Shaftsbury is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,590 people and just one neighborhood, Shaftsbury is the 40th largest community in Vermont.
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Occupations and Workforce
Shaftsbury is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shaftsbury is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shaftsbury who work in office and administrative support (13.84%), teaching (12.21%) and management occupations (11.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Shaftsbury is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Shaftsbury’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shaftsbury is worth considering.
Shaftsbury is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.