Vermont housing data profiles

General housing data: Lowell, Orleans County, Vermont


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Housing demandLowell Orleans Co. Vermont
Total population, 2010 879 27,231 625,741 About Trend
... in occupied housing units 875 26,413 600,412 About Trend
... owner occupied 730 20,458 444,608 About Trend
... renter occupied 145 5,955 155,804 About Trend
Total group quarters population, 2010** 4 818 25,329 About Trend

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

Number of households, 2010 340 11,320 256,442 About Trend
... owning home 282 8,553 181,407 About Trend
... renting home 58 2,767 75,035 About Trend
Number of families, 2010 239 7,298 160,360 About Trend
Average household size, 2010 2.57 2.33 2.34 About Trend
Average family size, 2010 2.97 2.81 2.85 About Trend
Owner-occupied units, 2009-2013 269 most reliable 8,546 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... with 1.01 or more people per room 4.8% most reliable 0.8% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
Renter-occupied units, 2009-2013 46 most reliable 2,497 most reliable 74,467 most reliable About Trend
... with 1.01 or more people p/room 26.1% most reliable 3.4% most reliable 2.8% most reliable About Trend
Year householder moved into unit, 2009-2013
... for owner-occupied units
... 2005 or later 11.2% most reliable 5.4% most reliable 5.5% most reliable About Trend
... 2000 to 2004 33.5% most reliable 38.8% most reliable 39.3% most reliable About Trend
... 1990 to 2000 30.1% most reliable 23% most reliable 23.9% most reliable About Trend
... 1980 to 1989 14.5% most reliable 15.5% most reliable 15.6% most reliable About Trend
... 1970 to 1979 5.2% most reliable 10.2% most reliable 9.1% most reliable About Trend
... 1969 or earlier 5.6% most reliable 7.1% most reliable 6.7% most reliable About Trend
... for renter-occupied units
... 2005 or later 52.2% most reliable 36.1% most reliable 34.4% most reliable About Trend
... 2000 to 2004 28.3% most reliable 49.8% most reliable 53.3% most reliable About Trend
... 1990 to 2000 13% most reliable 9.9% most reliable 8.2% most reliable About Trend
... 1980 to 1989 0% most reliable 3.1% most reliable 2.6% most reliable About Trend
... 1970 to 1979 0% most reliable 0.4% most reliable 0.7% most reliable About Trend
... 1969 or earlier 6.5% most reliable 0.7% most reliable 0.9% most reliable About Trend
Median year householder moved into unit, 2009-2013
... for all occupied units 2000 most reliable 2001 most reliable 2002 most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied 1998 most reliable 1997 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 409 most reliable 12,092 most reliable 316,127 most reliable About Trend
... working outside town/city of residence 78.5% most reliable 61.9% most reliable 65.4% most reliable About Trend
... working outside county of residence 41.1% most reliable 15.7% most reliable 22.6% most reliable About Trend
... working outside Vermont 0.5% most reliable 1.1% most reliable 6.6% most reliable About Trend
Ability to affordLowell Orleans Co. Vermont
Median household income (Census), 2009-2013 $48,875 most reliable $41,953 most reliable $54,267 most reliable About Trend
... homeowner households 46,806 most reliable 47,026 most reliable 64,771 most reliable About Trend
... renter households 37,188 most reliable 23,216 most reliable 30,943 most reliable About Trend
Median family income (Census), 2009-2013 $49,375 most reliable $52,235 most reliable $68,111 most reliable About Trend
... for 2-person families 48,750 most reliable 46,793 most reliable 61,241 most reliable About Trend
... for 3-person families 57,969 most reliable 54,931 most reliable 70,740 most reliable About Trend
... for 4-person families 48,333 most reliable 63,719 most reliable 82,922 most reliable About Trend
... for 5-person families 55,417 most reliable 58,482 most reliable 76,854 most reliable About Trend
... for 6-person families 65,583 most reliable 74,346 most reliable About Trend
... for 7-person families - 71,250 most reliable 72,344 most reliable About Trend
Median household income for family of four (HUD), 2016† $53,600 $53,600 $70,200 About Trend
Median family adjusted gross income, 2013 $39,719 $43,300 $65,602 About Trend
Annual average wage (Vermont DOL), 2014 $29,159 $34,450 $43,017 About Trend
Housing wage, 2016***
... 0 bedroom unit† $11.38 $11.38 $14.83 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit† $11.98 $11.98 $16.58 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit† $14.75 $14.75 $21.13 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit† $18.31 $18.31 $27.75 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit† $20.21 $20.21 $31.71 About Trend
Housing wage as % of state minimum wage ($9.60), 2016
... 0 bedroom unit† 119% 119% 155% About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit† 125% 125% 173% About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit† 154% 154% 220% About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit† 191% 191% 289% About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit† 211% 211% 330% About Trend

***Hourly wage needed to afford an apartment and pay only 30% of income toward housing
†County and town/village figures are identical, because HUD calculates county values only. Therefore, this value applies to all towns/villages within the county.

