Barre is located close to the center of Vermont. Barre is part of Washington County. Barre has 3.95 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Barre population is 8,955, which has shrunk 3.62% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.88% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Barre median household income is $40,679 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.84% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Barre median house value is $144,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 66.28% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 93.90% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Barre is much better than the state average in quality. The Barre area code is 802.