Woodford, Vermont

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Woodford, Vermont
Town
Woodford, Vermont
Woodford, Vermont
Coordinates: 42°53.0′N 73°4.6′W / 42.8833°N 73.0767°W / 42.8833; -73.0767Coordinates: 42°53.0′N 73°4.6′W / 42.8833°N 73.0767°W / 42.8833; -73.0767
Country United States
State Vermont
County Bennington
Area
 • Total 47.6 sq mi (123.3 km2)
 • Land 47.4 sq mi (122.8 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 2,165 ft (660 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 424
 • Density 9/sq mi (3.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05201
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-85675[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462271[2]
Website woodfordvt.org

Woodford is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 424 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Woodford is located in southern Bennington County directly east of the town of Bennington. Woodford is on the crest of the Green Mountains: the western half of the town drains into the Walloomsac River of Bennington, then west to the Hudson River, while the eastern half of the town drains to the Deerfield River, a tributary of the Connecticut River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 47.6 square miles (123.3 km2), of which 47.4 square miles (122.8 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 0.35%, is water.[3] Woodford's town center lies at an elevation of 2,215 feet (675 m) above sea level, the highest of any town in the state of Vermont.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 414 people, 172 households, and 115 families residing in the town. The population density was 8.7 people per square mile (3.4/km2). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 7.0 per square mile (2.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.24% Asian, 0.72% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,929, and the median income for a family was $36,944. Males had a median income of $29,063 versus $24,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,752. About 11.0% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Woodford town, Bennington County, Vermont". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 

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