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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 2012: $38,847 (it was $29,667 in 2000)
Brownington:

$38,847
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,344

Brownington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $128,193 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Brownington:

$128,193
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $151,756; Detached houses: $172,716; Mobile homes: $74,101

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Brownington races chart
  • White alone - 955 (96.7%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brownington: 176.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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).

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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:  3.7%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Brownington, Vermont as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brownington to the number of sex offenders is 285 to 1.


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+: New York, NY (299.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

Brownington household income distribution Brownington home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +174 (+24.5%).

Most common industries (%)
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

 
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Earthquake activity:

Brownington-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 88% 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 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 Brownington 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 the city 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 Brownington center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 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: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 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/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownington:

  • Norwich University (about 55 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • University of Vermont (about 58 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 59 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 66 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,847)
  • Middlebury College (about 77 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Plymouth State University (about 77 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • Dartmouth College (about 78 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)

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

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

BROWNINGTON CENTER SCHOOL (Address: 103 CHASE RD , Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownington that have no violations reported:

  • WILLOWOOD CAMPGROUND (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brownington, VT

Brownington compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.79%
Here41.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents70.8%8.8%6.4%2.6%2.0%
Congregations19.1%25.5%21.3%6.4%2.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.7%1.4%1.2%1.0%4.1%
Congregations2.1%4.3%2.1%2.1%14.9%
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: 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%

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($313 average AGI)
Orleans County:

0.12%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Caledonia County, VT  0.68% ($26,500 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($43,162)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.32% ($43,176)


5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Vermont average:

6.82%

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:
to Caledonia County, VT  0.79% ($27,024 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($23,745)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.40% ($20,395)

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
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,012,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 89
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 2,750


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • 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, 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: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Terry M Lavalley
    Registrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc., 2000 Linglestown Road, Suite 304, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9347, Phone: (717) 651-3304, Fax: (717) 671-0200, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Brownington


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