For population 25 years and over in Bennington:
For population 15 years and over in Bennington CDP:
217 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,929 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colonie, NY (31.9 miles , pop. 79,258).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (113.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (144.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Old Bennington, VT (1.1 miles ), North Bennington, VT (2.0 miles ), South Shaftsbury, VT (2.2 miles ), Woodford, VT (2.4 miles ), Shaftsbury, VT (2.4 miles ), Pownal, VT (2.5 miles ), Hoosick Falls, NY (2.9 miles ), Hoosick, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 73.19 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,813 (+44.3%)
Area code: 802
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
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Work and jobs in Bennington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bennington, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bennington-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Bennington place center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bennington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Vermont state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Bennington center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Bennington center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bennington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Anne Lynch Botta - Writer, Cynthia Gibb - Film actor, Hiram Bingham I - Christian missionary, James Fisk (financier) - Railroad executive, Pamela Blair - Dancer, Carleton Carpenter - Actor, Robert Alton - Choreographer, Simon Fraser (explorer), Charles Dewey Day - Judge, Hiland Hall - Politician.
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Airports and heliports located in Bennington:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Bennington:
See full list of schools located in Bennington, map of school districts: BENNINGTON ID SCHOOL DISTRICT, MOUNT ANTHONY UHSD 14
Private elementary/middle schools in Bennington:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bennington and their reported violations in the past:BENNINGTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 12000, Surface_water):
Past health violations:100 MOUNTAIN VIEW ROAD PARK (Population served: 375, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:HUNTERS AN AMERICAN GRILL (Address: 782 Harwood Hill Rd , Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NEW ENGLANDER MOTOR INN (Address: 220 NORTHSIDE DR , Population served: 186, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:VERMONTER MOTOR LODGE THE (Address: 2968 WEST RD , Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:APPLEGATE APARTMENTS (Address: 89 APPLEGATE DR , Population served: 150, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:VISHAY TANSITOR (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SOUTH WALLINGFORD CO (Address: 112 GRANDIEW ST , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bennington that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.6%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.0% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Bennington (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Bennington (based on Bennington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,279 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,399 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Bennington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bennington, VT
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $4,003,000
Total average daily traffic: 85,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,997
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 115,710
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bennington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bennington, VT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bennington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bennington)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2013.