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Population in 2010: 1,311. Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 

Males: 658  (50.2%)
Females: 653  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  44.2 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05739.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,405 (it was $37,137 in 2000)
Danby:

$48,405
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,705

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $169,907 (it was $93,200 in 2000)
Danby:

$169,907
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $229,170; Detached houses: $281,699; In 2-unit structures: $260,855; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $618,106; Mobile homes: $66,088
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Danby races chart
  • White alone - 1,283 (97.9%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Danby: 191.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (16.3%), Irish (14.1%), United States (12.6%), French (8.0%), German (6.6%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 41.4 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Danby:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danby town:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

21 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Vermont:  3.7%

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

Danby town:  2.0% ($1,867)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (59.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (123.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (189.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Mount Tabor, VT (2.3 miles ), Tinmouth, VT (2.3 miles ), Pawlet, VT (2.7 miles ), Dorset, VT (2.8 miles ), Wallingford, VT (2.8 miles ), Middletown Springs, VT (2.9 miles ), Wells, VT (2.9 miles ), Rupert, VT (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 43.37 N, Longitude: 73.05 W

Area code: 802

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +222 (+20.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Danby-area historical tornado activity is above Vermont state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Danby town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 31.0 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Danby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Danby 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 73.5 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 83.8 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 72.4 miles away from Danby center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 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 Rutland County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Danby:

  • EMMA LAING STEVENS HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; GRANVILLE, NY)
  • INDIAN RIVER REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GRANVILLE, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Danby, VT

Amtrak stations near Danby:

  • 17 miles: RUTLAND (MERCHANTS ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: OKEMO (LUDLOW, OKEMO MOUNTAIN) - Seasonal Bus Station
  • 19 miles: FAIR HAVEN (DEPOT & WATER STS.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danby:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 31 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,319)
  • Skidmore College (about 42 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 42 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 4,933)
  • Dartmouth College (about 45 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Middlebury College (about 45 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Williams College (about 47 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • Keene State College (about 50 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 4,898)

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Notable locations in Danby: Otter Creek Campground (A), Danby Town Hall (B), S L Griffith Memorial Library (C), Danby - Mount Tabor Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Danby - Mount Tabor Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Danby include: Mountain of the Lord Church (A), Corner Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Otis Cemetery (1), Cook Cemetery (2), Lillie Hill Cemetery (3), John Brown Cemetery (4), Dillingham Cemetery (5), Blackner-Hazelton Cemetery (6), Baker Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Danby Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weatherby Brook (A), Purchase Brook (B), Fall Brook (C), Mountain Brook (D), Baker Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Danby: Danby Village Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Rutland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.381. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.381
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.85
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.40
U.S.:

9.39

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

DANBY MOUNT TABOR FD 1 (Population served: 360, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2004), St Boil Water Order (NOV-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
OTTER CREEK CAMPGROUND (Address: 1136 US RTE 7 , Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOUNT TABOR INN TAVERN (Address: 217 TROLL HILL RD , Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • WHITE DOG TAVERN (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.3%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.2%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

8.4%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Danby, VT

Danby compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below 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. (68%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Danby town (based on Rutland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.22%
Here45.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents69.2%7.6%5.3%4.6%3.6%
Congregations22.0%15.9%14.6%8.5%8.5%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.3%1.2%0.7%4.1%
Congregations1.2%2.4%2.4%1.2%23.2%
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: 24
Rutland County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Rutland County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutland County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

12.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutland County:

24.1%
Vermont:

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

18.5%
State:

13.3%

5.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($515 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.11%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Addison County, VT  0.47% ($31,215 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.38% ($25,121)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.29% ($34,041)


5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Vermont average:

6.82%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($378 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.07%
Vermont average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chittenden County, VT  0.40% ($28,718 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.36% ($32,340)
to Addison County, VT  0.36% ($31,849)

Strongest AM radio stations in Danby:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNR (1340 AM; 1 kW; POULTNEY, VT; Owner: PINE TREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Danby:

  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Danby:

  • W07AG (Channel 7; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: WNYT INC.)
  • W69AR (Channel 69; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVER (Channel 28; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W61CE (Channel 61; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MARGARET SANGUINETTI (ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE))

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $1,422,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,920
Total average daily truck traffic: 628
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 11,103


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Town Clerks Office (Lat: 43.341750 Lon: -72.999556), Call Sign: WZT919, Licensee ID: L00114723
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/1999, Expiration Date: 05/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2004
    Registrant: Danby, Town Of, Town Clerks Office, Danby, VT 05739

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Danby)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Danby


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Businesses in Danby, VT

  • True Value: 1

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