U.S. Beacon July 16, 2024

Bennington, VT

Bennington County, Vermont

Latitude: 42.878414     Longitude: -73.190562
Population 9,168 (2000)
Elevation of Bennington, Vermont: 2540 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:5004750, place: Bennington CDP, Vermont)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 7,406 (100%)
In labor force: 4,627 (62.48%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,627 (62.48%)
----Employed: 4,366 (58.95%)
----Unemployed: 261 (3.52%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 5.6%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 2,779 (37.52%)
Females 16 years and over: 4,037 (54.51%)
In labor force: 2,331 (31.47%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,331 (31.47%)
----Employed: 2,204 (29.76%)
Own children under 6 years: 649 (8.76%)
All parents in family in labor force: 363 (4.9%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 4,310 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 3,165 (73.43%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 598 (13.87%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 48 (1.11%)
Walked: 265 (6.15%)
Other means: 68 (1.58%)
Worked at home: 166 (3.85%)
Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 4,366 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,293 (29.62%)
Service occupations: 733 (16.79%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,034 (23.68%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 7 (0.16%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 421 (9.64%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 878 (20.11%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 26 (0.6%)
Construction: 250 (5.73%)
Manufacturing: 858 (19.65%)
Wholesale trade.: 119 (2.73%)
Retail trade: 694 (15.9%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 71 (1.63%)
Information: 133 (3.05%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 128 (2.93%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 106 (2.43%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,153 (26.41%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 361 (8.27%)
Other services (except public administration): 284 (6.5%)
Public administration: 183 (4.19%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 3,345 (76.61%)
Government workers: 601 (13.77%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 420 (9.62%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 3,872 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 536 (13.84%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 270 (6.97%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 837 (21.62%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 523 (13.51%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 664 (17.15%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 661 (17.07%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 244 (6.3%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 80 (2.07%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 39 (1.01%)
$200,000 or more: 18 (0.46%)
Median household income: $30,591

With earnings: 2,932 (75.72%)
--Mean earnings: $38,131
With Social Security income: 1,289 (33.29%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,838
With Supplemental Security Income: 253 (6.53%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,584
With public assistance income: 323 (8.34%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,163
With retirement income: 745 (19.24%)
--Mean retirement income: $9,979

Families: 2,276 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 203 (8.92%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 130 (5.71%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 360 (15.82%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 325 (14.28%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 441 (19.38%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 496 (21.79%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 203 (8.92%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 61 (2.68%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 39 (1.71%)
$200,000 or more: 18 (0.79%)
Median family income: $39,225

Per capita income: $16,507

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $30,451
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,135

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 269 (11.82%)
--With related children under 18 years: 210 (9.23%)
----With related children under 5 years: 112 (4.92%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 171 (7.51%)
--With related children under 18 years: 137 (6.02%)
----With related children under 5 years: 79 (3.47%)
Individuals: 1,370 (60.19%)
--18 years and over: 896 (39.37%)
----65 years and over: 170 (7.47%)
--Related children under 18 years: 418 (18.37%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 266 (11.69%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 547 (24.03%)

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