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Westford - Underhill, VT

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Overview


Westford - Underhill is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 6,483 people and just one neighborhood, Westford - Underhill is the 20th largest community in Vermont.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Westford - Underhill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Westford - Underhill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Westford - Underhill is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westford - Underhill who work in management occupations (13.64%), office and administrative support (12.32%), and teaching (10.19%).

Also of interest is that Westford - Underhill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.03% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Westford - Underhill is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Westford - Underhill 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, Westford - Underhill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Westford - Underhill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Westford - Underhill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.01 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

The education level of Westford - Underhill ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Westford - Underhill, 48.40% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Westford - Underhill in 2022 was $46,226, which is upper middle income relative to Vermont, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,904 for a family of four. However, Westford - Underhill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Westford - Underhill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westford - Underhill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westford - Underhill include English, Irish, German, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Westford - Underhill is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and French.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Vermont. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Vermont. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 8.9% have French ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Westford - Underhill are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 58.1% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 50.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.5%), and 15.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Westford - Underhill, VT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report German roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (8.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (78.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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