Granby, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 88. Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 43  (48.9%)
Females: 45  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip code: 05840

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,397 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Granby:

$52,397
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $48,589 (it was $30,343 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $137,251 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Granby:

$137,251
VT:

$223,700
  • Races in Granby, VT (2010)

    Granby races chart
    • 8495.5%White alone
    • 33.4%Two or more races
    • 11.1%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Granby: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.0%), French (7.0%), Irish (5.8%), Scottish (5.8%), Dutch (3.5%), French Canadian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1456 feet

Land area: 39.0 square miles.

Population density: 2.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Granby, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Granby:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 60.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granby town:

  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 87.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

3 residents are foreign born (3.5% North America).

This town:

3.5%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Granby town:  1.2% ($933)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Granby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (97.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (161.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (282.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Maidstone, VT (2.2 miles) , Guildhall, VT (2.6 miles ), East Haven, VT (2.8 miles ), Ferdinand, VT (2.8 miles) , Victory, VT (2.8 miles) , Brunswick, VT (2.9 miles) , Stratford, NH (3.0 miles ), Northumberland, NH (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $12,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $12,000

Latitude: 44.61 N, Longitude: 71.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

12.8%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+1.2%).

Average climate in Granby, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Granby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% 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 99.1 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 137.8 miles away from Granby 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 77.2 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 24.6 miles away from the city 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 34.7 miles away from Granby 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 97.7 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 Essex County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Granby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Granby:

  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LANCASTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • PINES REHAB AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LYNDONVILLE, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granby:

  • Norwich University (about 58 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 60 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 70 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 72 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 73 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 74 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 75 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

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Cemeteries: Rogers Rangers Cemetery (1), Granby Village Cemetery (2), Boyce Cemetery (3), North Victory Cemetery (4), Porrell Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Cow Mountain Pond (A), Mud Pond (B), Little Mud Pond (C), Granby Bog (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Brook (A), Sable Mountain Brook (B), Pond Brook (C), Lund Brook (D), Tolman Brook (E), Jones Brook (F), Wilke Brook (G), Applelon Brook (H), Fitch Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Essex 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 2002 was 23.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.1%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.3%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Granby town (based on Essex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6192
Mainline Protestant36011
Other3-
None5,324-
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: 2
Essex County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Essex County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.1%
Vermont:

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

11.3%
State:

13.3%

7.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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 Caledonia County, VT  1.91% ($23,813 average AGI)
from Coos County, NH  1.59% ($26,075)
from Orleans County, VT  0.52% ($21,385)


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Coos County, NH  1.35% ($26,235 average AGI)
to Caledonia County, VT  1.35% ($23,088)
to Orleans County, VT  0.92% ($369,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granby:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTJ (1340 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granby:

  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Granby:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTB (Channel 20; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W36CP (Channel 36; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Granby compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 below state average.
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