- Westford, Vermont
official_name = Westford, Vermont
settlement_type = Town
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Westford, Vermont
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 101.8
area_land_km2 = 101.7
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 39.3
area_land_sq_mi = 39.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2086
population_density_km2 = 20.5
population_density_sq_mi = 53.1
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 144
elevation_ft = 472
latd = 44 |latm = 35 |lats = 55 |latNS = N
longd = 72 |longm = 59 |longs = 52 |longEW = W
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.3 square miles (101.8 km²), of which, 39.3 square miles (101.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,086 people, 725 households, and 563 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 53.1 people per square mile (20.5/km²). There were 750 housing units at an average density of 19.1/sq mi (7.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.13% White, 0.34% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.
There were 725 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were living together and joined in either
marriageor civil union, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the town the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $61,205, and the median income for a family was $65,000. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $30,214 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $23,056. About 3.2% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.
Steven T. Byington, intellectual, translator, and American individualist anarchist.
* [http://www.westford.lib.vt.us/ Westford Public Library]
* [http://www.westfordvt.us/ Town of Westford website]
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