Alburg, Vermont

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Population in 2011: 494 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 268  (54.4%)
Females: 226  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
Vermont median age:  42.5 years

Zip codes: 05440.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,913 (it was $30,536 in 2000)
Alburg:

$40,913
VT:

$52,578

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,892 (it was $14,677 in 2000)

Alburg village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,716 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Alburg:

$158,716
VT:

$218,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $175,873; Detached houses: $184,609; Mobile homes: $62,879

Median gross rent in 2013: $436.

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  • Races in Alburg, VT (2010)

    Alburg races chart
    • 43387.1%White alone
    • 408.0%Two or more races
    • 132.6%American Indian alone
    • 91.8%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone

Races in Alburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alburg: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (12.0%), French Canadian (11.8%), United States (10.9%), English (10.3%), Irish (8.6%), German (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 124 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 766 people per square mile   (low).

Alburg,VT real estate house value index trend

Alburg, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Alburg:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alburg village:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

24 residents are foreign born (4.5% North America).

This village:

4.9%
Vermont:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,678 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,609 (1.8%)

Alburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (153.3 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (214.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (286.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Rouses Point, NY (1.9 miles ), Champlain, NY (2.7 miles ), Isle La Motte, VT (2.8 miles ), Swanton, VT (3.1 miles ), North Hero, VT (3.2 miles ), Chazy, NY (3.4 miles ), Highgate, VT (3.4 miles ), Mooers, NY (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 44.97 N, Longitude: 73.30 W

Area code: 802

Alburg household income distribution Alburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Vermont:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +131 (+36.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (36%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Alburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alburg, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from Alburg center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from Alburg center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grand Isle County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph H. Allen - Infantryman, Todd Dougherty - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alburg:

  • CEDAR HEDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROUSES POINT, NY)
  • SAINT ALBANS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, VT)
  • REDSTONE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ST ALBANS, VT)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Alburg:

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Amtrak stations near Alburg:

  • 4 miles: ROUSES POINT (PRATT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: ST. ALBANS (40 FEDERAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alburg:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 22 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,934)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 34 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 34 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 35 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 35 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Norwich University (about 66 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 67 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Public elementary/middle school in Alburg:

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Notable location: Alburgh Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Alburg include: Saint Lukes Church (A), Alburg Congregational Church (B), Amadeus Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grand Isle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alburg and their reported violations in the past:

GOOSE POINT CAMPGROUND (Address: 526 US RTE 2 S , Population served: 802, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ALBURG GOLF LINKS (Address: 230 RTE 129 , Population served: 100, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alburg that have no violations reported:

  • ALBURG RV RESORT (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HENRYS SPORTSMANS INN (Address: 218 POOR FARM RD , Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.5%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.8%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Alburg compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Vermont average:

11.3

Alburg travel time to work - commute Alburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alburg village (based on Grand Isle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,6095
Mainline Protestant6655
Other1-
None3,695-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Grand Isle County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Grand Isle County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grand Isle County:

10.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Isle County:

25.2%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

13.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,219
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,750
Water Supply 1$2,625$31,5000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,625$31,5009$2,969

Alburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($404.86)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($174.09)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($147.77)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($30.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($111.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($40.49)

Alburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $80,000 ($161.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $106,000 ($214.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $107,000 ($216.60)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($32.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($168.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($184.21)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($18.22)

Alburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $328,000 ($663.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $328,000 ($663.97)

Alburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $183,000 ($370.45)

8.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Vermont average:

5.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  3.84% ($49,471 average AGI)
from Franklin County, VT  1.10% ($23,088)
from Clinton County, NY  0.35% ($28,818)


8.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Vermont average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  3.16% ($37,265 average AGI)
to Franklin County, VT  1.55% ($41,458)
to Clinton County, NY  0.45% ($29,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alburg:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRSA (1420 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, VT)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alburg:

  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Alburg:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • Alburg, Vermont
  • Fatal accident count23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents37
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:7
  • Fatalities26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count52
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents74
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities59
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents128
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
See more detailed statistics of Alburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 34 Sand Beach Rd (Lat: 44.861500 Lon: -73.288583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.9 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA797
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • Fox Hill Road (Lat: 44.979583 Lon: -73.240167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39 m, Call Sign: KNKA695
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 11/27/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Medor Office Main St (Lat: 44.972806 Lon: -73.295972), Call Sign: KNFK578
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/1997, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002
    Registrant: P J Medor Inc, Box 19, Alburg, VT 05440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ALBURG, 8.3 Mi S Of (Lat: 44.861417 Lon: -73.288722), Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WMW985
    Assigned Frequencies: 6387.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/03/1998
    Registrant: Atlantic Cellular Company LP, 15 Westminister St Ste 830, Providence, RI 02903

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2875E , Serial Number: 7AC-6458, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1954
    Registrant (Individual): Laura P Edmonds, 132 Poor Farm Rd, Alburg, VT 05440

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