Duxbury, Vermont

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Duxbury, Vermont

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 9% Duxbury Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Duxbury College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Duxbury Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Duxbury Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Duxbury Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Duxbury, Vermont

Comparing Duxbury 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 4
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 7
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 8
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6

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Duxbury 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 Washington
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

Duxbury 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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Duxbury Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,289 100%
Male 674 52.3%
Female 615 47.7%
Under 18 312 24.2%
18+ 977 75.8%
65+ 117 9.1%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,264 98.1%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 7 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.5%

Estimated Duxbury Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,346
Growth 57
Growth % 4.4%

Duxbury 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
US/American 16.3%
English 14.4%
Irish 12%
French Canadian 10.2%
French (except Basque) 9.3%
German 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
Scottish 4.9%
Italian 4.5%
Polish 2.6%
European 2.1%
Austrian 1.3%
Lebanese 1.2%
Canadian 1%
Dutch 1%
Swiss 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Welsh 0.9%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swedish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Latvian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
British 0.4%
Egyptian 0.3%
South African 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Duxbury, 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)
Duxbury 1,289 $57,574
Bolton 971 $55,486
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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Duxbury High Schools (2004)

458 VT ROUTE 100
Serves 650 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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