Kirby, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 493. Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 232  (47.1%)
Females: 261  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05851.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,568 (it was $37,917 in 2000)
Kirby:

$52,568
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,443 (it was $16,675 in 2000)

Kirby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $186,163 (it was $95,300 in 2000)
Kirby:

$186,163
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $211,832; Detached houses: $227,566; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,945; In 2-unit structures: $223,496; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,295; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,740; Mobile homes: $87,573
  • Races in Kirby, VT (2010)

    Kirby races chart
    • 47796.8%White alone
    • 91.8%Two or more races
    • 51.0%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kirby: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.9%), Irish (16.7%), French (13.8%), United States (6.8%), German (6.1%), French Canadian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 24.4 square miles.

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

Kirby,VT real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Kirby:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirby town:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kirby, Vermont as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Kirby to the number of sex offenders is 493 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Kirby town:  1.6% ($1,563)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (101.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (157.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (272.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lyndonville, VT (1.9 miles ), Lyndon, VT (2.0 miles ), East Burke, VT (2.2 miles) , Victory, VT (2.2 miles) , Burke, VT (2.6 miles ), Concord, VT (2.8 miles ), St. Johnsbury, VT (2.8 miles ), West Burke, VT (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $326,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $262,900
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 71.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+30.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Kirby, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kirby-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 90% 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 88.2 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 125.8 miles away from Kirby 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 72.4 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 16.2 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 86.8 miles away from Kirby 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 36.8 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 Caledonia County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kirby:

  • PINES REHAB AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LYNDONVILLE, VT)
  • CALEDONIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • ST JOHNSBURY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • FMC OF ST. JOHNSBURY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirby:

  • Norwich University (about 45 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 55 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 60 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 61 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 62 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 63 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 63 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

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Cemeteries: South Kirby Cemetery (1), North Kirby-Brookside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barnes Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Caledonia 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 21.1 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 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.6%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.9%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.3%
Whole state:

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

4.2%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kirby town (based on Caledonia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,3556
Mainline Protestant3,81032
Evangelical Protestant1,48815
Other7809
None20,794-
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: 15
Caledonia County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Caledonia County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Caledonia County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caledonia County:

24.6%
Vermont:

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

11.5%
State:

13.3%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,711 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 Orleans County, VT  0.56% ($30,029 average AGI)
from Washington County, VT  0.44% ($37,611)
from Grafton County, NH  0.31% ($41,868)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Orleans County, VT  0.45% ($34,732 average AGI)
to Washington County, VT  0.44% ($27,444)
to Grafton County, NH  0.43% ($41,943)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kirby:

  • WSTJ (1340 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kirby:

  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; 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)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLR (91.5 FM; LYNDONVILLE, VT; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, VT. STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Kirby:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Kirby compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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