Pownal, VT Population

Population: 3,560. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,535 (-0.7% change)
Males: 1,808 (50.8%), Females: 1,752 (49.2%)

Bennington County

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $39,149
Median house value: $97,100

Races in Pownal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), English (11.0%), French (11.0%), French Canadian (11.0%), Italian (9.7%), Polish (9.4%).

Elevation: 553 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pownal

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pownal town

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-0.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pownal:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pownal:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 40 miles; ALBANY, NY; Abbreviation: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 47 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 56 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pownal:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pownal:

  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 30 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,337)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 38 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,001)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 42 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 42 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,116)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 42 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 14,168)
Public primary/middle school in Pownal:

  • POWNAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Pownal:

  • SOLOMON WRIGHT PUBLIC (Operating income: $21,429; Location: P.O. BOX 400, 97 MAIN ST.; 20,200 books; 65 audio materials; 55 video materials; 37 serial subscriptions)