44°03′N 73°07′W / 44.05, -73.117

Addison County, Vermont
Map of Vermont highlighting Addison County
Location in the state of Vermont
Map of USA VT
Vermont's location in the U.S.
Founded 1785
Shire Town
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

808 sq mi (2,093 km²)

38 sq mi (98 km²), 4.72%
 - (2000)
 - Density

47/sq mi (18/km²)

Addison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. As of 2000, the population was 35,974. Its shire town is Middlebury6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,093 km² (808 sq mi). 1,995 km² (770 sq mi) of it is land and 99 km² (38 sq mi) of it (4.72%) is water. The primary stream of the county is Otter Creek, which runs through the county from the south to the north.

Adjacent Counties Edit


As of the census² of 2000, there were 35,974 people, 13,068 households, and 9,108 families residing in the county. The population density was 18/km² (47/sq mi). There were 15,312 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.86% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. 1.10% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.0% spoke English, 1.8% French and 1.2% Spanish as their first language.

There were 13,068 households out of which 34.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.40% were married couples living together, 8.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 12.50% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $43,142, and the median income for a family was $49,351. Males had a median income of $31,836 versus $24,416 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,539. About 5.10% of families and 8.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.10% of those under age 18 and 8.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

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