Vermont housing data profiles

General housing data: Washington County, Vermont


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Housing demandWashington Co. Vermont
Total population, 2010 59,534 625,741 About Trend
... in occupied housing units 57,124 600,412 About Trend
... owner occupied 42,549 444,608 About Trend
... renter occupied 14,575 155,804 About Trend
Total group quarters population, 2010** 2,410 25,329 About Trend

**Military barracks, college dorms, nursing homes, etc.

Number of households, 2010 25,027 256,442 About Trend
... owning home 17,540 181,407 About Trend
... renting home 7,487 75,035 About Trend
Number of families, 2010 15,410 160,360 About Trend
Average household size, 2010 2.28 2.34 About Trend
Average family size, 2010 2.81 2.85 About Trend
Owner-occupied units, 2009-2013 18,021 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... with 1.01 or more people per room 0.9% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
Renter-occupied units, 2009-2013 6,640 most reliable 74,467 most reliable About Trend
... with 1.01 or more people p/room 1.4% most reliable 2.8% most reliable About Trend
Year householder moved into unit, 2009-2013
... for owner-occupied units
... 2005 or later 5.6% most reliable 5.5% most reliable About Trend
... 2000 to 2004 40.4% most reliable 39.3% most reliable About Trend
... 1990 to 2000 21.8% most reliable 23.9% most reliable About Trend
... 1980 to 1989 14.8% most reliable 15.6% most reliable About Trend
... 1970 to 1979 9.9% most reliable 9.1% most reliable About Trend
... 1969 or earlier 7.4% most reliable 6.7% most reliable About Trend
... for renter-occupied units
... 2005 or later 31.2% most reliable 34.4% most reliable About Trend
... 2000 to 2004 54.6% most reliable 53.3% most reliable About Trend
... 1990 to 2000 9.1% most reliable 8.2% most reliable About Trend
... 1980 to 1989 3.4% most reliable 2.6% most reliable About Trend
... 1970 to 1979 0.9% most reliable 0.7% most reliable About Trend
... 1969 or earlier 0.9% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
Median year householder moved into unit, 2009-2013
... for all occupied units 2002 most reliable 2002 most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied 1998 most reliable 1998 most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied 2007 most reliable 2007 most reliable About Trend
Total workers 16 years of age or older, 2009-2013 30,802 most reliable 316,127 most reliable About Trend
... working outside town/city of residence 67.7% most reliable 65.4% most reliable About Trend
... working outside county of residence 17.8% most reliable 22.6% most reliable About Trend
... working outside Vermont 1.8% most reliable 6.6% most reliable About Trend
Ability to affordWashington Co. Vermont
Median household income (Census), 2009-2013 $57,281 most reliable $54,267 most reliable About Trend
... homeowner households 65,473 most reliable 64,771 most reliable About Trend
... renter households 33,467 most reliable 30,943 most reliable About Trend
Median family income (Census), 2009-2013 $70,640 most reliable $68,111 most reliable About Trend
... for 2-person families 65,730 most reliable 61,241 most reliable About Trend
... for 3-person families 65,659 most reliable 70,740 most reliable About Trend
... for 4-person families 85,606 most reliable 82,922 most reliable About Trend
... for 5-person families 83,577 most reliable 76,854 most reliable About Trend
... for 6-person families 92,250 most reliable 74,346 most reliable About Trend
... for 7-person families 70,625 most reliable 72,344 most reliable About Trend
Median household income for family of four (HUD), 2016 $72,500 $70,200 About Trend
Median family adjusted gross income, 2013 $66,989 $65,602 About Trend
Annual average wage (Vermont DOL), 2014 $45,384 $43,017 About Trend
Housing wage, 2016***
... 0 bedroom unit $14.08 $14.83 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit $14.17 $16.58 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit $18.96 $21.13 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit $23.54 $27.75 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit $28.44 $31.71 About Trend
Housing wage as % of state minimum wage ($9.60), 2016
... 0 bedroom unit 147% 155% About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit 148% 173% About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit 198% 220% About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit 245% 289% About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit 296% 330% About Trend

***Hourly wage needed to afford an apartment and pay only 30% of income toward housing

Per capita income (Census), 2009-2013 $29,761 most reliable $29,167 most reliable About Trend
Income needed to afford an apartment at HUD's FMR, 2016
... 0 bedroom unit $29,280 $30,851 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit $29,480 $34,479 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit $39,440 $43,947 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit $48,960 $57,718 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit $59,160 $65,950 About Trend
Labor force (Vermont DET), 2015 34,150 344,400 About Trend
... employed 32,900 331,800 About Trend
... unemployed 1,200 12,600 About Trend
... unemployment rate 3.6% 3.7% About Trend
Housing stockWashington Co. Vermont
Total housing units, 2010* 29,941 322,539 About Trend
... owner-occupied 17,540 181,407 About Trend
... renter-occupied 7,487 75,035 About Trend
... vacant housing units, 2010* 4,914 66,097 About Trend
... for seasonal, recreational, occasional use 3,454 50,198 About Trend
... for rent 592 5,635 About Trend
... for sale only 275 3,598 About Trend

