of $42,648 versus $25,696 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,369. About 3.20% of families and 5.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.50% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

File:Windsor County Vermont USA.jpg
A village in Windsor County, Vermont

* Villages are census divisions, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in.

Infrastructure

In 2009, the United States Department of Transportation measured 113.6 miles (182.8 km) of "major arteries", the highest in the state.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "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.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ Sutkowski, Matt (August 7, 2008). Census: State older, a little more diverse. Burlington Free Press.  
  4. ^ "Funds bypass worst roads". Burlington, Vermont: Burlington Free Press. 25 September 2009. pp. 1A.  

External links

Coordinates: 43°34′N 72°34′W / 43.57°N 72.57°W / 43.57; -72.57


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

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.49%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

57418
Website: http://www.swcrpc.org/subpage.php?file=content/contact.htm

Windsor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. In area it is the largest county in the state. As of 2000, the population was 57,418. Its shire town is Woodstock6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,527 km² (976 sq mi). 2,515 km² (971 sq mi) of it is land and 12 km² (5 sq mi) of it (0.49%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 57,418 people, 24,162 households, and 15,729 families residing in the county. The population density was 23/km² (59/sq mi). There were 31,621 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (33/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.72% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.4% spoke English and 1.5% French as their first language.

There were 24,162 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.70% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 28.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 27.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,688, and the median income for a family was $59,002. Males had a median income of $42,648 versus $25,696 for females. The per capita income for the county was $42,369. About 3.20% of families and 5.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.50% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

A village in Windsor County, Vermont

* Villages are census divisions, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in.

See also

External link

Coordinates: 43°34′N 72°34′W / 43.57, -72.57

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