Bennington, VT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Bennington, Vermont Info Snack

Population
8,629
Unemployment
2.2%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$156,400
Median Income
$48,426
Median Rent
$831

Bennington SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Bennington, VT Crime Report

577
Total Crimes
3,869.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
56.23%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bennington
/ 100k People
Vermont
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 577 3,869.4 1,626.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 63 422.5 202.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.8 5.0
Robbery 9 60.4 11.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 51 342.0 144.6 250.2
Property Crime 514 3,446.9 1,424.4 2,109.9
Burglary 67 449.3 204.3 340.5
Larceny 431 2,890.3 1,172.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 16 107.3 47.8 219.9

Bennington, VT Cost Of Living

102
Bennington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Bennington Vermont National Average
Overall 102 109 100
Services 109 104 100
Groceries 119 111 100
Health 128 100 100
Housing 85 112 100
Transportation 106 113 100
Utilities 92 119 100

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Rankings for Bennington in Vermont

Map Of Bennington, VT

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Population over time in Bennington

Year Population % Change
2019 8,629 -2.3%
2018 8,836 0.3%
2017 8,813 -1.5%
2016 8,945 0.9%
2015 8,865 -0.8%
2014 8,933 0.5%
2013 8,889 0.2%
2012 8,869 3.1%
2011 8,600 -4.1%
2010 8,969 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bennington

White
93.4% (8,059)
African American
0.2% (18)
American Indian
0.2% (17)
Asian
0.7% (59)
Hawaiian
1.1% (92)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.5% (217)
Hispanic
1.9% (167)
Race Bennington VT USA
White 93.4% 92.8% 60.7%
African American 0.2% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 1.9% 18.0%

Gender in Bennington

Female
54.1% (4,665)
Male
45.9% (3,964)
Gender Bennington VT USA
Female 54.1% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 45.9% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bennington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (172)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (604)
High School / GED
35.0% (3,020)
Some College
18.0% (1,553)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (862)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,639)
Master's Degree
6.0% (517)
Professional Degree
2.0% (172)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (86)
Education Bennington VT USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bennington, Vermont

Less than $10,000
8.5% (73,433)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (60,191)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (78,007)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (96,787)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (139,402)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (163,960)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (82,341)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (104,491)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (42,133)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (22,150)
Income Bennington VT USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 9.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 12.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 14.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 16.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 5.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 5.5% 7.7%

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