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Victory, Vermont
Town
Location in Essex County and the state of Vermont.
Location in Essex County and the state of Vermont.
Location of Vermont with the U.S.A.
Location of Vermont with the U.S.A.
Country United States
State Vermont
County Essex
Government
 • Type Unincorporated Town
Area
 • Total 43.0 sq mi (111.4 km2)
 • Land 43.0 sq mi (111.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
1,247 ft (380 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 62
 • Density 1.442/sq mi (0.557/km2)
 • Households
36
 • Families
12
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
05858
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-75175
GNIS feature ID 1462236

Victory is a town in Essex County, Vermont, United States. The population was 62 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Berlin, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area. Victory was one of the last two towns in Vermont to be linked to the electric grid, in 1963.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.0 square miles (111.4 km2), of which 43.0 square miles (111.3 km2) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km2) (0.07%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 6
1830 53
1840 140 164.2%
1850 168 20.0%
1860 212 26.2%
1870 263 24.1%
1880 321 22.1%
1890 564 75.7%
1900 321 −43.1%
1910 206 −35.8%
1920 125 −39.3%
1930 80 −36.0%
1940 104 30.0%
1950 49 −52.9%
1960 46 −6.1%
1970 42 −8.7%
1980 56 33.3%
1990 50 −10.7%
2000 97 94.0%
2010 62 −36.1%
Est. 2014 60 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 97 people, 45 households, and 27 families residing in the town. The population density was 2.3 people per square mile (0.9/km2). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 2.1 per square mile (0.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.94% White, 1.03% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 45 households out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the town, the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 35.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 115.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,558. There were 6.7% of families and 13.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 21.1% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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