Total Population1,518
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+734
Age of the Population24


% of people married29.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.7%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$46,429
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home9%
% Walking and Biking to Work23.7%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$775
Median House Value$143,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%

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

Poultney Almanac

Nearest Medium City 60 miles NE of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City136 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
Standard Zip Codes05764
P.O. Box Zip Codes05741
Phone Area Codes802
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Poultney Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 60 F
Annual Precip40.7 inches
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blissville (05764)

East Poultney (05741)

Rareville (05764)

South Poultney (05764)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
West Rutland2,075$56,641

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

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