Mount Tabor, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 255. Population change since 2000: +25.6%
Males: 127  (49.8%)
Females: 128  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05739.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,143 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Mount Tabor:

$45,143
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,193 (it was $17,785 in 2000)

Mount Tabor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $169,564 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Mount Tabor:

$169,564
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $261,292; Detached houses: $271,472; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,441; In 2-unit structures: $474,703; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $302,762; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,304; Mobile homes: $94,084
  • Races in Mount Tabor, VT (2010)

    Mount Tabor races chart
    • 25098.0%White alone
    • 20.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Tabor: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (26.1%), Italian (18.2%), English (16.7%), Irish (13.3%), German (12.8%), Polish (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 787 feet

Land area: 43.7 square miles.

Population density: 5.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Tabor,VT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Tabor:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Tabor town:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Mount Tabor town:  1.8% ($1,641)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Mount Tabor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (61.0 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (117.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (178.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Danby, VT (2.3 miles ), Peru, VT (2.6 miles ), Dorset, VT (2.6 miles ), Landgrove, VT (2.6 miles) , Weston, VT (2.9 miles ), Tinmouth, VT (3.1 miles ), Wallingford, VT (3.2 miles ), Mount Holly, VT (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 72.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Crime rates in Mount Tabor (2009):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 279.7)

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -141 (-41.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (12%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (10%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Private households (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Electricians (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

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

Average climate in Mount Tabor, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Tabor-area historical tornado activity is above Vermont state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Mount Tabor town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 29.8 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Tabor-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% 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 81.5 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 88.5 miles away from Mount Tabor 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 69.3 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 88.1 miles away from the city 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 77.8 miles away from Mount Tabor 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 99.5 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 Rutland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Tabor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Tabor:

  • GILL ODD FELLOWS HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LUDLOW, VT)

Amtrak stations near Mount Tabor:

  • 14 miles: OKEMO (LUDLOW, OKEMO MOUNTAIN) - Seasonal Bus Station
  • 20 miles: RUTLAND (MERCHANTS ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Tabor:

  • Castleton State College (about 23 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 35 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Dartmouth College (about 43 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Keene State College (about 45 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Williams College (about 45 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Skidmore College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)

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Notable locations in Mount Tabor: Big Branch Picnic Grounds (A), Big Branch Shelter (B), Lost Pond Shelter (C), Old Job (D), Black Branch Recreation Site (E), Old Job Shelter (F), Mount Tabor Town Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Tabor Cemetery (1), Tabor Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lost Pond (A), Long Hole (B), Little Mud Pond (C), Big Mud Pond (D), Beaver Meadows (E), Elbow Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Three Shanties Brook (A), Ten Kilns Brook (B), Little Black Branch (C), Lake Brook (D), Mount Tabor Brook (E), McGinn Brook (F), Big Black Branch (G), Big Branch (H), Mill Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Tabor include: Otter Creek State Wildlife Management Area (1), White Rocks National Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rutland 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 2013 was 41.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.459. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.62
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.918. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.918
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.1%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.6%
Whole state:

9.4%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Vermont average:

11.7

Mount Tabor travel time to work - commute Mount Tabor mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Mount Tabor town (based on Rutland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,50017
Mainline Protestant4,94438
Evangelical Protestant2,58736
Other5205
Orthodox851
None38,006-
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: 24
Rutland County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Rutland County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutland County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

12.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutland County:

24.1%
Vermont:

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

18.5%
State:

13.3%

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Addison County, VT  0.36% ($27,426 average AGI)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($29,063)
from Windsor County, VT  0.30% ($24,696)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  0.45% ($34,754 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.35% ($34,174)
to Addison County, VT  0.31% ($32,122)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Tabor:

  • 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.)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Tabor:

  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Tabor:

  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W07AG (Channel 7; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: WNYT INC.)
  • W69AR (Channel 69; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)

Mount Tabor fatal accident list:

May 24, 1987 03:50 PM, Fire Rd 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1987 10:30 AM, Us 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 3, 1981 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 7, 1981 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,438,000Total costs
  • 4,300Total average daily traffic
  • 420Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,040Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Mount Tabor compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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.

Mount Tabor on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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