Barre, VT Population

Population: 9,291. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,128 (-1.8% change)
Males: 4,308 (46.4%), Females: 4,983 (53.6%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $30,393
Median house value: $86,900

Races in Barre:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: French (17.6%), English (13.1%), Irish (12.0%), French Canadian (11.5%), Italian (9.5%), Scottish (7.3%).

Elevation: 609 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Barre

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barre city

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

6.6% Foreign born (3.0% Europe, 2.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -272 (-2.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Barre:

  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL (BOX 547)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Barre:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Barre:

Other public-use airports nearest to Barre:

  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 4 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 23 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 24 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
Amtrak stations near Barre:

  • 9 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barre:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 38 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 44 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 67 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 75 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)

Schools

Public high schools in Barre:

  • SPAULDING HSUD #41 (Students: 970; Location: 155 AYERS STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BARRE REGIONAL VOC TECH CTR (Location: 50 CRIMSON TIDE WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Barre:

  • BARRE TOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOO (Students: 975; Location: 70 WEBSTERVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 08)
  • BARRE CITY ELEM/MIDDLE SCHO (Students: 911; Location: 50 PARKSIDE TERRACE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • WASHINGTON CENTRAL S.U. (Students: 75; Location: 2446 AIRPORT ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • BARRE SUPERVISORY UNION (Location: 120 AYERS STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Barre:

  • SAINT MONICA SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 79 SUMMER ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CENTRAL VERMONT S D A SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 317 VINE; Grades: 1 – 9)

Libraries

Library in Barre:

  • ALDRICH PUBLIC (Operating income: $234,311; Location: 6 WASHINGTON ST.; 38,361 books; 1,332 audio materials; 470 video materials; 129 serial subscriptions)