*Read why some Census data might conflict with this number

Building permits estimated (total units), 2014 127 1,546 About Trend
... permitted units in single-family buildings 121 978 About Trend
... permitted units in multi-family buildings 6 568 About Trend
Home heating fuel, 2009-2013
... all occupied housing units 24,661 most reliable 257,004 most reliable About Trend
... gas 22.5% most reliable 30.8% most reliable About Trend
... electric 4.8% most reliable 4.6% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 52.9% most reliable 46.5% most reliable About Trend
... wood 18% most reliable 16.3% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 1.7% most reliable 1.6% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0.1% most reliable 0.3% most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied housing units 18,021 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... gas 20.1% most reliable 27.8% most reliable About Trend
... electric 2% most reliable 1.7% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 53.7% most reliable 48.1% most reliable About Trend
... wood 22.4% most reliable 20.5% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 1.8% most reliable 1.8% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0% most reliable 0.1% most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units 6,640 most reliable 74,467 most reliable About Trend
... gas 28.8% most reliable 38% most reliable About Trend
... electric 12.6% most reliable 11.9% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 50.7% most reliable 42.5% most reliable About Trend
... wood 5.8% most reliable 5.8% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 1.6% most reliable 1.2% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0.5% most reliable 0.6% most reliable About Trend
Housing by units in structure, 2009-2013
... all housing units 29,858 most reliable 321,284 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 67.2% most reliable 70% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 7.3% most reliable 6.4% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 20% most reliable 16.6% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 5.5% most reliable 7% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0.1% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied housing units 18,021 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 87.7% most reliable 86.8% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 3.2% most reliable 2.6% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 2.6% most reliable 2.7% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 6.5% most reliable 7.9% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0.1% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units 6,640 most reliable 74,467 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 21.8% most reliable 27% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 17.2% most reliable 16% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 56.5% most reliable 51.4% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 4.5% most reliable 5.5% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
Homeownership costsWashington Co. Vermont
Primary residences sold in Jan-June 2017
... number sold 236 2,733 About Trend
... average price of homes sold $209,302 $236,468 About Trend
... median price of homes sold $188,250 $208,000 About Trend
Number of primary residences sold, 2016 636 6,834 About Trend
... single family homes 552 5,773 About Trend
... condominiums 62 892 About Trend
... mobile homes with land 22 168 About Trend
Average price of primary residences sold, 2016 $213,899 $242,332 About Trend
... single family homes $222,540 $246,733 About Trend
... condominiums $176,158 $241,482 About Trend
... mobile homes with land $103,445 $95,557 About Trend
Median price of primary residences sold, 2016 $188,000 $205,000 About Trend
... single family homes $199,500 $214,900 About Trend
... condominiums $163,000 $189,000 About Trend
... mobile homes with land $86,500 $85,000 About Trend
Number of vacation residences sold, 2016 98 1,418 About Trend
... single family vacation homes 61 1,046 About Trend
... vacation condominiums 36 345 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land 1 27 About Trend
Average price of vacation residences sold, 2016 $214,956 $289,547 About Trend
... single family vacation homes $239,874 $289,228 About Trend
... vacation condominiums $177,039 $307,357 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land $60,000 $74,313 About Trend
Median price of vacation residences sold, 2016 $153,750 $205,000 About Trend
... single family vacation homes $175,000 $215,000 About Trend
... vacation condominiums $150,000 $200,000 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land $60,000 $65,000 About Trend
Primary residence mobile homes sold without land, 2016 23 202 About Trend
... average price $30,932 $48,465 About Trend
... median price $25,000 $28,500 About Trend
Vacation residence mobile homes sold without land, 2016 1 6 About Trend
... average price $355,000 $111,708 About Trend
... median price $355,000 $71,625 About Trend
Municipal tax rate (plus LAR and highway) (p/$100), FY2015 About Trend
Educational tax rate for homesteads (p/$100), FY2015 About Trend
Educational tax rate for non-residential (p/$100), FY2015 About Trend
Common level of appraisal ratio, FY2016 About Trend
Median monthly owner costs, 2009-2013 $1,236 most reliable $1,208 most reliable About Trend
... with mortgage $1,571 most reliable $1,546 most reliable About Trend
... without mortgage $649 most reliable $631 most reliable About Trend
