Rensselaer County vs. Bennington County

Rensselaer County (NY)Bennington County (VT)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)159,44235,631
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.0%-4.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)159,43337,125
Population, Census, April 1, 2010159,42937,125
Persons under 5 years, percent5.3%4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.6%19.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.0%22.9%
Female persons, percent50.6%51.3%
White alone, percent86.4%95.5%
Black or African American alone, percent7.9%1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.3%0.3%
Asian alone, percent2.8%1.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.5%1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent5.2%2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent82.8%93.7%
Veterans, 2014-20189,6942,552
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.9%3.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)73,26421,173
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201863.1%73.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$185,100$209,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,625$1,492
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$641$636
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$945$839
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201336.0%20.2%
Building permits, 201824252
Households, 2014-201864,56314,927
Persons per household, 2014-20182.382.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.0%89.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20187.6%4.7%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201890.1%88.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201883.7%78.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.6%91.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201830.1%35.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.8%13.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.5%6.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.0%61.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.6%58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)209,21494,950
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)732,253274,783
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,572,232806,190
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,837$21,969
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201824.319.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$65,851$53,040
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$34,280$31,896
Persons in poverty, percent11.1%11.4%
Total employer establishments, 20172,9831,373
Total employment, 201743,48115,125
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,096,029577,115
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-0.2%1.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20178,9553,829
All firms, 201211,0674,758
Men-owned firms, 20126,4442,732
Women-owned firms, 20123,6321,084
Minority-owned firms, 20121,020175
Nonminority-owned firms, 20129,6104,356
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,031590
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20129,5003,838
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.7%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.8%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.6%0.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.5%24.8%
Population per square mile, 2010244.455.0
Land area in square miles, 2010652.43674.98

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Rensselaer county (NY) and Bennington county (VT) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.