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Brattleboro, VT (Vermont) Houses and Residents

Brattleboro,VT index of house prices

Total population: 7,414 (All urban)

Houses: 3,733 (3,344 occupied: 1,382 owner occupied, 2,020 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

59%
State:

30%

Housing density: 392 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $279,391.

Median contract rent in 2016: $481 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $590)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $3,041


Median gross rent in Brattleboro, VT in 2016: $554

Housing units in Brattleboro with a mortgage: 1,022 (36 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 360

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,083

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,362

Median monthly housing costs: $992


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Brattleboro, Vermont Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $212,032 (it was $105,400 in 2000)
Brattleboro:

$212,032
Vermont:

$223,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $156,661 - $281,876
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Median year apartment built: 1944

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,235
  • In family households: 4,463 (554 male householders, 1,002 female householders)
    972 spouses, 1,497 children (1,395 natural, 73 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 151 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 39 other relatives, 183 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,460 (818 male householders (594 living alone)), 993 female householders (676 living alone)), 641 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 334

Size of family households: 804 2-persons, 396 3-persons, 176 4-persons, 108 5-persons, 64 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,276 1-person, 475 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

651 married couples with children.
478 single-parent households (221 men, 257 women).

91.6% of residents of Brattleboro speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
3.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (31% speak English very well, 69% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 473 (6.5%)
(54.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brattleboro, Vermont:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 4402 bedrooms
  • 4903 bedrooms
  • 2814 bedrooms
  • 1375+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brattleboro, Vermont:

  • 136no bedroom
  • 7321 bedroom
  • 8522 bedrooms
  • 2483 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Brattleboro in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 11no vehicle
  • 5211 vehicle
  • 5982 vehicles
  • 1853 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population

Cars and other vehicles available in Brattleboro in renter-occupied apartments

  • 453no vehicle
  • 9981 vehicle
  • 4922 vehicles
  • 933 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brattleboro, Vermont:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 934 rooms
  • 2885 rooms
  • 3146 rooms
  • 1767 rooms
  • 1858 rooms
  • 2869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brattleboro, Vermont:

  • 1391 room
  • 1932 rooms
  • 5063 rooms
  • 4834 rooms
  • 3895 rooms
  • 1476 rooms
  • 787 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Brattleboro, VT household income distribution

  • Brattleboro, VT household income distribution
  • 341Less than $10,000
  • 188$10,000 to $14,999
  • 206$15,000 to $19,999
  • 181$20,000 to $24,999
  • 145$25,000 to $29,999
  • 159$30,000 to $34,999
  • 131$35,000 to $39,999
  • 129$40,000 to $44,999
  • 89$45,000 to $49,999
  • 362$50,000 to $59,999
  • 278$60,000 to $74,999
  • 694$75,000 to $99,999
  • 122$100,000 to $124,999
  • 133$125,000 to $149,999
  • 77$150,000 to $199,999
  • 49$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Brattleboro, VT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Brattleboro, VT
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$70,000 to $79,999
  • 20$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 87$100,000 to $124,999
  • 133$125,000 to $149,999
  • 291$150,000 to $174,999
  • 115$175,000 to $199,999
  • 333$200,000 to $249,999
  • 235$250,000 to $299,999
  • 97$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Brattleboro, VT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Brattleboro, VT
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 47$200 to $249
  • 46$250 to $299
  • 31$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 73$400 to $449
  • 36$450 to $499
  • 53$500 to $549
  • 119$550 to $599
  • 95$600 to $649
  • 134$650 to $699
  • 118$700 to $749
  • 252$750 to $799
  • 233$800 to $899
  • 307$900 to $999
  • 317$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10$1,250 to $1,499
  • 30$1,500 to $1,999
  • 20No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1582010 or later
  • 912000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 160Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Brattleboro population
Brattleboro commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 99
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 973
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 749
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 418
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 270
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 152
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 284
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 89
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 28
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 121
  • 90 or more minutes: 3
Brattleboro, VT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.0%
Number of people working at home: 429 (11.5% of all workers)

Brattleboro mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,588 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 823 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 114 (1%)
  • Taxi: 154 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 43 (0%)
  • Walked: 583 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 429 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 346
 Irish: 338
 German: 210
 American: 192
 French Canadian: 187
 Italian: 131
 French (except Basque): 125
 Polish: 119
 Dutch: 68
 European: 49
 Lebanese: 48
 Norwegian: 45
 Ghanaian: 37
 Turkish: 35
 Northern European: 33
 Greek: 31
 Canadian: 18
 Swiss: 14
 British: 11
 Scandinavian: 11
 Russian: 10
 South African: 10
 Swedish: 10
 Ukrainian: 10
 Welsh: 9
 African: 9
 Lithuanian: 8
 Scotch-Irish: 7
 Scottish: 7
 Eastern European: 2
 Somali: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 9%Laos
  • 9%Ghana
  • 8%Russia
  • 7%Turkey
  • 7%Taiwan
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,955
  • Other state: 3,690
  • Northeast: 2,856
  • Midwest: 258
  • South: 308
  • West: 268

83% of Brattleboro residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in Vermont.

Brattleboro:

82.9%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 52
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 88
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 94
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 622
  • Less than 1 year of college: 160
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 367
  • Associate degree: 144
  • Bachelor's degree: 384
  • Master's degree: 294
  • Professional school degree: 80
  • Doctorate degree: 108

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 42
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 747
  • Less than 1 year of college: 50
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 325
  • Associate degree: 306
  • Bachelor's degree: 475
  • Master's degree: 435
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 72

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 11.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.9%Males
Brattleboro marital status for males
Brattleboro marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,427
  • One, attached: 336
  • Two: 368
  • 3 or 4: 796
  • 5 to 9: 440
  • 10 to 19: 229
  • 20 to 49: 131
  • 50 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 46

Median worth of mobile homes: $91,759

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Brattleboro:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brattleboro
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.9%)
  • Wood (8.9%)
  • Utility gas (3.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.9%)
  • Electricity (11.6%)
  • Coal or coke (7.9%)
  • Other fuel (3.9%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Utility gas (3.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

4.2%
Vermont:

9.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

7.9%
Vermont:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 106
Here:

45.9%
Vermont:

37.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)