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St. Albans, Vermont
St. Albans Historic District
St. Albans Historic District
Official seal of St. Albans, Vermont
Railroad City of Vermont
Location in Franklin County and the state of Vermont.
Location in Franklin County and the state of Vermont.
St. Albans (city), Vermont is located in the United States
St. Albans (city), Vermont
St. Albans (city), Vermont
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Vermont
County Franklin
Settled 1783
Organized (town) 1785
Chartered (city) 1896
 • Total 2.03 sq mi (5.25 km2)
 • Land 2.03 sq mi (5.25 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
200 ft (61 m)
 • Total 6,877
 • Density 3,387.68/sq mi (1,309.90/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-61675
GNIS feature ID 1462196

St. Albans is the county seat of Franklin County, Vermont, United States. At the 2020 census, the city population was 6,877. St. Albans City is surrounded by the town of Saint Albans which is incorporated separately from the city of St. Albans. The city is located in Northwestern Vermont in Franklin County. It lies 29 miles north of Burlington, the state's most populous city which is located in Chittenden County.


Personal income

In the 2010 census, the median household income was $37,221, and the median family income was $44,286. Males had a median income of $31,340 versus $23,262 for females. The city's per capita income was $17,853. About 8.5% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.


The town's comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2020, lists the principal employers in the town as U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) (650 employees), Northwestern Medical Center (612 employees), Maple Run Unified School District (608 employees), Mylan Technologies Inc. (425 employees), Dairy Farmers of America (95 employees), Sticks & Stuff (92 employees), the City of St. Albans (91 employees), A.N. Deringer, Inc. (80 employees), Peoples Trust Company (47 employees), and SB Collins (40 employees).

The USCIS has a service center in St. Albans; the majority of the 1,100 USCIS employees in Vermont are based in St. Albans, and the federal agency is the city's largest employer. The Dairy Farmers of America, a major dairy cooperative, has a manufacturing plant in St. Albans that produces cream, condensed skim milk, and milk powder. The chocolate and cocoa supplier Barry Callebaut has a facility in the city.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 6,239
1910 6,381 2.3%
1920 7,588 18.9%
1930 8,020 5.7%
1940 8,037 0.2%
1950 8,552 6.4%
1960 8,806 3.0%
1970 8,082 −8.2%
1980 7,308 −9.6%
1990 7,339 0.4%
2000 7,650 4.2%
2010 6,918 −9.6%
2020 6,877 −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census, there were 6,918 people. In the 2000 census there were 7,650 people, 3,235 households and 1,937 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,768.2 per square mile (1,455.0/km2). There were 3,376 housing units at an average density of 1,662.9 per square mile (642.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.87% White, 0.39% Black or African American, 1.20% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. 0.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,235 households, of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.97.

Age distribution was 25.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.


St. Albans is home to St. Albans City School, an elementary school for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, and Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans, a public high school serving students from many towns in the southern half of Franklin Country.



St. Albans station 1910 postcard
Central Vermont Railroad Station

Saint Albans is the northern terminus of the Vermonter, an all-coach train operated by Amtrak, the national passenger rail system. The train operates daily between Saint Albans and Washington, D.C.

The train formerly continued from Saint Albans to Montreal and was named the Montrealer, but that connection was discontinued.

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