North Bennington, Vermont

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North Bennington, Vermont

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High Points

North Bennington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Vermont):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy North Bennington Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy North Bennington Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% North Bennington Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% North Bennington College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 17% North Bennington Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of North Bennington, Vermont

Comparing North Bennington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Vermont (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Racial Diversity 6 9
Senior Citizens 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 7
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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North Bennington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NE of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Bennington
Standard Zip Codes 05257
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.93
Longitude -73.243

North Bennington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station DORSET 2 SE
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 30 to 56 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
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North Bennington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,428 100%
Male 605 42.4%
Female 823 57.6%
Under 18 285 20%
18+ 1,143 80%
65+ 219 15.3%
Median Age 28.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,362 95.4%
African-American 10 0.7%
Asian 24 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 26 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.1%

Estimated North Bennington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,368
Growth -60
Growth % -4.2%

North Bennington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 20.2%
Irish 17.1%
French (except Basque) 12.8%
German 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
US/American 5.5%
Italian 5.1%
French Canadian 5%
Polish 4.7%
Dutch 2.5%
Scottish 2.1%
Russian 2%
Swiss 1.1%
British 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Hungarian 0.7%
Australian 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Eastern European 0.5%
African 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
European 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
South African 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North Bennington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barnumsville (05257)
Paper Mill Village (05257)
Sodom (05257)
Wolumsak (05257)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Bennington 1,428 $46,818
Bennington 15,737 $40,615
Jacksonville 237 $34,821
Manchester 602 $92,044
Wilmington 2,225 $46,786

North Bennington Public Libraries

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North Bennington, Vermont
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