For population 25 years and over in Manchester:
For population 15 years and over in Manchester village:
33 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $9,167 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colonie, NY (46.9 miles , pop. 79,258).
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 73.07 W
Area code: 802
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Manchester tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+2.7%).
Work and jobs in Manchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Manchester, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Manchester-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 25% 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 below Vermont state average. It is 90% 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 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) 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 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
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Manchester 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 80.6 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 (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Edmund H. Bennett - Legal scholar, Benjamin S. Roberts - Union Army General, Myra Bradwell - Female lawyer, James M. Clarke - Politician.
Airports located in Manchester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:
Public high school in Manchester:
See full list of schools located in Manchester
Private high school in Manchester:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester and their reported violations in the past:FOUR WINDS COUNTRY MOTEL (Address: 7379 MAIN ST RTE 7A , Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PERFECT WIFE THE (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WEATHERVANE MOTEL (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past health violations:RED SLED MOTEL (Address: 2066 DEPOT ST , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GARDEN CAFE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:BRITTANY INN MOTEL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BOBS DINER (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ORMSBY HILL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.8%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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)
Manchester compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Manchester (based on Bennington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,279 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,399 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:
Strongest FM radio stations in Manchester:
TV broadcast stations around Manchester:
Manchester, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Manchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $356,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 50
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,500
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Manchester, VT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (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
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.