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Demographics Analysis

The people of Shaftsbury Town, Vermont give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Male:

Under 5 years : 85

5 to 9 years : 104

10 to 14 years : 119

15 to 17 years : 79

18 and 19 years : 56

20 years : 14

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 42

30 to 34 years : 60

35 to 39 years : 124

40 to 44 years : 171

45 to 49 years : 144

50 to 54 years : 166

55 to 59 years : 166

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 83

65 and 66 years : 57

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 86

75 to 79 years : 52

80 to 84 years : 19

85 years and over : 43

Female:

Under 5 years : 54

5 to 9 years : 121

10 to 14 years : 121

15 to 17 years : 88

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 13

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 75

25 to 29 years : 82

30 to 34 years : 63

35 to 39 years : 149

40 to 44 years : 134

45 to 49 years : 154

50 to 54 years : 126

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 136

65 and 66 years : 37

67 to 69 years : 42

70 to 74 years : 64

75 to 79 years : 113

80 to 84 years : 56

85 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,548

Multiple ancestry : 1,794

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 21

Ancestry not reported : 317


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,612

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 23

Not a U.S. citizen : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Total:

Under 5 years : 139

5 to 17 years : 632

18 to 24 years : 222

25 to 34 years : 247

35 to 44 years : 578

45 to 54 years : 590

55 to 59 years : 317

60 and 61 years : 88

62 to 64 years : 219

65 to 74 years : 351

75 years and over : 297

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 119

5 to 17 years : 464

18 to 24 years : 131

25 to 34 years : 124

35 to 44 years : 341

45 to 54 years : 262

55 to 59 years : 129

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 89

65 to 74 years : 119

75 years and over : 128

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 153

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 123

35 to 44 years : 222

45 to 54 years : 328

55 to 59 years : 188

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 125

65 to 74 years : 225

75 years and over : 152

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 15

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 898

Female : 1,040

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 835

Female : 839

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 40

Female : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Born in state of residence : 1,900

Born in other state in the United States : 1,623

Native: born outside the United States : 11

Foreign born : 29


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 386

Now married, except separated : 867

Divorced : 110

Separated : 0

Widowed : 108

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 182

Now married, except separated : 1,077

Divorced : 170

Separated : 27

Widowed : 94

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 27

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 17


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Speak only English : 3,401

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 41

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

  • Irish: 707   (15.7%)
  • English: 692   (15.4%)
  • Italian: 506   (11.2%)
  • German: 454   (10.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 406   (9.0%)
  • United States Or American: 310   (6.9%)
  • French Canadian: 272   (6.0%)
  • Dutch: 168   (3.7%)
  • Scottish: 140   (3.1%)
  • Other Groups: 129   (2.9%)
  • Polish: 99   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 85   (1.9%)
  • Russian: 84   (1.9%)
  • Welsh: 67   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 66   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 59   (1.3%)
  • Canadian: 46   (1.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 41   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 35   (0.8%)
  • Hungarian: 22   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 17   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 17   (0.4%)
  • Slavic: 16   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 15   (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 9   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 6   (0.1%)
  • British: 6   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.1%)
  • European: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Shaftsbury Town, Vermont is 3,680



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont: 1,784
Female Population in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont: 1,896


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont: 45.1
Median Female Resident Age in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont: 46.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Vermont is 42


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont


White


Both sexes

46.8

Male

46.0

Female

47.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.5

Male

24.5

Female

48.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.5

Male

46.5

Female

40.5

Asian


Both sexes

20.5

Male

35.0

Female

18.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

44.5

Male

0.0

Female

44.5

Other


Both sexes

22.8

Male

22.8

Female

22.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

17.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.8

Male

27.5

Female

26.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.8

Male

45.9

Female

47.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont


  • White: 3,563
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 33
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 84



