Essex, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 19,587.
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 9,554  (48.8%)
Females: 10,033  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Vermont median age:

45.8 years

Zip codes: 05452.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,000 (it was $58,441 in 2000)
Essex:

$79,000
VT:

$57,513

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,162 (it was $25,854 in 2000)

Essex town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $304,347 (it was $141,400 in 2000)
Essex:

$304,347
VT:

$226,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $321,139; detached houses: $366,297; townhouses or other attached units: $275,947; in 2-unit structures: $263,219; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,392; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,731; mobile homes: $72,938
March 2019 cost of living index in Essex: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Essex, VT (2010)
    • 17,94791.6%White alone
    • 6263.2%Asian alone
    • 3251.7%Two or more races
    • 3351.7%Hispanic
    • 2771.4%Black alone
    • 470.2%American Indian alone
    • 280.1%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Essex by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(10.5)
3
(15.6)
5
(25.8)
1
(5.1)
6
(30.4)
5
(25.2)
3
(15.3)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(15.7)
2
(10.4)
3
(15.5)
3
(15.3)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.0)
4
(20.4)
2
(10.2)
8
(39.6)
2
(9.6)
3
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(23.3)
3
(13.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(57.5)
10
(52.2)
9
(46.5)
22
(112.5)
8
(40.5)
6
(30.3)
9
(45.9)
7
(35.5)
9
(44.6)
4
(19.3)
4
(19.0)
7
(33.0)
12
(55.9)
10
(45.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
110
(575.4)
72
(375.5)
75
(387.6)
117
(598.0)
74
(374.5)
47
(237.3)
72
(367.2)
80
(406.1)
111
(549.5)
52
(250.5)
68
(323.7)
49
(230.9)
47
(218.9)
59
(270.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
351
(1,836)
369
(1,925)
328
(1,695)
389
(1,988)
310
(1,569)
353
(1,782)
405
(2,065)
389
(1,975)
361
(1,787)
289
(1,392)
230
(1,095)
282
(1,329)
198
(922.2)
227
(1,041)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(78.5)
12
(62.6)
11
(56.8)
8
(40.9)
9
(45.5)
14
(70.7)
11
(56.1)
12
(60.9)
9
(44.6)
6
(28.9)
4
(19.0)
4
(18.9)
12
(55.9)
11
(50.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.2)
2
(10.2)
2
(9.9)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)144.6155.2134.1155.8136.6121.3140.3130.6148.282.383.786.974.877.9

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City-data.com crime index in Essex, VT

Crime rate in Essex detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Vermont average:

2.19
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Ancestries: Irish (20.4%), English (17.8%), French (12.3%), German (12.2%), French Canadian (10.7%), Italian (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 39.0 square miles.

Population density: 502 people per square mile   (low).

1,105 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.8% North America, 1.8% Asia).

This town:

5.9%
Vermont:

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

2.0% ($2,789)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (124.7 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (181.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (255.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Essex Junction, VT (1.0 miles ),
Williston, VT (2.0 miles ),
Winooski, VT (2.1 miles ),
Jericho, VT (2.3 miles ),
South Burlington, VT (2.4 miles ),
Colchester, VT (2.4 miles ),
Burlington, VT (2.5 miles ),
Westford, VT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.50 N, Longitude: 73.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Distribution of median household income in Essex, VT in 2017

Essex tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $231,200
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $279,100
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $265,500
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $202,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Essex, VT residents
Average permit cost in Essex, VT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.6%
Vermont:

2.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Essex, VT
Historical housing units in Essex, VT

Population change in the 1990s: +2,140 (+13.0%).
Most common industries in Essex, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (17.4%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (25.3%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Essex, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (10.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Essex, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.264. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.264
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.23. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.23
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Essex-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 90% 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 30.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Essex 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 101.6 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 29.4 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 69.2 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 60.1 miles away from Essex 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 Chittenden County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Heavy Rains: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Essex:

  • GREEN MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLCHESTER, VT)
  • FANNY ALLEN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WINOOSKI, VT)
  • BAYADA NURSES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SO BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - MED CTR HOSP OF VT CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • BURLINGTON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - CHITTENDEN COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT)

Amtrak stations near Essex:

  • 2 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) - Seasonal Station . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Essex:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 4 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 5 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 6 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 6 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 23 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Norwich University (about 34 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 35 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Library in Essex:

  • ESSEX FREE (Operating income: $336,409; Location: 2 JERICHO RD.; 29,125 books; 2,230 audio materials; 2,190 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Essex: Brownell Library (A), Essex Free Library (B), Essex Town Hall (C), Essex Fire and Rescue (D), Essex Junction Fire Department (E), Essex Rescue Station (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Essex include: Saint Pius X Church (A), Covenant Community Church (B), Essex Alliance Church (C), Federated Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Family Cemetery (1), Village Cemetery (2), Essex Center Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4), Mountain View Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Indian Brook Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sunderland Brook (A), Alder Brook (B), Abbey Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Essex: Champlain Valley Exposition (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Brian Dubie - Politician, Bert Abbey - Baseball player.

Chittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 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:

7.5%
Whole state:

9.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

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

0.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

People in group quarters in Essex in 2010:

  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Essex in 2000:

  • 132 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 68 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Essex (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Essex Plaza Branch at 2 Susie Wilson Road, branch established on 1971/06/28. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Essex Center Branch at 100 Center Road Essex Center, branch established on 1974/03/04. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Essex:

Marital status in Essex, VT
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Essex:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Essex, VT (based on Chittenden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,14319
Mainline Protestant9,42743
Evangelical Protestant8,63843
Other3,89120
Orthodox1001
None95,346-
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: 42
Chittenden County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
This county:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 142
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.3%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chittenden County:

18.7%
Vermont:

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

13.8%
Vermont:

13.3%

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Vermont average:

5.96%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.03%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, VT  0.59% ($44,687 average AGI)
from Addison County, VT  0.40% ($49,773)
from Washington County, VT  0.37% ($56,216)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Vermont average:

6.30%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($545 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.07%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, VT  0.69% ($46,006 average AGI)
to Addison County, VT  0.41% ($43,573)
to Washington County, VT  0.40% ($56,160)
Businesses in Essex, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Famous Footwear1
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts1

Strongest AM radio stations in Essex:

  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WJOY (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Essex:

  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W207AX (89.3 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WWPV-FM (88.7 FM; COLCHESTER, VT; Owner: SAINT MICHAEL'S COLLEGE)
  • WRUV (90.1 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Essex:

  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CB (Channel 51; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WCAX-TV (Channel 3; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54CV (Channel 54; BARRE, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)
  • W30BL (Channel 30; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Essex fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.7mTotal length
  • $3,921,000Total costs
  • 49,650Total average daily traffic
  • 4,361Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,988Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Essex, VT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 91990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Essex, VT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Essex)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 190 Sand Hill Rd (Lat: 44.492556 Lon: -73.111806), Call Sign: KNIB797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 12/15/2023, Registrant: Essex Town Fire, 81 Main St, Essex Junction, VT 05452, Phone: (802) 879-0413, Email:
  • Brigham Hill (Lat: 44.552278 Lon: -73.097361), Call Sign: WXK774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.100 MHz, 460.100 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Registrant: Vermont Dept Of Public Safety, 103 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05671, Phone: (802) 241-5215, Fax: (802) 241-5557, Email:
  • Lat: 44.505833 Lon: -73.056667, Call Sign: WQLG761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.281 MHz, 456.281 MHz, 451.481 MHz, 456.481 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.462 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2010, Expiration Date: 01/15/2020, Certifier: Jim Boomhover, Registrant: Clarkcommunication Electronics, 18 Landfill Rd., Milton, VT 05468, Phone: (802) 893-7078, Fax: (802) 893-4732, Email:
  • 6 Freeman Woods (Lat: 44.503056 Lon: -73.077583), Call Sign: WQYD402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.075 MHz, 469.075 MHz, 467.025 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2016, Expiration Date: 08/23/2026, Certifier: Angela Pellexer, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (371) 756-4833, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BRIGHAM, Brigham Hill 2.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 44.538917 Lon: -73.092889), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WMQ901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2010, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • BRIGHAM, 50 Brigham Hill Rd (Lat: 44.538944 Lon: -73.092917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.1 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQNX615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 06/28/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2018, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Essex-03, 27 Essex Way (Lat: 44.506278 Lon: -73.080000), Type: Building, Structure height: 11.3 m, Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WQUR474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 09/18/2014, Expiration Date: 09/18/2024, Certifier: Fran Stocker, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • NE43XC454, 50 Brigham Hill Rd (Lat: 44.538889 Lon: -73.092778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 88 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQZT274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2017, Expiration Date: 07/26/2027, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Essex)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 47 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Essex, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.4%), and Outside Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Essex, VT
    • 11444.4%Structure Fires
    • 9938.5%Outside Fires
    • 3513.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 93.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Essex, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Essex, VT
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Essex, VT
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Essex compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Essex on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 (05452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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