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People

Total Population 1,022
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 25.2%
Employed Population 16+ 545
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 59.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,667
% Above Poverty Level 84.7%
% Below Poverty Level 15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 12.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.4%
Median Gross Rent $821
Median House Value $209,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 17.2%
Irish 19.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Townshend Almanac

Category Value
County Windham
Standard Zip Codes 05353, 05359
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.11
Longitude -72.69

Townshend Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BALL MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 5.6 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
Station BELLOWS FALLS
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station SURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellows Falls 2,985 $51,875
Chester 775 $60,203
Newfane 65 $78,750
North Westminster 243 $0
Saxtons River 562 $52,083
Westminster 279 $72,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Townshend Public Libraries

Library
Townshend Public
1971 RTE 30
Townshend, Vermont
(802) 365-4039

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Townshend Hospitals

GRACE COTTAGE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
PO BOX 216
(802) 365-7920
Emergency Service: Yes

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Townshend High Schools

LELAND & GRAY UHSD #34
2042 VT RT 30
802-365-7355
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 431 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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