Vermont Fast Facts 2000

Vermont Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 14,273 miles
Interstate: 320 miles
Road bridges: 2,703
Railroad trackage: 669 miles
Public use airports: 17 (2 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 296,000
Light trucks registered: 202,000
Heavy trucks registered: 2,900
Buses registered: 2,000
Motorcycles registered: 22,000
Rail transit systems: 1 commuter rail
Numbered boats: 34,000

Geographic

Land area: 9,250 sq. miles (rank: 43)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 6.34 (rank: 22)
Persons per square mile: 66 (rank: 30)
Highest point: Mount Mansfield (4,393 ft.)
Lowest point: Lake Champlain (95 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 14
Municipal governments: 493
Congressional districts: 1

Demographic

Population: 608,827 (rank: 49)
Percent urban population: 322 (rank: 50)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $17 billion4 (rank: 49)
Civilian labor force: 332 thousand4 (rank: 48)
Median household income: $38,150 (rank: 34)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 77.8
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 10.7
Public transportation (including taxi): 0.8
Walked: 4.2
Other means: 1.2
Worked at home: 5.3

State Transportation Department

Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)
1 National Life Drive, Drawer 33, Montpelier, VT 05633
(802) 828-2657
http://www.aot.state.vt.us/

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