Brandon, VT Population

Population: 3,917. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,947 (+0.8% change)
Males: 1,858 (47.4%), Females: 2,059 (52.6%)

Rutland County

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $35,810
Median house value: $86,700

Races in Brandon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), English (16.6%), French (15.7%), United States (12.5%), German (10.9%), Italian (9.0%).

Elevation: 431 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brandon

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandon town

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -314 (-7.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brandon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brandon:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 23 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 47 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Abbreviation: BTV)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 48 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brandon:

Amtrak stations near Brandon:

  • 15 miles: RUTLAND (MERCHANTS ROW). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: FAIR HAVEN (DEPOT & WATER STS.)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:

  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 45 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 49 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 59 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 67 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)

Schools

Public high school in Brandon:

  • OTTER VALLEY UHSD #8 (Students: 737; Location: 2997 FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brandon:

  • NESHOBE SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 17 NESHOBE CIRCLE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • RUTLAND NORTHEAST S.U. (Students: 88; Location: 49 COURT DRIVE; Grades: PK – PK)
  • LEICESTER CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 68 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SUDBURY COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 31 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Brandon:

  • BRANDON FREE PUBLIC (Operating income: $91,720; Location: 4 FRANKLIN ST.; 18,344 books; 621 audio materials; 1,010 video materials; 95 serial subscriptions)