Dorset, VT Population

Population: 2,036. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,123 (+4.3% change)
Males: 1,012 (49.7%), Females: 1,024 (50.3%)

Bennington County

Median resident age: 45.1 years
Median household income: $54,219
Median house value: $196,000

Races in Dorset:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)

Ancestries: English (23.4%), Irish (19.6%), German (11.2%), Italian (8.3%), United States (7.9%), Scottish (7.7%).

Elevation: 962 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dorset

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 44.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dorset town

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2.6% Foreign born (2.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dorset:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dorset:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 22 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 36 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
  • ALBANY INTL (about 61 miles; ALBANY, NY; Abbreviation: ALB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dorset:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dorset:

  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 40 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 48 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,499)
  • SKIDMORE COLLEGE (about 48 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,317)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 54 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,337)
Public primary/middle school in Dorset:

  • DORSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 130 SCHOOL DRIVE; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Dorset:

  • DORSET VILLAGE PUBLIC (Operating income: $33,350; Location: P.O. BOX 38; 13,892 books; 567 audio materials; 986 video materials; 77 serial subscriptions)