Grand Isle, Vermont

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Grand Isle, Vermont
Town
Congregational Church of Grand Isle
Congregational Church of Grand Isle
Grand Isle, Vermont
Grand Isle, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°42′45″N 73°18′19″W / 44.71250°N 73.30528°W / 44.71250; -73.30528Coordinates: 44°42′45″N 73°18′19″W / 44.71250°N 73.30528°W / 44.71250; -73.30528
Country United States
State Vermont
County Grand Isle
Area
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Land 16.5 sq mi (42.8 km2)
 • Water 18.6 sq mi (48.2 km2)
Elevation 171 ft (52 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,067
 • Density 118.4/sq mi (45.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05458
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-29275[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462107[2]
Website www.grandislevt.org

Grand Isle is a town on Grand Isle in Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States. The population was 2,067 at the 2010 census.

A landing for the Lake Champlain Transportation Company's ferry to Plattsburgh, New York at Cumberland Head is located on the western shore of Grand Isle at Gordon's Landing.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.1 square miles (91.0 km2), of which 16.5 square miles (42.8 km2) is land and 18.6 square miles (48.2 km2) (53.00%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1800 678
1810 623 −8.1%
1820 698 12.0%
1830 648 −7.2%
1840 724 11.7%
1850 666 −8.0%
1860 708 6.3%
1870 682 −3.7%
1880 749 9.8%
1890 793 5.9%
1900 851 7.3%
1910 839 −1.4%
1920 808 −3.7%
1930 857 6.1%
1940 791 −7.7%
1950 735 −7.1%
1960 624 −15.1%
1970 809 29.6%
1980 1,238 53.0%
1990 1,642 32.6%
2000 1,955 19.1%
2010 2,067 5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,955 people, 772 households, and 572 families residing in the town. The population density was 118.4 people per square mile (45.7/km2). There were 1,047 housing units at an average density of 63.4 per square mile (24.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.54% White, 0.20% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.36% Asian, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 772 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,594, and the median income for a family was $52,143. Males had a median income of $39,191 versus $25,900 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,955. About 2.7% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

In 2009, the town was the last in Vermont to adopt a school budget.[4]

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. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ Walsh, Molly (23 July 2009). "School budget vote set". Burlington, Vermont: Burlington Free Press. pp. 1B. 

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