Bennington, VT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,154 housing units in Bennington. This represents a 4.5% growth from 3,975 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,097 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 57 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bennington is about 54.5%. Bennington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bennington were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom20.40%
Two Bedrooms24.50%
Three Bedrooms38.30%
Four Bedrooms12.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.62
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$94,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$76,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.85
Median year structure was built1943
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$425

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage49.40%
Debt Free36.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.5%