Bolton, Vermont

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Bolton, Vermont

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High Points

Bolton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Vermont):

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College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Bolton College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Bolton Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Bolton Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Bolton, Vermont

Comparing Bolton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Vermont (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
Median Family Income 9 7
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Bolton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 112 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Chittenden
Standard Zip Codes 05676
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.33
Longitude -72.75

Bolton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 51 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 54 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Bolton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 971 100%
Male 491 50.6%
Female 480 49.4%
Under 18 281 28.9%
18+ 690 71.1%
65+ 58 6%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.09
White 953 98.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Bolton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 982
Growth 11
Growth % 1.1%

Bolton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 16.7%
US/American 14.1%
English 13.1%
French (except Basque) 11.9%
French Canadian 11%
German 10.9%
Italian 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
European 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Swedish 1.8%
Polish 1.3%
Canadian 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bolton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Colbyville (05676)
North Duxbury (05676)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bolton 971 $55,486
Duxbury 1,289 $57,574
Huntington 1,861 $52,269
Montpelier 8,035 $51,818
Richmond 4,090 $66,875
Waitsfield 1,659 $54,868
Waterbury 1,706 $47,708
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