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Ancestries: English (27.6%), Irish (13.7%), German (12.1%), French (10.3%), Scottish (9.3%), French Canadian (5.1%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Elevation: 420 feet
Land area: 20.2 square miles.
Population density: 48 people per square mile (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Fairlee:
High school or higher: 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Fairlee town:
Never married: 22.5%
Now married: 55.5%
6 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fairlee, Vermont as of August 28, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Fairlee to the number of sex offenders is 502 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (73.2 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (122.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (229.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fairlee-area historical tornado activity is near Vermont state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Fairlee town center causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 25.8 miles away from the town center .
Fairlee-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 90% 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 108.7 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 86.9 miles away from Fairlee 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 39.9 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 85.8 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 28.7 miles away from Fairlee center On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.5 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)
The number of natural disasters in Orange County (14) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Eben Pomeroy Colton - Politician.
Hospitals and medical centers near Fairlee:
KENDAL AT HANOVER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
GRAFTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NORTH HAVERHILL, NH)
HANOVER TERRACE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
GLENCLIFF HOME FOR THE ELDERLY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GLENCLIFF, NH)
20 miles: WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (RAILROAD ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairlee:
Dartmouth College (about 16 miles; Hanover, NH; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
Plymouth State University (about 26 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
Norwich University (about 30 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
Middlebury College (about 51 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
Castleton State College (about 56 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 58 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
Saint Michael's College (about 65 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.9. This is about average.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.35. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairlee and their reported violations in the past:
FAIRLEE TOWN WATER (Population served: 967, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-27-2006), St Boil Water Order (SEP-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2006)
LANAKILA HULBERT (Address: 2968 LAKE MOREY ROAD , Population served: 250, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-29-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
OHANA CAMP (Address: 2968 LAKE MOREY ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
One routine major monitoring violation
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairlee that have no violations reported:
ALOHA GIRLS CAMP (Address: 2968 LAKE MOREY ROAD , Population served: 250,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
ALOHA HIVE CAMP (Address: 2968 LAKE MOREY ROAD , Population served: 250,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
ALOHA MIDDLEBROOK CAMPUS (Address: 2968 LAKE MOREY ROAD , Population served: 200,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
MIDDLEBROOK (THE) (Address: 702 MIDDLEBROOK RD , Population served: 50,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
FAIRLEE MOTEL (Address: 1809 US RTE 5N , Population served: 48,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
7 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
11 people in other group homes in 2000
Fairlee compared to Vermont state average:
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
Banks with branches in Fairlee (2011 data):
Wells River Savings Bank: Fairlee Branch at 540 Route 5 N., branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.7 mil, Deposits: $135.5 mil, headquarters in Wells River, VT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairlee, Vermont:
Aloha Manor, LK Morey, Fairlee, VT 05045
Lake Morey Resort, 18 Davis Ln, Fairlee, VT 05045 , Phone: (802) 333-4311, Fax: (802) 333-4553
Religion statistics for Fairlee town (based on Orange County data)
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: 8
2.76 / 10,000 pop.
3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
1.38 / 10,000 pop.
1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
7.60 / 10,000 pop.
6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
7.94 / 10,000 pop.
11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,737 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Aircraft: MASON-EDMUND THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating N-Number: 231EM , Serial Number: 556 Registrant (Individual): Edmund D Mason, 65 Mason Dr, Fairlee, VT 05045
Aircraft: AERONCA 65-TAC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 36967 , Serial Number: C2711TA, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1959 Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas R Strohl, 190 Indian Acres Rd, Fairlee, VT 05045, Other Owners: John E Stewart
Aircraft: CESSNA 180B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 5141E , Serial Number: 50441, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1976 Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 3423 Bloodbrook Rd, Fairlee, VT 05045
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: