Windsor County, Vermont
|Windsor County, Vermont|
Windsor County courthouse in Woodstock
Location in the state of Vermont
Vermont's location in the U.S.
976 sq mi (2,528 km²)
971 sq mi (2,515 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.49%
58/sq mi (22.53/km²)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 976 square miles (2,530 km2), the largest county in Vermont, of which 971 square miles (2,510 km2) is land and 5 square miles (13 km2) (0.49%) is water.
Adjacent counties 
- Orange County, Vermont - north
- Grafton County, New Hampshire - northeast
- Sullivan County, New Hampshire - east
- Windham County, Vermont - south
- Bennington County, Vermont - southwest
- Rutland County, Vermont - west
- Addison County, Vermont - northwest
National parks 
The following are national protected areas:
- Green Mountain National Forest (part)
- Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
- White Rocks National Recreation Area (part)
As of the census of 2000, there were 57,418 people, 24,162 households, and 15,729 families residing in the county. The population density was 59 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 31,621 housing units at an average density of 33 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.72% White, 0.33% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.1% were of English, 12.9% Irish, 10.9% American, 9.9% French, 7.7% German, 6.7% French Canadian and 5.5% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000. 96.4% spoke English and 1.5% French as their first language.
There were 24,162 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.70% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 28.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.86. In the county, the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 27.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.
In 2007, the census department estimated that Windsor had the oldest average age in the state, 44.7. This compares with the actual census in 2000 of 41.3 years.
|2012||67.9% 19,494||30% 8,598|
|2008||68.8% 21,444||29.1% 9,084|
|2004||60.3% 18,561||37.4% 11,491|
|2000||51.9% 15,140||40.2% 11,713|
Personal income 
The median income for a household in the county was $40,688, and the median income for a family was $59,002. Males had a median income of $42,648 versus $25,696 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,369. About 3.20% of families and 5.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.50% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns 
- Chester Depot (an unincorporated community of Chester)
- Perkinsville (a village of Weathersfield)
- West Windsor
* Villages are census divisions, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in.
See also 
- List of counties in Vermont
- List of towns in Vermont
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Windsor County, Vermont
- USS Windsor (APA-55), an attack transport named for Windsor County
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Sutkowski, Matt (August 7, 2008). Census: State older, a little more diverse. Burlington Free Press.
- "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- "Funds bypass worst roads". Burlington, Vermont: Burlington Free Press. 25 September 2009. pp. 1A.
- Shinn, Peggy (January 18, 2009). Not so fast (or else) on these Vermont highways. Boston Globe.
||Addison County||Orange County||Grafton County, New Hampshire|
|Rutland County||Sullivan County, New Hampshire|
|Bennington County||Windham County|