Dorset, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 2,031.
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 996  (49.0%)
Females: 1,035  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
Vermont median age:

45.8 years

Zip codes: 05251.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,561 (it was $54,219 in 2000)
Dorset:

$77,561
VT:

$63,001

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,253 (it was $32,956 in 2000)

Dorset town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $394,641 (it was $210,300 in 2000)
Dorset:

$394,641
VT:

$233,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $283,122; detached houses: $299,413; townhouses or other attached units: $226,788; in 2-unit structures: $242,100; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $342,245; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,403; mobile homes: $93,212
March 2019 cost of living index in Dorset: 105.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Dorset, VT (2010)
    • 1,98097.5%White alone
    • 211.0%Hispanic
    • 160.8%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Dorset, Vermont as of September 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dorset is 677 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (23.4%), Irish (19.6%), German (11.2%), Italian (8.3%), United States (7.9%), Scottish (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 962 feet

Land area: 47.8 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

Dorset, Vermont map

52 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).

This town:

2.6%
Vermont:

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

1.2% ($2,613)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (54.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (119.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (172.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Manchester Center, VT (2.4 miles ),
Rupert, VT (2.6 miles ),
Manchester, VT (2.6 miles ),
Mount Tabor, VT (2.6 miles ),
Danby, VT (2.8 miles ),
Peru, VT (2.9 miles ),
Sandgate, VT (3.1 miles ),
Winhall, VT (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.26 N, Longitude: 73.06 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Dorset, VT in 2019
Dorset satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $750,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $450,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $441,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $1,400,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $466,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $833,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $575,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $333,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dorset, VT residents
Average permit cost in Dorset, VT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Vermont:

2.8%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Dorset, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.9%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Dorset, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Carpenters (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Art and design workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Dorset, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dorset, Vermont average temperatures Dorset, Vermont average precipitation Dorset, Vermont humidity Dorset, Vermont wind speed Dorset, Vermont snowfall Dorset, Vermont sunshine Dorset, Vermont clear and cloudy days
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 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.87. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.588
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dorset-area historical tornado activity is above Vermont state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Dorset town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 23.6 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dorset-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 69% 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 80.2 miles away from Dorset center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Dorset 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) earthquake occurred 91.1 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 75.2 miles away from Dorset center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from Dorset 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 92.8 miles away from Dorset 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 Bennington County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dorset topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dorset:

  • INDIAN RIVER REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRANVILLE, NY)
  • EMMA LAING STEVENS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GRANVILLE, NY)
  • THE ORCHARD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRANVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dorset:

  • Castleton State College (about 25 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 31 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Skidmore College (about 39 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 39 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Williams College (about 39 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Keene State College (about 46 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 49 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)

Private high school in Dorset:

  • LONG TRAIL SCHOOL (Students: 171, Location: 1045 KIRBY HOLLOW RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Dorset:

See full list of schools located in Dorset

Library in Dorset:

  • DORSET VILLAGE PUBLIC (Operating income: $99,655; Location: RTE. 30 & CHURCH ST.; 19,086 books; 2,097 audio materials; 1,047 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Hotel: Inn at West View Farm (2928 Route 30).

Bennington 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 Dorset and their reported violations in the past:

DORSET FIRE DISTRICT 1 (Population served: 530, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Boil Water Order (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2013)
  • 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-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • 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 (AUG-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
LONG TRAIL SCHOOL (Address: 1045 KIRBY HOLLOW RD , Population served: 228, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MANCHESTER MHP (Address: 418 LANE RD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-28-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-28-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
JNDC PAWLET PROPERTY (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2010), St Boil Water Order (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St Boil Water Order (DEC-21-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-12-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (NOV-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (NOV-08-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DORSET RV PARK (Address: 1567 RTE 30 , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Boil Water Order (NOV-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JK ADAMS COMPANY (Address: 1430 ROUTE 30 , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)

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

  • DORSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 130 SCHOOL DR , Population served: 148, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.4%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

3.6%

Banks with branches in Dorset (2011 data):

  • Berkshire Bank: Dorset Branch at 23 Church Street, branch established on 1974/06/10. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Dorset:

Marital status in Dorset, VT
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Dorset:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dorset, VT (based on Bennington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,7428
Mainline Protestant4,49026
Evangelical Protestant1,00512
Other6935
None24,195-
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: 14
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

8.4%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.9%
Vermont:

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

11.6%
State:

13.3%

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Vermont average:

5.96%

0.81% of residents moved from foreign countries ($9,367 average AGI)
Bennington County:

0.81%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, VT  0.37% ($37,931 average AGI)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.35% ($34,625)
from Berkshire County, MA  0.35% ($51,000)


4.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Vermont average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rutland County, VT  0.36% ($45,526 average AGI)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.34% ($35,944)
to Windham County, VT  0.30% ($46,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dorset:

  • 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.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dorset:

  • 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.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • 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.)
  • WMNV (104.1 FM; RUPERT, VT; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dorset:

  • WVBK-LP (Channel 49; MANCHESTER, ETC., VT; Owner: VISION 3 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W36AX (Channel 36; MANCHESTER, ETC., VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W69AD (Channel 69; BENNINGTON, ETC., VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
Dorset fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Dorset fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.8mTotal length
  • $6,941,000Total costs
  • 28,725Total average daily traffic
  • 2,430Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,567Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dorset, VT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dorset, VT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dorset)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rte 30 & Maple Hill Road (Lat: 43.266833 Lon: -73.092944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPWW209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/28/2023, Certifier: Edward Ouellette, Registrant: Adirondack 2-Way Radio Inc., South Glens Falls, NY 12803, Phone: (518) 792-8449, Fax: (518) 792-0353, Email:
  • Lat: 43.248083 Lon: -73.092111, Call Sign: WQTL775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz, 159.855 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 02/28/2024, Certifier: Alan Casey, Registrant: Adirondack Two Way Radio, Inc., 291 Fort Edward Rd., South Glen Falls, NY 12803, Phone: (518) 792-8449, Fax: (518) 792-0353, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GREEN PEAK, 1 Mi Sw Of E Dorset (Lat: 43.236472 Lon: -73.026778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPQM219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.775 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2010, Expiration Date: 06/07/2020, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012, Certifier: James J Allen, Registrant: Central Vermont Public Service Corp., 77 Grove Street, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 747-5476, Fax: (802) 747-2137, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3963D, N3963D, N-3963D, Serial Number: 34663, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Maplewood Flying Association Inc, Po Box 889, Dorset, VT 05251

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 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Dorset, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (64.0%), and Outside Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dorset, VT
    • 14664.0%Structure Fires
    • 6327.6%Outside Fires
    • 114.8%Other
    • 83.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dorset, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dorset, VT
  • 77.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dorset, VT
  • 40.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 8.8%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity


Dorset compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dan Cavicchio (2)
  • Benjamin D. Weiss (2)
  • Peter William Calfee (1)
  • Gary Marmer (1)
  • Andrew Longacre, Jr. (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2022.