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Waitsfield is a town in Washington County, in the Barre metro area.

The community was named for Gen. Benjamin Wait, founder.

The latitude of Waitsfield is 44.19N. The longitude is -72.825W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,004 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,659.


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Median household income
Local
$45,577
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waitsfield demographic reports
Waitsfield is in the Mad River Valley.
Local festivals include:
  • Vermont Festival of the Arts - Aug. 3-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Waitsfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Waitsfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 05673 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Waitsfield residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waitsfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waitsfield was $24,209, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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46% of Waitsfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Waitsfield include Waitsfield Village Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Waitsfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $482.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,204.


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Libraries in Waitsfield include Joslin Memorial ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Waitsfield include Valley Reporter

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The average commute time for Waitsfield workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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