Townshend, VT Population

Population: 1,149. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,122 (-2.3% change)
Males: 543 (47.3%), Females: 606 (52.7%)

Windham County

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $39,286
Median house value: $115,000

Races in Townshend:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (21.2%), Irish (16.3%), German (13.4%), United States (8.7%), French (7.7%), Scottish (5.0%).

Elevation: 574 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Townshend

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Townshend town

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.1% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Townshend:

  • GRACE COTTAGE HOSPITAL (PO BOX 216)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Townshend:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Townshend:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 38 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 61 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; Abbreviation: CEF)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 62 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; Abbreviation: BAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Townshend:

  • NORTH WINDHAM (about 12 miles; LONDONDERRY, VT; Abbreviation: 3N3)
  • MOUNT SNOW (about 16 miles; WEST DOVER, VT; Abbreviation: 4V8)
  • HARTNESS STATE (SPRINGFIELD) (about 23 miles; SPRINGFIELD, VT; Abbreviation: VSF)
Amtrak stations near Townshend:

  • 17 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Townshend:

  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; KEENE, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 46 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 47 miles; AMHERST, MA; Full-time enrollment: 21,468)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 51 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,053)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 55 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 57 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,029)
  • MOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; GARDNER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)

Schools

Public high school in Townshend:

  • LELAND & GRAY UHSD #34 (Students: 431; Location: 2042 VT RT 30; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Townshend:

  • TOWNSHEND VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 66 COMMON RD RT 30; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Townshend:

  • TOWNSHEND PUBLIC (Operating income: $29,157; Location: P.O. BOX 252, 1971 RTE 30; 11,300 books; 215 audio materials; 108 video materials; 11 serial subscriptions)