Castleton, VT

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2020 Population
1,141
10.6% 1-year decline
US Senator
Patrick Leahy
Democratic Party
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Representative
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
20.6
1.9% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
40.4%
1.6% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$18,564
6.79% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$255,400
0.39% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
602
17% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Castleton, VT had a population of 1.14k people with a median age of 20.6 and a median household income of $18,564. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Castleton, VT declined from 1,276 to 1,141, a −10.6% decrease and its median household income declined from $19,916 to $18,564, a −6.79% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Castleton, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%), Other (Hispanic) (1.4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%).

None of the households in Castleton, 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.

97.7% of the residents in Castleton, VT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Castleton, VT are Castleton University (520 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Castleton, VT was $255,400, and the homeownership rate was 27%.

Most people in Castleton, VT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15 minutes. The average car ownership in Castleton, VT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Castleton, VT is home to a population of 1.14k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.68% of Castleton, VT residents were born outside of the country (42 people).

In 2020, there were 18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.03k people) in Castleton, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2020 Citizenship
97.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.7% of Castleton, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Castleton, VT was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Castleton, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.03k ± 274
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    57 ± 36
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    19 ± 20
2.1%
Hispanic Population
24 people

In 2020, there were 18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.03k people) in Castleton, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.1% of the people in Castleton, VT are hispanic (24 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Castleton, VT as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    5,431 ± 1,801 people
  2. China
    1,545 ± 964 people
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    1,479 ± 943 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Vermont was Canada, the natal country of 5,431 Vermont residents, followed by China with 1,545 and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 1,479.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.68%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
42 people
3.53%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
45 people

As of 2020, 3.68% of Castleton, VT residents (42 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Castleton, VT was 3.53%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 17
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 14
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 17

Castleton, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Castleton, VT employs 602 people. The largest industries in Castleton, VT are Accommodation & Food Services (254 people), Educational Services (96 people), and Retail Trade (79 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($15,586), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($15,586), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($13,250).

Males in Vermont have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,928. The income inequality in Vermont (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

602
2020 Value
± 239
−17%
1 Year decline
± 66.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Castleton, VT declined at a rate of −17%, from 725 employees to 602 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Castleton, VT, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (259 people), Sales & Related Occupations (55 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (53 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Castleton, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

602
2020 Value
± 239
−17%
1 Year decline
± 66.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Castleton, VT declined at a rate of −17%, from 725 employees to 602 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Castleton, VT, are Accommodation & Food Services (254 people), Educational Services (96 people), and Retail Trade (79 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Castleton, VT, though some of these residents may live in Castleton, 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

$7,422
Median earning men ± $3,418
$5,983
Median earning women ± $2,441

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($15,586), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($7,721), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($7,188).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($6,935), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,286), and Retail Trade ($3,289).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Vermont. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Vermont to other states, or from other states to Vermont.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $7.8B
  2. $3.32B
  3. $2.56B

In 2020, the top outbound Vermont product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $7.8B, followed by Electronics ($3.32B) and Pharmaceuticals ($2.56B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Vermont products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$33B
2020 Value in Vermont
$62.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Vermont
90% growth

In 2020, total outbound Vermont trade was $33B. This is expected to increase 90% to $62.8B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Vermont trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Vermont to other states, or from other states to Vermont.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $3.47B
  2. $2.37B
  3. $2B

In 2020, the top outbound Vermont domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $3.47B, followed by Massachusetts with $2.37B and New Hampshire and $2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Vermont shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders 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.

Castleton, VT is currently represented by Peter Welch 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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Patrick Leahy
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 1975
Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007

Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders are the senators currently representing Vermont.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Vermont over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Castleton, VT

Peter Welch
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Castleton, VT is currently represented by Peter Welch (Democratic Party).

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

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In 2020, universities in Castleton, VT awarded 520 degrees. The student population of Castleton, VT in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 865 male students and 1,346 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Castleton, VT are White (440 and 87.6%), followed by Two or More Races (19 and 3.78%), Hispanic or Latino (17 and 3.39%), and Black or African American (12 and 2.39%).

The largest universities in Castleton, VT by number of degrees awarded are Castleton University (520 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Castleton, VT are Registered Nursing (57 and 11%), Accounting & Business Management (45 and 8.65%), and Sport & Fitness Management (39 and 7.5%).

The median tuition cost in Castleton, VT for a public four year colleges is $11,832 for in-state students and $28,800 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Castleton, VT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,211 (39.1% men and 60.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,211 students enrolled in Castleton, VT, 39.1% men and 60.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,850 records, of which 62.4% were women and 37.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majors awarded
  2. 57 degree-majors awarded
  3. 45 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Castleton, VT was Other Health Preparatory Programs with 32 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Castleton, VT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
520 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Castleton University with 520 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 222 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Castleton, VT, which is 0.745 times less than the 298 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 440 degrees mean that there were 23.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,832) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,212) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.484% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.379% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (149k), Bachelors Degree (111k), and Some college (104k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Castleton, VT was $255,400 in 2020, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $256,400 to $255,400, a 0.39% decrease. The homeownership rate in Castleton, VT is 27%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Castleton, VT have an average commute time of 15 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Castleton, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$255,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$153,467
$50
Median Property Taxes
±$59

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 Castleton, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Castleton, VT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9636
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$18,564
Median Household Income
± $6,361
185
Number of Households
± 131

In 2020, the median household income of the 185 households in Castleton, VT declined from $18,564 from the previous year's value of $19,916.

The following chart displays the households in Castleton, 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 $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Castleton, VT is from Vermont.
0.44
2020 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2020, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.11% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (57.3%)
  2. Walked (26.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.08%)

In 2020, 57.3% of workers in Castleton, VT drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (26.7%) and those who worked at home (7.08%).

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

15 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Castleton, VT have a shorter commute time (15 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.571% of the workforce in Castleton, 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 Castleton, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Castleton, VT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

40.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Castleton, VT (128 out of 317 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Castleton, VT is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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93.5% of the population of Castleton, VT has health coverage, with 57.8% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 6.05% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Vermont was $10,190 in 2014. This is a 2.73% increase from the previous year ($9,919).

Primary care physicians in Rutland County, VT see 1333 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.98% decrease from the previous year (1374 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1323 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 313 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Vermont, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,333 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rutland County, VT

Primary care physicians in Rutland County, VT see an average of 1,333 patients per year. This represents a 2.98% decrease from the previous year (1,374 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Vermont across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.3% under 18 years, 71.3% between 18 and 34 years, 5.79% between 35 and 64 years, and 5.61% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.49%
Uninsured
57.8%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
6.05%
Medicare
18.6%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Castleton, VT declined by 15.6% from 7.69% to 6.49%.

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