VT

National Population : 333,590,059
Vermont State Population : 584,973

About Shaftsbury, VT

Shaftsbury, VT is located in Bennington County in the state of Vermont.

The total City Population for Shaftsbury is about 2,547 with about 31 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 3,472.

The Average Home Value is $244,300.00, which is roughly 14% higher than the Average Home Value of $210,899.00 for the state of Vermont, and roughly 23% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $68,098.00, which is roughly 13% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $59,492.00 for the state of Vermont, and roughly 16% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Shaftsbury is about 0.7%.

Vermont is ranked #12 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 68.91 out of 100.

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Voting

Bennington County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 43.29% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 61.26%
Republican: 34.74%
Other: 2.65%
Libertarian: 0.97%
Green: 0.38%


Nearby Locations

Peru, VT (3.04 mi.)
Sunderland, VT (5.17 mi.)
Arlington, VT (5.17 mi.)
Sandgate, VT (5.17 mi.)
Dorset, VT (6.17 mi.)
E Arlington, VT (6.32 mi.)
Winhall, VT (8.14 mi.)
Bondville, VT (8.14 mi.)
W Wardsboro, VT (9.38 mi.)
Stratton, VT (9.38 mi.)
East Dorset, VT (10.88 mi.)
West Rupert, VT (11.09 mi.)
Jamaica, VT (13.23 mi.)
Stratton Mtn, VT (13.96 mi.)
Stratton Mnt, VT (13.96 mi.)
S Londonderry, VT (13.96 mi.)
Wardsboro, VT (14.73 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 05262
Latitude : 42.979762
Longitude : -73.200970
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 1090 ft.
Area Code(s) : 802

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.35
Male Population Estimate : 48.84%
Female Population Estimate : 51.16%
Median Age : 47.0
Male Median Age : 46.6
Female Median Age : 47.6

White Population Estimate : 98.12%
Black Population Estimate : 0.98%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.06%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.14%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.55%
Other Population Estimate : 0.63%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Shaftsbury specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Bennington County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Bennington County: About 156 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Bennington County is about 46% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.