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The largest city in Vermont is Burlington, with a population of 44,781. Burlington is the 887th largest city in the US. The second largest city is South Burlington, with a population of 20,282, and is the 1,850th largest city in the US.
The capital of Vermont is Montpelier, whose most recent population was 8,002. Montpelier is the 7th largest city in the state of Vermont.
Among the 100 largest cities in Vermont, the fastest growing city is South Burlington, whose population has grown 35.6% since the year 2000.
Among the 100 largest cities in Vermont, the fastest shrinking city is Poultney, whose population has declined 30.7% since the year 2000. Poultney's peak populuation was 1,765 in the year 1990, and it's current population of 1,090 represents a 38.2% decline from it's peak. Poultney was once the 7,419th largest city in the US, but it's now the 9,886th largest.