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Population in 2012: 8,967 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 

Males: 4,360  (48.6%)
Females: 4,607  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,617 (it was $30,393 in 2000)
Barre:

$39,617
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,150

Barre city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,649 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Barre:

$147,649
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,787; Detached houses: $152,100; Townhouses or other attached units: $835,166; In 2-unit structures: $153,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,276; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,234; Mobile homes: $101,873

Median gross rent in 2012: $756.

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  • White alone - 8,468 (93.5%)
  • Hispanic - 212 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 163 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 108 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 77 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Barre: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (16.5%), Irish (13.8%), French Canadian (12.8%), English (12.5%), Italian (8.4%), German (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 609 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 2,229 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Barre:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barre city:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

255 residents are foreign born (1.7% North America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:  2.8%
Vermont:  3.7%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Barre, Vermont as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Barre to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,521 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,172 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (99.0 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (148.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (252.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: South Barre, VT (1.5 miles ), Websterville, VT (1.7 miles ), Graniteville-East Barre, VT (1.8 miles ), Graniteville, VT (1.8 miles ), East Barre, VT (1.9 miles ), Berlin, VT (2.1 miles ), Montpelier, VT (2.4 miles ), Plainfield, VT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.20 N, Longitude: 72.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +49 (+0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,042 (23.8%)

Area code: 802

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Crime rates in Barre by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.010.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5546432011088
per 100,000 53.453.143.165.243.632.822.10.011.4113.988.388.3
Robberies 220131200142
per 100,000 21.421.30.010.932.710.922.10.00.011.444.122.1
Assaults 9775713356211012
per 100,000 96.274.475.454.376.4142.233.156.468.3239.2110.4132.5
Burglaries 333944404340372134407283
per 100,000 352.7414.5474.0434.8469.2437.6408.8237.0386.8455.5794.5916.1
Thefts 337345260269244229207178196282364374
per 100,000 3602.03666.72800.82923.92662.32505.22287.32009.02229.83211.54016.84128.0
Auto thefts 1519213171313604116
per 100,000 160.3201.921.5141.3185.5142.2143.667.70.045.6121.466.2
Arson 031016001141
per 100,000 0.031.910.80.010.965.60.00.011.411.444.111.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 253.5259.2221.1228.2217.2203.0164.8115.3141.0310.6336.6343.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Barre detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.76
Vermont average:

3.25

Barre, Vermont accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -272 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Barre-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Barre city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category F2 tornado 35.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barre-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 80% 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 63.4 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 93.0 miles away from Barre 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 66.0 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 62.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from Barre 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 88.9 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 Washington County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Deane C. Davis - Politician, Sydney Perry - Beauty pageant contestant, Phillip Scott (politician) - Politician, Richard Romanus - Actor, Walt Lanfranconi - Baseball player, Young Firpo - Boxer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Barre:

  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - BARRE SATELLITE (Dialysis Facility, CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL / RENAL DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 600 GRANGER ROAD)
  • CENTRAL VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, BOX 547)
  • HILL ICF/MR (Hospital, 201 HILL ST)
  • BERLIN HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 98 HOSPITALITY DRIVE)
  • ROWAN COURT HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 378 PROSPECT STREET)
  • WOODRIDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, P.O. BOX 550)

Political contributions by individuals in Barre, VT

Amtrak stations near Barre:

  • 7 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.) . 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: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW) . 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, intercity bus service.

Local government website: www.ci.barre.vt.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barre:

  • Norwich University (about 9 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • Dartmouth College (about 36 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Middlebury College (about 36 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • University of Vermont (about 40 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 40 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Plymouth State University (about 51 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 59 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,847)

Public high schools in Barre:

Private high schools in Barre:

  • CENTRAL VERMONT ACADEMY (Students: 55; Location: 317 VINE ST-BERLIN; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CHANGING OUR IDEA CONCERNING EDUCATION (Students: 18; Location: 23 SUMMER ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Barre:

See full list of schools located in Barre, map of school districts: BARRE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SPAULDING UHSD 41

Library in Barre:

