Montgomery, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,201. Population change since 2000: +21.1%
Males: 595  (49.5%)
Females: 606  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05471.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,345 (it was $33,958 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$49,345
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,899 (it was $16,570 in 2000)

Montgomery town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $190,115 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$190,115
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $244,170; Detached houses: $257,774; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,517; In 2-unit structures: $296,234; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,752; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,972; Mobile homes: $111,639
  • Races in Montgomery, VT (2010)

    Montgomery races chart
    • 1,13894.8%White alone
    • 302.5%Two or more races
    • 242.0%Hispanic
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (14.7%), United States (14.0%), French Canadian (12.4%), Irish (12.2%), English (11.8%), German (9.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 493 feet

Land area: 56.7 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Montgomery,VT real estate house value index trend

Montgomery, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Montgomery:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montgomery town:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

51 residents are foreign born (3.0% North America, 1.6% Europe).

This town:

5.1%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Montgomery town:  1.6% ($1,395)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Montgomery satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (143.1 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (192.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (286.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Berkshire, VT (2.8 miles ), Richford, VT (2.8 miles ), Enosburg, VT (2.8 miles ), Westfield, VT (2.9 miles ), Belvidere, VT (3.0 miles ), Jay, VT (3.1 miles ), Enosburg Falls, VT (3.1 miles ), Lowell, VT (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.88 N, Longitude: 72.61 W

Area code: 802

Crime rates in Montgomery (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (99.5 per 100,000)
  • 8 burglaries (796.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 thefts (398.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 94.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +169 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Montgomery, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Montgomery-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% 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 60.8 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 106.8 miles away from Montgomery 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 107.8 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 59.5 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 53.5 miles away from Montgomery 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 103.7 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 Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montgomery topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montgomery:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 39 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 39 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 40 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 41 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 44 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Norwich University (about 52 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 67 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Public elementary/middle school in Montgomery:

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Notable locations in Montgomery: Hazens Notch Ski Touring Center (A), Montgomery Fire Department (B), Montgomery Free Library (C), Montgomery Rescue (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery include: Saint Bartholomews Episcopal Church (A), Saint Isadore Parish Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Hill Cemetery (1), Village Cemetery (2), Saint Isidore Cemetery (3), Roegan Road Cemetery (4), Old Cemetery (5), Montgomery Center Cemetery (6), Clapp Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tamarack Brook (A), South Branch Trout River (B), Pacific Brook (C), Jay Brook (D), Black Falls Brook (E), Hannah Clark Brook (F), West Hill Brook (G), Wade Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Montgomery: Averys Gore State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.6%
Whole state:  9.2%

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

14.4%
Whole state:

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

5.7%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montgomery town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,52615
Mainline Protestant3,08528
Evangelical Protestant8748
Other2163
Orthodox--
None27,045-
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: 17
Franklin County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Franklin County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Franklin County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.4%
Vermont:

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

15.2%
State:

13.3%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,552 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 Chittenden County, VT  2.17% ($39,326 average AGI)
from Grand Isle County, VT  0.24% ($41,458)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.22% ($30,326)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.06%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.68% ($36,536 average AGI)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.30% ($31,672)
to Grand Isle County, VT  0.17% ($23,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montgomery:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montgomery:

  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • Montgomery, Vermont
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents75
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities60
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
See more detailed statistics of Montgomery fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $7,108,000Total costs
  • 8,707Total average daily traffic
  • 463Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,280Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 5Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Montgomery, VT

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Montgomery compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race 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 below state average.
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