West Haven, Vermont

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West Haven, Vermont
Town
West Haven Baptist Church
West Haven, Vermont
West Haven, Vermont
Coordinates: 43°39′10″N 73°20′48″W / 43.65278°N 73.34667°W / 43.65278; -73.34667Coordinates: 43°39′10″N 73°20′48″W / 43.65278°N 73.34667°W / 43.65278; -73.34667
Country United States
State Vermont
County Rutland
Area
 • Total 28.5 sq mi (73.8 km2)
 • Land 28.0 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 264
 • Density 9.3/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05743
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-80875[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462252[2]

West Haven is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. The population was 264 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.5 square miles (74 km2), of which 28.0 square miles (73 km2) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), or 1.72%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1800 430
1810 679 57.9%
1820 684 0.7%
1830 724 5.8%
1840 774 6.9%
1850 718 −7.2%
1860 580 −19.2%
1870 713 22.9%
1880 492 −31.0%
1890 412 −16.3%
1900 355 −13.8%
1910 363 2.3%
1920 343 −5.5%
1930 280 −18.4%
1940 302 7.9%
1950 232 −23.2%
1960 220 −5.2%
1970 240 9.1%
1980 253 5.4%
1990 273 7.9%
2000 278 1.8%
2010 264 −5.0%
Est. 2014 259 [4] −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 278 people, 104 households, and 79 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.9 people per square mile (3.8/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 4.2 per square mile (1.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.20% White, 0.72% African American, 0.36% Asian, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 31.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,417, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $34,167 versus $25,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,429. None of the families and 4.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 11.4% of those over 64.

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