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
The overall crime rate in Shaftsbury is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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.