Bennington County, Vermont Population 2018

Bennington County, Vermont's estimated population is 35,594 with a growth rate of -2.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bennington County, Vermont is the 8th largest county in Vermont.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,594-909-2.49%
201636,5036491.81%
201635,854-234-0.65%
201536,088-99-0.27%
201436,187-361-0.99%
201336,548-55-0.15%
201236,603-193-0.52%
201136,796-286-0.77%
201037,0821,2373.45%
199035,8452,5007.50%
198033,3454,06313.88%
197029,2824,19416.72%
196025,0889734.03%
195024,1151,8298.21%
194022,2866312.91%
193021,655780.36%
192021,5771990.93%
191021,378-327-1.51%
190021,7051,2576.15%
189020,448-1,502-6.84%
188021,9506252.93%
187021,3251,8899.72%
186019,4368474.56%
185018,5891,71710.18%
184016,872-596-3.41%
183017,4681,3438.33%
182016,1252321.46%
181015,8931,2768.73%
180014,6172,36319.28%
179012,2540.00%

Bennington County, Vermont Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,076
Two or More Races820
Black or African American236
Asian211
Some Other Race117
American Indian and Alaska Native29
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bennington County, Vermont Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bennington County, Vermont Median Age

46.3


Total

45


Male

47.8


Female

Bennington County, Vermont Adults

There are 29,385 adults, (7,739 of which are seniors) in Bennington County, Vermont.

Bennington County, Vermont Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bennington County, Vermont Sex Ratio

Female

18,665

51.13%

Male

17,838

48.87%

Bennington County, Vermont Households and Families

Bennington County, Vermont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bennington County, Vermont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Male55.6%44.4%
Female53.3%46.7%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bennington County, Vermont Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3992.2872.9
Married7,5382.886.2
Non Family5,5671.2262.8
Female1,6682.9953.3
Male6263.4855.6

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bennington County, Vermont Households

Bennington County, Vermont Education

Bennington County, Vermont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6162.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,8287.05%
High School Graduate7,85330.28%
Some College4,75918.35%
Associates Degree2,1688.36%
Bachelors Degree5,47221.10%
Graduate Degree3,24112.50%

Bennington County, Vermont Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,97222,7488,531
Multiple Races36325521
Hispanic35933389
Asian12610959
Black1034813
Other Race373714
Native American195
Islander1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 46.83%.

Bennington County, Vermont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,547$36,064$27,974
Less Than High School$20,308$21,750$17,917
High School Grad$27,992$32,510$23,976
Some College$31,364$36,992$27,730
Bachelors Degree$33,375$40,404$30,335
Graduate Degree$52,029$64,901$41,771

$31,547

Average Earnings

$36,064

Average Male

$27,974

Average Female

Bennington County, Vermont Language

Bennington County, Vermont Language by Age

Bennington County, Vermont Language

95.70% of Bennington County, Vermont residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Bennington County, Vermont Poverty

Bennington County, Vermont Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4454,21212.59%
Multiple75727436.20%
Hispanic55816329.21%
Black1266249.21%
Asian1853820.54%
Native22731.82%
Other9444.26%

13.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bennington County, Vermont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bennington County, Vermont is Black, with 49.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bennington County, Vermont is Other, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.88%.

Bennington County, Vermont Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.08%
High School13.86%
Some College11.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%

Bennington County, Vermont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.81%
Male Unemployed24.36%
Female Employed6.21%
Male Employed4.33%

Bennington County, Vermont Income

Bennington County, Vermont Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,489$70,227
Families$63,017$82,880
Married Families$74,315$
Non Families$31,494$43,831

Bennington County, Vermont Marital Status

Bennington County, Vermont Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bennington County, Vermont Married by Age and Sex

Bennington County, Vermont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Bennington County, Vermont Marital Status by Race

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans by War

2,739

Number of Veterans

2,626

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,004
World War II362
Korea345
First Gulf War337
Second Gulf War161

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+998
65 to 74824
35 to 54492
55 to 64389
18 to 3436

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6709.40%
2 or More438.85%
Hispanic245.38%
Black125.94%
Hawaiian750.00%
Indian736.84%

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans by Education

4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bennington County, Vermont Employment Status

Bennington County, Vermont Employment by Age

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bennington County, Vermont Employment by Race

Bennington County, Vermont Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bennington County, Vermont

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
North Bennington16431619-24-1.46%
Manchester746737-9-1.21%
Old Bennington139137-2-1.44%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990