For population 25 years and over in Brookfield:
For population 15 years and over in Brookfield town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (92.0 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (140.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (239.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Randolph, VT (2.5 miles ), Braintree, VT (2.6 miles ), Williamstown, VT (2.7 miles ), Roxbury, VT (2.7 miles ), Chelsea, VT (2.7 miles ), Northfield, VT (3.0 miles ), Washington, VT (3.1 miles ), Tunbridge, VT (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.02 N, Longitude: 72.60 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +155 (+14.5%).
Work and jobs in Brookfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brookfield, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is near Vermont state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Brookfield town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 8/8/1983, a category F2 tornado 44.4 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Brookfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 79% 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 64.0 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 86.8 miles away from Brookfield 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 61.7 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 62.9 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 38.5 miles away from Brookfield 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 82.6 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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brookfield: Cassius Peck.
Hospitals/medical centers near Brookfield:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookfield:
See full list of schools located in Brookfield
Public elementary/middle school in Brookfield:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookfield and their reported violations in the past:BROOKFIELD ELEMENTARY (Address: 1728 RIDGE RD , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FINKERMANS BARBEQUE (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREEN TRAILS INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Brookfield compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Brookfield town (based on Orange County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 16.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,807 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,342 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Brookfield:
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TV broadcast stations around Brookfield:
Brookfield fatal accident list:
May 3, 2008 06:56 AM, I-89, Lat: 44.082308, Lon: -72.614761, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 11, 2005 05:55 PM, Th-2, Sr-65, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1993 02:55 PM, I89, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 15, 1990 04:40 PM, I89, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1982 10:53 AM, I89, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1982 10:10 AM, I89, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 1982 03:55 PM, Sa1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brookfield, VT
Total length: 41 meters (135ft)
Total costs: $2,428,000
Total average daily traffic: 38,160
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,755
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookfield, VT
State forum archive:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.