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Rutland is a city in Rutland County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Rutland, MA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Vermont named Rutland. For links to other places called Rutland, VT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Rutland is 43.610N. The longitude is -72.973W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,103.


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Median household income
Local
$30,478
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rutland demographic reports
Rutland is on Otter Creek.
Former and merged names include:
· Mill Village
The city grew after the Rutland Railroad linked it to Boston in 1849.

The marble business boomed in the 19th century.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 36. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John Deere, inventor and manufacturer
· Andrea Mead Lawrence, skier, Olympic medallist
Local festivals include:
  • Vermont State Fair - Aug. 31-Sept. 9, 2007
  • Vermont International Reggae Music Festival - Aug. 10-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rutland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Half Moon State Park, Long Trail, Green Mountain National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont, Nickwackett Firehouse
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
The hills that surround Rutland bring darkness early to the city.
-- An American Notebook
Philip Hamburger

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rutland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rutland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 05701 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Rutland residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rutland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rutland was $17,075, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Rutland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
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History

Historic districts in Rutland include Rutland Courthouse Historic District, Rutland Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rutland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $448.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $908.


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Libraries in Rutland include Rutland Free ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Rutland include Rutland Herald

TV stations in Rutland include WVER.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WRVT.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Rutland workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rutland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Rutland include Americas Best Value Inn Rutland, Best Western Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Trolley Square, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn, Inn at Rutland, Ramada Limited of Rutland, Red Roof Rutland, Rodeway Inn.

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hey I love being in rutland, has been a great place to grow up and i want to take a minute to urge the good folks of rutland to really consider recycling to help our enviroment and help keep rutland green,I know you might think its not that important or that we being such a small part of this great big world could make a dent,but let me put it this way you get a new car its dent free no scratches etc, over the years even though you try and take care of it 3-4 years down the road as you look down the side ,dang look at all the small dings and scratches...

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“ The hills that surround Rutland bring darkness early to the city. ”
~ An American Notebook
Philip Hamburger

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