Shaftsbury, VT Population

Population: 3,767. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,749 (-0.5% change)
Males: 1,837 (48.8%), Females: 1,930 (51.2%)

Bennington County

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $45,139
Median house value: $112,900

Races in Shaftsbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), English (18.4%), Italian (13.4%), German (12.1%), French (10.8%), United States (8.2%).

Elevation: 888 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shaftsbury

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shaftsbury town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +240 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shaftsbury:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shaftsbury:

  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 36 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 40 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • ALBANY INTL (about 47 miles; ALBANY, NY; Abbreviation: ALB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shaftsbury:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shaftsbury:

  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 38 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,337)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,499)
  • SKIDMORE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,317)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 46 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,001)
Public primary/middle school in Shaftsbury:

  • SHAFTSBURY ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 150 BUCK HILL ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)