  • ALDRICH PUBLIC (Operating income: $396,483; Location: 6 WASHINGTON ST.; 53,844 books; 2,510 audio materials; 2,971 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Barre: Vermont Information Center (A), Alrich Public Library (B), Barre Auditorium (C), Barre City Hall (D), Barre Open House (E), Washington County Courthouse (F), Masonic Temple (G), Barre City Fire and Ambulance Service (H), One Unified Response House of Central Vermont (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barre include: Universalist Church (A), Italian Baptist Church (B), Hedding United Methodist Church (C), Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hope Cemetery (1), Saint Monica Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jail Branch (A), Gunners Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Barre include: Currier Park Historic District (1), Currier Park (2), Barre Downtown Historic District (3), Vermont City Park (4), Robert Burns Memorial Statue (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Vermont Granite Museum of Barre (62 Depot Square).

Hotels: Maplecroft Bed and Breakfast (70 Washington Street), Budget Inn (573 North Main Street), Knoll Motel (1015 North Main Street), Sir Anthony Motor Inn (173 South Main Street), Vermonter Motel (509 Barre Montpelier Road), Days Inn Barre (173 South Main Street).

Courts: Vermont State - Human Services Agency- Corrections Department- Barre Court And Reparative Serv (30 Washington Street), Vermont State - Courts- Family Court- Washington (255 North Main Street).

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BARRE CITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: 6 N MAIN ST STE 1 , Population served: 14000, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between JAN-01-1993 and AUG-15-1994. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-1993), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-15-1994 to AUG-15-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CENTRAL VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 1100, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-26-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-15-2004)
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Xylenes, Total
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Dichloromethane; methylene chloride
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
BARRE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUN-03-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BERLIN HEALTH REHABILITATION (Address: 98 HOSPITALITY DR , Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and MAY-25-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CANADIAN CLUB (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ALTA GARDENS ESTATES (Address: 101 TREMONT ST , Population served: 137, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-25-1999), St Boil Water Order (SEP-01-1999), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-01-1997 to OCT-01-1997), St Public Notif requested (2 times from OCT-01-1997 to OCT-01-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-01-1997 to OCT-01-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WASHINGTON COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH (Address: 50 GRANDVIEW DR , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between AUG-24-2005 and SEP-23-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FAYSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 180 HIGHLAND AVE BERLIN , Population served: 126, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-27-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL (Address: PO BOX 870, Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EVERGREEN PLACE (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.5%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.4%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Barre, VT

People in group quarters in Barre in 2010:

  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 7 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Barre in 2000:

  • 141 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 141 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Barre compared to Vermont state average:

Barre, Vermont environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Barre (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: North Main Street Branch at 36 North Main Street, branch established on 1885/04/13; Drive-Up Facility at 36 N Main St, branch established on 1986/07/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Northfield Savings Bank: Barre Branch at 289 North Main Street, branch established on 1972/11/20; Wall Street Complex Branch at 137 South Main Street, branch established on 1986/10/22. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $685.8 mil, Deposits: $511.0 mil, headquarters in Northfield, VT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Northfield Mhc
  • People's United Bank: Barre Branch at 292 North Main Street, branch established on 1989/12/11. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Barre Branch at 315 N Main St, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Community National Bank: Barre Branch at 316 North Main Street, branch established on 2003/12/08. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $552.1 mil, Deposits: $454.6 mil, headquarters in Derby, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp
  • Merchants Bank: Barre Branch at 105 North Main Street, branch established on 1921/12/03. Info updated 2011/12/09: Bank assets: $1,615.1 mil, Deposits: $1,179.4 mil, headquarters in Burlington, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Barre travel time to work - commute


Barre mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Barre city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.40%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchJewish
Adherents61.5%11.5%8.9%3.7%2.3%
Congregations13.8%18.8%17.5%5.0%1.3%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnitarian Universalist AssociationAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents1.8%1.6%1.3%1.1%6.3%
Congregations1.3%5.0%5.0%5.0%27.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Washington County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Washington County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Washington County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

11.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

21.5%
Vermont:

