West Brattleboro, Vermont

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West Brattleboro, Vermont
1893 Building
1893 Building
West Brattleboro, Vermont is located in Vermont
West Brattleboro, Vermont
West Brattleboro, Vermont
Location within the state of Vermont
Coordinates: 42°51′30″N 72°36′36″W / 42.85833°N 72.61000°W / 42.85833; -72.61000
CountryUnited States
 • Total10.0 sq mi (25.9 km2)
 • Land9.9 sq mi (25.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
482 ft (147 m)
 • Total3,222
 • Density323.8/sq mi (125.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code802
FIPS code50-78850[1]
GNIS feature ID1460120[2]

West Brattleboro is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. The population was 3,222 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 25.9 km2 (10.0 mi2), of which 25.8 km2 (9.9 mi2) is land and 0.1 km2 (0.04 mi2) (0.40%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,222 people, 1,433 households, and 849 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 125.0/km2 (323.8/mi2). There were 1,500 housing units at an average density of 58.2/km2 (150.8/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.28% White, 0.74% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population.

There were 1,433 households, out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.7% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 23.0% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 80.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,332, and the median income for a family was $46,827. Males had a median income of $31,391 versus $22,114 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,996. About 6.3% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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.

Coordinates: 42°51′21″N 72°36′11″W / 42.85583°N 72.60306°W / 42.85583; -72.60306