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Overview

Introduction to Middlebury, Vermont

Middlebury, Vermont, in Addison county, is 91 miles NE of Schenectady, New York and 156 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,024
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+2,902
Age of the Population24

Families

% of people married26.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,618
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$50,469
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,833
% Above Poverty Level85.2%
% Below Poverty Level14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home9.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work30.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone45.9%
Median Gross Rent$888
Median House Value$261,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.1%
Irish15.2%
German14.7%
English13.6%
Italian7.5%
Canadian7.2%
French Except Basque6.7%
Polish6%
Scottish4.4%
Russian2.8%
Swedish1.9%
Dutch1.2%
Greek1%
Swiss0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Portuguese0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Israeli0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Arab0.4%
African0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Estonian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Ethiopian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Middlebury Almanac

CategoryValue
County Addison County
Standard Zip Codes5753
Phone Area Codes802
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44
Approximate Longitude-73.15

Middlebury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCORNWALL
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationSOUTH LINCOLN
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 26 F
Apr Temp28 to 49 F
Jul Temp53 to 77 F
Oct Temp32 to 54 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationROCHESTER
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp6 to 29 F
Apr Temp30 to 53 F
Jul Temp54 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bristol1,839$73,611
Hinesburg807$0
Vergennes2,606$65,298

Middlebury Public Libraries

Ilsley Public
75 MAIN ST.
Middlebury, Vermont
(802) 388-4095

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Middlebury Hospitals

Porter Medical Center, Inc.
116 Porter Drive
(802) 388-4701

Middlebury Public Schools

Middlebury Id #4 School
201 Mary Hogan Drive
ZIP: 5753
(802) 388-4421
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
Middlebury Senior Uhsd #3
73 Charles Avenue
ZIP: 5753
(802) 382-1500
High
Total Enrollment 626
Middlebury Union Middle School
48 Deerfield Lane
ZIP: 5753
(802) 382-1600
Middle
Total Enrollment 259
Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center
51 Charles Avenue
ZIP: 5753
(802) 382-1012
Other
Weybridge Elementary School
210 Quaker Village Road
ZIP: 5753
(802) 545-2113
Primary
Total Enrollment 57

Middlebury Private Schools

Aurora School
238 Peterson Ter
ZIP: 5753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 29
Bridge School
1469 Exchange St
ZIP: 5753
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 46
Mary Johnson Children's Center
81 Water St
ZIP: 5753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
St Mary's School
86 Shannon St
ZIP: 5753
Elementary
Total Enrollment 60
The Gailer School
54 Creek Rd
ZIP: 5753
Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
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