Rutland, VT

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Population

59,676

0.76% decline

Median Age

46.4


Median Household Income

$52,635

5.21% growth

Poverty Rate

11.4%


Number of Employees

30,152

0.213% growth

Median Property Value

$177,600

0.893% decline

About

In 2017, Rutland, VT had a population of 59.7k people with a median age of 46.4 and a median household income of $52,635. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rutland, VT declined from 60,133 to 59,676, a -0.76% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,029 to $52,635, a 5.21% increase.

The population of Rutland, VT is 95.5% White Alone, 1.37% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.06% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Rutland, VT speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rutland, VT are Castleton University (510 degrees awarded in 2016), Green Mountain College (226 degrees), and College of St Joseph (66 degrees).

The median property value in Rutland, VT is $177,600, and the homeownership rate is 72.1%. Most people in Rutland, VT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Rutland, VT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Rutland, VT employs 30.2k people. The largest industries in Rutland, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,719 people), Retail Trade (4,036 people), and Educational Services (3,424 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,344), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,447), and Public Administration ($46,485).

Median household income in Rutland, VT is $52,635. Males in Rutland, 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 Rutland, VT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,635

2017 value

± $1,977

5.21%

1 Year Growth

± 4.84%

Households in Rutland, VT have a median annual income of $52,635, 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 $50,029 in 2016, which represents a 5.21% 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 Rutland, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rutland, VT was Chittenden County, VT with a value of $64,444, 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 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rutland, VT (6.54k out of 57.6k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    6,274 ± 474

  2. Two Or More

    136 ± 123

  3. Hispanic

    90 ± 110

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

30.2k

2017 Value

± 938

0.213%

1 Year growth

± 4.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rutland, VT grew at a rate of 0.213%, from 30.1k employees to 30.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rutland, VT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,720 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,235 people), and Management Occupations (2,550 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rutland, VT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rutland, VT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,720 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,235 people), and Management Occupations (2,550 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Rutland, VT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.88 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.33 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rutland, VT, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($70,625), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,055), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($58,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

30.2k

2017 Value

± 938

0.213%

1 Year growth

± 4.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rutland, VT grew at a rate of 0.213%, from 30.1k employees to 30.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rutland, VT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,719 people), Retail Trade (4,036 people), and Educational Services (3,424 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rutland, VT, though some of these residents may live in Rutland, 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 Rutland, VT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,719 people), Retail Trade (4,036 people), and Educational Services (3,424 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Rutland, VT has an unusually high number of Utilities (1.79 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.74 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rutland, VT, by median earnings, are Utilities ($67,344), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,447), and Public Administration ($46,485).

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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

94.6% of the population of Rutland, VT has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 22.2% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.13% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Rutland, 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

5.38%

Uninsured

43.2%

Employer Coverage

22.2%

Medicaid

14.9%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.13%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rutland, VT declined by 7.32% from 5.8% to 5.38%.

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

Rutland, VT is home to a population of 59.7k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.65% of Rutland, VT residents were born outside of the country (1.58k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Rutland, VT is composed of 57k White Alone residents (95.5%), 817 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.37%), 632 Asian Alone residents (1.06%), 519 Two or More Races residents (0.87%), 445 Black or African American Alone residents (0.746%), 206 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.345%), 39 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0654%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rutland, VT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rutland, VT was 46.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Rutland, VT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Rutland, VT residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.65%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.58k people

2.39%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.44k people

As of 2017, 2.65% of Rutland, VT residents (1.58k 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 Rutland, VT was 2.39%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Rutland, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rutland, VT was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    57k ± 49

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    817 ± 109

  3. Asian Alone

    632 ± 43

In 2017, there were 69.8 times more White Alone residents (57k people) in Rutland, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 817 Hispanic or Latino and 632 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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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 Rutland, 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 Rutland, VT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Rutland, 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

    1,700 ± 174

  2. Korea

    382 ± 83

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    299 ± 82

Rutland, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Rutland, VT awarded 802 degrees. The student population of Rutland, VT is skewed towards women, with 1,493 male students and 1,922 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rutland, VT are White (639 and 81.3%), followed by Unknown (90 and 11.5%), Black or African American (23 and 2.93%), and Hispanic or Latino (16 and 2.04%).

The largest universities in Rutland, VT by number of degrees awarded are Castleton University (510 and 63.6%), Green Mountain College (226 and 28.2%), and College of St Joseph (66 and 8.23%).

The most popular majors in Rutland, VT are Registered Nursing (111 and 13.8%), General Business Administration & Management (57 and 7.11%), and Environmental Studies (45 and 5.61%).

The median tuition costs in Rutland, VT are $28,655 for private four year colleges, and $10,248 and $25,656 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Rutland, VT was General Psychology with 28 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 510 degrees awarded

  2. 226 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

$10,248

Median In-State Public

$28,655

Median Private

In 2016, the Rutland, VT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Castleton University with 510 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

338

Degrees Awarded to Men

464

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 338 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rutland, VT, which is 0.728 times less than the 464 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

    639 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    90 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rutland, VT were to White students. These 639 degrees mean that there were 7.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 90 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rutland, VT was $177,600 in 2017, which is 0.816 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $179,200 to $177,600, a 0.893% decrease. The homeownership rate in Rutland, VT is 72.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rutland, VT have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rutland, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,635

Median Household Income

± $1,977

25.2k

Number of Households

± 796

In 2017, the median household income of the 25.2k households in Rutland, VT grew to $52,635 from the previous year's value of $50,029.

The following chart displays the households in Rutland, 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

$177,600

2017 Median

± $3,947

$179,200

2016 Median

± $3,516

In 2017, the median property value in Rutland, VT declined from to $177,600 from the previous year's value of $179,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rutland, 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 Rutland, 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 Rutland, VT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rutland, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.1%

2017 Homeownership

70.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.1% of the housing units in Rutland, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

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

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Commute Time

20 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rutland, VT have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Rutland, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.23%

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

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