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Shaftsbury Town, Vermont citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (1.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 41   (3.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 35   (2.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (1.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (0.49%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 437   (35.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 57   (4.63%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 164   (13.31%)
  • Associate Degree: 93   (7.55%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 191   (15.5%)
  • Master's Degree: 121   (9.82%)
  • Professional School Degree: 52   (4.22%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.41%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (1.53%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (0.8%)
  • 10th Grade: 49   (3.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (0.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 28   (2.04%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 405   (29.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 92   (6.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 195   (14.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 161   (11.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 256   (18.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 108   (7.88%)
  • Professional School Degree: 25   (1.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.8%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Shaftsbury Town, Vermont


  • Shaftsbury Historical Museum


    3542 Route 7, Shaftsbury, VT 05262

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Shaftsbury Town, Vermont affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Shaftsbury Town, Vermont.

Area Features of Shaftsbury Town, Vermont


Building


(1) Buck Hill Road Fire House   (2) Depot Road Fire House   (3) Peter Matteson Tavern Historical   (4) Shaftsbury Historical Society Building   (5) Shaftsbury Historical Society Museum   (6) Topping Tavern Museum   (7) Vermont State Police Troop C  

Cemetery


(1) Elwell Cemetery   (2) Guber Farm Cemetery   (3) Le Barron-harrington Farm Cemetery   (4) Little Rhode Island Cemetery   (5) Maple Hill Cemetery   (6) Niles Cemetery   (7) Rhoda Blowers Cemetery   (8) Shaftsbury Center Cemetery   (9) Shaftsbury Hollow Cemetery   (10) Wilder Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Town Of Shaftsbury  

Dam


(1) Cider Mill Dam   (2) Lake Shaftsbury Dam  

Forest


(1) Arlington State Forest   (2) Shaftsbury Municipal Forest  

Locale


(1) Camp Avalon   (2) Grove Picnic Shelter   (3) Peters Four Corners  

Park


(1) Center Shaftsbury Historic District   (2) Shaftsburg State Park   (3) Shaftsbury State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bouplon Corner   (2) Hidden Valley   (3) Shaftsbury   (4) Shaftsbury Center  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Shaftsbury   (2) North Bennington Reservoir  

School


(1) Niles School   (2) Snow School  

Spring


(1) Vermont Healing Springs Historical  

Stream


(1) Basin Brook  

Summit


(1) Bucks Cobble   (2) Hale Mountain   (3) Harrington Cobble   (4) Maple Hill   (5) Trumbull Mountain   (6) West Mountain  

Tower


(1) Whgc-fm Bennington  

Trail


(1) Healing Springs Nature Trail  

Valley


(1) Black Hole Hollow   (2) Shaftsbury Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

05262 (pop. 2,571)


Cities Nearby Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

South Shaftsbury Cdp, VT  (pop. 649) 1.2 Miles
North Bennington Village, VT  (pop. 1,366) 3.2 Miles
Bennington Town, VT  (pop. 15,161) 5.0 Miles
Old Bennington Village, VT  (pop. 205) 5.3 Miles
Bennington Cdp, VT  (pop. 8,691) 5.9 Miles
Glastenbury Town, VT  (pop. 5) 6.7 Miles
Arlington Cdp, VT  (pop. 1,230) 7.7 Miles
Arlington Town, VT  (pop. 2,571) 8.0 Miles
Woodford Town, VT  (pop. 336) 8.6 Miles
Sunderland Town, VT  (pop. 917) 9.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

802



Elevation in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont is 817.0 ft. (249.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Lat: 42.963094 N        Long: -73.207440 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Shaftsbury Town, Vermont need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Vermont

