Bennington, Vermont Population 2024

15,272

Bennington is a city located in Vermont. Bennington has a 2024 population of 15,272. Bennington is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -0.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,308 in 2020.

The average household income in Bennington is $76,821 with a poverty rate of 15.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bennington is 45.1 years, 44.4 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Bennington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bennington was:

  • White: 92.61%
  • Two or more races: 4.2%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.06%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
41.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
364.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.24% (-36)
The current population of Bennington, Vermont is 15,272 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,308.

Bennington, Vermont Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,20492.61%
Two or more races6444.2%
Asian2341.53%
Black or African American1140.74%
Other race1060.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander270.18%
Native American90.06%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Bennington Population by Race

Bennington Population Pyramid 2024

Bennington Median Age

45.1

Total

44.4

Male

45.9

Female

Bennington Adults

There are 12,699 adults, (3,609 of whom are seniors) in Bennington.

Bennington Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Bennington Sex Ratio

Female8,05352.5%
Male7,28547.5%

Bennington Population by Age

Bennington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,0622.3458.641.4
Non Family2,7091.2337.962.1
Married2,3363.1388.811.2
Female7533.4241.658.4
Male2643.545347

3.05

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bennington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2742.52%
9th to 12th Grade5775.32%
High School Graduate3,26730.09%
Some College2,08119.17%
Associates Degree9118.39%
Bachelors Degree1,96818.13%
Graduate Degree1,77816.38%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bennington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bennington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,1629,3923,377
2+ Races308299142
Hispanic19214467
Asian887676
Black887648
Other Race574848
Islander272727
Native American990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Bennington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,499$42,658$37,196
Less Than 9th Grade$34,519$33,942$35,308
High School Graduate$33,383$34,363$30,039
Some College$44,750$46,771$37,596
Bachelors Degree$47,159$49,573$45,227
Graduate Degree$53,678$60,625$53,231

$40,499

Average Earnings

$42,658

Average Male

$37,196

Average Female

Bennington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bennington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bennington Language

94.69% of Bennington residents speak only English, while 5.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Bennington Language

Bennington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,0211,77913.66%
Hispanic39217243.88%
Asian19011862.11%
Multiple5889716.5%
Black966466.67%
Other85910.59%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

17.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bennington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bennington is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bennington is Other, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.49%.

Bennington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.01%
High School15.43%
Some College12.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%

Bennington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.13%
Male Unemployed5.23%
Male Employed3.81%
Female Unemployed0%

Bennington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bennington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,253$76,821
Families$81,758$94,797
Married Families$99,286$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,403$46,421

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bennington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bennington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bennington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bennington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bennington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,168

Number of Veterans

1,096

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam353
Second Gulf War146
Korea117
First Gulf War111
World War II55

Bennington Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+395
55 to 64277
65 to 74264
35 to 54147
18 to 3485

Bennington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,1349.63%
2+ Races277.09%
Hispanic279.68%
Black77.61%

Bennington Veterans by Race

Bennington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bennington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bennington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bennington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bennington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.31%

Born in Bennington

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Bennington residents were born in the United States, with 44.31% having been born in Vermont. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bennington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,172-20-0.13%
202815,192-20-0.13%
202715,212-20-0.13%
202615,232-20-0.13%
202515,252-20-0.13%
202415,272-20-0.13%
202315,292-20-0.13%
202215,312-20-0.13%
202115,332240.16%
202015,3083212.14%
201914,987-33-0.22%
201815,020-60-0.4%
201715,080-132-0.87%
201615,212-105-0.69%
201515,317-18-0.12%
201415,335-155-1%
201315,490-49-0.32%
201215,539-85-0.54%
201115,624-125-0.79%
201015,74900%

Bennington Population by Year