South Shaftsbury, Vermont Population 2024

395

South Shaftsbury is a city located in Bennington County Vermont. South Shaftsbury has a 2024 population of 395. South Shaftsbury is currently declining at a rate of -3.89% annually and its population has decreased by -13.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 459 in 2020.

The average household income in South Shaftsbury is $71,004 with a poverty rate of 4.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Shaftsbury is 59.4 years, 48.7 years for males, and 66.2 years for females.

South Shaftsbury Demographics

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

  • White: 93.44%
  • Two or more races: 6.56%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
176.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.94% (-64)
The current population of South Shaftsbury, Vermont is 395 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 459.

South Shaftsbury, Vermont Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39993.44%
Two or more races286.56%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Shaftsbury Population by Race

South Shaftsbury Population Pyramid 2024

South Shaftsbury Median Age

59.4

Total

48.7

Male

66.2

Female

South Shaftsbury Adults

There are 376 adults, (162 of whom are seniors) in South Shaftsbury.

South Shaftsbury Age Dependency

99.5

Age Dependency Ratio

75.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

South Shaftsbury Sex Ratio

Female19144.73%
Male23655.27%

South Shaftsbury Population by Age

South Shaftsbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1832.3386.913.1
Married1212.7595.94.1
Non Family4301000
Male192.680100
Female0000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Shaftsbury Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade3410.09%
High School Graduate7421.96%
Some College5215.43%
Associates Degree11433.83%
Bachelors Degree205.93%
Graduate Degree4312.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Shaftsbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Shaftsbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White30927563
2+ Races28280

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.39%.

South Shaftsbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,897$46,202$45,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$36,523$0$45,438
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$45,897

Average Earnings

$46,202

Average Male

$45,500

Average Female

South Shaftsbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Shaftsbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Shaftsbury Language

100% of South Shaftsbury residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

South Shaftsbury Language

South Shaftsbury Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White399205.01%

4.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

10.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Shaftsbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Shaftsbury is White, with 5.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Shaftsbury is White, with 5.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.39%.

South Shaftsbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater31.75%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%

South Shaftsbury Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

South Shaftsbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Shaftsbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,738$71,004
Families-$84,151
Married Families$100,313$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Shaftsbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

72.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Shaftsbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Shaftsbury 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 55-64.

South Shaftsbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Shaftsbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

South Shaftsbury Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6416
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

South Shaftsbury Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White164.6%

South Shaftsbury Veterans by Race

South Shaftsbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Shaftsbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

South Shaftsbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Shaftsbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Shaftsbury 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

58.08%

Born in South Shaftsbury

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of South Shaftsbury residents were born in the United States, with 58.08% having been born in Vermont. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Shaftsbury Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024395-16-3.89%
2023411-16-3.75%
2022427-139-24.56%
202156610723.31%
20204594711.41%
2019412-177-30.05%
2018589468.47%
2017543428.38%
2016501-39-7.22%
2015540-72-11.76%
201461210220%
2013510-30-5.56%
2012540-82-13.18%
2011622-61-8.93%
201068300%

South Shaftsbury Population by Year