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

14.7%
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
Financial Administration 8$28,735$43,1031$1,298
Other Government Administration 1$4,013$48,1566$6,644
Police Protection - Officers 16$78,438$58,8293$2,436
Police - Other 8$28,137$42,2061$1,276
Firefighters 17$85,396$60,2804$1,059
Streets and Highways 11$40,029$43,6680$0
Sewerage 6$22,123$44,2460$0
Parks and Recreation 6$19,492$38,9840$0
Water Supply 6$25,046$50,0920$0
Other and Unallocable 7$27,234$46,6870$0
Totals for Government 86$358,643$50,04315$12,713

Barre government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($16.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,808,000 ($201.63)
    Water Utilities: $1,721,000 ($191.93)
    Sewerage: $1,592,000 ($177.54)
    General - Other: $1,523,000 ($169.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,097,000 ($122.34)
    Regular Highways: $908,000 ($101.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $352,000 ($39.26)
    Financial Administration: $348,000 ($38.81)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($37.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $297,000 ($33.12)
    General Public Buildings: $198,000 ($22.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000 ($14.94)
    Libraries: $82,000 ($9.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($3.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($2.23)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $291,000 ($32.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $911,000 ($101.59)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($17.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($3.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.89)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.78)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.22)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,572,000 ($509.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $326,000 ($36.36)

Barre government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,852,000 ($206.54)
    All Other: $731,000 ($81.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $165,000 ($18.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($3.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $269,000 ($30.00)
    Interest Earnings: $188,000 ($20.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $73,000 ($8.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($1.34)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($1.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($1.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,897,000 ($211.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,255,000 ($139.96)
    Highways: $134,000 ($14.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($3.57)
  • Tax - Property: $5,112,000 ($570.09)
    Other License: $9,000 ($1.00)
    Public Utility License: $3,000 ($0.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.22)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.11)

Barre government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,926,000 ($1664.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,105,000 ($1461.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,081,000 ($232.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $873,000 ($97.36)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $829,000 ($92.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($29.00)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $44,000 ($4.91)

Barre government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $557,000 ($62.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,577,000 ($287.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $829,000 ($92.45)

6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.07%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chittenden County, VT  0.99% ($42,967 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.70% ($27,329)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.44% ($31,936)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Vermont average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($178 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Vermont average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.17% ($33,869 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.82% ($32,345)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.31% ($28,282)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barre:

  • WSNO (1450 AM; 1 kW; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WSKI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: GALLOWAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barre:

  • WORK (107.1 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WCMD (89.9 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barre:

  • WBVT-LP (Channel 39; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Barre, Vermont:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 36
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 98
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Vermont average:
  • Fatal accident count: 50
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3

See more detailed statistics of Barre fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $2,068,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,353
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,591

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Barre, VT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Barre)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Barre, VT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Mt Pleasant (Lat: 44.124778 Lon: -72.479806), Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WME685, Licensee ID: L00031884
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/1991, Expiration Date: 06/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/20/1998
    Registrant: Hearst Argyle Stations Inc, 5 Television Drive, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
  • Studio, 41 Jacques Street (Lat: 44.194333 Lon: -72.513806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOT844
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M St Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-6340, Fax: (202) 457-6472, Email:
  • Barre, Barre Police Barracks (Lat: 44.195278 Lon: -72.499083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.8 m, Call Sign: WPWR969
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/13/2023, Certifier: Terry M Lavalley
    Registrant: State Of Vermont, 103 South Main St, Waterbury, VT 05671, Phone: (802) 241-5215, Fax: (802) 241-5557, Email:
  • 4BV0305A, On Irish Hill In Berlin (Lat: 44.173889 Lon: -72.610278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQKZ388, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 18072.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License, LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Pleasant (Lat: 44.124778 Lon: -72.479806), Type: Building, Structure height: 3.9 m, Call Sign: WQME931
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2015, Certifier: David J Barrett
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et. Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • IRISH HILL, Irish Hill, 5.2 Miles (8.4km) Southwest Of (Lat: 44.173889 Lon: -72.610278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQA508
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 41 Jacques St (Lat: 44.194500 Lon: -72.513972), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WHS622, Licensee ID: L01145930
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/1983, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Great Eastern Radio, LLC, 35 South Main Street Suite 300, Hanover, NH 03755

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barre)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Barre)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Barre


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barre, VT
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NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King2Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Sears1
GNC1Subway2
KFC1T.J.Maxx1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2Vans1
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