Westford, Vermont

Westford, Vermont

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Westford, Vermont
settlement_type = Town
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Vermont
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Chittenden

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area_total_km2 = 101.8
area_land_km2 = 101.7
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 39.3
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area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2086
population_density_km2 = 20.5
population_density_sq_mi = 53.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 144
elevation_ft = 472
latd = 44 |latm = 35 |lats = 55 |latNS = N
longd = 72 |longm = 59 |longs = 52 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 05494
area_code = 802
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Westford is a town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States. The population was 2,087 at the 2000 census.

Geography

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.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,086 people, 725 households, and 563 families residing in the town. The population density was 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 marriage or 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 income for 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.

Notable residents

*Steven T. Byington, intellectual, translator, and American individualist anarchist.

References

External links

* [http://www.westford.lib.vt.us/ Westford Public Library]
* [http://www.westfordvt.us/ Town of Westford website]


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