Fletcher, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,277. Population change since 2000: +8.3%
 
Males: 645  (50.5%)
Females: 632  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05448.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,055 (it was $46,146 in 2000)
Fletcher:

$67,055
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,513 (it was $20,498 in 2000)

Fletcher town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $241,658 (it was $114,400 in 2000)
Fletcher:

$241,658
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $244,170; Detached houses: $257,774; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,517; In 2-unit structures: $296,234; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,752; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,972; Mobile homes: $111,639
  • Races in Fletcher, VT (2010)

    Fletcher races chart
    • 1,22996.2%White alone
    • 211.6%Two or more races
    • 131.0%Hispanic
    • 80.6%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fletcher: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.0%), English (16.1%), French (15.0%), United States (9.3%), French Canadian (8.2%), German (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 37.8 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Fletcher,VT real estate house value index trend

Fletcher, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Fletcher:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fletcher town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

20 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fletcher, Vermont as of November 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Fletcher to the number of sex offenders is 1,277 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:

Fletcher town:  1.9% ($2,178)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Fletcher satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (139.2 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (188.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (271.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Cambridge, VT (2.1 miles ), Fairfax, VT (2.2 miles ), Jeffersonville, VT (2.4 miles ), Waterville, VT (2.7 miles ), Fairfield, VT (2.8 miles ), Bakersfield, VT (2.8 miles ), Westford, VT (3.0 miles ), Georgia, VT (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 72.90 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: +245 (+26.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Computer and electronic products (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Fletcher, Vermont

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Earthquake activity:

Fletcher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 91% 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 42.9 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 88.2 miles away from Fletcher 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 105.5 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 41.6 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 85.0 miles away from Fletcher 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 56.7 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 Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fletcher topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fletcher:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY REHAB CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ST ALBANS, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - ST. ALBANS SATELLITE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, VT)
  • NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, VT)
  • REDSTONE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ST ALBANS, VT)
  • SAINT ALBANS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, VT)

Amtrak stations near Fletcher:

  • 12 miles: ST. ALBANS (40 FEDERAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fletcher:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 20 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 21 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 22 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 22 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 28 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Norwich University (about 41 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 51 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

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Church in Fletcher: Fletcher Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: River Road Cemetery (1), Pioneer Cemetery (2), Cobler Hill Cemetery (3), Binghamville Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Metcalf Pond (A), Halfmoon Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin 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 0.261. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.261
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 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 12.3 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 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.43
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.3%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

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

1.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Vermont average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Fletcher town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,52615
Mainline Protestant3,08528
Evangelical Protestant8748
Other2163
Orthodox--
None27,045-
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
Franklin County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Franklin County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Franklin County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.4%
Vermont:

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

15.2%
State:

13.3%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Chittenden County, VT  2.17% ($39,326 average AGI)
from Grand Isle County, VT  0.24% ($41,458)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.22% ($30,326)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.06%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.68% ($36,536 average AGI)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.30% ($31,672)
to Grand Isle County, VT  0.17% ($23,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fletcher:

  • 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.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRSA (1420 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, VT)
  • 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)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fletcher:

  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fletcher:

  • 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)
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CD (Channel 52; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: VERMONT LOW POWER TV, LP)
  • WETK (Channel 33; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $202,000Total costs
  • 1,180Total average daily traffic
  • 62Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,672Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)

Fletcher compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
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