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  The population of Bennington county is estimated at 35,854. In 2017 there were 340 births and 450 deaths in Bennington county. Bennington county has 7,082 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 3,935 that are owned free and clear and 4,453 that are renter occupied.

  The good residents of Bennington County filed 18,720 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 5.7% of all Vermont filings and 0.013% of the entire nation. Bennington had a combined total federal tax liability of $165,487,000 on earned income of $1,053,209,000. Other notable statistics from Bennington County were 950 unemployment claims which collected a total of $3,700,000 and 3,620 charitable contributions valued at $17,327,000. 4,490 filings from Bennington County paid a combined total of $27,598,000 in property taxes and 3,510 filings paid $24,553,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Bennington county had 51 religious congregations with an estimated 12,930 members.

34.3% of the Bennington population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 8.9% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 46% of Bennington County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This represents a decrease from the 2012 election by 1,167 votes.

At $52,770 the median income is 90.6% of the Vermont average. An estimated 668 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Bennington, the equivalant of around 3.6% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 3.8%.

Top 15 Industries in Bennington County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
3,051Retail trade
2,704Health care and social assistance
1,821Accommodation and food services
1,169Food services and drinking places
1,093Restaurants and other eating places
731Ambulatory health care services
712Food and beverage stores
707Full-service restaurants
657Grocery stores
634Plastics product manufacturing
634Plastics and rubber products manufacturing
588Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores
538Hotels (except casino hotels) and motels

In 2018 the average price reduction was 4.74% in Bennington County.

In 2018 6.58% of listings in Bennington County (averaging across 4 zip codes; 5255, 5251, 5250 and 5201) dropped their price.

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Map of Bennington County, VT