Bennington County, Vermont Population 2019

Bennington County, Vermont's estimated population is 35,713 with a growth rate of -0.58% 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
201835,631-82-0.23%
201735,713-208-0.58%
201635,921-240-0.66%
201536,161-12-0.03%
201436,173-370-1.01%
201336,543-71-0.19%
201236,614-200-0.54%
201136,814-269-0.73%
201037,0831,2383.45%
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%

How Many People Live in Bennington County, Vermont?

35,713

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,67296.17%
Two or More Races7722.14%
Black or African American3500.97%
Asian1400.39%
Some Other Race770.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.03%

Bennington County, Vermont Population Pyramid 2019

Bennington County, Vermont Median Age

46.6


Total

44.9


Male

47.9


Female

Bennington County, Vermont Adults

There are 29,113 adults, (7,723 of whom are seniors) in Bennington County, Vermont.

Bennington County, Vermont Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bennington County, Vermont Sex Ratio

Female

18,365

50.94%

Male

17,689

49.06%

Bennington County, Vermont Households and Families

Bennington County, Vermont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bennington County, Vermont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Male60.9%39.1%
Female52.1%47.9%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2802.2672.9
Married7,2852.8185.9
Non Family5,5161.264.1
Female1,8682.9252.1
Male6113.3760.9

2.74

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bennington County, Vermont Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5592.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,7296.73%
High School Graduate7,79230.35%
Some College4,77218.59%
Associates Degree2,0217.87%
Bachelors Degree5,40921.07%
Graduate Degree3,39313.22%

Bennington County, Vermont Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,66022,5568,550
Multiple Races39629316
Hispanic35331687
Black16514786
Asian847263
Other Race373712
Native American217
Islander1212

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 asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,077$36,764$30,197
Less Than High School$25,550$26,263$19,173
High School Grad$30,290$35,124$26,987
Some College$31,302$36,434$26,275
Bachelors Degree$36,410$45,206$32,061
Graduate Degree$53,611$64,263$45,399

$33,077

Average Earnings

$36,764

Average Male

$30,197

Average Female

Bennington County, Vermont Language

Bennington County, Vermont Language by Age

Bennington County, Vermont Language

96.12% of Bennington County, Vermont residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Bennington County, Vermont Poverty

Bennington County, Vermont Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,9893,97012.03%
Multiple74824933.29%
Hispanic57414024.39%
Black23310344.21%
Asian1192420.17%
Native23626.09%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.00%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bennington County, Vermont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bennington County, Vermont is Black, with 44.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bennington County, Vermont is White, with 12.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.90%
High School14.07%
Some College10.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.53%
Male Unemployed24.90%
Female Employed5.47%
Male Employed4.89%

Bennington County, Vermont Income

Bennington County, Vermont Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,251$73,118
Families$65,812$85,659
Married Families$80,279-
Non Families$33,351$46,778

Bennington County, Vermont Marital Status

Bennington County, Vermont Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bennington County, Vermont Marital Status by Race

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans

2,616

Number of Veterans

2,514

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam933
First Gulf War371
Korea362
World War II289
Second Gulf War160

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5238.98%
Black5118.09%
2 or More285.31%
Hispanic163.63%
Indian838.10%
Hawaiian650.00%

Bennington County, Vermont Veterans by Education

5.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bennington County, Vermont Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bennington County, Vermont Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.81%

Born in Vermont

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.08% of Bennington County, Vermont residents were born in the United States, with 45.81% having been born in Vermont. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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%
  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