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.27 8.50 6.62 12.13 0.00 8.28
  Total Electric Industry 9.27 8.50 6.62 12.13 0.00 8.28
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.53 8.92 7.02 13.42 0.00 8.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.53 8.92 7.02 13.42 0.00 8.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.56 9.24 7.30 12.88 0.00 8.83
  Total Electric Industry 9.56 9.24 7.30 12.88 0.00 8.83
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.84 9.31 7.50 13.50 0.00 9.04
  Total Electric Industry 9.84 9.31 7.50 13.50 0.00 9.04
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.96 9.42 7.50 14.88 0.00 9.13
  Total Electric Industry 9.96 9.42 7.50 14.88 0.00 9.13
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.52 9.80 7.56 14.03 0.00 9.46
  Total Electric Industry 10.52 9.80 7.56 14.03 0.00 9.46
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.99 10.14 7.58 12.96 0.00 9.74
  Total Electric Industry 10.99 10.14 7.58 12.96 0.00 9.74
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 10.33 7.44 9.56 0.00 9.89
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 10.33 7.44 9.56 0.00 9.89
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.12 7.27 8.91 0.00 9.83
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.12 7.27 8.91 0.00 9.83
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 12.17 10.67 7.35 13.32 0.00 10.28
  Total Electric Industry 12.17 10.67 7.35 13.32 0.00 10.28
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 12.30 10.61 7.31 12.20 0.00 10.27
  Total Electric Industry 12.30 10.61 7.31 12.20 0.00 10.27
2001              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 12.67 11.17 7.89 18.85 0.00 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 12.67 11.28 7.89 18.85 0.00 10.86
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.78 11.10 7.90 19.26 0.00 10.87
  Total Electric Industry 12.78 11.10 7.90 19.26 0.00 10.87
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 12.82 11.29 8.05 0.00 0.00 10.98
  Total Electric Industry 12.82 11.29 8.05 0.00 0.00 10.98
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.94 11.42 7.96 0.00 0.00 11.02
  Total Electric Industry 12.94 11.42 7.96 0.00 0.00 11.02
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 12.96 11.33 7.77 0.00 0.00 10.95
  Total Electric Industry 12.96 11.33 7.77 0.00 0.00 10.95
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 13.39 11.67 8.33 0.00 0.00 11.37
  Total Electric Industry 13.39 11.67 8.33 0.00 0.00 11.37

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 66   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 35   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 60   (3.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 136   (7.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 320   (16.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 338   (17.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 324   (16.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 259   (13.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 86   (4.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 73   (3.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 39   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 46   (2.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 110   (5.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 62   (3.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,404

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 176

In 3-person carpool : 9

In 4-person carpool : 31

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 15

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 37

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 113


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Less than 5 minutes : 71

5 to 9 minutes : 157

10 to 14 minutes : 406

15 to 19 minutes : 432

20 to 24 minutes : 218

25 to 29 minutes : 74

30 to 34 minutes : 166

35 to 39 minutes : 14

40 to 44 minutes : 30

45 to 59 minutes : 42

60 to 89 minutes : 61

90 or more minutes : 13


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

With Social Security income : 555

No Social Security income : 990


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

With retirement income : 395

No retirement income : 1,150


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Less than $10,000 : 35

$10,000 to $14,999 : 28

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 85

$25,000 to $29,999 : 26

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 60

$40,000 to $44,999 : 53

$45,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 117

$60,000 to $74,999 : 184

$75,000 to $99,999 : 92

$100,000 to $124,999 : 154

$125,000 to $149,999 : 45

$150,000 to $199,999 : 76

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $62,540


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

  • WABY (1160 AM; 5.0 kW; Mechanicville, NY; Owner: Anastos Media Group, Inc.)
  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Green Island, NY; Owner: Capital Media Corporation)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; North Bennington, VT; Owner: Southern Vermont College)

