Manchester, Vermont

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Population in 2019: 711 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.1%
Males: 282  (39.7%)
Females: 429  (60.3%)
Median resident age:

69.2 years
Vermont median age:

42.8 years

Zip codes: 05254, 05255.

Manchester Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $23,681 (it was $57,321 in 2000)
Manchester:

$23,681
VT:

$63,001

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,881 (it was $40,851 in 2000)

Manchester village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $426,765 (it was $290,700 in 2000)
Manchester:

$426,765
VT:

$233,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $283,122; detached houses: $299,413; townhouses or other attached units: $226,788; in 2-unit structures: $242,100; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $342,245; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,403; mobile homes: $93,212

Median gross rent in 2019: $431.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manchester: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.2%
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  • Races in Manchester, VT (2019)
    • 70895.3%White alone
    • 304.0%Two or more races
    • 50.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Manchester, Vermont as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manchester is 729 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Manchester by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(45.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
1
(22.9)
1
(23.1)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(91.6)
2
(45.8)
7
(163.1)
1
(23.4)
2
(46.6)
4
(91.0)
7
(160.3)
1
(23.1)
5
(116.4)
7
(162.4)
2
(46.5)
5
(118.2)
3
(70.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(526.9)
20
(458.1)
20
(465.9)
13
(303.8)
23
(535.8)
39
(887.2)
18
(412.1)
22
(507.5)
18
(419.1)
19
(440.8)
8
(186.1)
8
(189.1)
7
(165.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(1,718)
107
(2,451)
80
(1,863)
81
(1,893)
100
(2,329)
55
(1,251)
60
(1,374)
43
(991.9)
72
(1,676)
59
(1,369)
50
(1,163)
38
(898.3)
47
(1,108)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(114.5)
7
(160.3)
2
(46.6)
3
(70.1)
3
(69.9)
3
(68.2)
3
(68.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index176.6152.1143.5114.3152.6154.0146.598.3138.3118.168.972.8114.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Manchester, VT

Crime rate in Manchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Vermont average:

2.19
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Ancestries: Irish (13.2%), American (11.5%), English (9.8%), French Canadian (7.8%), Polish (6.9%), Scottish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 899 feet

Land area: 3.58 square miles.

Population density: 199 people per square mile   (very low).

Manchester, Vermont map

51 residents are foreign born (5.8% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This village:

6.9%
Vermont:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,261 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $9,045 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (50.0 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (116.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (165.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Manchester Center, VT (1.4 miles ),
Sunderland, VT (2.4 miles ),
Sandgate, VT (2.4 miles ),
Dorset, VT (2.6 miles ),
Arlington, VT (2.8 miles ),
Winhall, VT (2.8 miles ),
Rupert, VT (3.1 miles ),
Peru, VT (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 73.07 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Manchester, VT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Manchester, VT in 2019
Manchester satellite photo by USGS

Manchester tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $445,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $541,100
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $328,600
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $1,052,000
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $275,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Manchester, VT residents
Average permit cost in Manchester, VT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Vermont:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Manchester, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (6.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Manchester, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (13.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (13.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Top executives (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Registered nurses (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Manchester, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Manchester-area historical tornado activity is above Vermont state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Manchester village center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the village center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manchester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 69% 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 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Manchester 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) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from Manchester 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 77.6 miles away from Manchester center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 125.1 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 89.3 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 (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Manchester:

  • THE ORCHARD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GRANVILLE, NY)

Airports located in Manchester:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:

  • Castleton State College (about 32 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
  • Williams College (about 32 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 33 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 37 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Skidmore College (about 37 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 43 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • Keene State College (about 44 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)

Private high schools in Manchester:

  • BURR & BURTON ACADEMY (Students: 672, Location: 57 SEMINARY AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • MANCHESTER VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 4002 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Library in Manchester:

  • MARK SKINNER (Operating income: $304,077; Location: 48 WEST RD.; 19,075 books; 795 audio materials; 918 video materials; 19 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manchester: Hildene Winter Sports Area (A), Ekwanok Country Club (B), Equinox House (C), The American Museum of Fly Fishing Library (D), The American Museum of Fly Fishing (E), Mark Skinner Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Manchester: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lake: Equinox Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bourn Brook (A), Munson Brook (B), Lye Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manchester include: Manchester Village Historic District (1), Equinox House Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hildene Ski Touring Center (Museums; Hildene), North Shire Museum & History Center (106 Palmer Place).

Hotels: Marsh Tavern at the Equinox (Historic Route 7), Chalet Motel (Route 11-30), Olympia Motor Lodge (Route 7A), Stamford Motel (Route 7 A), Red Sled Motel (Manchester Depot), Inn at Manchester (PO Box 41), Inn Atop Mount Equinox (Equinox Mount).

