Glastenbury, Vermont

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Population in July 2009: 15. Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: (43.8%)
Females: (56.3%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Vermont median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 05262

Estimated median household income in 2016: $19,334 (it was $14,583 in 2000)
Glastenbury:

$19,334
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,835 (it was $15,436 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $233,722 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Glastenbury:

$233,722
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $290,551; Detached houses: $314,468; Townhouses or other attached units: $232,754; In 2-unit structures: $309,704; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,980; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,183; Mobile homes: $54,002
  • Races in Glastenbury, VT (2000)

    Glastenbury races chart
    • 1593.8%White alone
    • 16.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Glastenbury: 110.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3012 feet

Land area: 44.5 square miles.

Population density: 0.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Glastenbury, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Glastenbury:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glastenbury town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Glastenbury town:  0.0% ($0)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Glastenbury satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (41.9 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (110.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (153.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Somerset, VT (2.1 miles) , Woodford, VT (2.6 miles ), Shaftsbury, VT (2.6 miles ), Sunderland, VT (2.7 miles ), South Shaftsbury, VT (2.7 miles ), Arlington, VT (2.7 miles ), Searsburg, VT (2.9 miles) , Bennington, VT (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 73.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

0.0%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+220.0%).

Average climate in Glastenbury, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Glastenbury-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Glastenbury town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glastenbury-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 89% 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 92.7 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 109.2 miles away from Glastenbury 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 82.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 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 109.0 miles away from Glastenbury 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 89.6 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 Bennington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Glastenbury:

  • VERMONT VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • PROSPECT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORTH BENNINGTON, VT)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF SVHC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • CRESCENT MANOR CARE CTRS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • CENTERS FOR LIVING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • BENNINGTON CONVEALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glastenbury:

  • Williams College (about 20 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 36 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 36 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 37 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 37 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • Skidmore College (about 37 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Siena College (about 39 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)

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Notable locations in Glastenbury: Kid Gore Shelter (A), Glastenbury Mountain Lookout (B), Caughnawaga Shelter (C), Glastenbury Camp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lost Pond (A), Castle Meadow (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deer Lick Brook (A), South Pond Brook (B), Black Brook (C), Blind Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bennington 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 60.1. This is better than average.

City:

60.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.789. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.789
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.13
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  100.0%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

1.2
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Glastenbury town (based on Bennington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,7428
Mainline Protestant4,49026
Evangelical Protestant1,00512
Other6935
None24,195-
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: 14
Bennington County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Bennington County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Bennington County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bennington County:

22.9%
Vermont:

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

11.6%
State:

13.3%

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
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 Rensselaer County, NY  0.38% ($26,018 average AGI)
from Rutland County, VT  0.32% ($30,061)
from Berkshire County, MA  0.30% ($47,089)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Vermont average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rutland County, VT  0.39% ($31,100 average AGI)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.32% ($35,265)
to Berkshire County, MA  0.32% ($26,396)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glastenbury:

  • 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.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1 kW; BENNINGTON, VT; Owner: SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGE)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glastenbury:

  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WBTN-FM (94.3 FM; BENNINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Glastenbury:

  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $372,000Total costs
  • 6,200Total average daily traffic
  • 558Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,680Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

Glastenbury compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
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