Fayston, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,353. Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 
Males: 681  (50.3%)
Females: 672  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05673.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $78,047 (it was $53,472 in 2000)
Fayston:

$78,047
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,627 (it was $28,196 in 2000)

Fayston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $310,244 (it was $149,800 in 2000)
Fayston:

$310,244
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $268,611; Detached houses: $285,507; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,511; In 2-unit structures: $271,369; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,719; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,970; Mobile homes: $85,164
  • Races in Fayston, VT (2010)

    Fayston races chart
    • 1,31096.8%White alone
    • 201.5%Two or more races
    • 151.1%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fayston: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (23.0%), German (18.0%), Irish (16.5%), Italian (8.7%), French (8.3%), Scottish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 36.5 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Fayston,VT real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Fayston:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayston town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

51 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.5% North America).

This town:

4.5%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Fayston town:  1.2% ($1,839)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (110.4 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (158.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (238.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Waitsfield, VT (1.7 miles ), Warren, VT (2.7 miles ), Starksboro, VT (2.8 miles ), Moretown, VT (2.8 miles ), Duxbury, VT (2.9 miles ), Huntington, VT (2.9 miles ), Lincoln, VT (3.2 miles ), Waterbury, VT (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $260,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $300,900
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $282,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $277,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $287,500
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $321,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 72.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +297 (+35.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Fayston, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fayston-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% 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 46.4 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 75.6 miles away from Fayston 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 80.0 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 45.2 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 71.6 miles away from Fayston 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 47.2 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 Washington County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fayston:

  • VERMONT STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WATERBURY, VT)
  • VERMONT STATE HOSP DISTINCT PART UNIT (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WATERBURY, VT)
  • VERMONT STATE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WATERBURY, VT)
  • MAYO HEALTHCARE INC. (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NORTHFIELD, VT)
  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • BERLIN HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BARRE, VT)

Amtrak stations near Fayston:

  • 11 miles: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 13 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayston:

  • Norwich University (about 12 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 21 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 25 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Champlain College (about 25 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 25 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 25 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 45 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)

Public elementary/middle school in Fayston:

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Notable locations in Fayston: Cowles Cove Shelter (A), Sugarbush Ski Center (B), Mad River Glen Nordic Ski Center (C), Glen Ellen Ski Area (D), Tucker Hill Ski Center (E), Mad River Glen Ski Area (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Fayston Cemetery (1), North Fayston Cemetery (2), South Fayston Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deer Brook (A), Slide Brook (B), Chase Brook (C), Lockwood Brook (D), French Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington 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 2013 was 59.3. This is better than average.

City:

59.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.133
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.97
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.4%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.0%
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:

5.5%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

3.6%
7 people in college/university student housing in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Vermont average:

11.7

Fayston travel time to work - commute Fayston mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fayston town (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8009
Mainline Protestant4,71138
Evangelical Protestant2,26228
Other1,12512
Orthodox501
Black Protestant361
None38,550-
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: 25
Washington County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Washington County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Washington County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

11.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

21.5%
Vermont:

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

14.7%
State:

13.3%

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.06%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  0.91% ($42,382 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.63% ($28,267)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.36% ($41,957)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.10%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.03% ($43,814 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.67% ($29,382)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.31% ($61,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fayston:

  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: GALLOWAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fayston:

  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, 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)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFY (100.9 FM; BERLIN, VT; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Fayston:

  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • W25BT (Channel 25; MONKTON, VT; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES PUB.TELECOMM.COUNCIL)
  • W62BY (Channel 62; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W64BP (Channel 64; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W66BX (Channel 66; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W68CK (Channel 68; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $2,721,000Total costs
  • 13,750Total average daily traffic
  • 644Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,965Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fayston, VT

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Base Lodge, Sugarbush North Ski Area (Lat: 44.177500 Lon: -72.901667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.2 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQGX511
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2007, Expiration Date: 05/15/2017, Certifier: Kathy M PaskevichRegistrant: Jkl Communications LLC, 142 Avenue C, Williston, VT 05495, Phone: (802) 860-0000, Fax: (802) 860-5037, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB1EXG, Licensee ID: L00220281, Grant Date: 03/21/2000, Expiration Date: 03/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2000, Certifier: David E Cain, Registrant: David E Cain, 311 Hiddenwood Rd, Fayston, VT 05673
  • Call Sign: KB1NXV, Licensee ID: L01192787, Grant Date: 09/15/2006, Expiration Date: 09/15/2016, Certifier: Stephen G Armstrong, Registrant: Stephen G Armstrong, 530 Millbrook Rd, Fayston, VT 05673
  • Call Sign: KB1PZP, Licensee ID: L01373022, Grant Date: 02/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018, Certifier: Tammy L Armstrong, Registrant: Tammy L Armstrong, 530 Millbrook Rd, Fayston, VT 05673

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

SUGAR RUN ASSOCIATION INC (Address: 99 SUGAR RUN UNIT #1 , Population served: 197, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Fayston compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
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