Relocation

General Information

Bennington serves as the primary gateway for southwestern Vermont. We’re the fifth largest community within the State and are directly adjacent to New York and Massachusetts.

Bennington, Vermont is the urban, commercial and industrial center for Bennington County. This county encompasses 575 square miles with 35,000 residents.

Whether you are looking to move your business,industry or family to our community, we strive to provide the most accurate information available about living, working and playing in this community.

Population in 2010: 9,074. Population change since 2000: -1.0%
Males: 4,294 (47.3%)
Females: 4,780 (52.7%)

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Vermont median age: 42.6 years
Zip codes: 05201.

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,037 (it was $30,591 in 2000)
Bennington: $37,037
Vermont: $51,618
Estimated per capita income in 2009: $23,350

Bennington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $164,220 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Bennington: $164,220
Vermont: $216,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $161,952; Detached houses: $172,642; Townhouses or other attached units: $106,688; In 2-unit structures: $151,786; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,443; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,299; Mobile homes: $61,397

Median gross rent in 2009: $689.

Schools & Colleges

Southern Vermont College
982 Mansion Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-4000

Bennington College
1 College Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-5401

Community College of Vermont
Bennington Academic Center
324 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-2361

CDC – Southwest Vermont
Career Development Center
321 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-0220

Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-7501

Mount Anthony Union High School
301 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-7511

Mount Anthony Union Middle School
747 East Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-7541

Bennington Elementary School
128 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-5256

Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-2692

Monument Elementary School
66 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-447-7979

North Bennington Graded School
9 School Street
North Bennington, VT 05257
Phone: 802-442-5955

Pownal Elementary School
94 School House Road
Pownal, VT 05261
Phone: 802-823-7333

Shaftsbury Elementary School
150 Buck Hill Road
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Phone: 802-442-4373

Woodford Elementary School
955 Vermont Route 9
Woodford, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-4071

Real Estate Agents

Brenda Jones Real Estate Group
219 North St
Bennington, VT 05201

Hoisington Realty
489 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201

Maple Leaf Realty
210 South St
Bennington, VT 05201

Vermont Country Properties
Sotherby’s International Realty
4903 Main St
Manchester Center, VT 05255

Employment

Vermont Department of Employment & Training
Veterans Memorial Drive
Bennington, Vermont 05201
(802) 442-6376

Adecco Employment
210 South St, Ste 5
Benningto, VT 05201
802-440-8111
www.adeccousa.com

Companies of JJ Young, LLC
136 North St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-2277
www.jjyoung.com

Vermont Association of Business
Industry & Rehabilitation
150 Veterans Memorial Dr
Bennington, VT 05201
802-343-4726
www.vabir.com

Vocational Rehabilitation
200 Veterans Memorial Dr, Ste 15
Bennington, VT 05201
802-447-2780
www.vocrehab.vermont.gov

Insurance Services

Benefits Resource Group PC
210 South St, Suite 104
Bennington, VT 05201

DR Miller Agency, Inc
126 North St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-4411

Finn & Stone
508 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-362-5000

Lonergan & Thomas
550 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-447-2354

Wills Insurance
116 South St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-5414
www.willsinsurance.com

Banking

Bank of Bennington
155 North St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-8121
www.thebankofbennington.com

Berkshire Bank
3816 Route 7A
Arlington, VT 05250
802-375-2869
www.berkshirebank.com

Heritage Family Credit Union
206 Pleasant St
Bennington, VT 05201
888-252-8932
www.hfcuvt.com

People’s United Bank
401 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-6396
www.peoples.com

TD Bank, NA
500 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-447-7533
www.tdbank.com

Williamstown Savings Bank
508 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-681-7185
www.williamstownsavings.com

Home Builders

AJ Frey Construction Management, LLC
310 Main St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-236-9373
www.ajfreyconstructionmanagement.com

Duo Corporation
475 Fox Hill Rd
Bennington, VT 05201
802-440-8181

Green Mountain Log Homes
5288 East Rd
Shaftsbury, VT
802-442-3185
www.greenmountainloghomes.com

Mitchell Construction
51 Lakeview Dr
Pownal, VT 05201
802-823-5256

Home Improvement

Gary P Tanner
117 Southshire
Bennington, VT 05201
802-447-1020

Gary Towne Contracting
7 East St
Bennington, VT 05201
802-442-0919

Green Mountain Landscaping
& Handyman Service
Pownal, VT 05261
802-823-5759

Mountain Winds Construction
PO Box 171
North Pownal, VT 05260
802-823-4045