Colchester, Vermont

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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 2017: $69,521 (it was $51,429 in 2000)
Colchester:

$69,521
VT:

$57,513

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,778 (it was $22,472 in 2000)

Colchester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $282,608 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Colchester:

$282,608
VT:

$226,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $321,139; detached houses: $366,297; townhouses or other attached units: $275,947; in 2-unit structures: $263,219; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,392; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,731; mobile homes: $72,938
March 2019 cost of living index in Colchester: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Colchester, VT (2010)
    • 15,96093.5%White alone
    • 3582.1%Asian alone
    • 2701.6%Hispanic
    • 2271.3%Two or more races
    • 2001.2%Black alone
    • 420.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Colchester, Vermont as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colchester is 853 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Colchester by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(40.6)
1
(5.8)
6
(34.9)
4
(23.2)
1
(5.8)
5
(28.7)
2
(11.7)
2
(11.7)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(22.9)
11
(63.1)
9
(51.9)
6
(34.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(11.6)
4
(23.3)
5
(29.1)
3
(17.4)
5
(28.9)
3
(17.2)
6
(35.1)
3
(17.5)
2
(11.6)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.5)
5
(28.8)
1
(5.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(81.3)
19
(110.5)
15
(87.2)
13
(75.4)
13
(75.3)
21
(120.5)
20
(117.1)
16
(93.3)
11
(63.6)
7
(40.4)
14
(80.2)
7
(40.1)
11
(63.4)
9
(52.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
118
(685.1)
90
(523.6)
101
(587.2)
149
(864.0)
103
(596.3)
93
(533.4)
93
(544.3)
182
(1,061)
75
(433.8)
28
(161.4)
55
(315.2)
55
(315.4)
31
(178.6)
21
(121.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
461
(2,677)
462
(2,688)
530
(3,081)
782
(4,535)
436
(2,524)
476
(2,730)
488
(2,856)
418
(2,437)
279
(1,614)
98
(565.0)
224
(1,284)
268
(1,537)
267
(1,539)
175
(1,011)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(121.9)
17
(98.9)
17
(98.8)
19
(110.2)
15
(86.8)
11
(63.1)
9
(52.7)
9
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.5)
2
(11.6)
4
(23.2)
2
(11.6)
4
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)217.0185.8226.3289.5178.0203.8199.9209.2115.743.7109.5145.5136.988.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Colchester, VT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Vermont average:

2.19
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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   (low).

Colchester, Vermont map

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

This town:

4.4%
Vermont:

3.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Colchester town:

2.0% ($2,598)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

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+: Bronx, NY (257.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 73.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Distribution of median household income in Colchester, VT in 2017
Colchester satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $278,900
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $265,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Colchester, VT residents
Average permit cost in Colchester, VT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.7%
Vermont:

2.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Colchester, VT
Historical housing units in Colchester, VT

Population change in the 1990s: +2,148 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in Colchester, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.8%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (14.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Colchester, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Colchester, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.50
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Colchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 91% 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 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 107.2 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 24.6 miles away from Colchester 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 Colchester 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
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 Chittenden County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Heavy Rains: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colchester topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Colchester:

  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (1110 PRIM ROAD)
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION (475 ETHAN ALLEN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Colchester:

  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB BIRCHWOOD TER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FANNY ALLEN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WINOOSKI, VT)
  • STARR FARM NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - MED CTR HOSP OF VT CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • BURLINGTON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • BAYADA NURSES, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SO BURLINGTON, VT)

located in Colchester:

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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: 2,336; Location: One Winooski Park; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcvt.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Colchester:

  • Community College of Vermont (about 4 miles; Winooski, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 5 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 5 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 17 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Middlebury College (about 37 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 39 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Castleton State College (about 65 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)

Public high schools in Colchester:

Public elementary/middle schools in Colchester:

See full list of schools located in Colchester

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Colchester: GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER CORP (A). Display/hide its location 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

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

Chittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

COLCHESTER FIRE DISTRICT 2 (Population served: 8,300, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HILLCREST MHP INC (Address: 3880 ROOSEVELT HIGHWAY , Population served: 615, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2010)
  • One other older monitoring violation
SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER (Address: 154 BRENTWOOD DR STE 1 , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-12-2013), St Boil Water Order (MAR-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NORTH HARBOR (Address: 290 N HARBOR RD , Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2006), St Boil Water Order (AUG-07-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP DUDLEY AT KINIYA (Address: 1317 CAMP KINIYA ROAD , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2007. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2007)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2007. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
CAMERON PROPERTY (Address: 154 BRENTWOOD DR STE 1 , Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2009), St Other (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 84 regular monitoring violations
GEORGIA STATION (Address: 336 WATER TOWER CIRCLE SUITE 801 , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-05-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
HOMESTEAD ACRES MHP (Address: 154 BRENTWOOD DR STE 1 , Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • COLCHESTER FIRE DISTRICT 3 (Address: 428 MAIN ST , Population served: 7,733, 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%
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Colchester:

Marital status in Colchester, VT
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colchester, VT (based on Chittenden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,14319
Mainline Protestant9,42743
Evangelical Protestant8,63843
Other3,89120
Orthodox1001
None95,346-
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: 42
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chittenden County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chittenden County:

5.3%
State:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chittenden County:

18.7%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chittenden County:

13.8%
State:

13.3%

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Vermont average:

5.96%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.03%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, VT  0.59% ($44,687 average AGI)
from Addison County, VT  0.40% ($49,773)
from Washington County, VT  0.37% ($56,216)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Vermont average:

6.30%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($545 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.07%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, VT  0.69% ($46,006 average AGI)
to Addison County, VT  0.41% ($43,573)
to Washington County, VT  0.40% ($56,160)
Businesses in Colchester, VT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
Costco1New Balance2
Dunkin Donuts1Quality1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Shaw's1
Hilton1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Marriott1

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
See more detailed statistics of Colchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.4mTotal length
  • $80,027,000Total costs
  • 231,148Total average daily traffic
  • 22,055Total average daily truck traffic
  • 212,303Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colchester, VT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 161960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colchester, VT

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 55. The highest number of fires - 86 took place in 2002, and the least - 28 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Colchester, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.3%), and Outside Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colchester, VT
    • 41444.3%Structure Fires
    • 29131.2%Outside Fires
    • 14115.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 889.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colchester, VT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Colchester, Vermont:

  • Hampton Inn And Event Center Burlington/Colchester, 42 Lower Mtn View Dr, Colchester, Vermont 05446 , Phone: (802) 655-6177, Fax: (802) 654-7718
  • Marriott Residence Inn Burlington Colchester, 71 Rathe Rd, Colchester, Vermont 05446 , Phone: (802) 655-3100, Fax: (802) 655-3160
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Colchester, Vermont
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colchester, VT
  • 51.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colchester, VT
  • 42.2%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Colchester compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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.

Colchester on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 (05446) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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