Brandon, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,648.
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
Males: 801  (48.6%)
Females: 847  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Vermont median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 05733.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,719 (it was $34,609 in 2000)
Brandon:

$48,719
VT:

$57,513

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,288 (it was $23,705 in 2000)

Brandon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $184,988 (it was $90,900 in 2000)
Brandon:

$184,988
VT:

$226,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,340; detached houses: $289,765; townhouses or other attached units: $319,099; in 2-unit structures: $407,791; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,561; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $226,658; mobile homes: $91,589

Median gross rent in 2017: $726.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brandon: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.3%
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  • Races in Brandon, VT (2010)
    • 1,59897.0%White alone
    • 171.0%Two or more races
    • 150.9%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Black alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Brandon, Vermont as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brandon is 100 to 1.


Crime rates in Brandon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.2)
2
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(25.3)
2
(50.6)
5
(127.4)
1
(25.8)
2
(51.8)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.4)
3
(77.3)
2
(52.2)
2
(52.6)
5
(132.3)
8
(212.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(683.0)
33
(835.0)
28
(713.2)
30
(772.8)
15
(388.6)
19
(490.6)
19
(478.6)
40
(1,015)
9
(231.8)
11
(286.9)
5
(131.5)
6
(158.8)
7
(185.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
82
(2,074)
93
(2,353)
49
(1,248)
72
(1,855)
41
(1,062)
61
(1,575)
61
(1,537)
58
(1,472)
46
(1,185)
67
(1,748)
30
(789.3)
29
(767.6)
34
(902.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(101.2)
4
(101.2)
6
(152.8)
3
(77.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(77.5)
2
(50.4)
2
(50.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)143.9170.8208.9139.687.8108.799.0139.179.1142.193.468.3112.9

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City-data.com crime index in Brandon, VT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Vermont average:

2.19
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Ancestries: English (34.0%), American (22.8%), Irish (7.9%), Italian (5.7%), European (4.9%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 431 feet

Land area: 2.85 square miles.

Population density: 579 people per square mile   (low).

Brandon, Vermont map

16 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Vermont:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,728 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,049 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (80.8 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (143.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (208.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Leicester, VT (2.2 miles ),
Sudbury, VT (2.3 miles ),
Goshen, VT (2.4 miles ),
Pittsford, VT (2.7 miles ),
Hubbardton, VT (2.7 miles ),
Whiting, VT (2.8 miles ),
Salisbury, VT (2.8 miles ),
Chittenden, VT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 73.09 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Brandon, VT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brandon, VT in 2017
Brandon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $267,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Brandon, VT residents
Average permit cost in Brandon, VT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Vermont:

2.3%
Most common industries in Brandon, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Brandon, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)

Average climate in Brandon, Vermont

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Brandon, Vermont environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.87. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.588
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brandon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.4 miles away from the Brandon place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1969, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandon-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 63.5 miles away from Brandon 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 57.0 miles away from Brandon 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 77.2 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 56.5 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 59.3 miles away from Brandon center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.9 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 Rutland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brandon:

  • WESTVIEW COURT (Hospital, about 14 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • RUTLAND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • PORTER HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, VT)
  • HELEN PORTER HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, VT)
  • VERMONT ACHIEVEMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • THE PINES AT RUTLAND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABI (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - RRMC SATELLITE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)

Amtrak stations near Brandon:

  • 15 miles: RUTLAND (MERCHANTS ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: TICONDEROGA (RTE. 74 (FORT TICONDEROGA RD.)) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: KILLINGTON (RTE 4) - Seasonal Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:

  • Castleton State College (about 14 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
  • Middlebury College (about 16 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 32 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Dartmouth College (about 41 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 42 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Champlain College (about 48 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 48 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

Public high school in Brandon:

Public elementary/middle school in Brandon:

  • NESHOBE SCHOOL (Students: 378, Location: 17 NESHOBE CIRCLE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Brandon

Library in Brandon:

  • BRANDON FREE PUBLIC (Operating income: $153,030; Location: 4 FRANKLIN ST.; 21,286 books; 1,122 audio materials; 2,052 video materials; 19 state licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brandon: Forestdale Iron Furnace (A), Stephen A Douglas Birthplace (B), Brandon Town Hall (C), Brandon Free Public Library (D), Brandon Fire District 1 (E), Brandon Area Rescue Squad (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Maple Street Cemetery (1), Brandon Town Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Brandon: Brandon Village Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Vermont Ski Inc (Museums; 20 Park).

Hotels: Brandon Motor Lodge (2095 Franklyn Street Route 7), Almost Heaven Bed & Breakfast (3283 Rt 30), Brandon Inn (20 Park Street), Churchill House Inn (Ip) (3128 Forest Dale Road), Birdcage Bed & Breakfast (224 Wheeler Road).

Birthplace of: Stephen A. Douglas - (1813-1861), politician, George Dexter Whitcomb - Manufacturer.

