Windsor County, Vermont


Windsor County, Vermont

Infobox U.S. County
county = Windsor County
state = Vermont


map size = 125
founded = 1781
seat = Woodstock | area_total_sq_mi =976
area_land_sq_mi =971
area_water_sq_mi =5
area percentage = 0.49%
census yr = 2000
pop = 57418
density_km2 =23
web =http://www.swcrpc.org/subpage.php?file=content/contact.htm|

Windsor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. In area it is the largest county in the state. As of 2000, the population was 57,418. Its shire town is WoodstockGR|6.

Windsor County is part of the Lebanon, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 976 square miles (2,527 km²), of which, 971 square miles (2,515 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (12 km²) of it (0.49%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Orange County, Vermont - northeast
*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 protected area

* Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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. [cite book | author = Sutkowski, Matt |title = Census: State older, a little more diverse | publisher = Burlington Free Press | year = August 7, 2008]

Economy

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

*Andover
*Baltimore
*Barnard
*Bethel
*Bridgewater
*Cavendish
*Chester
**Chester Depot (an unincorporated community of Chester)
*Hartford
**White River Junction (an unincorporated community of Hartford)
**Wilder (an unincorporated community of Hartford)
*Hartland
*Ludlow
**Ludlow Village
*Norwich
*Plymouth
*Pomfret
*Reading
*Rochester
*Royalton
*Sharon
*Springfield
*Stockbridge
*Weathersfield
**Perkinsville (a village of Weathersfield)
*West Windsor
*Weston
*Windsor
*Woodstock
**Woodstock Village*" 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
* USS Windsor (APA-55), an attack transport named for Windsor County

References

External links

* [http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/VT/Windsor/districts.html National Register of Historic Places listing for Windsor Co., Vermont]


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