Shaftsbury is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,531 people and just one neighborhood, Shaftsbury is the 40th largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Shaftsbury isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shaftsbury are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (14.08%), management occupations (10.09%) and sales jobs (9.14%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Shaftsbury’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Shaftsbury doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.