Waitsfield, VT Population

Population: 1,659. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,719 (+3.6% change)
Males: 814 (49.1%), Females: 845 (50.9%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $45,577
Median house value: $156,100

Races in Waitsfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (21.8%), English (19.0%), German (13.7%), French (7.9%), Scottish (6.4%), Italian (6.2%).

Elevation: 698 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waitsfield

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waitsfield town

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

5.1% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 2.0% North America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +231 (+16.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waitsfield:

  • VERMONT STATE HOSP DISTINCT PART UNIT (about 12 miles; WATERBURY, VT)
  • GIFFORD MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; BARRE, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waitsfield:

Other public-use airports nearest to Waitsfield:

  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 6 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 20 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
  • MIDDLEBURY STATE (about 23 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Abbreviation: 6B0)
Amtrak stations near Waitsfield:

  • 12 miles: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 16 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waitsfield:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 25 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 32 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 52 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 57 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
Private high school in Waitsfield:

  • GREEN MOUNTAIN VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: ROUTE 1 BOX 166; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Waitsfield:

  • WAITSFIELD ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 3951 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WASHINGTON WEST S.U. (Location: 1673 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Waitsfield:

  • SUNRISE SCHOOL INC (Students: 18; Location: RR 1 BOX 243; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Waitsfield:

  • JOSLIN MEMORIAL (Operating income: $36,577; Location: P.O. BOX 359, 4391 MAIN ST.; 8,805 books; 444 audio materials; 34 serial subscriptions)