Westford, Vermont

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Westford, Vermont

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Westford College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Westford Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Westford People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Westford Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Westford Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Westford, Vermont

Comparing Westford 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
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 4 5
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
Median Family Income 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 5
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
People Living Alone 1 1

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Westford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 134 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Chittenden
Metro Area Burlington
Standard Zip Codes 05494
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.63
Longitude -73.

Westford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 18 F
Apr Temp 24 to 39 F
Jul Temp 52 to 66 F
Oct Temp 31 to 45 F
Annual Precip 78.8 inches
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
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Westford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,086 100%
Male 1,049 50.3%
Female 1,037 49.7%
Under 18 637 30.5%
18+ 1,449 69.5%
65+ 117 5.6%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.2
White 2,047 98.1%
African-American 7 0.3%
Asian 9 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 18 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1%

Estimated Westford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,129
Growth 43
Growth % 2.1%

Westford 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 13.4%
French (except Basque) 12.4%
Irish 12.4%
French Canadian 11.6%
German 8.6%
US/American 8.6%
Italian 7.3%
Scottish 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Polish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
European 1.5%
Norwegian 1.3%
British 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
Brazilian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Icelander 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brookside (05494)

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)
Westford 2,086 $65,000
Cambridge 235 $36,563
Fairfax 3,765 $55,074
Fletcher 1,179 $49,375
Georgia 4,375 $59,712
Milton 1,537 $48,882
Underhill 2,980 $69,837

Westford Public Libraries

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