Grand Isle County, VT

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Population

6,950

0.072% growth

Median Age

48.1


Median Household Income

$66,111

2.82% growth

Poverty Rate

7.48%


Number of Employees

3,766

0.938% growth

Median Property Value

$274,700

5.82% growth

About

In 2017, Grand Isle County, VT had a population of 6.95k people with a median age of 48.1 and a median household income of $66,111. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Grand Isle County, VT grew from 6,945 to 6,950, a 0.072% increase and its median household income grew from $64,295 to $66,111, a 2.82% increase.

The population of Grand Isle County, VT is 93.2% White Alone, 3.5% Two or More Races, and 1.78% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Grand Isle County, VT speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Grand Isle County, VT is $274,700, and the homeownership rate is 80%. Most people in Grand Isle County, VT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Grand Isle County, VT is 2 cars per household.

Grand Isle County, VT borders Chittenden County, VT, Clinton County, NY, and Franklin County, VT.

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Economy

The economy of Grand Isle County, VT employs 3.77k people. The largest industries in Grand Isle County, VT are Manufacturing (549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (505 people), and Retail Trade (432 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,833), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,167), and Public Administration ($59,125).

Median household income in Grand Isle County, VT is $66,111. Males in Grand Isle County, VT have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,020. The income inequality in Grand Isle County, VT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,111

2017 value

± $3,036

2.82%

1 Year Growth

± 6.29%

Households in Grand Isle County, VT have a median annual income of $66,111, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,295 in 2016, which represents a 2.82% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,726

Average Male Salary

± $3,747

$48,020

Average Female Salary

± $2,994

In 2017, full-time male employees in Vermont made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $45,713 ± $2,153

  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,505 ± $51,495

  3. Asian

    $37,572 ± $17,308

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Vermont workers was White. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grand Isle County, VT is from Vermont.

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.443

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.056% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Vermont across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 202

  2. Census Tract 201

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grand Isle County, VT was Census Tract 202 with a value of $69,423, followed by Census Tract 201 and N/A, with respective values of $57,782 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grand Isle County, VT (518 out of 6.93k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    506 ± 93

  2. Two Or More

    12 ± 68

  3. Hispanic

    4 ± 65

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grand Isle County, VT is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.77k

2017 Value

± 229

0.938%

1 Year growth

± 8.59%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grand Isle County, VT grew at a rate of 0.938%, from 3.73k employees to 3.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grand Isle County, VT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (542 people), Management Occupations (486 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (388 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grand Isle County, VT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grand Isle County, VT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (542 people), Management Occupations (486 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (388 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grand Isle County, VT has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.59 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.54 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grand Isle County, VT, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,667), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($73,984), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,521).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.77k

2017 Value

± 229

0.938%

1 Year growth

± 8.59%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grand Isle County, VT grew at a rate of 0.938%, from 3.73k employees to 3.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grand Isle County, VT, are Manufacturing (549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (505 people), and Retail Trade (432 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grand Isle County, VT, though some of these residents may live in Grand Isle County, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grand Isle County, VT, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (505 people), and Retail Trade (432 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grand Isle County, VT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.82 times higher than expected), Construction (1.52 times), and Manufacturing (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grand Isle County, VT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,833), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,167), and Public Administration ($59,125).

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Domestic Trade

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. $5.11B

  2. $4.24B

  3. $1.72B

In 2015, the top outbound Vermont product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $5.11B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($4.24B) and Mixed freight ($1.72B).

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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$24.7B

2015 Value

$41B

Projected 2045 Value

66.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Vermont trade was $24.7B. This is expected to increase 66.2% to $41B by 2045.

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. $3.73B

  2. $2.41B

  3. $1.22B

In 2015, the top outbound Vermont domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $3.73B, followed by Massachusetts with $2.41B and Pennsylvania and $1.22B.

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

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Health

95.9% of the population of Grand Isle County, VT has health coverage, with 48.4% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Grand Isle County, VT see 2287 patients per year on average, which represents a 34.6% decrease from the previous year (3497 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6919 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6919 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Essex County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.2%). Additionally, Caledonia County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,287 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Grand Isle County, VT see an average of 2,287 patients per year. This represents a 34.6% decrease from the previous year (3,497 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,190

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,313

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,917

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,231

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Vermont (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.73%, from $9,919 to $10,190.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.09%

Uninsured

48.4%

Employer Coverage

20.5%

Medicaid

13.9%

Medicare

11.8%

Non-Group

1.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grand Isle County, VT declined by 0.0144% from 4.09% to 4.09%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grand Isle County, VT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.2% prevalence

  2. 10.1% prevalence

  3. 9.9% prevalence

Essex County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Vermont, at 11.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Vermont by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Grand Isle County, VT is home to a population of 6.95k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.77% of Grand Isle County, VT residents were born outside of the country (262 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Grand Isle County, VT is composed of 6.48k White Alone residents (93.2%), 243 Two or More Races residents (3.5%), 124 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.78%), 50 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.719%), 33 Asian Alone residents (0.475%), 13 Black or African American Alone residents (0.187%), 8 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.115%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Grand Isle County, VT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

59

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Grand Isle County, VT was 48.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 59. But people in Grand Isle County, VT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Grand Isle County, VT residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.77%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

262 people

4.06%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

282 people

As of 2017, 3.77% of Grand Isle County, VT residents (262 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grand Isle County, VT was 4.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,345 ± 1,613 people

  2. China

    1,559 ± 968 people

  3. Bhutan

    1,529 ± 959 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Vermont was Canada, the natal country of 4,345 Vermont residents, followed by China with 1,559 and Bhutan with 1,529.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Grand Isle County, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Grand Isle County, VT was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.48k ± 10

  2. Two or More Races

    243 ± 50.7

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    124 ± 36.6

In 2017, there were 26.7 times more White Alone residents (6.48k people) in Grand Isle County, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 243 Two or More Races and 124 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Grand Isle County, VT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Grand Isle County, VT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Grand Isle County, VT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    226 ± 55

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    51 ± 32

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    36 ± 19

Grand Isle County, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grand Isle County, VT was $274,700 in 2017, which is 1.26 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $259,600 to $274,700, a 5.82% increase. The homeownership rate in Grand Isle County, VT is 80%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Grand Isle County, VT have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grand Isle County, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$66,111

Median Household Income

± $3,036

2.95k

Number of Households

± 189

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.95k households in Grand Isle County, VT grew to $66,111 from the previous year's value of $64,295.

The following chart displays the households in Grand Isle County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$274,700

2017 Median

± $14,647

$259,600

2016 Median

± $12,525

In 2017, the median property value in Grand Isle County, VT grew to to $274,700 from the previous year's value of $259,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grand Isle County, VT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grand Isle County, VT the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grand Isle County, VT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grand Isle County, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

80%

2017 Homeownership

80.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80% of the housing units in Grand Isle County, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grand Isle County, VT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grand Isle County, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grand Isle County, VT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

30.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grand Isle County, VT have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.81% of the workforce in Grand Isle County, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    9.33%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Grand Isle County, VT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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