Per capita income (Census), 2009-2013 $19,841 most reliable $22,303 most reliable $29,167 most reliable About Trend
Income needed to afford an apartment at HUD's FMR, 2016
... 0 bedroom unit† $23,680 $23,680 $30,851 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit† $24,920 $24,920 $34,479 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit† $30,680 $30,680 $43,947 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit† $38,080 $38,080 $57,718 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit† $42,040 $42,040 $65,950 About Trend
Labor force (Vermont DET), 2015 440 13,500 344,400 About Trend
... employed 410 12,700 331,800 About Trend
... unemployed 30 800 12,600 About Trend
... unemployment rate 6.4% 5.8% 3.7% About Trend

†County and town/village figures are identical, because HUD calculates county values only. Therefore, this value applies to all towns/villages within the county.

Housing stockLowell Orleans Co. Vermont
Total housing units, 2010* 509 16,162 322,539 About Trend
... owner-occupied 282 8,553 181,407 About Trend
... renter-occupied 58 2,767 75,035 About Trend
... vacant housing units, 2010* 169 4,842 66,097 About Trend
... for seasonal, recreational, occasional use 139 3,951 50,198 About Trend
... for rent 3 272 5,635 About Trend
... for sale only 10 184 3,598 About Trend

*Read why some Census data might conflict with this number

Building permits estimated (total units), 2014 0 200 1,546 About Trend
... permitted units in single-family buildings 0 36 978 About Trend
... permitted units in multi-family buildings 0 164 568 About Trend
Home heating fuel, 2009-2013
... all occupied housing units 315 most reliable 11,043 most reliable 257,004 most reliable About Trend
... gas 12.4% most reliable 12.4% most reliable 30.8% most reliable About Trend
... electric 0% most reliable 1.6% most reliable 4.6% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 36.5% most reliable 55.3% most reliable 46.5% most reliable About Trend
... wood 45.7% most reliable 29% most reliable 16.3% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 3.5% most reliable 1.4% most reliable 1.6% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 1.9% most reliable 0.2% most reliable 0.3% most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied housing units 269 most reliable 8,546 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... gas 13% most reliable 11.1% most reliable 27.8% most reliable About Trend
... electric 0% most reliable 1% most reliable 1.7% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 38.7% most reliable 52.8% most reliable 48.1% most reliable About Trend
... wood 44.2% most reliable 33.5% most reliable 20.5% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 4.1% most reliable 1.6% most reliable 1.8% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0.1% most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units 46 most reliable 2,497 most reliable 74,467 most reliable About Trend
... gas 8.7% most reliable 17% most reliable 38% most reliable About Trend
... electric 0% most reliable 3.8% most reliable 11.9% most reliable About Trend
... fuel oil, kerosene 23.9% most reliable 64% most reliable 42.5% most reliable About Trend
... wood 54.3% most reliable 13.6% most reliable 5.8% most reliable About Trend
... all other fuels 0% most reliable 1% most reliable 1.2% most reliable About Trend
... no fuel used 13% most reliable 0.6% most reliable 0.6% most reliable About Trend
Housing by units in structure, 2009-2013
... all housing units 519 most reliable 16,053 most reliable 321,284 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 81.1% most reliable 76.9% most reliable 70% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 2.5% most reliable 4.6% most reliable 6.4% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 0% most reliable 9.4% most reliable 16.6% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 16.4% most reliable 9% most reliable 7% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
... owner-occupied housing units 269 most reliable 8,546 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 83.6% most reliable 87.7% most reliable 86.8% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 0.7% most reliable 1.5% most reliable 2.6% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 0% most reliable 0.7% most reliable 2.7% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 15.6% most reliable 10.1% most reliable 7.9% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units 46 most reliable 2,497 most reliable 74,467 most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 1 unit 87% most reliable 31.4% most reliable 27% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 2 units 13% most reliable 19.6% most reliable 16% most reliable About Trend
... in buildings with 3 or more units 0% most reliable 37.8% most reliable 51.4% most reliable About Trend
... that are mobile homes 0% most reliable 11.3% most reliable 5.5% most reliable About Trend
... that are boats, RVs, vans or other 0% most reliable 0% most reliable 0% most reliable About Trend
Homeownership costsLowell Orleans Co. Vermont
Primary residences sold in Jan-June 2017
... number sold 6 117 2,733 About Trend