Rutland 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 Brandon and their reported violations in the past:

BRANDON FIRE DISTRICT 1 (Address: 58 FRANKLIN ST , Population served: 3,865, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
COUNTRY VILLAGE CAMPGROUND (Address: 5 PEARL ST , Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SMOKE RISE FAMILY CAMP (Address: 2111 GROVE ST , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
BRANDON FIRE DISTRICT 2 (Address: 253 DEER RUN RD , Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In OCT-16-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
COZY COTTAGES (Address: 1246 FRANKLIN ST , Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
BRANDON MOTOR LODGE (Address: 2095 FRANKLIN ST , Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-24-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CATTAILS RESTAURANT INC (Address: 62 WINDY KNOLL LN , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.1%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
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: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Brandon (2011 data):

  • Lake Sunapee Bank, FSB: Brandon Franklin St Branch at 1340 Franklin St, branch established on 2007/06/01; Brandon Park St at Two Park Street, branch established on 1863/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,040.6 mil, Deposits: $808.6 mil, headquarters in Newport, NH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • The National Bank of Middlebury: Brandon Branch at 5 Carver Street, branch established on 2007/07/30. Info updated 2009/01/16: Bank assets: $284.9 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, headquarters in Middlebury, VT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Middlebury National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Brandon:

Marital status in Brandon, VT
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Brandon:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Vermont average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brandon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brandon, VT (based on Rutland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,50017
Mainline Protestant4,94438
Evangelical Protestant2,58736
Other5205
Orthodox851
None38,006-
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: 24
This county:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Rutland County:

12.77 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rutland County:

7.8%
State:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.1%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
Vermont:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
Vermont:

53.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
Vermont:

53.2%

Average BMI:
Brandon:

34.2
Vermont:

28.2

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

3.1%
Vermont:

8.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

5.4
Vermont:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

75.8%
Vermont:

33.7%

General health condition:
Brandon:

50.8%
State:

60.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

96.7%
Vermont:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brandon, VT Residents

4.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Vermont average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Addison County, VT  0.53% ($34,831 average AGI)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.26% ($37,943)
from Bennington County, VT  0.21% ($45,526)


4.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Vermont average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windsor County, VT  0.39% ($42,971 average AGI)
to Addison County, VT  0.38% ($37,757)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.34% ($38,891)
Businesses in Brandon, VT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandon:

  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAD (1490 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIPS (1250 AM; 1 kW; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: CALVIN HUGH CARR)
  • 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 Brandon:

  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WWFY (100.9 FM; BERLIN, VT; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WANC (103.9 FM; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: WAMC)

TV broadcast stations around Brandon:

  • WVER (Channel 28; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W61CE (Channel 61; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MARGARET SANGUINETTI (ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE))
  • W07AG (Channel 7; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: WNYT INC.)
  • W69AR (Channel 69; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brandon: Henry C. Nichols.

  • Brandon, Vermont
  • Fatal accident count29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents46
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:12
  • Fatalities37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents86
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count1789
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2479
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons830
  • Fatalities2018
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents4423
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents93
See more detailed statistics of Brandon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.9mTotal length
  • $3,966,000Total costs
  • 19,564Total average daily traffic
  • 1,437Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,905Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brandon, VT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brandon, VT

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Brandon Training School (Lat: 43.812000 Lon: -73.097889), Call Sign: KNCU943,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.955 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/06/2022, Registrant: Vt Department Public Safety, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671-2101, Phone: (802) 241-5215, Fax: (802) 241-5553, Email:
  • Brandon Training School Admin Bldg (Lat: 43.812000 Lon: -73.097889), Call Sign: KWJ320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.865 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2013, Expiration Date: 02/21/2024, Registrant: Vt Department Public Safety, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671-2101, Phone: (802) 241-5215, Fax: (802) 241-5553, Email:
  • 44 Center St (Lat: 43.801167 Lon: -73.088444), Call Sign: WAN499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2014, Expiration Date: 07/24/2024, Registrant: Vermont Dept Of Public Safety, 103 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05671, Phone: (802) 241-5215, Fax: (802) 241-5215, Email:
  • 67 New Rd (Lat: 43.814222 Lon: -73.112889), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPQB959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.500 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2015, Expiration Date: 05/16/2025, Certifier: Raymond Counter, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 43.798333 Lon: -73.084167, Call Sign: WPSS368, Licensee ID: L00350643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.812 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2001, Expiration Date: 07/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011, Certifier: Jon E Satz, Registrant: Jon E Satz, 93 Wood Lane, Brandon, VT 05733, Phone: (802) 247-6630, Fax: (802) 247-6630, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Pittsford-01, 4960 W Creek Rd (Lat: 43.749111 Lon: -73.081389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WRAR949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2018, Expiration Date: 02/12/2028, Certifier: Fran Stocker, Registrant: Vtel Wireless, Inc., 354 River Street, Springfield, VT 05156, Phone: (802) 885-7712, Fax: (802) 885-4003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brandon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 364SP , Serial Number: 172S8782, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Vt Flyman LLC, Po Box 278, Brandon, VT 05733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4736B , Serial Number: 15283608, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Frank I Wootten, 45 Chipmunk Ln, Brandon, VT 05733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51195 , Serial Number: 15069831, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Dean, 510 Wheeler Rd, Brandon, VT 05733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5645R , Serial Number: 17253270, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 11/24/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Brian S Gecha, 3188 Birch Hill Rd, Brandon, VT 05733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8597U , Serial Number: 17252497, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 07/29/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Steven J Dombrowski, 1574 Hollow Rd, Brandon, VT 05733
  • Aircraft: LAFOUNTAIN ROBERT C EVANS VP-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4311K , Serial Number: RCL-1, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Lafountain, 256 Furnace Rd, Brandon, VT 05733
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/03/1951, Exported to: Uruguay

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brandon, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.3%), and Outside Fires (34.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brandon, VT
    • 18355.3%Structure Fires
    • 11334.1%Outside Fires
    • 288.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brandon, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brandon, VT
  • 71.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.7%Wood
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brandon, VT
  • 78.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Other fuel
  • 3.6%Electricity


Brandon compared to Vermont 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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