Bennington County VT Information


Bennington County Subdivisions

Bennington County VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 37,230
Population in Households 35,755
Population in Familes 27,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,475
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $53,331
Average Household Income $77,056
Per Capita Income $32,759


Total Housing Units 21,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,046 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,584 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,945 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $224,813
Average Home Value $285,345


Total Households 15,630
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,676
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% -0.23%
Households 0.12% -0.18%
Families -0.11% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Bennington County VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennington County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 50th
Population Density # 9 43rd
Diversity Index # 6 64th
Median Household Income # 9 43rd
Per Capita Income # 6 64th

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