Caledonia County is a county located in the state of Vermont. As of 2000, the population is 29,702. Its county seat is St. Johnsbury6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,703 km≤ (658 mi≤). 1,685 km≤ (651 mi≤) of it is land and 18 km≤ (7 mi≤) of it is water. The total area is 1.06% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 29,702 people, 11,663 households, and 7,895 families residing in the county. The population density is 18/km≤ (46/mi≤). There are 14,504 housing units at an average density of 9/km≤ (22/mi≤). The racial makeup of the county is 97.48% White, 0.29% Black or African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 11,663 households out of which 32.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.60% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.95.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.50 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $34,800, and the median income for a family is $42,215. Males have a median income of $30,438 versus $21,973 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,976. 12.30% of the population and 9.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.60% of those under the age of 18 and 10.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities, towns, and villages*
* Villages are census divisions, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in.
- National Register of Historic Places listing for Caledonia Co., Vermont (http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/VT/Caledonia/districts.html)