North Bennington, VT

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2022 Population
1,420
7.73% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Senator
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
US Representative
Becca Balint
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.9
50.8% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.1%
24.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,125
33.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$251,400
14.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
583
15% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, North Bennington, VT had a population of 1.42k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $62,125. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Bennington, VT declined from 1,539 to 1,420, a −7.73% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,513 to $62,125, a 33.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Bennington, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.93%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.97%), and White (Hispanic) (1.9%).

None of the households in North Bennington, VT 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.

92.8% of the residents in North Bennington, VT are U.S. citizens.

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

In 2022, the median property value in North Bennington, VT was $251,400, and the homeownership rate was 65.1%.

Most people in North Bennington, VT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.5 minutes. The average car ownership in North Bennington, VT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

North Bennington, VT is home to a population of 1.42k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.8% of North Bennington, VT residents were born outside of the country (125 people).

In 2022, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.19k people) in North Bennington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 92 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 70 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.8%
2022 Citizenship
89.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.8% of North Bennington, VT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Bennington, VT was 89.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Bennington, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 278
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    92 ± 67.7
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    70 ± 46
2.32%
Hispanic Population
33 people

In 2022, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.19k people) in North Bennington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 92 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 70 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.32% of the people in North Bennington, VT are hispanic (33 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    4,981 ± 1,725 people
  2. China
    1,582 ± 975 people
  3. Germany
    991 ± 772 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Vermont was Canada, the natal country of 4,981 Vermont residents, followed by China with 1,582 and Germany with 991.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
125 people
11.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
179 people

As of 2022, 8.8% of North Bennington, VT residents (125 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 North Bennington, VT was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    48 ± 59
  2. Vietnam
    25 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    23 ± 32

North Bennington, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Bennington, VT employs 583 people. The largest industries in North Bennington, VT are Educational Services (199 people), Retail Trade (65 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (48 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($140,750), Information ($67,969), and Manufacturing ($53,403).

Males in Vermont have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,434. The income inequality in Vermont (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

583
2022 Value
± 119
−15%
1 Year decline
± 33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Bennington, VT declined at a rate of −15%, from 686 employees to 583 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Bennington, VT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (108 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (91 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (52 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Bennington, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

583
2022 Value
± 119
−15%
1 Year decline
± 33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Bennington, VT declined at a rate of −15%, from 686 employees to 583 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Bennington, VT, are Educational Services (199 people), Retail Trade (65 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (48 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Bennington, VT, though some of these residents may live in North Bennington, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$16,250
Median earning men ± $35,684
$4,652
Median earning women ± $1,577

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($53,958), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,000), and Construction ($47,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,750), Information ($67,656), and Retail Trade ($54,167).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Vermont went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (30.4%), followed by Other (1.87%).

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing the state of Vermont. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Bennington, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Vermont

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Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Peter Welch
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing Vermont.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Bennington, VT

Becca Balint
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

North Bennington, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint (Democratic Party).

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Education

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

Most students graduating from Universities in North Bennington, 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 North Bennington, VT by number of degrees awarded are Bennington College (302 and 100%).

The most popular majors in North Bennington, 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 North Bennington, VT for private four year colleges is $60,648.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in North Bennington, VT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 45.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 880 (31.5% men and 68.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 880 students enrolled in North Bennington, VT, 31.5% men and 68.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 557 records, of which 70.2% were women and 29.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 34 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in North Bennington, VT was General Visual & Performing Arts with 34 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
302 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bennington College with 302 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 88 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Bennington, VT, which is 0.411 times less than the 214 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 173 degrees mean that there were 6.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 28 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($60,648) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.431% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.362% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (130k), Bachelors Degree (106k), and Some college (93.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Bennington, VT was $251,400 in 2022, which is 0.892 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $219,800 to $251,400, a 14.4% increase. The homeownership rate in North Bennington, VT is 65.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Bennington, VT have an average commute time of 13.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Bennington, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$251,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$36,177
$226
Median Property Taxes
±$62

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Rent vs Own

65.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.1% of the housing units in North Bennington, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in North Bennington, VT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,125
Median Household Income
± $14,017
347
Number of Households
± 78

In 2022, the median household income of the 347 households in North Bennington, VT grew to $62,125 from the previous year's value of $46,513.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for North Bennington, VT is from Vermont.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2022, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (38.1%)
  2. Walked (29.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (24.5%)

In 2022, 38.1% of workers in North Bennington, VT drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (29.7%) and those who worked at home (24.5%).

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Commute Time

13.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Bennington, VT have a shorter commute time (13.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in North Bennington, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in North Bennington, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Bennington, VT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Bennington, VT (117 out of 970 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Bennington, VT is White, followed by Two Or More 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

91.1% of the population of North Bennington, VT has health coverage, with 33.4% on employee plans, 9.51% on Medicaid, 19.7% on Medicare, 27% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

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

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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 14.1% under 18 years, 35.1% between 18 and 34 years, 19.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.94%
Uninsured
33.4%
Employer Coverage
9.51%
Medicaid
19.7%
Medicare
27%
Non-Group
1.49%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Bennington, VT declined by 5.74% from 9.49% to 8.94%.

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