Waterbury (village), Vermont

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Waterbury, Vermont
Village
Location in Washington County and the state of Vermont
Location in Washington County and the state of Vermont
Waterbury, Vermont is located in the US
Waterbury, Vermont
Waterbury, Vermont
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 44°20′23″N 72°45′1″W / 44.33972°N 72.75028°W / 44.33972; -72.75028Coordinates: 44°20′23″N 72°45′1″W / 44.33972°N 72.75028°W / 44.33972; -72.75028
Country United States
State Vermont
County Washington
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 427 ft (130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,763
 • Density 910/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 05671, 05676
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-76900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1460075[2]

Waterbury is a village in the town of Waterbury in Washington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,763 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2), of which 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 2.31%, is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 756
1890 955 26.3%
1900 1,597 67.2%
1910 1,377 −13.8%
1920 1,515 10.0%
1930 1,776 17.2%
1940 3,074 73.1%
1950 3,153 2.6%
1960 2,984 −5.4%
1970 2,840 −4.8%
1980 1,892 −33.4%
1990 1,702 −10.0%
2000 1,706 0.2%
2010 1,763 3.3%
Est. 2016 1,835 [5] 4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,706 people, 793 households, and 409 families residing in the village. The population density was 958.9 people per square mile (370.1/km²). There were 823 housing units at an average density of 462.6/sq mi (178.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.30% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 793 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.78.

On 7 June 2012, village approved new laws regarding same-sex civil and religious marriage.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,218, and the median income for a family was $47,708. Males had a median income of $31,709 versus $25,382 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,678. About 7.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

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 of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Waterbury village, Vermont". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Waterbury village, Vermont". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.