Manchester, VT Population

Population: 4,180. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,359 (+4.3% change)
Males: 1,956 (46.8%), Females: 2,224 (53.2%)

Bennington County

Median resident age: 44.0 years
Median household income: $47,196
Median house value: $177,100

Races in Manchester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (21.9%), Irish (21.8%), German (16.7%), Italian (8.1%), French (7.0%), United States (4.8%).

Elevation: 899 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Manchester

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manchester town

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

3.9% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +406 (+10.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Manchester:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Manchester:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 27 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 39 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
  • ALBANY INTL (about 59 miles; ALBANY, NY; Abbreviation: ALB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Manchester:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:

  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 35 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 49 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,499)
  • SKIDMORE COLLEGE (about 49 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,317)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 51 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,337)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 58 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,001)

Schools

Public high school in Manchester:

  • BURR & BURTON SEMINARY (Students: 586; Location: 55 SEMINARY AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Manchester:

  • BURR & BURTON ACADEMY (Students: 478; Location: BOX 498 SEMINARY AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Manchester:

  • MAPLE STREET SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: PO BOX 1048 ROUTE 7A; Grades: KG – 8)
  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: PO BOX 1063; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Manchester:

  • MARK SKINNER (Operating income: $100,594; Location: P.O. BOX 438; 39,495 books; 1,478 audio materials; 450 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)