Stockbridge, Vermont

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Stockbridge, Vermont
Stockbridge, Vermont
Stockbridge, Vermont
Coordinates: 43°45′42″N 72°44′13″W / 43.76167°N 72.73694°W / 43.76167; -72.73694Coordinates: 43°45′42″N 72°44′13″W / 43.76167°N 72.73694°W / 43.76167; -72.73694
Country United States
State Vermont
County Windsor
 • Total 46.2 sq mi (119.6 km2)
 • Land 45.9 sq mi (118.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 736
 • Density 16/sq mi (6.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05772
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-70375[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462218[2]

Stockbridge is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States. The population was 736 at the 2010 census.[3]

Stockbridge was one of thirteen Vermont towns isolated by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011.[4]

Stockbridge contains the village of Gaysville, Vermont, which includes the Cobble House Inn Bed and Breakfast.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 46.2 square miles (119.6 km2), of which 45.9 square miles (118.9 km2) are land and 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2), or 0.60%, is water.[5]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 674 people, 281 households, and 193 families residing in the town. The population density was 14.6 people per square mile (5.6/km2). There were 528 housing units at an average density of 11.4 per square mile (4.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.37% White, 0.59% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.45% Asian and 0.15% Pacific Islander. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 281 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,292, and the median income for a family was $44,821. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,379. About 2.0% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.

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