... as percentage of household income 22.5% most reliable 22.9% most reliable About Trend
Owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 18,021 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... at or above 30% of household income 30.9% most reliable 32% most reliable About Trend
... at or above 50% of household income 11.1% most reliable 12% most reliable About Trend
... with a mortgage 12,040 most reliable 120,485 most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 30% of household income 34.9% most reliable 36.9% most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 50% of household income 11.5% most reliable 13.2% most reliable About Trend
... without a mortgage 5,981 most reliable 62,052 most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 30% of household income 22.7% most reliable 22.7% most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 50% of household income 10.2% most reliable 9.9% most reliable About Trend
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 $205,000 most reliable $216,800 most reliable About Trend
Rental housing costsWashington Co. Vermont
Specified housing units with gross rent (total), 2009-2013 6,176 most reliable 69,581 most reliable About Trend
... at or above 30% of household income 46.8% most reliable 52.5% most reliable About Trend
... at or above 50% of household income 22.9% most reliable 26.4% most reliable About Trend
Median gross rent (all units), 2009-2013 $840 most reliable $875 most reliable About Trend
... as a percentage of household income 28.8% most reliable 31.1% most reliable About Trend
Fair market rent (HUD), 2017
... 0 bedroom unit (40%) $776 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit (40%) $781 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit (40%) $1,033 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit (40%) $1,292 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit (40%) $1,569 About Trend
Median rents (HUD), 2017
... 0 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents $831 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents $837 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents $1,107 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents $1,385 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents $1,682 About Trend
Special NeedsWashington Co. Vermont
Supplemental security income recipients, 2014 1,438 15,783 About Trend
... younger than age 18 117 1,627 About Trend
... aged 16-64 1,127 11,602 About Trend
... aged 65 and older 194 2,554 About Trend
Monthly SSI payments in Vermont, 2016 $785 $785 About Trend
... amount available for housing $236 $236 About Trend
... % income needed for efficiency apartment 93% 93% About Trend
... % income needed for 1-bedroom apartment 94% 103% About Trend
Age of householder, 2010
... owner-occupied housing units 17,540 181,407 About Trend
... with householder 15 to 24 years 113 1,399 About Trend
... with householder 25 to 54 years 8,650 88,998 About Trend
... with householder 55 to 64 years 4,455 44,619 About Trend
... with householder 65 to 74 years 2,427 26,133 About Trend
... with householder 75 years and older 1,895 20,258 About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units, 7,487 75,035 About Trend
... with householder 15 to 24 years 751 9,586 About Trend
... with householder 25 to 54 years 4,418 43,498 About Trend
... with householder 55 to 64 years 1,049 9,115 About Trend
... with householder 65 to 74 years 520 5,291 About Trend
... with householder 75 years and older 749 7,545 About Trend
Noninstitutionalized population (civilians 5 years and older), 2009-2013 58,894 619,732 About Trend
... percent with a disability 11 13 About Trend
... 5 to 17 years 9,029 95,093 About Trend
... percent with a disability 5 7 About Trend
... 18 to 64 years 38,305 401,614 About Trend
... percent with a disability 9 11 About Trend
... 65 years and older 8,543 91,793 About Trend
... percent with a disability 31 34 About Trend
Population for whom poverty status was determined, 2011-2015 (Estimated) 56,940 601,732 About Trend
Below poverty level, 2011-2015 (Estimated) 5,729 69,233 About Trend
... under 5 years 395 5,436 About Trend
... 5 to 11 years 551 7,233 About Trend
... 12 to 17 years 479 5,464 About Trend
... 18 to 64 years 3,778 44,016 About Trend
... 65 to 74 years 258 3,480 About Trend
... 75 years and older 268 3,604 About Trend
Families for whom poverty status was determined, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 15,113 161,275 About Trend
... below poverty level 833 12,205 About Trend
... with related children under 18 614 9,390 About Trend
Households for whom public assistance income was determined, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 24,661 257,004 About Trend
... with public assistance income 1,046 11,311 About Trend
Civilian veterans, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 4,754 48,456 About Trend
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 515 7,370 About Trend
... occupied 159 1,566 About Trend
... owner occupied 95 1,033 About Trend
... renter occupied 64 533 About Trend
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 512 7,903 About Trend
... occupied 251 2,332 About Trend
... owner occupied 114 800 About Trend
... renter occupied 137 1,532 About Trend
Median year structure built, 2009-2013 (Estimated)
... all housing units 1970 1973 About Trend
... occupied housing units 1968 1972 About Trend
... owner occupied 1971 1975 About Trend
... renter occupied 1951 1961 About Trend

This data last revised August 29, 2017

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