Court: Bennington County - Manchester- County Court- Courts- Superior Courts (RR 7 Box Main).

Birthplace of: Edmund H. Bennett - Legal scholar, Benjamin S. Roberts - Union Army General, Myra Bradwell - Female lawyer, James M. Clarke - Politician.

Bennington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester and their reported violations in the past:

PERFECT WIFE (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WEATHERVANE MOTEL (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-04-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2013), St Boil Water Order (MAR-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-21-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-03-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-03-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-08-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
RED SLED MOTEL (Address: 2066 DEPOT ST , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BRITTANY MOTEL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-29-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BOBS DINER (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ORMSBY HILL WATER SYSTEM (Address: 84 EDWARD ISHAM DRIVE , Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH SHIRE MOTEL (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

1.7 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

41.4%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

2.4%
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: 0.5% of all households
23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Manchester:

Marital status in Manchester, VT
  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.6%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Manchester:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Vermont average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Manchester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manchester, VT (based on Bennington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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%
Vermont:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.8%
Vermont:

52.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Manchester:

56.4%
State:

51.9%

Average BMI:
Manchester:

26.2
Vermont:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Vermont:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Manchester:

7.8%
Vermont:

8.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Vermont:

6.9

Overweight people:
Manchester:

32.3%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Manchester:

59.4%
Vermont:

59.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.6%
Vermont:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manchester, VT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$8,853$53,1182$2,925
Streets and Highways 2$16,620$99,7200$0
Totals for Government 4$25,473$76,4192$2,925

Manchester government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $478,000 ($672.29)
    Central Staff Services: $76,000 ($106.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($14.06)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($11.25)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($5.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $76,000 ($106.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $107,000 ($150.49)

Manchester government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $97,000 ($136.43)
  • Tax - Property: $501,000 ($704.64)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.41)

Manchester government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($167.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($167.37)

Manchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $95,000 ($133.61)

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Vermont average:

5.96%

0.81% of residents moved from foreign countries ($9,367 average AGI)
Bennington County:

0.81%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, VT  0.37% ($37,931 average AGI)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.35% ($34,625)
from Berkshire County, MA  0.35% ($51,000)


4.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Vermont average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rutland County, VT  0.36% ($45,526 average AGI)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.34% ($35,944)
to Windham County, VT  0.30% ($46,553)
Businesses in Manchester, VT
NameCountNameCount
Clarks1La-Z-Boy1
Gap1McDonald's1
Gymboree1RadioShack1
Jones New York1Shaw's1
Kincaid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:

  • 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)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manchester:

  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMNV (104.1 FM; RUPERT, VT; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W261CE (100.1 FM; ARLINGTON, ETC., VT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)

TV broadcast stations around Manchester:

  • WVBK-LP (Channel 49; MANCHESTER, ETC., VT; Owner: VISION 3 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W36AX (Channel 36; MANCHESTER, ETC., VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W69AD (Channel 69; BENNINGTON, ETC., VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • Manchester, Vermont
  • Fatal accident count26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents35
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents57
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count1976
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2781
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons897
  • Fatalities2219
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents4860
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents111
See more detailed statistics of Manchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • 1,990Total average daily traffic
  • 141Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,896Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Manchester)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Manchester, VT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K1BBS, Previous Call Sign: KB1BTE, Licensee ID: L00308037, Grant Date: 12/31/2019, Expiration Date: 12/31/2029, Certifier: Andre P Wald, Registrant: Burr And Burton Amateur Radio Club, 57 Seminary Avenue, Manchester, VT 05254
  • Call Sign: KA1OVG, Grant Date: 05/01/1996, Expiration Date: 05/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2008, Registrant: Stephen G Saltzman, West Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
  • Call Sign: N1XBJ, Licensee ID: L01131440, Grant Date: 11/01/2016, Expiration Date: 11/01/2026, Certifier: Timothy B Beers, Registrant: Timothy B Beers, 63 Beckley Street, Manchester, VT 05255
  • Call Sign: N1XMI, Grant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 06/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2008, Registrant: Lisa M Beers, Rr 1 Box 605, Manchester, VT 05255

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: FARRAR JEFF RV-8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4ZJ, N4ZJ, N-4ZJ, Serial Number: JF101, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): William F Murray, 564 Overlook Rd, Manchester, VT 05255

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fires - 34 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manchester, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (65.9%), and Outside Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manchester, VT
    • 14365.9%Structure Fires
    • 5726.3%Outside Fires
    • 136.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manchester, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manchester, VT
  • 56.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 5.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manchester, VT
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 32.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Manchester compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Manchester on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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