Braintree, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,246. Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 608  (48.8%)
Females: 638  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05060.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,113 (it was $37,232 in 2000)
Braintree:

$52,113
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,135 (it was $16,480 in 2000)

Braintree town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $170,273 (it was $85,700 in 2000)
Braintree:

$170,273
VT:

$223,700
  • Races in Braintree, VT (2010)

    Braintree races chart
    • 1,21397.4%White alone
    • 161.3%Two or more races
    • 90.7%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Braintree: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.3%), French (12.3%), Irish (12.3%), United States (8.3%), French Canadian (7.5%), Scottish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 38.3 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Braintree,VT real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Braintree:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braintree town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

19 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Braintree, Vermont as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Braintree to the number of sex offenders is 312 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Braintree town:  1.9% ($1,606)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (92.2 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (139.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (223.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Randolph, VT (2.2 miles ), Granville, VT (2.6 miles ), Brookfield, VT (2.6 miles ), Roxbury, VT (2.8 miles ), Rochester, VT (2.8 miles ), Bethel, VT (2.9 miles ), Hancock, VT (2.9 miles ), Tunbridge, VT (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $500,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.96 N, Longitude: 72.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+7.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Braintree, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Braintree-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Braintree town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 59.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Braintree-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Braintree 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 63.8 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 61.0 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 77.3 miles away from Braintree 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 45.2 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 Orange County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Braintree:

  • GIFFORD ELDERLY CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • GIFFORD MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • MENIG EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • MAYO HEALTHCARE INC. (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NORTHFIELD, VT)

Amtrak station near Braintree:

  • 4 miles: RANDOLPH (DEPOT SQ.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braintree:

  • Norwich University (about 13 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 24 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Dartmouth College (about 28 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Castleton State College (about 35 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Champlain College (about 44 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 44 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • University of Vermont (about 44 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

Public elementary/middle school in Braintree:

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Notable locations in Braintree: Mobile Acres Trailer Park (A), Lower Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Braintree: Braintree Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Thayer Brook Cemetery (1), Spear Cemetery (2), Roswell Ford Cemetery (3), Mountain View Cemetery (4), Lower Branch Cemetery (5), Hutchinson-Mann Cemetery (6), East Braintree Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Mud Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Toddy Brook (A), Cahee Brook (B), Riford Brook (C), Brackett Brook (D), Batchellor Brook (E), Batchelder Brook (F), Battles Brook (G), Flint Brook (H), Dunham Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.0%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.7%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.0%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Braintree town (based on Orange County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,44333
Catholic1,2185
Evangelical Protestant43811
Other462
None24,791-
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: 8
Orange County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Orange County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Orange County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

25.8%
Vermont:

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

12.5%
State:

13.3%

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Washington County, VT  1.42% ($29,382 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.99% ($32,300)
from Grafton County, NH  0.70% ($32,424)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
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 Washington County, VT  1.32% ($28,267 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  1.12% ($27,801)
to Grafton County, NH  0.66% ($41,481)

Strongest AM radio stations in Braintree:

  • WWWT (1320 AM; 1 kW; RANDOLPH, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, 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)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Braintree:

  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCVR-FM (102.1 FM; RANDOLPH, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCMD (89.9 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRJT (103.1 FM; ROYALTON, VT; Owner: LISBON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $809,000Total costs
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 43Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,593Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA1EKW, Licensee ID: L01012715, Grant Date: 10/17/2008, Expiration Date: 10/17/2018, Registrant: Kenneth Paulhus, 3032 Thresher Rd., Braintree, VT 05060
  • Call Sign: KB1UG, Licensee ID: L00984724, Grant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 05/26/2015, Certifier: Thomas Cooch, Registrant: Thomas Cooch, 3469 Peth Road, Braintree, VT 05060
  • Call Sign: N1TGZ, Licensee ID: L00198776, Grant Date: 03/09/1999, Expiration Date: 12/11/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2006, Registrant: Gregory P Fox, 1608 Braintree Hill Rd, Braintree, VT 05060
  • Call Sign: KB1LNH, Licensee ID: L00895723, Grant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Dane A Swanson, Registrant: Dane A Swanson, 230 Edmonds Cir, Braintree, VT 05060
  • Call Sign: KE1MI, Previous Call Sign: N1TGZ, Licensee ID: L00198776, Grant Date: 11/14/2006, Expiration Date: 12/11/2016, Certifier: Gregory P Fox, Registrant: Gregory P Fox, 1608 Braintree Hill Rd, Braintree, VT 05060
  • Call Sign: KC1BLF, Licensee ID: L01851345, Grant Date: 03/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/20/2024, Certifier: Gordon H Clark, Registrant: Gordon H Clark, 3314 Vt Route 12a, Braintree, VT 05060

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4175L , Serial Number: 17254244, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce G Anderson, 1891 Brainstorm Rd, Braintree, VT 05060
  • Aircraft: GOLDEN CIRCLE AIR T-BIRD TBT06 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 94680 , Serial Number: GR1245014, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gilbert W Rose, 298 Rose Rd, Braintree, VT 05060

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

CHEFS MARKET (Address: 512 DUCIOS ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Braintree

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Braintree, VT

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Braintree compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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