Morgan, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 749. Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 370  (49.4%)
Females: 379  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  48.6 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05853.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,832 (it was $37,292 in 2000)
Morgan:

$48,832
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,389 (it was $15,565 in 2000)

Morgan town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $165,006 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Morgan:

$165,006
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $215,634; Detached houses: $231,342; Townhouses or other attached units: $305,099; Mobile homes: $109,253
Morgan races chart
  • White alone - 729 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morgan: 186.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (25.1%), Irish (19.4%), English (19.0%), United States (11.2%), French Canadian (10.5%), German (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1386 feet

Land area: 31.3 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Morgan,VT real estate house value index trend

Morgan, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Morgan:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgan town:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

33 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.8% North America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:  4.9%
Vermont:  4.0%

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

Morgan town:  1.7% ($1,475)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Morgan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (120.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (184.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (296.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Charleston, VT (2.1 miles ), Holland, VT (2.1 miles ), Derby, VT (2.8 miles ), Derby Center, VT (2.9 miles ), Island Pond, VT (2.9 miles ), Derby Line, VT (2.9 miles ), Brighton, VT (3.0 miles ), Brownington, VT (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.91 N, Longitude: 71.99 W

Area code: 802

Morgan household income distribution Morgan home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Vermont:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +174 (+35.2%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Morgan, Vermont

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Earthquake activity:

Morgan-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 89.7 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 133.5 miles away from Morgan 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 99.1 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 88.4 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 43.0 miles away from Morgan 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 59.0 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 Orleans County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morgan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morgan:

  • NEWPORT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • ORLEANS ESSEX VNA AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - NORTH COUNTRY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • NORTH COUNTRY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morgan:

  • Norwich University (about 63 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 65 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 66 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 67 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 67 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 74 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Plymouth State University (about 81 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Morgan:

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Notable location: Camp Winape (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wilcox Cemetery (1), Morgan Center Cemetery (2), Frenchmans Lot (3), Gore Cemetery (4), Cargill Cemetery (5), Clark Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Stillwater Pond (A), Seymour Lake (B), Toad Pond (C), Underpass Pond (D), Mud Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sucker Brook (A), Pine Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Orleans 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:  2.3 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.3%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.5%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.0%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

4.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Morgan compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Morgan town (based on Orleans County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.79%
Here: 41.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents70.8%8.8%6.4%2.6%2.0%
Congregations19.1%25.5%21.3%6.4%2.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.7%1.4%1.2%1.0%4.1%
Congregations2.1%4.3%2.1%2.1%14.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Orleans County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
Vermont:

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

10.8%
State:

13.3%

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
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 Caledonia County, VT  0.50% ($34,732 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($18,846)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($35,697)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Caledonia County, VT  0.61% ($30,029 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($25,143)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.41% ($21,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morgan:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morgan:

  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; 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)
  • 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.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morgan:

  • W14CK (Channel 14; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Morgan fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2010 11:21 PM, Th-2, Lat: 44.91581, Lon: -72.04782, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 28, 2000 04:18 PM, Th-6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 28, 1992 02:35 AM, Th10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 1989 06:43 PM, Vt 114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 19, 1988 05:15 PM, Vt 111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 7, 1987 03:00 PM, Vt 111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $236,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,590
Total average daily truck traffic: 93

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 695 Derby Rd (Lat: 44.916722 Lon: -72.066222), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPRX427
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2001, Expiration Date: 03/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 44.917000 Lon: -72.020000, Call Sign: WQAM444
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.652 MHz, 160.057 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2004, Expiration Date: 07/01/2014, Certifier: Shawn Austin
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K1YUU, Licensee ID: L00401787
    Grant Date: 04/05/1994, Expiration Date: 04/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2001
    Registrant: Robert E Barrett, Morgan, VT 05853
  • Call Sign: KA1TRW
    Grant Date: 04/13/1998, Expiration Date: 04/13/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2010
    Registrant: Brian W Taylor, 1210 Toad Pond Rd, Morgan, VT 05853

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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