Bellows Falls, VT Population

Population: 3,165. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,019 (-4.6% change)
Males: 1,534 (48.5%), Females: 1,631 (51.5%)

Windham County

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $29,608
Median house value: $86,500

Races in Bellows Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.4%), French (17.1%), English (13.9%), German (8.1%), Polish (7.1%), United States (5.7%).

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bellows Falls

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bellows Falls village

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

2.7% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -160 (-4.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bellows Falls:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bellows Falls:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 43 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 66 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; Abbreviation: CEF)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 70 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; Abbreviation: BAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bellows Falls:

  • HARTNESS STATE (SPRINGFIELD) (about 15 miles; SPRINGFIELD, VT; Abbreviation: VSF)
  • CLAREMONT MUNI (about 18 miles; CLAREMONT, NH; Abbreviation: CNH)
  • NORTH WINDHAM (about 19 miles; LONDONDERRY, VT; Abbreviation: 3N3)
Amtrak station:
BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellows Falls:

  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; KEENE, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 43 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • MOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; GARDNER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 55 miles; AMHERST, MA; Full-time enrollment: 21,468)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 58 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,053)
  • FITCHBURG STATE COLLEGE (about 59 miles; FITCHBURG, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,660)
  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 62 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)

Schools

Public high school in Bellows Falls:

  • BELLOWS FALLS UHSD #27 (Students: 422; Location: RT 5 SOUTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Bellows Falls:

  • INDPT BAPTIST CHURCH CHRIST SC (Students: 13; Location: P O BOX 14; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bellows Falls:

  • BELLOWS FALLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: SCHOOL STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • ROCKINGHAM CENTRAL ELEMENTA (Students: 172; Location: 50 SCHOOL STREET EXTENSION; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CHERRY HILL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 73; Location: 25 CHERRY STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WINDHAM NORTHEAST S.U. (Students: 18; Location: 8A ATKINSON STREET; Grades: PK – PK)

Libraries

Library in Bellows Falls:

  • ROCKINGHAM FREE PUBLIC (Operating income: $221,403; Location: 65 WESTMINSTER ST.; 47,500 books; 611 audio materials; 710 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)