Bennington is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 665 people and just one neighborhood, Bennington is the 229th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Bennington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bennington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bennington is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bennington who work in office and administrative support (17.28%), sales jobs (12.83%) and management occupations (7.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Bennington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bennington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bennington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Bennington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.