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 2012: $64,996 (it was $54,219 in 2000)
Dorset:

$64,996
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $44,265 (it was $32,956 in 2000)

Dorset town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $384,872 (it was $210,300 in 2000)
Dorset:

$384,872
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $515,494; Detached houses: $537,595; Townhouses or other attached units: $336,388; In 2-unit structures: $204,782; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $344,033; Mobile homes: $74,923
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  • White alone - 1,980 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dorset: 266.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,VT real estate house value index trend

Dorset, Vermont map

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

For population 15 years and over in Dorset town:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

52 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).

This town:  2.6%
Vermont:  4.0%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dorset, Vermont as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dorset to the number of sex offenders is 2,111 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Dorset town:  1.2% ($2,613)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Dorset satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.26 N, Longitude: 73.06 W

Area code: 802

Dorset household income distribution Dorset home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Vermont:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+6.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Dorset: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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

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 slightly above Vermont state average. It is 89% 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 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 91.1 miles away from Dorset 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 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 90.8 miles away from the city 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
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 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 Bennington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 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: 181; 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 49.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.431. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.431
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.45
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.14

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%

Dorset compared to Vermont state average:

  • Black 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dorset town (based on Bennington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.94%
Here: 44.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents57.4%8.5%7.1%6.8%6.6%
Congregations18.9%11.3%9.4%5.7%15.1%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents3.9%3.4%1.4%1.1%3.8%
Congregations5.7%3.8%3.8%1.9%24.5%
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
Bennington County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bennington County:

22.9%
Vermont:

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

11.6%
State:

13.3%

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Vermont average:

5.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.38% ($26,018 average AGI)
from Rutland County, VT  0.32% ($30,061)
from Berkshire County, MA  0.30% ($47,089)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Vermont average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rutland County, VT  0.39% ($31,100 average AGI)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.32% ($35,265)
to Berkshire County, MA  0.32% ($26,396)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Dorset, Vermont:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Vermont average:
  • Fatal accident count: 50
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Dorset fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $3,697,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,725
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,430
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 40,567

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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:

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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2178R , Serial Number: 18255378, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Alan E Calfee, 191 Maple Hill Ln, Dorset, VT 05251
  • 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 , Serial Number: 34663, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Maplewood Flying Association Inc, Po Box 889, Dorset, VT 05251

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Dorset

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dorset, VT
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