FM Radio Stations Near Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

  • WUPE-FM (100.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTHK (100.7 FM; Mount Snow, VT; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WQAR (101.3 FM; Stillwater, NY; Owner: Anastos Media Group, Inc.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Saga)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; Manchester, VT; Owner: Northshire Communications, Inc.)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; Wynantskill, NY; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WMNV (104.1 FM; Rupert, VT; Owner: Capital Media Corporation)
  • WBZZ (105.7 FM; Troy, NY; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; Gansevoort, NY; Owner: 6 Johnson Road Licenses, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Granite State Educational Fellowship)
  • WSSK (89.7 FM; Gansevoort, NY; Owner: Sound Of Life, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Wardsboro, VT; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; Adams, MA; Owner: Wamc)
  • WJJW (91.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Massachusetts College)
  • WCFM (91.9 FM; Williamstown, MA; Owner: The President & Trustees Of Williams College)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; Argyle, NY; Owner: Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Inc)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WBTN-FM (94.3 FM; Shaftsbury, VT; Owner: Vermont Public Radio)
  • WVTQ (95.1 FM; Manchester, VT; Owner: Vermont Public Radio)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

  • WNYT (Channel 13; Troy, NY; Owner: Wnyt-tv, Llc)
  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; Adams, MA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 354  (34.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 83  (8.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 188  (18.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 203  (19.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 458  (46.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 156  (15.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 276  (27.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 23  (2.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 18 Farms In Shaftsbury Town, Vermont


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

  • William H. Morse State


    (about 5.3 miles in North Bennington, Vermont; Airport Code: JZU)

  • Mount Snow


    (about 17.5 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Deerfield Valley Regional


    (about 17.5 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Harriman-and-West


    (about 18.5 miles in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NAD)

  • Floyd Bennett Memorial


    (about 33.1 miles in Glens Falls, New York; Airport Code: GFL)

  • Warren County


    (about 33.2 miles in Glens Falls, New York; Airport Code: GFL)

  • Saratoga County


    (about 33.6 miles in Ballston Spa, New York; Airport Code: VWK)

  • Albany International


    (about 33.8 miles in Latham, New York; Airport Code: ALB)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 37.3 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • Schenectady County


    (about 37.4 miles in Alplaus, New York; Airport Code: SCH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.69%

Carpooled

11.31%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.30%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.35%

Walked

1.74%

Other Means

0.55%

Worked At Home

3.08%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Shaftsbury Town, Vermont, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 962

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 56

Female householder, no husband present : 66

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 336

Householder not living alone : 125


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 50

Female householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and male partner : 56

All other households : 1,433


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 854

Renter-occupied housing units : 108

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 22

Renter-occupied housing units : 34

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 57

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 379

Renter-occupied housing units : 82


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Less than $10,000 : 40

$10,000 to $14,999 : 75

$15,000 to $19,999 : 63

$20,000 to $24,999 : 149

$25,000 to $29,999 : 48

$30,000 to $34,999 : 109

$35,000 to $39,999 : 130

$40,000 to $44,999 : 81

$45,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 137

$60,000 to $74,999 : 227

$75,000 to $99,999 : 132

$100,000 to $124,999 : 154

$125,000 to $149,999 : 45

$150,000 to $199,999 : 76

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Total : 1,747


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Occupied : 1,545

Vacant : 202


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Built 2005 or later : 13

Built 2000 to 2004 : 65

Built 1990 to 1999 : 217

Built 1980 to 1989 : 166

Built 1970 to 1979 : 285

Built 1960 to 1969 : 177

Built 1950 to 1959 : 163

Built 1940 to 1949 : 84

Built 1939 or earlier : 577


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Utility gas : 12

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 118

Electricity : 42

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,207

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 166

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 38

$80,000 to $89,999 : 12

$90,000 to $99,999 : 45

$100,000 to $124,999 : 242

$125,000 to $149,999 : 76

$150,000 to $174,999 : 145

$175,000 to $199,999 : 106

$200,000 to $249,999 : 137

$250,000 to $299,999 : 86

$300,000 to $399,999 : 240

$400,000 to $499,999 : 78

$500,000 to $749,999 : 52

$750,000 to $999,999 : 25

$1,000,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 43

Home equity loan only : 213

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 6

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 588

Housing units without a mortgage : 462


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Shaftsbury Town, Vermont)

