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Bakersfield, Vermont
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Bakersfield, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°47′18″N 72°47′52″W / 44.78833, -72.79778Coordinates: 44°47′18″N 72°47′52″W / 44.78833, -72.79778
Country United States
State Vermont
County Franklin
 • Total 44.6 sq mi (115.6 km2)
 • Land 44.6 sq mi (115.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,215
 • Density 27.2/sq mi (10.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05441
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-02500[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462031[2]

Bakersfield is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,215 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.6 square miles (115.6 km2), of which, 44.6 square miles (115.5 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.07%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,215 people, 439 households, and 326 families residing in the town. The population density was 27.2 people per square mile (10.5/km2). There were 504 housing units at an average density of 11.3 per square mile (4.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.86% White, 0.25% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.08% Asian, and 1.65% from two or more races.

There were 439 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,417, and the median income for a family was $41,688. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $22,734 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,678. About 6.1% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 12.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[]

  • Lee Stephen Tillotson, Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard


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