Brunswick, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 112. Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 59  (52.7%)
Females: 53  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip code: 05905

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,366 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Brunswick:

$25,366
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,792 (it was $12,925 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,032 (it was $71,900 in 2000)
Brunswick:

$126,032
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $175,527; Detached houses: $187,395; Mobile homes: $9,375
Brunswick races chart
  • White alone - 109 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (2.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brunswick: 204.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (32.7%), French (24.3%), United States (23.4%), Scottish (15.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), German (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 25.7 square miles.

Population density: 4.4 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Brunswick:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brunswick town:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

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

Brunswick town:  1.0% ($717)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (100.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (291.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Ferdinand, VT (2.0 miles) , Bloomfield, VT (2.2 miles ), Maidstone, VT (2.3 miles) , Stratford, NH (2.4 miles ), Granby, VT (2.9 miles) , Columbia, NH (3.1 miles ), Lewis, VT (3.2 miles) , Groveton, NH (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 71.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Brunswick household income distribution Brunswick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Vermont:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+16.3%).
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Earthquake activity:

Brunswick-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 102.7 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 143.1 miles away from Brunswick 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 85.0 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 33.1 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 101.3 miles away from Brunswick 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 40.6 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 Essex County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Brunswick:

  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brunswick:

  • Norwich University (about 65 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 68 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 75 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 76 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 77 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Dartmouth College (about 78 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • University of Vermont (about 78 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)

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Cemeteries: Smith-Gardner-Shoff Cemetery (1), Connecticut Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Wheeler Pond (A), Mud Pond (B), Dennis Pond (C), Paul Stream Pond (D), Tuttle Pond (E), Little Wheeler Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Telephone Brook (A), Second Brook (B), Paul Stream (C), Notch Pond Brook (D), Black Branch Nulhegan River (E), Dennis Pond Brook (F), Yellow Branch Nulhegan River (G), West Mountain Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Essex 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 23.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

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

BLOOMFIELD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2008), St Other (DEC-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NULHEGAN BASIN DIVISION (Address: 5396 VT ROUTE 105 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.5%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

29.1%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

3.6%

Brunswick compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Wood (36%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brunswick town (based on Essex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.97%
Here: 22.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents63.7%23.0%7.3%3.7%2.3%
Congregations21.4%42.9%14.3%7.1%14.3%
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: 2
Essex County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Essex County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.1%
Vermont:

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

11.3%
State:

13.3%

7.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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  1.91% ($23,813 average AGI)
from Coos County, NH  1.59% ($26,075)
from Orleans County, VT  0.52% ($21,385)


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Coos County, NH  1.35% ($26,235 average AGI)
to Caledonia County, VT  1.35% ($23,088)
to Orleans County, VT  0.92% ($369,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brunswick:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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 Brunswick:

  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Brunswick:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $543,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,120
Total average daily truck traffic: 66
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 1,568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB1NLH, Licensee ID: L01142089
    Grant Date: 04/19/2006, Expiration Date: 04/19/2016, Certifier: Alyssa J Kennett
    Registrant: Alyssa J Kennett, 3249 Vt Rte 102, Brunswick, VT 05905

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