... average price of homes sold $143,367 $156,840 $236,468 About Trend
... median price of homes sold $127,000 $140,000 $208,000 About Trend
Number of primary residences sold, 2016 6 260 6,834 About Trend
... single family homes 6 244 5,773 About Trend
... condominiums 1 892 About Trend
... mobile homes with land 15 168 About Trend
Average price of primary residences sold, 2016 $95,533 $160,428 $242,332 About Trend
... single family homes $95,533 $165,365 $246,733 About Trend
... condominiums $150,000 $241,482 About Trend
... mobile homes with land $80,823 $95,557 About Trend
Median price of primary residences sold, 2016 $90,500 $146,000 $205,000 About Trend
... single family homes $90,500 $150,250 $214,900 About Trend
... condominiums $150,000 $189,000 About Trend
... mobile homes with land $70,000 $85,000 About Trend
Number of vacation residences sold, 2016 1 64 1,418 About Trend
... single family vacation homes 1 56 1,046 About Trend
... vacation condominiums 2 345 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land 6 27 About Trend
Average price of vacation residences sold, 2016 $72,500 $183,015 $289,547 About Trend
... single family vacation homes $72,500 $196,796 $289,228 About Trend
... vacation condominiums $192,000 $307,357 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land $51,396 $74,313 About Trend
Median price of vacation residences sold, 2016 $72,500 $128,000 $205,000 About Trend
... single family vacation homes $72,500 $147,450 $215,000 About Trend
... vacation condominiums $192,000 $200,000 About Trend
... vacation mobile homes with land $46,250 $65,000 About Trend
Primary residence mobile homes sold without land, 2016 8 202 About Trend
... average price $25,000 $48,465 About Trend
... median price $23,000 $28,500 About Trend
Vacation residence mobile homes sold without land, 2016 0 6 About Trend
... average price $0 $111,708 About Trend
... median price $0 $71,625 About Trend
Municipal tax rate (plus LAR and highway) (p/$100), FY2015 0.0121 About Trend
Educational tax rate for homesteads (p/$100), FY2015 1.2307 About Trend
Educational tax rate for non-residential (p/$100), FY2015 1.4798 About Trend
Common level of appraisal ratio, FY2016 0.9996 About Trend
Median monthly owner costs, 2009-2013 $975 most reliable $881 most reliable $1,208 most reliable About Trend
... with mortgage $1,331 most reliable $1,210 most reliable $1,546 most reliable About Trend
... without mortgage $397 most reliable $525 most reliable $631 most reliable About Trend
... as percentage of household income 25.4% most reliable 23.1% most reliable 22.9% most reliable About Trend
Owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 269 most reliable 8,546 most reliable 182,537 most reliable About Trend
... at or above 30% of household income 40.1% most reliable 34.3% most reliable 32% most reliable About Trend
... at or above 50% of household income 12.3% most reliable 13.5% most reliable 12% most reliable About Trend
... with a mortgage 169 most reliable 4,775 most reliable 120,485 most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 30% of household income 52.7% most reliable 40% most reliable 36.9% most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 50% of household income 14.8% most reliable 15.7% most reliable 13.2% most reliable About Trend
... without a mortgage 100 most reliable 3,771 most reliable 62,052 most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 30% of household income 19% most reliable 27.1% most reliable 22.7% most reliable About Trend
... with owner costs at or above 50% of household income 8% most reliable 10.7% most reliable 9.9% most reliable About Trend
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 $142,700 most reliable $156,300 most reliable $216,800 most reliable About Trend
Rental housing costsLowell Orleans Co. Vermont
Specified housing units with gross rent (total), 2009-2013 34 most reliable 2,229 most reliable 69,581 most reliable About Trend
... at or above 30% of household income 29.4% most reliable 54.9% most reliable 52.5% most reliable About Trend
... at or above 50% of household income 0% most reliable 27% most reliable 26.4% most reliable About Trend
Median gross rent (all units), 2009-2013 $1,029 most reliable $692 most reliable $875 most reliable About Trend
... as a percentage of household income 14.3% most reliable 32.7% most reliable 31.1% most reliable About Trend
Fair market rent (HUD), 2017
... 0 bedroom unit (40%)† $598 $598 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit (40%)† $654 $654 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit (40%)† $788 $788 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit (40%)† $986 $986 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit (40%)† $1,090 $1,090 About Trend
Median rents (HUD), 2017
... 0 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $636 $636 About Trend
... 1 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $696 $696 About Trend
... 2 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $838 $838 About Trend
... 3 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $1,048 $1,048 About Trend
... 4 bedroom unit (50%) — Median rents† $1,159 $1,159 About Trend

†County and town/village figures are identical, because HUD calculates county values only. Therefore, this value applies to all towns/villages within the county.

Special NeedsLowell Orleans Co. Vermont
Supplemental security income recipients, 2014 1,032 15,783 About Trend
... younger than age 18 84 1,627 About Trend
... aged 16-64 756 11,602 About Trend
... aged 65 and older 192 2,554 About Trend
Monthly SSI payments in Vermont, 2016 $785 $785 $785 About Trend
... amount available for housing $236 $236 $236 About Trend
... % income needed for efficiency apartment 75% 75% 93% About Trend
... % income needed for 1-bedroom apartment 79% 79% 103% About Trend
Age of householder, 2010
... owner-occupied housing units 282 8,553 181,407 About Trend
... with householder 15 to 24 years 0 97 1,399 About Trend
... with householder 25 to 54 years 155 3,847 88,998 About Trend
... with householder 55 to 64 years 64 2,109 44,619 About Trend
... with householder 65 to 74 years 41 1,431 26,133 About Trend
... with householder 75 years and older 22 1,069 20,258 About Trend
... renter-occupied housing units, 58 2,767 75,035 About Trend
... with householder 15 to 24 years 10 316 9,586 About Trend
... with householder 25 to 54 years 38 1,550 43,498 About Trend
... with householder 55 to 64 years 5 328 9,115 About Trend
... with householder 65 to 74 years 1 248 5,291 About Trend
... with householder 75 years and older 4 325 7,545 About Trend
Noninstitutionalized population (civilians 5 years and older), 2009-2013 845 26,556 619,732 About Trend
... percent with a disability 19 16 13 About Trend
... 5 to 17 years 193 4,286 95,093 About Trend
... percent with a disability 14 8 7 About Trend
... 18 to 64 years 546 16,062 401,614 About Trend
... percent with a disability 17 13 11 About Trend
... 65 years and older 79 4,801 91,793 About Trend
... percent with a disability 51 36 34 About Trend
Population for whom poverty status was determined, 2011-2015 (Estimated) 801 26,225 601,732 About Trend
Below poverty level, 2011-2015 (Estimated) 85 4,070 69,233 About Trend
... under 5 years 0 319 5,436 About Trend
... 5 to 11 years 6 426 7,233 About Trend
... 12 to 17 years 10 361 5,464 About Trend
... 18 to 64 years 60 2,450 44,016 About Trend
... 65 to 74 years 3 230 3,480 About Trend
... 75 years and older 6 284 3,604 About Trend
Families for whom poverty status was determined, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 218 6,986 161,275 About Trend
... below poverty level 19 684 12,205 About Trend
... with related children under 18 9 452 9,390 About Trend
Households for whom public assistance income was determined, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 315 11,043 257,004 About Trend
... with public assistance income 9 356 11,311 About Trend
Civilian veterans, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 41 2,366 48,456 About Trend
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 53 764 7,370 About Trend
... occupied 16 134 1,566 About Trend
... owner occupied 16 63 1,033 About Trend
... renter occupied 0 71 533 About Trend
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities, 2009-2013 (Estimated) 42 842 7,903 About Trend
... occupied 10 137 2,332 About Trend
... owner occupied 10 43 800 About Trend
... renter occupied 0 94 1,532 About Trend
Median year structure built, 2009-2013 (Estimated)
... all housing units 1980 1971 1973 About Trend
... occupied housing units 1976 1971 1972 About Trend
... owner occupied 1976 1974 1975 About Trend
... renter occupied 1976 1948 1961 About Trend

This data last revised August 29, 2017

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