Benson, VT

Benson holds up the northwest part of the region with a charismatic village center and famous taco stand. There’s a grounded, hometown feel to Benson with a progressive streak through its proud history. Come out for the tractor pull competition at the Benson Day Celebration, stay for a meal at The Wheel Inn, and amble along Benson’s rolling back hill roads.

Town Office: P.O. Box 163, Benson, VT 05731
Hours: M, T, TH 9:00 - 3:00, W 3:00-7:00
Phone: (802) 537-2611
Fax: 802-537-2612
Clerk: jlbenson@shoreham.net

Demographic Info


Population: 1,065
Median Age: 42
Poverty Level: 14%
Avg. Household Size: 2.46

Housing Data


Total Units: 583
Avg. Year Built: 1975
Rental Rate: 17%
Ownership Rate: 83%
Seasonal Units: 23%
Avg. Sale Price: $128,300

Employment & Industry


EMPLOYMENT INDUSTRIES
Education, Services, Healthcare: 23%
Manufacturing: 22%
Retail: 10%

Ann. Avg. Wage: $31,395
Avg. Commute: 34 min.

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