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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Bennington is a town in New Hampshire with a population of 1,423. Bennington is in Hillsborough County. Living in Bennington offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Bennington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Bennington are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,035
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    134.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    134.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    134.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    134.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    539.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    67.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Bennington

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,278
National
$55,322
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