Income/capita 27%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 24%
IndexWest BrattleboroVermontNational
Income per capita$21,918$30,663$29,829
Median household income$36,838$56,104$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,908$67,938$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,391$32,858$35,192
Median earnings male$25,513$35,143$36,919
Median earnings female$21,463$26,280$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.1%11.6%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Brattleboro is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Brattleboro is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Brattleboro is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Brattleboro is 13% higher than the national average

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      West Brattleboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services24.0%16.8%
      Public administration2.8%8.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%1.6%
      Education, health & social services11.6%40.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newfane, VT89$52,8135%
      Brattleboro, VT7,322$49,00011%
      Northfield, MA1,246$48,63612%
      Jacksonville, VT240$48,19413%
      Winchester, NH1,870$46,87515%
      West Brattleboro, VT2,657$36,83833%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carson, WA2,657$36,43334%
      Simpsonville, KY2,657$65,45518%
      Graniteville, SC2,657$31,68343%
      Long Neck, DE2,656$46,60216%
      Hallam, PA2,656$56,9353%
      West Brattleboro, VT2,657$36,83833%
      Source: The West Brattleboro, VT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).