Waitsfield, VT

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Waitsfield Profile


Overview

Waitsfield is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,718 people and just one neighborhood, Waitsfield is the 91st largest community in Vermont.

Waitsfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Waitsfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Waitsfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waitsfield is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waitsfield who work in sales jobs (11.78%), management occupations (10.99%), and teaching (9.21%).

Of important note, Waitsfield is also a town of artists. Waitsfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Waitsfield’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Waitsfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.02% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Waitsfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Waitsfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Waitsfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Waitsfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waitsfield has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waitsfield has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waitsfield than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waitsfield may be for you.

Waitsfield is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Waitsfield, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 87.94% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Waitsfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Waitsfield Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Waitsfield, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Waitsfield is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.54% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Waitsfield in 2010 was $43,756, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,024 for a family of four. However, Waitsfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Waitsfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waitsfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Waitsfield include Irish, German, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Waitsfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Waitsfield 0.101011101001110
Vermont 1.58

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Waitsfield 0.101011101001110
Vermont 16.97

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Vermont 6

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

HARWOOD UHSD #19


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Harwood Union Middle Uhsd #19 School
458 Route 100
Moretown, VT, 05660
07-08
Harwood Uhsd #19 School
458 Vt Route 100
Moretown, VT, 05660
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.4% 37.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.1% 30.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 6.6%

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WAITSFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Vermont

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Waitsfield Elementary School
3951 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT, 05673
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.9% 37.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.4% 30.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 6.6%

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WASHINGTON WEST SUPERVISORY UNION


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VT Quality Rating Compared to Nation

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6%

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