Middlebury, VT

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Population

7,024

1.47% growth

Median Age

23.8


Median Household Income

$46,976

3.22% growth

Poverty Rate

14.8%


Number of Employees

2,948

2.4% growth

Median Property Value

$261,600

1.88% decline

About

In 2017, Middlebury, VT had a population of 7.02k people with a median age of 23.8 and a median household income of $46,976. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Middlebury, VT grew from 6,922 to 7,024, a 1.47% increase and its median household income grew from $45,511 to $46,976, a 3.22% increase.

The population of Middlebury, VT is 84.7% White Alone, 5.71% Asian Alone, and 4.5% Hispanic or Latino. 11.5% of the people in Middlebury, VT speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlebury, VT are Middlebury College (966 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Middlebury, VT is $261,600, and the homeownership rate is 41.1%. Most people in Middlebury, VT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 9.64 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlebury, VT is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Middlebury, VT employs 2.95k people. The largest industries in Middlebury, VT are Educational Services (1,001 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (289 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (286 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($60,208), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,333), and Public Administration ($50,673).

Median household income in Middlebury, VT is $46,976. Males in Middlebury, 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 Middlebury, VT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,976

2017 value

± $6,142

3.22%

1 Year Growth

± 18.8%

Households in Middlebury, VT have a median annual income of $46,976, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,511 in 2016, which represents a 3.22% 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 Middlebury, VT 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 Middlebury, VT 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 Middlebury, 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 9607

  2. Census Tract 9608

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlebury, VT was Census Tract 9607 with a value of $54,147, followed by Census Tract 9608 and N/A, with respective values of $52,056 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlebury, VT (648 out of 4.37k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 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

    572 ± 153

  2. Two Or More

    73 ± 79

  3. Native American

    3 ± 65

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Middlebury, VT is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.95k

2017 Value

± 306

2.4%

1 Year growth

± 14.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middlebury, VT grew at a rate of 2.4%, from 2.88k employees to 2.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlebury, VT, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (457 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (335 people), and Management Occupations (323 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlebury, VT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Middlebury, VT, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (457 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (335 people), and Management Occupations (323 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Middlebury, VT has an unusually high number of residents working as Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.56 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.15 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Middlebury, VT, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($90,882), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($90,368), and Management Occupations ($59,323).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.95k

2017 Value

± 306

2.4%

1 Year growth

± 14.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middlebury, VT grew at a rate of 2.4%, from 2.88k employees to 2.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlebury, VT, are Educational Services (1,001 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (289 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (286 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlebury, VT, though some of these residents may live in Middlebury, 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 Middlebury, VT, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,001 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (289 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (286 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Middlebury, VT has an unusually high number of Educational Services (3.66 times higher than expected), Information (1.35 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Middlebury, VT, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($60,208), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,333), and Public Administration ($50,673).

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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 with $4.24B and Mixed freight and $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

97.1% of the population of Middlebury, VT has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 19.6% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Middlebury, VT see 889 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (894 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 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

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889 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Vermont see an average of 889 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (894 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

Data only available at state level.

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

2.95%

Uninsured

50.1%

Employer Coverage

15.2%

Medicaid

10.8%

Medicare

19.6%

Non-Group

1.34%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlebury, VT grew by 2.61% from 2.87% to 2.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Middlebury, 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

Middlebury, VT is home to a population of 7.02k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.46% of Middlebury, VT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Middlebury, VT is composed of 5.95k White Alone residents (84.7%), 401 Asian Alone residents (5.71%), 316 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.5%), 269 Two or More Races residents (3.83%), 81 Black or African American Alone residents (1.15%), 6 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0854%), 3 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0427%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Middlebury, VT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (200 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (150 speakers), and Chinese (120 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.7

23

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 15.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Middlebury, VT was 23.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 23. But people in Middlebury, VT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Middlebury, VT residents was 26.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.46%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.92%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.46% of Middlebury, VT residents 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 Middlebury, VT was 6.92%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Middlebury, VT was Canada, the natal country of 4,345 Middlebury, VT residents, followed by China with 1,559 and Bhutan with 1,529.

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Citizenship

95.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.7% of Middlebury, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Middlebury, VT was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.95k ± 277

  2. Asian Alone

    401 ± 131

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    316 ± 82.9

In 2017, there were 14.8 times more White Alone residents (5.95k people) in Middlebury, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 401 Asian Alone and 316 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Middlebury, VT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    200 speakers (2.96%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    150 speakers (2.22%)

  3. Chinese

    120 speakers (1.78%)

11.5% of Middlebury, VT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Middlebury, VT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.96% of the overall population of Middlebury, VT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.22% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 1.78% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. World War II

    70 ± 50

  2. Vietnam

    63 ± 43

  3. Korea

    55 ± 35

Middlebury, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Middlebury, VT awarded 966 degrees. The student population of Middlebury, VT is skewed towards women, with 1,217 male students and 1,332 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlebury, VT are White (666 and 76.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (71 and 8.14%), Asian (47 and 5.39%), and Two or More Races (44 and 5.05%).

The largest universities in Middlebury, VT by number of degrees awarded are Middlebury College (966 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Middlebury, VT are General Economics (127 and 13.1%), Spanish Language & Literature (75 and 7.76%), and General English Language & Literature (71 and 7.35%).

The median tuition costs in Middlebury, VT are $49,648 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 127 degrees awarded

  2. 42 degrees awarded

  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlebury, VT was General Economics with 127 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

966 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$49,648

Median Private

In 2016, the Middlebury, VT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Middlebury College with 966 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

422

Degrees Awarded to Men

544

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 422 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlebury, VT, which is 0.776 times less than the 544 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    666 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    71 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    47 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Middlebury, VT were to White students. These 666 degrees mean that there were 9.38 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 71 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlebury, VT was $261,600 in 2017, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $266,600 to $261,600, a 1.88% decrease. The homeownership rate in Middlebury, VT is 41.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Middlebury, VT have an average commute time of 9.64 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Middlebury, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,976

Median Household Income

± $6,142

2.21k

Number of Households

± 276

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.21k households in Middlebury, VT grew to $46,976 from the previous year's value of $45,511.

The following chart displays the households in Middlebury, 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

$261,600

2017 Median

± $27,389

$266,600

2016 Median

± $28,569

In 2017, the median property value in Middlebury, VT declined from to $261,600 from the previous year's value of $266,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Middlebury, 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 Middlebury, VT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

41.1%

2017 Homeownership

44.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 41.1% of the housing units in Middlebury, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 44.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Middlebury, 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 Middlebury, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Middlebury, VT have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

9.64 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlebury, VT have a shorter commute time (9.64 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Middlebury, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    47.8%

  2. Walked

    28.7%

  3. Carpooled

    10.1%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Middlebury, VT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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