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Welcome to Vermont


New England state of the NE United States. It is bordered by New Hampshire, across the Connecticut R., Massachusetts, New York, with Lake Champlain forming almost half the border, and the Canadian province of Quebec.

Area, 9,609 sq mi (24,887 sq km).
Pop. (2000) 608,827, an 8.2% increase since the 1990 census.
Capital, Montpelier.
Largest city, Burlington.
Nickname, Green Mountain State.
Motto, Freedom and Unity.
State bird, hermit thrush.
State flower, red clover.
State tree, sugar maple.

Dairy farming has long been dominant in Vermont agriculture, although it has declined somewhat. Apples, cheese, maple syrup, and greenhouse and nursery products are important. The state's most valuable mineral resources are stone, asbestos, sand and gravel, and talc. In the areas around Rutland and Proctor is a noted marble industry, and at Barre the famous Vermont granite is quarried and processed.

The manufacture of nonelectric machinery, machine tools, and precision instruments is important. The textile industry, once dominant in Burlington, has declined, but the manufacture of computer components, food products, pulp and paper, and plastics has helped to compensate for this loss. Cottage industries have long thrived in Vermont, making a variety of products from knitwear to ice cream. Tourism is also vitally important to the state economy.

Every summer thousands of vacationers are drawn by the scenic mountains and the picturesque New England villages, while climbers attempt the many accessible peaks and hikers take on the Long Trail that runs the length of the state along the Green Mt. ridge. In the winter thousands of skiers flock to the slopes at Mad River Glen, Bromley, Stowe, Stratton, and elsewhere. Montpelier is the capital, Burlington is the largest city.


*Information from Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition


Welcome to Burlington, Vermont


Population
Total population 28,740
Male population 14,549
Female population 14,191
Median age 27.00
Median age (male) 26.70
Median age (female) 27.30
Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never married 16,421
Married 6,338
Separated 255
Widowed 926
Divorced 2,260
Population by age
Under 15 2,795
Age 15 to 24 9,954
Ages 25 to 44 8,694
Ages 45 to 64 4,650
Age 65 and over 2,647
Population mobility
Live in the same house as 1 year ago 18,004
Moved from abroad 269
Moved from a different state 2,717
Moved from the same county 6,505
Moved from the same state 1,037
Population by poverty level
Above poverty level 19,010
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 7,568
Employment
White collar 15,129
Blue collar 1,702
Class of worker
Self employed 1,332
Private company 9,707
Not for profit company 3,583
Government workers 2,209
Households
Total households 12,242
Family households 3,989
Non-family households 8,253
Households with children 1,958
Households without children 10,284
Average people per household 2.16
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No high school 1,114
Some high school 4,512
Some college 8,448
Associate degree 707
Bachelors degree 7,109
Graduate degree 3,584
Income/Financial
Average household income $56,713
Median household income $40,776
Median income under 25 $23,223
Median income 25-44 $55,463
Median income 45-64 $48,125
Median income over 65 $28,311
Housing occupancy
Housing units 12,634
Occupied housing units 12,242
Owner occupied units 3,566
Renter occupied units 8,676
Median housing costs per month $1,139
Median gross rent per month $1,064
Housing by year built
Year built median 1939
Built before 1939 6,757
Built between 1940 and 1949 685
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,059
Built between 1960 and 1969 764
Built between 1970 and 1979 995
Built between 1980 and 1989 892
Built between 1990 and 1999 932
Built between 2000 and 2009 453
Built after 2010 97
Housing mortgage situation
Houses with mortgage 2,434
Houses without mortgage 1,132
Median value with mortgage $315,900
Median value without mortgage $310,600
Data on community demographi​cs provided by OnBoard LLC Copyright © OnBoard LLC. Informatio​n is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed​. All community demographi​cs data is for the year 2015 unless otherwise specified.​