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Winooski is a city in Chittenden County, in the Burlington metro area.

The community name derives from an Indian term for "onion."

The latitude of Winooski is 44.491N. The longitude is -73.186W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 177 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,387.


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Median household income
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$30,592
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winooski demographic reports
Winooski is on the Winooski River.
Former and merged names include:
· Winooski Falls
Ira Allen and Remember Baker settled here for the waterpower on the lower falls of the river. Early mills made textiles, furniture and window screens. The city uffered severe damage in a 1927 flood.

Futurist R. Buckminster Fuller once proposed building a dome over the entire city.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Sports teams: Expos (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Stone House, Heritage Winooski Mill Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Winooski residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winooski ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winooski was $17,208, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Winooski residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Winooski include Winooski Falls Mill District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Winooski, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $521.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $985.


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The average commute time for Winooski workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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