Introduction to Middlebury, Vermont

Middlebury, Vermont, in Addison county, is 91 miles NE of Schenectady, New York and 156 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. There are an estimated 8,183 people in the town.

Middlebury History

The Town of Middlebury is the county seat of Addison County. Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth chartered the town in 1761. The first settlers arrived in the area in 1766. The community was burned in Carlton’s Raid during the Revolutionary War, in 1788. It was named Middlebury because of its location between New Haven and Salisbury. The area is also home to Middlebury College.

Middlebury and nearby Attractions

  • Ticonderoga Heritage Museum
  • Button Bay State Park
  • Rokeby Museum
  • Kingsland Bay State Park
  • Penfield Museum
  • Branbury State Park

Things To Do In Middlebury

Golfers can enjoy a round at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course of Middlebury College. Local churches include Ilsley Memorial Baptist Church, the Congregational Church of Middlebury and Saint Mary’s Church. The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, Penfield Museum and the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum offer insight into the area’s history. Local festivals include the Vermont Brick Blast, held every June, and the Addison County Fair & Field Days, held every August.

Middlebury Transportation

Burlington International is the nearest major airport.

Middlebury Higher Education

Middlebury College is the local institution of higher educational. Norwich University, Dartmouth College and Adirondack Community College are also nearby.


Total Population 6,885
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,757
Age of the Population 23


% of people married 25.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $76,364
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 35.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%


People Living Alone 46%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $266,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20%
US/American 0.1%
English 16%
Irish 17%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Middlebury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles NE of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Addison
Standard Zip Codes 05753
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.015
Longitude -73.167

Middlebury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 11.1 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
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bread Loaf (05753)

Cornwall (05753)

Weybridge (05753)

Weybridge Hill (05753)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bristol 1,831 $56,250
Hinesburg 963 $99,423
Monkton 2,049 $79,324
Starksboro 1,762 $88,125
Vergennes 2,629 $54,297

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Middlebury Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(802) 388-4701
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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