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Windham County

Population in July 2009: 445. Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 

Males: 220  (49.5%)
Females: 225  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Vermont median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 05345

Estimated median household income in 2011: $49,527 (it was $39,125 in 2000)
Brookline:

$49,527
Vermont:

$52,776
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,522

Brookline town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $194,550 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Brookline:

$194,550
Vermont:

$213,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $242,054; Detached houses: $253,646; In 2-unit structures: $516,884; Mobile homes: $93,352

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Brookline races chart
  • White alone - 462 (98.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brookline: 198.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.6%), German (15.6%), French (12.6%), Irish (12.6%), Italian (7.5%), French Canadian (7.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 612 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brookline:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookline town:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
Vermont:  3.7%

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

Brookline town:  1.8% ($1,947)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Brookline satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (58.4 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (91.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Newfane, VT (1.9 miles) , Townshend, VT (2.1 miles ), Putney, VT (2.2 miles ), Newfane, VT (2.2 miles ), Athens, VT (2.5 miles ), Westminster, VT (2.6 miles ), Dummerston, VT (2.7 miles ), Westminster, VT (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.02 N, Longitude: 72.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Brookline household income distribution Brookline home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.3%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+16.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (8%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Brookline, Vermont

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Tornado activity:

Brookline-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Brookline town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.2 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookline-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from Brookline center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Brookline center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookline topographic map

Heliports located in Brookline:

Amtrak stations near Brookline:

  • 12 miles: BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Brookline:

  • 19 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookline:

  • Keene State College (about 18 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,898)
  • Williams College (about 38 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (about 45 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 21,515)
  • Smith College (about 49 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
  • Dartmouth College (about 50 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Fitchburg State College (about 52 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 3,820)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 54 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)

Public elementary/middle school in Brookline:

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Cemeteries: Ezequelle Cemetery (1), Cole-Brown Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Windham 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.66
U.S.:

3.63
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

BROOKLINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 624 GRASSY BROOK RD , Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-01-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-1997)
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
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.7%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

2.7%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brookline, VT

Brookline compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Brookline (based on Windham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.61%
Here26.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents47.8%20.3%10.9%3.2%3.2%
Congregations10.3%27.9%20.6%4.4%4.4%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%1.6%1.5%1.2%7.2%
Congregations2.9%1.5%2.9%1.5%23.5%
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: 18
Windham County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Windham County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Windham County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

18.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

22.6%
Vermont:

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

12.5%
State:

13.3%

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.27%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cheshire County, NH  0.78% ($28,873 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.47% ($25,558)
from Franklin County, MA  0.36% ($31,500)


7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Vermont average:

6.82%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.11%
Vermont average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cheshire County, NH  0.92% ($34,137 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.51% ($33,596)
to Bennington County, VT  0.28% ($33,346)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookline:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookline:

  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Brookline:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $353,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,650


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1SAY, Licensee ID: L00726309
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014
    Registrant: Jason R Butterfield, 301 Grassy Brook Road, Brookline, VT 05345


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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