Poultney, VT

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Population

1,510

3.5% growth

Median Age

25.7


Median Household Income

$42,440

0.141% decline

Poverty Rate

18.4%


Number of Employees

792

1.28% growth

Median Property Value

$136,300

6.64% decline

About

In 2017, Poultney, VT had a population of 1.51k people with a median age of 25.7 and a median household income of $42,440. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Poultney, VT grew from 1,459 to 1,510, a 3.5% increase and its median household income declined from $42,500 to $42,440, a -0.141% decrease.

The population of Poultney, VT is 93.1% White Alone, 2.45% Black or African American Alone, and 1.92% Hispanic or Latino. 4.37% of the people in Poultney, VT speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Poultney, VT are Green Mountain College (226 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Poultney, VT is $136,300, and the homeownership rate is 63.6%. Most people in Poultney, VT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Poultney, VT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Poultney, VT employs 792 people. The largest industries in Poultney, VT are Educational Services (197 people), Retail Trade (131 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (86 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,333), Transportation & Warehousing ($40,833), and Manufacturing ($35,417).

Median household income in Poultney, VT is $42,440. Males in Poultney, 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 Poultney, VT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,440

2017 value

± $7,322

-0.141%

1 Year Growth

± 19.6%

Households in Poultney, VT have a median annual income of $42,440, 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 $42,500 in 2016, which represents a -0.141% 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 Poultney, 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 Poultney, 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 Poultney, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9638

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Poultney, VT was Census Tract 9638 with a value of $43,462, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Poultney, VT (199 out of 1.08k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    199 ± 57

  2. Black

    0 ± 46

  3. Native American

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Poultney, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

792

2017 Value

± 127

1.28%

1 Year growth

± 22.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Poultney, VT grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 782 employees to 792 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Poultney, VT, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (128 people), Sales & Related Occupations (92 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (82 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Poultney, VT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Poultney, VT, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (128 people), Sales & Related Occupations (92 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (82 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Poultney, VT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.49 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.67 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.77 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Poultney, VT, by median earnings, are Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($51,250), Management Occupations ($44,063), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($43,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

792

2017 Value

± 127

1.28%

1 Year growth

± 22.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Poultney, VT grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 782 employees to 792 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Poultney, VT, are Educational Services (197 people), Retail Trade (131 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (86 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Poultney, VT, though some of these residents may live in Poultney, 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 Poultney, VT, by number of employees, are Educational Services (197 people), Retail Trade (131 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (86 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Poultney, VT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.97 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.88 times), and Educational Services (2.68 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Poultney, VT, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,333), Transportation & Warehousing ($40,833), and Manufacturing ($35,417).

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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

92.1% of the population of Poultney, VT has health coverage, with 39.1% on employee plans, 27.5% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Poultney, 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

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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

7.95%

Uninsured

39.1%

Employer Coverage

27.5%

Medicaid

10.3%

Medicare

15%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Poultney, VT grew by 39.7% from 5.69% to 7.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Poultney, 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%.

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Diversity

Poultney, VT is home to a population of 1.51k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.65% of Poultney, VT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Poultney, VT is composed of 1.41k White Alone residents (93.1%), 37 Black or African American Alone residents (2.45%), 29 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.92%), 22 Two or More Races residents (1.46%), 13 Asian Alone residents (0.861%), 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.199%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Poultney, VT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (28 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (9 speakers), and Other Indo-European Languages (9 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 6

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Poultney, VT was 25.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Poultney, VT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Poultney, VT residents was 25.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.65%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.37%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.65% of Poultney, 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 Poultney, VT was 1.37%, 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 Poultney, VT was Canada, the natal country of 4,345 Poultney, VT residents, followed by China with 1,559 and Bhutan with 1,529.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Poultney, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Poultney, VT was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.41k ± 177

  2. Black or African American Alone

    37 ± 45

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    29 ± 33.3

In 2017, there were 38 times more White Alone residents (1.41k people) in Poultney, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37 Black or African American Alone and 29 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 Poultney, VT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    28 speakers (1.88%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    9 speakers (0.605%)

  3. Other Indo-European Languages

    9 speakers (0.605%)

4.37% of Poultney, 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 Poultney, VT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.88% of the overall population of Poultney, VT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.605% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.605% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    28 ± 24

  2. Korea

    3 ± 10

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 16

Poultney, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 9.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Poultney, VT awarded 226 degrees. The student population of Poultney, VT is skewed towards women, with 311 male students and 444 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Poultney, VT are White (143 and 65%), followed by Unknown (61 and 27.7%), Black or African American (9 and 4.09%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 1.36%).

The largest universities in Poultney, VT by number of degrees awarded are Green Mountain College (226 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Poultney, VT are Environmental Studies (45 and 19.9%), Agroecology & Sustainable Agriculture (37 and 16.4%), and Business & Managerial Economics (19 and 8.41%).

The median tuition costs in Poultney, VT are $35,560 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. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Poultney, VT was Resort Management with 13 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

226 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$35,560

Median Private

In 2016, the Poultney, VT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Green Mountain College with 226 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

90

Degrees Awarded to Men

136

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 90 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Poultney, VT, which is 0.662 times less than the 136 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

    143 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Poultney, VT were to White students. These 143 degrees mean that there were 2.34 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 61 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Poultney, VT was $136,300 in 2017, which is 0.626 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $146,000 to $136,300, a 6.64% decrease. The homeownership rate in Poultney, VT is 63.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Poultney, VT have an average commute time of 15.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Poultney, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,440

Median Household Income

± $7,322

475

Number of Households

± 78

In 2017, the median household income of the 475 households in Poultney, VT declined from $42,440 from the previous year's value of $42,500.

The following chart displays the households in Poultney, 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

$136,300

2017 Median

± $10,709

$146,000

2016 Median

± $14,350

In 2017, the median property value in Poultney, VT declined from to $136,300 from the previous year's value of $146,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Poultney, 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 Poultney, VT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Poultney, VT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Poultney, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

63.6%

2017 Homeownership

63.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.6% of the housing units in Poultney, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.6%.

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

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Commute Time

15.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Poultney, VT have a shorter commute time (15.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Poultney, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    63.3%

  2. Walked

    16.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    9.34%

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

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