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Population in 2010: 17,067. Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 

Males: 8,468  (49.6%)
Females: 8,599  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05446.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,704 (it was $51,429 in 2000)
Colchester:

$68,704
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,741

Colchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $256,925 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Colchester:

$256,925
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $269,305; Detached houses: $317,565; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,386; In 2-unit structures: $341,350; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,377; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,925; Mobile homes: $59,418

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  • White alone - 15,960 (93.5%)
  • Asian alone - 358 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 270 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 227 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 200 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 42 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Colchester: 211.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), French (16.2%), French Canadian (15.9%), English (13.9%), German (8.6%), Italian (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 36.9 square miles.

Population density: 463 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Colchester:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colchester town:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

754 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This town:  4.4%
Vermont:  3.7%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Colchester, Vermont as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Colchester to the number of sex offenders is 1,019 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Colchester town:  2.0% ($2,598)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (125.7 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (186.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (268.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Winooski, VT (1.8 miles ), Burlington, VT (2.0 miles ), Essex Junction, VT (2.3 miles ), Essex, VT (2.4 miles ), South Burlington, VT (2.5 miles ), Milton, VT (2.8 miles ), Williston, VT (2.9 miles ), South Hero, VT (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $281,300
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $225,200
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $294,600
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $186,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 73.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Colchester household income distribution Colchester home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Colchester by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.05.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1200671641522
per 100,000 5.911.70.00.034.840.65.834.923.25.828.711.711.7
Robberies 5232824535363
per 100,000 29.511.717.411.646.411.623.329.117.428.917.235.117.5
Assaults 1616725181419151313212016
per 100,000 94.393.540.7145.0104.481.3110.587.275.475.3120.5117.193.3
Burglaries 8264716877118901011491039393182
per 100,000 483.5374.2412.7394.5446.7685.1523.6587.2864.0596.3533.4544.31061.0
Thefts 504377410301439461462530782436476488418
per 100,000 2971.72204.02383.31746.22546.72676.72687.83081.24534.62524.02730.32856.12436.9
Auto thefts 151719111121171719151199
per 100,000 88.499.4110.463.863.8121.998.998.8110.286.863.152.752.5
Arson 3211403242400
per 100,000 17.711.75.85.823.20.017.511.623.211.622.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 191.5164.9145.9134.5200.1216.2185.1225.5288.4177.3203.0199.1208.4

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Crime rate in Colchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Vermont average:

3.25

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Colchester, Vermont accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,148 (+14.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Colchester, Vermont

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Earthquake activity:

Colchester-area historical earthquake activity is above Vermont state average. It is 66% 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 26.0 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 69.9 miles away from Colchester center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from the city 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 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from Colchester center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Floods: 3, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colchester topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Collins (baseball) - Baseball player and coach.

Main business address for: GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Colchester:

  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, 1110 PRIM ROAD)
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 475 ETHAN ALLEN AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Colchester:

  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB BIRCHWOOD TER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FANNY ALLEN HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; WINOOSKI, VT)
  • STARR FARM NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)

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Amtrak stations near Colchester:

  • 6 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) - Seasonal Station . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Colchester:

  • Saint Michael's College (Full-time enrollment: 1,977; Location: One Winooski Park; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcvt.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colchester:

  • University of Vermont (about 5 miles; Burlington, VT; Full-time enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 5 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 17 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,847)
  • Middlebury College (about 37 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Norwich University (about 39 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Dartmouth College (about 74 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 86 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,319)

Public high schools in Colchester:

Public elementary/middle schools in Colchester:

See full list of schools located in Colchester, map of school districts: COLCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Colchester:

  • BURNHAM MEMORIAL (Operating income: $601,614; Location: 898 MAIN ST.; 45,605 books; 2,713 audio materials; 2,235 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 108 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Colchester: Winnisquam Orchard (A), Camp Saint Joseph (B), Marble Island Golf and Yacht Club (C), Mallets Bay Yacht Club (D), Malletts Bay Marina (E), Jakes Marina (F), Holy Cross Camp (G), Ponnesoon Knolls Camp (H), Malletts Bay Campground (I), Lone Pine Campsite (J), Camp Norfleet (K), Camp Kiniya (L), Brae Loch (M), The Moorings (N), Town Farm (O), Sunset Drive-In (P), Woodman Hall (Q), Fanny Allen Hospital Library (R), Saint Michael's College Fire And Rescue, Incorporated (S), Colchester Center Volunteer Fire Company - Old Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Colchester Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Harbor View Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Colchester include: United Church of Colchester (A), Unification Church (B), Holy Cross Church (C), Our Lady of Grace Church (D), Community Lutheran Church (E), Malletts Bay Congregational Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Cemetery (1), Champlain Cemetery (2), Saint Stephens Cemetery (3), Munson Cemetery (4), Fanny Allen Cemetery (5), Merrill Cemetery (6), Malletts Bay Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lily Pad Pond (A), Colchester Pond (B), Mill Pond (C), Winooski River Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Brook (A), Winooski River (B), Allen Brook (C), Malletts Creek (D), Indian Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Colchester: Mallets Bay State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn & Conference Center - Burlin (42 Lower Mountain View Drive) (1), Motel 6 (74 South Park Drive) (2), Fairfield Inn Burlington Colchester (84 South Park Drive) (3), Burlington-Days Inn Colchester (23 College Pkwy) (4), Handy's Extended Stay Suites (66 College Parkway) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Chittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.375
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.59
U.S.:

3.46
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.46
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.99. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.99
U.S.:

9.59

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

NORTH HARBOR (Address: 290 N HARBOR RD , Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2002)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2001), St Boil Water Order (SEP-01-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHIMNEY HILL COLCHESTER (Address: 121 CHIMNEY HILL DR , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • COLCHESTER FD 2 (Address: P.O. BOX 4, Population served: 8300, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • COLCHESTER FD 3 (Population served: 7733, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.9%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.6%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

6.3%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

2.6%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Colchester, VT

1,750 people in college/university student housing in 2010
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Colchester in 2000:

  • 1,592 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 29 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Colchester compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Colchester (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Malletts Bay Branch at 794 West Lakeshore Drive, branch established on 1972/08/21; Colchester-Shaws Branch at 66 Mountain View Drive, Suite 2, branch established on 1997/09/22. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Merchants Bank: Malletts Bay Branch at 22 Bissette Drive, branch established on 1978/05/15. Info updated 2011/12/09: Bank assets: $1,615.1 mil, Deposits: $1,179.4 mil, headquarters in Burlington, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Bancshares, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Colchester Branch at 73 Prim Road; Ste 7, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Colchester, Vermont:

  • Fairfield Inn By Marriot, 84 South Park Dr, Colchester, VT 05446 , Phone: (802) 655-1400, Fax: (802) 338-9158
  • Hampton Inn And Event Center Burlington/Colchester, 42 Lower Mtn View Dr, Colchester, VT 05446 , Phone: (802) 655-6177, Fax: (802) 654-7718
  • Days Inn, 23 College Pkwy, Colchester, VT 05446 , Phone: (802) 655-0900, Fax: (802) 655-6851
  • Marriott Residence Inn Burlington Colchester, 71 Rathe Rd, Colchester, VT 05446 , Phone: (802) 655-3100, Fax: (802) 655-3160
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Colchester, Vermont

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Colchester town (based on Chittenden County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.81%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchJewishChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents63.7%6.5%5.7%5.1%5.0%
Congregations21.2%12.1%12.1%3.0%5.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALDS (Mormon) ChurchUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents3.6%2.0%1.3%1.2%5.9%
Congregations6.1%7.1%2.0%2.0%29.3%
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: 42
Chittenden County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Chittenden County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Chittenden County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 142
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chittenden County:

18.7%
Vermont:

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

13.8%
State:

13.3%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.27%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Franklin County, VT  0.61% ($34,468 average AGI)
from Washington County, VT  0.47% ($33,869)
from Addison County, VT  0.40% ($34,298)


7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Vermont average:

6.82%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.13%
Vermont average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, VT  0.67% ($39,529 average AGI)
to Washington County, VT  0.40% ($42,967)
to Addison County, VT  0.39% ($33,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colchester:

  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJOY (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colchester:

  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W207AX (89.3 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRUV (90.1 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPV-FM (88.7 FM; COLCHESTER, VT; Owner: SAINT MICHAEL'S COLLEGE)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Colchester:

  • W51CB (Channel 51; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Colchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20
Total length: 91 meters (299ft)
Total costs: $11,451,000
Total average daily traffic: 261,748
Total average daily truck traffic: 22,094

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 16
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colchester, VT


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 180

Incident types - Colchester


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

Most common first names in Colchester, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4384.2 years
John3674.1 years
Robert3271.6 years
George2975.1 years
Richard2670.8 years
William2373.8 years
Dorothy2379.0 years
Joseph2272.0 years
James2166.9 years
Raymond2172.2 years
Most common last names in Colchester, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1083.9 years
Bessette1076.4 years
Cross1071.0 years
Sweeney1078.0 years
Martin1074.4 years
Thompson977.2 years
Bean971.3 years
Charbonneau772.8 years
Smith777.5 years
Shepard771.9 years
Businesses in Colchester, VT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
Costco1New Balance2
Dunkin Donuts1Quality1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Shaw's1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
Marriott1YMCA1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy H. Daubenspeck (71)
  • Robert M. Rassel (68)
  • Hanyi Ding (41)
  • Richard A. Phelps (34)
  • Robert R. Robison (34)
  • Timothy J. Dell (17)
  • Timothy Harrison Daubenspeck (17)
  • John K. Debrosse (17)
  • Felix P. Anderson (16)
  • Gregory George (14)

Total of 607 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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