For population 25 years and over in Brandon:
For population 15 years and over in Brandon CDP:
48 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.7% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,158 (1.9%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 73.09 W
Area code: 802
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Work and jobs in Brandon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brandon, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brandon-area historical tornado activity is near Vermont state average. It is 67% 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 slightly above Vermont state average. It is 76% 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 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 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 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.3 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Stephen A. Douglas - (1813-1861), politician, George Dexter Whitcomb - Manufacturer.
Amtrak stations near Brandon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:
Public high school in Brandon:
See full list of schools located in Brandon, map of school districts: BRANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT, OTTER VALLEY UHSD 8
Public elementary/middle schools in Brandon:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.381. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Brandon and their reported violations in the past:BRANDON FD 1 (Address: 2 W SEMINARY ST , Population served: 4000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:OTTER VALLEY USD 8 (Address: 2997 FRANKLIND ST , Population served: 830, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SMOKE RISE FAMILY CAMP (Address: 2111 GROVE ST , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BRANDON FD 2 (Address: 681 DEER RUN RD , Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BRANDON MOTOR LODGE (Address: 2095 FRANKLIN ST , Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:CATTAILS RESTAURANT INC (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.1%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Brandon compared to Vermont state average:
Banks with branches in Brandon (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandon, Vermont:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Brandon (based on Rutland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,763 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($515 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,006 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($378 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Brandon:
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TV broadcast stations around Brandon:
Brandon, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Brandon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $557,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,854
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,173
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 20,781
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brandon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brandon)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brandon, VT
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.