Brownington, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 988. Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 490  (49.6%)
Females: 498  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05860.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,794 (it was $29,667 in 2000)
Brownington:

$38,794
VT:

$52,578

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,888 (it was $14,004 in 2000)

Brownington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,024 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Brownington:

$131,024
VT:

$218,300
  • Races in Brownington, VT (2010)

    Brownington races chart
    • 95596.7%White alone
    • 121.2%Hispanic
    • 90.9%Two or more races
    • 80.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brownington: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (23.6%), English (22.5%), Irish (12.0%), French Canadian (8.6%), United States (7.5%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 28.3 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

Brownington,VT real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Brownington:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brownington town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

39 residents are foreign born (2.5% North America, 1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

4.4%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Brownington town:  1.5% ($1,007)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (122.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (180.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (289.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Orleans, VT (1.9 miles ), Coventry, VT (2.4 miles ), Barton, VT (2.4 miles ), Charleston, VT (2.5 miles ), Irasburg, VT (2.6 miles ), Westmore, VT (2.7 miles ), Newport, VT (3.0 miles ), Morgan, VT (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.83 N, Longitude: 72.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +174 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Brownington, Vermont

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Earthquake activity:

Brownington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% 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 81.4 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 124.7 miles away from Brownington 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 95.4 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 80.0 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 38.9 miles away from Brownington center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 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 Orleans County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: James Strong (college president) - Congregationalist cleric.

Hospitals and medical centers near Brownington:

  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BARTON, VT)
  • NEWPORT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • ORLEANS ESSEX VNA AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - NORTH COUNTRY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • NORTH COUNTRY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLOVER, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownington:

  • Norwich University (about 55 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 56 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 57 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 58 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 59 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 67 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Middlebury College (about 77 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Public elementary/middle school in Brownington:

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Notable locations in Brownington: Will-O-Wood Campground (A), Athenian Hall (B), Orleans County Historical Society Museum (C), Orleans County Historical Society Building (D), Old Stone House Library (E), Old Stone House (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brownington Village Cemetery (1), Brownington Center Cemetery (2), East Cemetery (3), North Cemetery (4), East Brownington Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Brownington Pond (A), Lubber Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moody Brook (A), Lord Brook (B), Dutton Brook (C), Bassett Brook (D), Wells Brook (E), Brownington Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.7%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.0%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

17.9%
Whole state:

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

5.7%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brownington town (based on Orleans County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,31212
Mainline Protestant1,48523
Evangelical Protestant82214
Other3234
None19,289-
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: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Orleans County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
Vermont:

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

10.8%
State:

13.3%

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
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 Caledonia County, VT  0.50% ($34,732 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($18,846)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($35,697)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Caledonia County, VT  0.61% ($30,029 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($25,143)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.41% ($21,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownington:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownington:

  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)

TV broadcast stations around Brownington:

  • W14CK (Channel 14; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $350,000Total costs
  • 1,940Total average daily traffic
  • 89Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,750Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • John E Monday, 801 West Rd. (Lat: 44.842806 Lon: -72.186361), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A3
  • John E Monday, 801 West Rd. (Lat: 44.842806 Lon: -72.186361), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, 801 West Rd. (Lat: 44.842806 Lon: -72.186361), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 50019 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John Monday, 801 West Rd. (Lat: 44.842806 Lon: -72.186361), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 50019 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John E Monday, 801 West Rd. (Lat: 44.842806 Lon: -72.186361), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 50019 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 8556997073, Fccmw@att.Com, 3300 E. RENNER RD., B3132, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John E Monday, 801 West Rd. (Lat: 44.842806 Lon: -72.186361), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 50019 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 8556997073, Fccmw@att.Com, 3300 E. RENNER ROAD, B3132

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mobile Radios, Lat: 44.818917 Lon: -72.136250, Call Sign: WQWE950
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/04/2025, Certifier: Beverly J WhiteRegistrant: Clark Communication Electronics, 18 Landfill Rd., Milton, VT 05468, Phone: (802) 893-7078, Fax: (802) 893-4732, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BROWNINGTON, Off Hinman Road (Lat: 44.843889 Lon: -72.158056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WPUY211
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Terry M LavalleyRegistrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc., 2000 Linglestown Road, Suite 304, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9347, Phone: (717) 651-3304, Fax: (717) 671-0200, Email:

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

WILLOWOOD CAMPGROUND (Address: 227 WILL-O-WOOD LN , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BROWNINGTON CENTER SCHOOL (Address: 103 CHASE RD , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Brownington

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Brownington 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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