Everything You Need to Know About the City of Barre Vermont

In 2017, Barre, VT had a population of 8.78k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $35,225 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Barre, VT declined from 8,831 to 8,778, a -0.6 percent decrease, and its median household income declined from $36,992 dollars to $35,225 dollars, a -4.78 percent decrease.

The population of Barre, Vermont is 94.2 percent White Alone, 2.53 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 1.62 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Barre, VT speak a non-English language, and 97.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Barre, VT is $151,500 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 49.8 percent. Most people in Barre, VT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Barre, VT is 2 cars per household.


Health in Barre

96.2 percent of the population of Barre, VT has health coverage, with 37.1 percent on employee plans, 40 percent on Medicaid, 9.65 percent on Medicare, 8.47 percent on non-group plans, and 0.958 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Barre, VT was $10,190 dollars in 2014. This is a 2.73 percent increase from the previous year ($9,919 dollars).

Primary care physicians in Barre, VT see 977 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.03 percent increase from the previous year (967 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1300 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 211 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Essex County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.2 percent). Additionally, Caledonia County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5 percent).


Economy in Barre

The economy of Barre, VT employs 4.2k people, and Barre has an unemployment rate of 2.7 percent. Barre has seen the job market increase by 1.9 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.5 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The biggest industries in Barre, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,042 people), Public Administration (400 people), and Retail Trade (539 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($52,174 dollars), Finance & Insurance ($45,901 dollars), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,699 dollars).

Households in Barre, VT have a median annual income of $35,225 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,992 dollars in 2016, which represents a -4.78 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Barre

– The Sales Tax Rate for Barre is 6.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Barre is 6.8 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Barre

– The average income of a Barre resident is $22,298 dollars a year.

– The Median household income of a Barre resident is $40,679 dollars a year.