For population 25 years and over in Highgate:
For population 15 years and over in Highgate town:
130 residents are foreign born (3.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (154.6 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (207.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (296.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Swanton, VT (1.9 miles ), Sheldon, VT (2.7 miles ), Franklin, VT (3.0 miles ), St. Albans, VT (3.1 miles ), Fairfield, VT (3.4 miles ), Alburg, VT (3.4 miles ), Enosburg Falls, VT (3.6 miles ), North Hero, VT (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 73.06 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +456 (+15.5%).
Work and jobs in Highgate: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Earthquake activity:Highgate-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 77% 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 45.4 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 93.5 miles away from Highgate center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.3 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 91.0 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 72.9 miles away from Highgate center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Highgate:
Airports located in Highgate:
Amtrak stations near Highgate:
Local government website: www.highgate.k12.vt.us/COMMUNIT/commp1.htm
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highgate:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Highgate compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Highgate town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,162 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,262 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Highgate:
Strongest FM radio stations in Highgate:
TV broadcast stations around Highgate:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Highgate, VT
Total length: 96 meters (315ft)
Total costs: $1,028,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,410
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,651
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highgate, VT
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.