For population 25 years and over in Colchester:
For population 15 years and over in Colchester town:
754 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.1% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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:
Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 73.20 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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).
Population change in the 1990s: +2,148 (+14.5%).
Work and jobs in Colchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Colchester, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Ray Collins (baseball) - Baseball player and coach.
Hospitals/medical centers in Colchester:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Colchester:
located in Colchester:
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College/University in Colchester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colchester:
Public high schools in Colchester:
See full list of schools located in Colchester, map of school districts: COLCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Colchester:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
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.
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.
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.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
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.
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.
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:CHIMNEY HILL COLCHESTER (Address: 121 CHIMNEY HILL DR , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Colchester that have no violations reported:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Colchester in 2000:
Colchester compared to Vermont state average:
Banks with branches in Colchester (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Colchester, Vermont:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Colchester town (based on Chittenden County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 42
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Number of full-service restaurants: 142
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,703 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,062 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Colchester:
Strongest FM radio stations in Colchester:
TV broadcast stations around Colchester:
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: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colchester, VT
Total length: 91 meters (299ft)
Total costs: $11,451,000
Total average daily traffic: 261,748
Total average daily truck traffic: 22,094
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Colchester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Colchester, VT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colchester)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Colchester)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colchester, VT
Total of 600 patent applications in 2008-2014.