Castleton, VT

Census Place

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2022 Population
905
25% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Senator
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
US Representative
Becca Balint
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
20.1
2.43% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.3%
71.3% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$21,322
2022 Median Property Value
$269,600
2.51% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
338
41.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Castleton, VT had a population of 905 people with a median age of 20.1 and a median household income of $21,322. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Castleton, VT declined from 1,206 to 905, a −25% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to $21,322, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Castleton, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.75%), Other (Hispanic) (1.44%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.773%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.773%).

None of the households in Castleton, VT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Castleton, VT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Castleton, VT are Castleton University (468 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Castleton, VT was $269,600, and the homeownership rate was 54.3%.

Most people in Castleton, VT walked to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Castleton, VT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Castleton, VT is home to a population of 905 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.88% of Castleton, VT residents were born outside of the country (17 people).

In 2022, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (816 people) in Castleton, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Castleton, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Castleton, VT was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Castleton, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    816 ± 106
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    52 ± 34
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    13 ± 30
2.76%
Hispanic Population
25 people

In 2022, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (816 people) in Castleton, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.76% of the people in Castleton, VT are hispanic (25 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    4,981 ± 1,725 people
  2. China
    1,582 ± 975 people
  3. Germany
    991 ± 772 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Vermont was Canada, the natal country of 4,981 Vermont residents, followed by China with 1,582 and Germany with 991.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.88%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17 people
4.56%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
55 people

As of 2022, 1.88% of Castleton, VT residents (17 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Castleton, VT was 4.56%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 17
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 14
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 17

Castleton, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Castleton, VT employs 338 people. The largest industries in Castleton, VT are Educational Services (80 people), Accommodation & Food Services (71 people), and Retail Trade (44 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($15,625), Accommodation & Food Services ($14,107), and Manufacturing ($11,250).

Males in Vermont have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,434. The income inequality in Vermont (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

338
2022 Value
± 125
−41.5%
1 Year decline
± 94.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Castleton, VT declined at a rate of −41.5%, from 578 employees to 338 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Castleton, VT, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (70 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (48 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (37 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Castleton, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

338
2022 Value
± 125
−41.5%
1 Year decline
± 94.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Castleton, VT declined at a rate of −41.5%, from 578 employees to 338 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Castleton, VT, are Educational Services (80 people), Accommodation & Food Services (71 people), and Retail Trade (44 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Castleton, VT, though some of these residents may live in Castleton, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$15,551
Median earning men ± $11,586
$5,750
Median earning women ± $3,801

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($16,172), Retail Trade ($6,078), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,063).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($11,250), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($7,159), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($4,100).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.76%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 307k people employed in Vermont. This represents a 1.76% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Vermont went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (30.4%), followed by Other (1.87%).

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing the state of Vermont. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Castleton, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Vermont

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Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Peter Welch
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing Vermont.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Castleton, VT

Becca Balint
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Castleton, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint (Democratic Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Castleton, VT awarded 468 degrees. The student population of Castleton, VT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 944 male students and 1,419 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Castleton, VT are White (400 and 88.5%), followed by Black or African American (16 and 3.54%), Unknown (11 and 2.43%), and Asian (10 and 2.21%).

The largest universities in Castleton, VT by number of degrees awarded are Castleton University (468 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Castleton, VT are General Business Administration & Management (63 and 13.5%), Registered Nursing (45 and 9.62%), and Sport & Fitness Management (39 and 8.33%).

The median tuition cost in Castleton, VT for a public four year colleges is $11,832 for in-state students and $28,800 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Castleton, VT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,363 (39.9% men and 60.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,363 students enrolled in Castleton, VT, 39.9% men and 60.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,941 records, of which 62.6% were women and 37.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Castleton, VT was Social Work with 24 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
468 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Castleton University with 468 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 222 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Castleton, VT, which is 0.902 times less than the 246 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 400 degrees mean that there were 25 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,832) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,246) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.431% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.362% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (130k), Bachelors Degree (106k), and Some college (93.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Castleton, VT was $269,600 in 2022, which is 0.956 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $263,000 to $269,600, a 2.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Castleton, VT is 54.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Castleton, VT have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Castleton, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$269,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$73,719
$44
Median Property Taxes
±$54

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Castleton, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Castleton, VT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9636
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$21,322
Median Household Income
± $16,794
81
Number of Households
± 82

In 2021, the median household income of the 81 households in Castleton, VT N/A $21,322 from the previous year's value of N/A.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Castleton, VT is from Vermont.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2022, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (41.4%)
  2. Drove Alone (40.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.6%)

In 2022, 41.4% of workers in Castleton, VT walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (40.8%) and those who worked at home (10.6%).

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Castleton, VT have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Castleton, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Castleton, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Castleton, VT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Castleton, VT (18 out of 159 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Males < 5 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Castleton, VT is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Castleton, VT has health coverage, with 57.8% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 4.64% on Medicare, 22.7% on non-group plans, and 0.11% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Rutland County, VT see 1293 patients per year on average, which represents a 3% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1284 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 293 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,293 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rutland County, VT

Primary care physicians in Rutland County, VT see an average of 1,293 patients per year. This represents a 3% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.6% under 18 years, 68.3% between 18 and 34 years, 8.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 3.76% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 63.8% were men and 36.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.53%
Uninsured
57.8%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
4.64%
Medicare
22.7%
Non-Group
0.11%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Castleton, VT declined by 25.2% from 6.06% to 4.53%.

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