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Chittenden County, Vermont
Map of Vermont highlighting Chittenden County
Location in the state of Vermont
Map of USA VT
Vermont's location in the U.S.
Founded 1787
Shire Town Burlington
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

620 sq mi (1,606 km²)
539 sq mi (1,396 km²)
81 sq mi (210 km²), 13.01%
 - (2000)
 - Density

272/sq mi (105/km²)

Chittenden County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. As of 2000, the population was 146,571, making it the most populous county in the state. Its shire town is Burlington6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,605 km² (620 sq mi). 1,396 km² (539 sq mi) of it is land and 209 km² (81 sq mi) of it (13.01%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


As of the census² of 2000, there were 146,571 people, 56,452 households, and 35,169 families residing in the county. The population density was 105/km² (272/sq mi). There were 58,864 housing units at an average density of 42/km² (109/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.14% White, 0.91% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. 1.07% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 92.5% spoke English, 2.7% French and 1.2% Spanish as a first language.

There were 56,452 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.30% were married couples living together, 8.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.70% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 13.10% from 18 to 24, 32.00% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 9.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $47,673, and the median income for a family was $59,460. Males had a median income of $38,541 versus $27,853 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,501. About 4.90% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities, towns, villages, and unincorporated placesEdit

* In Vermont, gores and grants are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited).

See also Edit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 44°27′N 73°05′W / 44.45, -73.09

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