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Belvidere, Vermont
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Belvidere, Vermont
Belvidere, Vermont
Country United States
State Vermont
County Lamoille
Communities Belvidere Center
Belvidere Corners
Belvidere Junction
Area
 • Total 32.14 sq mi (83.24 km2)
 • Land 32.09 sq mi (83.10 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation
1,053 ft (321 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 348
 • Density 11/sq mi (4.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
05442
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-04375
GNIS feature ID 1462038

Belvidere is a town in Lamoille County, Vermont, United States. The population was 348 at the 2010 census, up from 294 at the 2000 census. Belvidere contains the hamlets of Belvidere Center, Belvidere Corners and Belvidere Junction. In 1963, part of Averys Gore in Franklin County became part of Belvidere, while the other part became part of Montgomery.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 32.1 square miles (83.2 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 217
1820 198 −8.8%
1830 185 −6.6%
1840 207 11.9%
1850 256 23.7%
1860 366 43.0%
1870 369 0.8%
1880 400 8.4%
1890 571 42.8%
1900 428 −25.0%
1910 429 0.2%
1920 363 −15.4%
1930 258 −28.9%
1940 220 −14.7%
1950 207 −5.9%
1960 155 −25.1%
1970 189 21.9%
1980 218 15.3%
1990 228 4.6%
2000 294 28.9%
2010 348 18.4%
2014 (est.) 355 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 294 people, 114 households, and 71 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.1 people per square mile (3.5/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 6.0 per square mile (2.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.66% White, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 114 households, out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,583, and the median income for a family was $50,500. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $25,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,081. About 8.8% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.6% of those 65 or over.

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