Elmore, Vermont

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Elmore, Vermont
Town
Along Lake Elmore in the town of Elmore
Along Lake Elmore in the town of Elmore
Elmore, Vermont
Elmore, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°30′10″N 72°30′39″W / 44.50278°N 72.51083°W / 44.50278; -72.51083Coordinates: 44°30′10″N 72°30′39″W / 44.50278°N 72.51083°W / 44.50278; -72.51083
Country United States
State Vermont
County Lamoille
Area
 • Total 39.6 sq mi (102.6 km2)
 • Land 39.2 sq mi (101.4 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation 1,634 ft (498 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 849
 • Density 21.7/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05657
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-23725[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462089[2]
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Elmore is a town in Lamoille County, Vermont, United States. The town was named for Colonel Samuel Elmore, a landowner.[3][4] The population was 849 at the 2000 census. Elmore contains East Elmore, Lake Elmore and Elmore State Park, a 700-acre (2.8 km2) recreational area surrounding the 219-acre (0.9 km2) lake.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.6 square miles (102.6 km2), of which 39.2 square miles (101.4 km2) is land and 0.4 square mile (1.1 km2) (1.11%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2000 census[1], there were 849 people, 306 households, and 223 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.7 people per square mile (8.4/km2). There were 458 housing units at an average density of 11.7 per square mile (4.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 306 households out of which 42.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,357, and the median income for a family was $48,214. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $27,361 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,069. About 6.4% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile for Elmore, Vermont". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-10. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 118.