Ferrisburgh, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 2,775.
Males: 1,423  (51.3%)
Females: 1,352  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $61,650
Ferrisburgh:

$61,650
VT:

$56,990

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $30,868

Ferrisburgh town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $244,064
Ferrisburgh:

$244,064
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $308,676; Detached houses: $324,138; Townhouses or other attached units: $202,786; In 2-unit structures: $576,099; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $325,560; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $661,224; Mobile homes: $104,728
  • Races in Ferrisburgh, VT (2010)

    Ferrisburgh races chart
    • 2,64595.3%White alone
    • 481.7%Hispanic
    • 391.4%Two or more races
    • 190.7%Asian alone
    • 170.6%Black alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ferrisburgh: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 218 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (102.8 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (169.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (234.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Ferrisburg, VT (0.9 miles ), Vergennes, VT (1.7 miles ), Waltham, VT (2.1 miles ), Panton, VT (2.4 miles ), Monkton, VT (2.5 miles ), Charlotte, VT (2.7 miles ), New Haven, VT (2.8 miles ), Essex, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $570,000
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $254,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $261,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 73.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Ferrisburgh-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 30.4 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 57.2 miles away from Ferrisburgh 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 95.5 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 29.5 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 53.2 miles away from Ferrisburgh 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 66.2 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 Addison County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ferrisburgh:

  • CLARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; VERGENNES, VT)
  • WAKE ROBIN-LINDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SHELBURNE, VT)
  • HELEN PORTER HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, VT)
  • PORTER HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, VT)

Amtrak stations near Ferrisburgh:

  • 11 miles: WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 miles: PORT HENRY (RTE. 9 NORTH & RTE. 22) . 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 Ferrisburgh:

  • Middlebury College (about 15 miles; Middlebury, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,077)
  • Champlain College (about 19 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 20 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 21 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 21 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Norwich University (about 30 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 36 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)

Public elementary/middle school in Ferrisburgh:

See full list of schools located in Ferrisburgh
Addison 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 37.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.528. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.528
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.07
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.5%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ferrisburgh town (based on Addison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8926
Mainline Protestant3,49127
Evangelical Protestant80113
Other5606
None26,077-
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: 17
Addison County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Addison County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Addison County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Addison County:

20.9%
Vermont:

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

9.1%
State:

13.3%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($262 average AGI)
Addison County:

0.13%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  1.68% ($37,800 average AGI)
from Rutland County, VT  0.55% ($32,122)
from Washington County, VT  0.24% ($26,528)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($638 average AGI)
Addison County:

0.15%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.59% ($34,752 average AGI)
to Rutland County, VT  0.63% ($27,426)
to Washington County, VT  0.17% ($24,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferrisburgh:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WFAD (1490 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferrisburgh:

  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WWFY (100.9 FM; BERLIN, VT; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCLX (102.5 FM; WESTPORT, NY; Owner: WESTPORT BROADCASTING)
  • 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)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferrisburgh:

  • 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)
  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W60AO (Channel 60; PORT HENRY, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES PUB.TELECOMM.COUNCIL)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N1LXD, Grant Date: 04/07/1992, Expiration Date: 04/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2004, Registrant: Donald G Harrington, Rr 1 Box 1785, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
  • Call Sign: KB1EXH, Licensee ID: L00220282, Grant Date: 01/06/2010, Expiration Date: 03/21/2020, Certifier: Lawrence H Keyes, Registrant: Lawrence H Keyes, 515 Greenbush Rd, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 116MF , Serial Number: 27-3522, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Gl And Td LLC, 2365 Hawkins Rd, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BL-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27684 , Serial Number: 2326, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph H Jr Shepard, 288 Sand Rd, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3337V , Serial Number: D-799, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Spencer, 836 Spencer Farm Road, Ferrisburgh, VT 05491

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

FERRISBURG ARTISANS GUILD (Address: 5371 ROUTE 7 , Population served: 159, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Ferrisburgh

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

Ferrisburgh compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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