Living in Montpelier, VT

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Montpelier SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
9

Montpelier, VT Crime Report

168
Total Crimes
2,259.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.01%
Below National Average

Montpelier, VT Cost Of Living

111
Montpelier's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Montpelier, Vermont Info Snack

Montpelier (/mntpilir/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Washington County. As the site of Vermont's state government, it is the least populous state capital in the United States. The population was 7,855 at the 2010 census. However, the daytime population swells to about 21,000, due to the large number of jobs within city limits. The Vermont College of Fine Arts and New England Culinary Institute are located in the municipality. It was named for Montpellier, France.
Population
7,547
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
10.3%
Median Home
$247,600
Median Income
$64,405
Median Rent
$992

Montpelier, VT Photos

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Rankings for Montpelier in Vermont

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Map Of Montpelier, VT

Population over time in Montpelier

Year Population % Change
2017 7,547 -0.5%
2016 7,584 -1.0%
2015 7,662 -0.6%
2014 7,712 -0.6%
2013 7,760 -0.7%
2012 7,815 -0.4%
2011 7,847 -0.4%
2010 7,878 -0.3%
2009 7,903 -
Crime/100k Montpelier VT USA
Violent Crime 94.2 172.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.6 5.0
Robbery 13.5 11.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 26.9 113.4 246.8
Property Crime 2165.7 1283.1 2199.5
Burglary 376.6 234.2 376.0
Larceny 1775.6 1008.5 1594.6
Car Theft 13.5 40.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Montpelier

White
91.3% (6,894)
African American
1.9% (146)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (158)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (202)
Hispanic
1.9% (147)
Race Montpelier VT USA
White 91.3% 93.0% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 1.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 1.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Montpelier, Vermont

Less than $10,000
3.9% (29,774)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (54,485)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (57,524)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (68,259)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (90,539)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (132,062)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (112,617)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.6% (117,478)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.6% (42,535)
$200,000 or more
6.5% (49,422)
Income Montpelier VT USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 4.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 9.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 18.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 14.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.6% 15.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.6% 5.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.5% 5.0% 7.0%

Gender in Montpelier

Female
54.9% (4,142)
Male
45.1% (3,404)
Gender Montpelier VT USA
Female 54.9% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Montpelier for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (150)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (150)
High School / GED
17.0% (1,282)
Some College
11.0% (830)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (452)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (2,264)
Master's Degree
20.0% (1,509)
Professional Degree
8.0% (603)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (301)
Education Montpelier VT USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 1.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 18.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 8.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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