Built 2005 or later : $318,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $445,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $199,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $265,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $168,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $156,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $185,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $156,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $226,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont: 69.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Vermont: 62.5%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,645,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,645,000
2000        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,401,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,401,100
2001        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,572,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,572,000
2002        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,815,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,815,000
2003        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,898,850
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,898,850
2004        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,928,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $2,928,000
2005        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,038,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,038,000
2006        
  Single Family 18 18 $4,087,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $4,087,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Shaftsbury Town, VT): $45,139
Median Household Income In 2000 (Vermont): $40,856


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Shaftsbury Town): $117,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Vermont): $111,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Shaftsbury Town): $550
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Vermont): $553


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.8%
Electricity: 1.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 85.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.6%
Wood: 7.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Shaftsbury Town, Vermont are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Vna & Hospice Of Svhc


     Address: 160 Benmont Avenue Suite 17, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/14/1971

Manchester Health Services


     Address: Po Box 1224, Manchester Center, Vermont 05255
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/3/1968

Vna Hospice Of North Berkshire


     Address: 535 Curran Memorial Highway, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Eddy Vna Wesley Vna Chha


     Address: 433 River Street Suite 3000, Troy, New York 12180
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/2/1985

Seton Home Health Care Chha


     Address: 1 Ross Tech Park, Troy, New York 12180
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 11/1/1971

Hospitals Close To Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center


     Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

North Adams Regional Hospital


     Address: 71 Hospital Avenue, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Samaritan Hospital


     Address: 2215 Burdett Avenue, Troy, New York 12180
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Seton Health System-st Mary's Campus


     Address: 1300 Massachusetts Avenue, Troy, New York 12180
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Grace Cottage Hospital


     Address: Po Box 216, Townshend, Vermont 05353
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Prospect Nursing Home


     Address: 34 Prospect Street, North Bennington, Vermont 05257
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 20
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Bennington Health & Rehab


     Address: 2 Blackberry Lane, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Centers For Living And Rehab


     Address: 160 Hospital Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 137
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Vermont Veterans Home


     Address: 325 North Street, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 164
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Crescent Manor Care Ctrs


     Address: 312 Crescent Blvd, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 37 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

    Retired Workers: 395
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Bennington County, Vermont Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 58.06%
  • Bush & Cheney 39.95%
  • Other 1.99%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Shaftsbury Town, Vermont citizens.

Relocation to Bennington County, VT

5.72 % of Bennington County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $56,279

Vermont Average 6.60 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bennington County, VT (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Berkshire County , MA 0.38 % ($31,089 AGI )
  • Rutland County , VT 0.38 % ($34,339 AGI )
  • Windham County , VT 0.35 % ($33,346 AGI )

Relocation away from Bennington County, VT

6.04 % of Bennington County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,399

Vermont Average 6.82 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bennington County, VT (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Rutland County , VT 0.50 % ($34,767 AGI )
  • Rensselaer County , NY 0.46 % ($33,147 AGI )
  • Berkshire County , MA 0.35 % ($44,078 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Vermont

Low Bracket: $32,550 (3.6 )
High Bracket: $357,700 (9.50%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Vermont

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Shaftsbury Town, Vermont is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Shaftsbury Town, Vermont

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/24/2004, 06:45 pm 0 0 -- $250K
05/24/2004, 03:37 pm 0 0 -- $40K
05/31/1998, 06:15 pm 0 0 $20K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/24/2004, 06:45 pm 0 0 $400K --
07/21/2003, 03:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/27/2002, 02:13 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/05/2002, 07:15 pm 0 0 $17K --
07/06/1999, 02:10 pm 0 0 $45K --
07/06/1999, 02:04 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/23/1998, 08:07 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/31/1998, 07:30 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/31/1998, 03:30 pm 0 0 $8K --
07/15/1997, 03:50 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/15/1997, 03:10 pm 0 0 $2K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Shaftsbury Town, Vermont directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Vermont

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,226 2,340 2,443 2,447 459 2,461 1,129 0 1,441 2,302


(updated 2014)



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