Montpelier, VT Population

Population: 8,035. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,003 (-0.4% change)
Males: 3,673 (45.7%), Females: 4,362 (54.3%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $37,513
Median house value: $109,500

Races in Montpelier:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (22.4%), Irish (20.7%), German (10.4%), Italian (8.8%), French (8.0%), French Canadian (6.8%).

Elevation: 525 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Montpelier

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 46.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montpelier city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

3.7% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -181 (-2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Montpelier:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Montpelier:

Other public-use airports nearest to Montpelier:

  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 5 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 19 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 20 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
Amtrak station:
MONTPELIER-BARRE (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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Montpelier:

  • NEW ENGLAND CULINARY INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 177; Location: 250 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WOODBURY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 122; Location: 660 ELM ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.woodbury-college.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montpelier:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 38 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 44 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 45 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 69 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 74 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)

Schools

Public high schools in Montpelier:

  • U-32 HIGH SCHOOL (UHSD #32) (Students: 862; Location: 930 GALLISON HILL ROAD; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • MONTPELIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 5 HIGH SCHOOL DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Montpelier:

  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 1 PARK AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MAIN STREET SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 170 MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MONTPELIER S.D. (Students: 7; Location: 58 BARRE STREET; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Montpelier:

  • ST MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 46 BARRE STREET; Grades: KG – 7)
  • TURTLE ISLAND CHILDREN’S CTR (Students: 50; Location: 659 ELM ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Montpelier:

  • KELLOGG-HUBBARD (Operating income: $415,625; Location: 135 MAIN ST.; 54,203 books; 2,177 audio materials; 263 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)