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Population in 2010: 1,206. Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 

Males: 594  (49.3%)
Females: 612  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  44.1 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05827.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,114 (it was $34,453 in 2000)
Craftsbury:

$45,114
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,511

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,875 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Craftsbury:

$166,875
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $212,654; Detached houses: $231,423; In 2-unit structures: $363,772; Mobile homes: $68,770; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,388
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  • White alone - 1,158 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Craftsbury: 192.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (31.4%), French (15.9%), Irish (15.0%), Scottish (11.1%), French Canadian (9.4%), German (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 931 feet

Land area: 39.3 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Craftsbury:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Craftsbury town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

48 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America, 1.1% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This town:  4.2%
Vermont:  3.7%

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

Craftsbury town:  2.0% ($1,780)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Craftsbury satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (124.5 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (174.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (284.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Albany, VT (2.2 miles) , Greensboro, VT (2.5 miles ), Wolcott, VT (2.7 miles ), Glover, VT (2.9 miles ), Eden, VT (3.0 miles ), Greensboro Bend, VT (3.1 miles ), Hardwick, VT (3.1 miles ), Lowell, VT (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 44.66 N, Longitude: 72.38 W

Area code: 802

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.2%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +133 (+13.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Craftsbury, Vermont

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Earthquake activity:

Craftsbury-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 84% 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 67.0 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 89.0 miles away from Craftsbury 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 65.6 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 34.5 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 60.4 miles away from Craftsbury 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 64.7 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).
Craftsbury topographic map

Birthplace of: Roger L. Easton - Scientist, Burleigh F. Spalding - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Craftsbury:

  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLOVER, VT)
  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BARTON, VT)
  • LAMOILLE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)

Political contributions by individuals in Craftsbury, VT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Craftsbury:

  • Norwich University (about 39 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • University of Vermont (about 43 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 43 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 54 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,847)
  • Middlebury College (about 60 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Dartmouth College (about 67 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Plymouth State University (about 71 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

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Notable locations in Craftsbury: Craftsbury Nordic Center (A), John Woodruff Simpson Memorial Library (B), Craftsbury Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Craftsbury include: Craftsbury Common Congregational Church (A), East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Craftsbury Cemetery (1), Craftsbury Village Cemetery (2), Craftsbury Common Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Duck Pond (A), Mud Pond (B), Little Hosmer Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Seaver Brook (A), Seaver Branch (B), Cass Brook (C), Whitney Brook (D), Whetstone Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Craftsbury: Craftsbury Common (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Inn On The Commone (1147 North Craftsbury Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate 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 Craftsbury and their reported violations in the past:

CRAFTSBURY CENTER (Address: 535 LOST NATION ROAD , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-08-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CRAFTSBURY INN (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.8%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

13.8%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Craftsbury, VT

81 people in college/university student housing in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000
44 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Craftsbury 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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. (53%)
  • Wood (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Craftsbury 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 Craftsbury:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Craftsbury:

  • 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)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)

TV broadcast stations around Craftsbury:

  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Craftsbury fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 1983 02:35 PM, Vt14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1981 08:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 18, 1978 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $1,619,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,094
Total average daily truck traffic: 167
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 5,814

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Craftsbury, VT


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1422 N Craftsbury Rd (Lat: 44.654194 Lon: -72.381972), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQMZ953
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2010, Expiration Date: 11/19/2020, Certifier: Dylan Laflam
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 44.622639 Lon: -72.413722, Call Sign: WQOL863
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 11/10/2021, Certifier: Dwight Denton
    Registrant: Burlington Communication Service Center, 4735 Williston Rd Ste 30, Williston, VT 05495-5333, Phone: (802) 862-7092, Fax: (802) 860-6178, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA2QPT, Licensee ID: L01016791
    Grant Date: 12/15/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2016, Certifier: Cornelius M Ulman
    Registrant: Cornelius M Ulman, 662 Guy Lot Road, Craftsbury, VT 05826
  • Call Sign: N1WFQ
    Grant Date: 02/26/1996, Expiration Date: 11/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2007
    Registrant: David L Briars, Rd 1 Box 45 Creek Rd, Craftsbury, VT 05826

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5178R , Serial Number: 17263395, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Cornelius M Ulman, 662 Guy Lot Rd, Craftsbury, VT 05826
  • Aircraft: TOP DOG TOP DOG (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 3202 (270 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 608CB , Serial Number: 11231212, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/2010
    Registrant (Partnership): William David Usher, 1244 Morey Hill Rd, Craftsbury, VT 05826, Other Owners: Linda S Usher


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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