Berkshire, Vermont Population 2024

1,636

Berkshire is a city located in Franklin County Vermont. Berkshire has a 2024 population of 1,636. Berkshire is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 4.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,566 in 2020.

The average household income in Berkshire is $95,170 with a poverty rate of 13.22%. The median age in Berkshire is 36.6 years: 41.1 years for males, and 28.8 years for females.

Berkshire Demographics

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

  • White: 94.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.67%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
41.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
39.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.47% (70)
The current population of Berkshire, Vermont is 1,636 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,566.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,54294.25%
Two or more races603.67%
Black or African American181.1%
Other race120.73%
Asian40.24%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Berkshire Population by Race

Berkshire Population Pyramid 2024

Berkshire Median Age

36.6

Total

41.1

Male

28.8

Female

Berkshire Adults

There are 1,174 adults, (236 of whom are seniors) in Berkshire.

Berkshire Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Berkshire Sex Ratio

Female84751.77%
Male78948.23%

Berkshire Population by Age

Berkshire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5652.978.121.9
Married3363.3586.613.4
Non Family1581.3566.533.5
Female404.67525
Male313.7148.451.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Berkshire Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade777.4%
Associates Degree13012.5%
Bachelors Degree10610.19%
Graduate Degree676.44%
High School Graduate49447.5%
Less Than 9th Grade212.02%
Some College14513.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Berkshire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berkshire Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White983890158
2+ Races313112
Hispanic20153
Other Race1270
Black660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.71%.

Berkshire Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,353$109,375$57,132
Graduate Degree$54,250$93,125$50,000
High School Graduate$41,824$44,444$39,063
Less Than 9th Grade$32,500$29,063$0
Overall$46,551$50,333$44,063
Some College$51,667$58,438$33,194

$46,551

Average Earnings

$50,333

Average Male

$44,063

Average Female

Berkshire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berkshire Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Berkshire Language

97.78% of Berkshire residents speak only English, while 2.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Berkshire Language

Berkshire Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,50220413.58%
Multiple60813.33%

13.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

13.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berkshire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berkshire is White, with 13.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berkshire is Multiple, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.79%.

Berkshire Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.17%
Less Than 9th Grade12.24%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.78%

Berkshire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.36%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed4.06%
Female Unemployed0%

Berkshire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berkshire Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,750$108,782
Households$73,281$95,170
Married Families$101,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,375$47,789

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Berkshire Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Berkshire Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Berkshire 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.

Berkshire Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Berkshire Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War31
Korea9
World War II0

Berkshire Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7439
55 to 6434
35 to 5423
18 to 3422
75+12

Berkshire Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White13012%

Berkshire Veterans by Race

Berkshire Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berkshire Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Berkshire Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Berkshire Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Berkshire 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

75.37%

Born in Berkshire

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

2.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.45% of Berkshire residents were born in the United States, with 75.37% having been born in Vermont. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Berkshire Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,736201.17%
20281,716201.18%
20271,696201.19%
20261,676201.21%
20251,656201.22%
20241,636201.24%
20231,616201.25%
20221,596201.27%
20211,576100.64%
20201,566-189-10.77%
20191,75520.11%
20181,753321.86%
20171,72130.17%
20161,71810.06%
20151,71700%
20141,717140.82%
20131,703-7-0.41%
20121,71080.47%
20111,702140.83%
20101,68800%

Berkshire Population by Year