Bennington County, VT

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2022 Population
37,326
0.244% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Senator
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
US Representative
Becca Balint
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
46.7
0.647% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
0.541% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,558
8.05% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$243,000
11.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, N/A had a population of 37.3k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $68,558. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bennington County, VT grew from 37,235 to 37,326, a 0.244% increase and its median household income grew from $63,448 to $68,558, a 8.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in undefined are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), White (Hispanic) (1.15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.956%).

None of the households in N/A reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in N/A are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bennington County, VT are Bennington College (302 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in N/A was $243,000, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%.

Most people in N/A drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 37.3k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.7% of Bennington County, VT residents were born outside of the country (1.01k people).

In 2022, there were 33.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.5k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 431 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Bennington County, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in N/A was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in undefined
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.5k ± 150
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.03k ± 208
  3. White (Hispanic)
    431 ± 134
2.39%
Hispanic Population
891 people

In 2022, there were 33.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.5k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 431 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.39% of the people in N/A are hispanic (891 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in N/A as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.01k people
3.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.17k people

As of 2022, 2.7% of Bennington County, VT residents (1.01k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in N/A was 3.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    990 ± 189
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    266 ± 99
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    220 ± 91

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Occupations

17.7k
2022 Value
± 891
0.0453%
1 Year growth
± 7.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 0.0453%, from 17.7k employees to 17.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Management Occupations (2,136 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,052 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,656 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.7k
2022 Value
± 891
0.0453%
1 Year growth
± 7.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 0.0453%, from 17.7k employees to 17.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,751 people), Retail Trade (2,620 people), and Educational Services (2,290 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,515
Median earning men ± $2,647
$37,532
Median earning women ± $4,034

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,789), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($87,214), and Public Administration ($73,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($56,950), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,250), and Public Administration ($54,462).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.76%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 307k people employed in Vermont. This represents a 1.76% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Vermont.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bennington County, VT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 61.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.7%), followed by Other (3.03%).

Education

In 2022, universities in Bennington County, VT awarded 302 degrees. The student population of Bennington County, VT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 277 male students and 603 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bennington County, VT are White (173 and 72.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (28 and 11.8%), Unknown (14 and 5.88%), and Two or More Races (12 and 5.04%).

The largest universities in Bennington County, VT by number of degrees awarded are Bennington College (302 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Bennington County, VT are Other English Language & Literature (46 and 15.2%), General Visual & Performing Arts (34 and 11.3%), and General Drama & Theater Arts (21 and 6.95%).

The median tuition cost in Bennington County, VT for private four year colleges is $60,648.

Educational Pyramid

Measure

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Educational Attainment

Race

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Housing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $243,000 in 2022, which is 0.862 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $218,400 to $243,000, a 11.3% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 74.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in N/A have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in N/A is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in N/A is $68,558. In 2022, the N/A with the highest Median Household Income in N/A was Census Tract 9708 with a value of $103,938, followed by Census Tract 9705 and Census Tract 9711, with respective values of $85,677 and $76,477.

Property

$243,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,704
$10,823
Median Property Taxes
±$572
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Rent vs Own

74.3%
Homeownership
2022
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.3% of the housing units in N/A were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

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Household Income

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$68,558
Median Household Income
± $2,903
14.6k
Number of Households
± 795

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.6k households in N/A grew to $68,558 from the previous year's value of $63,448.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.3%)
  3. Carpooled (7.15%)

In 2022, 72.6% of workers in N/A drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.3%) and those who carpooled to work (7.15%).

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number
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Poverty & Diversity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

Primary care physicians in Bennington County, VT see 985 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.28% increase from the previous year (963 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1104 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 202 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

985 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bennington County, VT

Primary care physicians in Bennington County, VT see an average of 985 patients per year. This represents a 2.28% increase from the previous year (963 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.62%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
22.1%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A grew by 1.18% from 4.56% to 4.62%.

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