Ira, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 432. Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 209  (48.4%)
Females: 223  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05777.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,614 (it was $46,875 in 2000)
Ira:

$65,614
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,620 (it was $16,756 in 2000)

Ira town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $193,115 (it was $102,500 in 2000)
Ira:

$193,115
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $261,292; Detached houses: $271,472; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,441; In 2-unit structures: $474,703; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $302,762; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,304; Mobile homes: $94,084
  • Races in Ira, VT (2010)

    Ira races chart
    • 42498.1%White alone
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ira: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.6%), Polish (20.9%), English (16.5%), French (12.7%), United States (12.1%), German (11.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 859 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Ira,VT real estate house value index trend

Ira, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Ira:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ira town:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Ira town:  1.5% ($1,491)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Ira satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (67.1 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (131.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (191.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: West Rutland, VT (1.9 miles ), Clarendon, VT (2.2 miles ), Middletown Springs, VT (2.4 miles ), Rutland, VT (2.5 miles ), Tinmouth, VT (2.6 miles ), Wallingford, VT (2.6 miles ), Proctor, VT (2.8 miles ), Castleton, VT (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 73.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+6.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Ira, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ira-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the Ira town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 42.9 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ira-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 69.6 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 72.7 miles away from Ira 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 73.8 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 72.3 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 65.6 miles away from Ira 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 103.0 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 Rutland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, 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).
Ira topographic map

Birthplace of: Leonard F. Wing - Army.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ira:

  • VERMONT ACHIEVEMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • THE PINES AT RUTLAND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABI (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - RRMC SATELLITE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • RUTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CENTER GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • RUTLAND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)
  • RUTLAND AREA VNA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, VT)

Amtrak stations near Ira:

  • 7 miles: RUTLAND (MERCHANTS ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: FAIR HAVEN (DEPOT & WATER STS.)
  • 16 miles: KILLINGTON (RTE 4) - Seasonal Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ira:

  • Castleton State College (about 8 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 33 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Middlebury College (about 33 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Dartmouth College (about 41 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Norwich University (about 46 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Skidmore College (about 48 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 49 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)

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Notable locations in Ira: Ira Town Hall (A), Ira Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ira: Ira Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rutland 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 41.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.459. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.62
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.918. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.918
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.8%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.4%
Whole state:

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

0.9%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ira town (based on Rutland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,50017
Mainline Protestant4,94438
Evangelical Protestant2,58736
Other5205
Orthodox851
None38,006-
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: 24
Rutland County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Rutland County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutland County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

12.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutland County:

24.1%
Vermont:

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

18.5%
State:

13.3%

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Addison County, VT  0.36% ($27,426 average AGI)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($29,063)
from Windsor County, VT  0.30% ($24,696)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  0.45% ($34,754 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.35% ($34,174)
to Addison County, VT  0.31% ($32,122)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ira:

  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNR (1340 AM; 1 kW; POULTNEY, VT; Owner: PINE TREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 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.)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ira:

  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, 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.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Ira:

  • W07AG (Channel 7; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: WNYT INC.)
  • W69AR (Channel 69; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVER (Channel 28; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W61CE (Channel 61; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MARGARET SANGUINETTI (ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE))

Ira fatal accident list:

Feb 10, 1990 12:25 AM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $740,000Total costs
  • 7,710Total average daily traffic
  • 462Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,795Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Herrick, Lat: 43.565444 Lon: -73.098806, Type: Upole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: WQIG801
    Assigned Frequencies: 3653.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2008, Expiration Date: 02/06/2018, Certifier: Josh GarzaRegistrant: Rini Coran, Pc, 1140 19th Street, Nw Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 463-4310, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Ira compared to Vermont 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.
  • 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.
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