Norton, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 169. Population change since 2000: -21.0%
Males: 90  (53.3%)
Females: 79  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  54.8 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05907.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,614 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Norton:

$26,614
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,830 (it was $15,506 in 2000)

Norton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,146 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Norton:

$121,146
VT:

$223,700
  • Races in Norton, VT (2010)

    Norton races chart
    • 16798.8%White alone
    • 10.6%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Norton: 99.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (11.7%), English (6.5%), French Canadian (6.1%), German (4.7%), Irish (4.2%), Swiss (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 39.1 square miles.

Population density: 4.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Norton,VT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Norton:

  • High school or higher: 52.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norton town:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

18 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe, 3.7% North America).

This town:

8.4%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Norton, Vermont as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Norton to the number of sex offenders is 169 to 1.


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

Norton town:  1.0% ($689)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Norton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (118.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (186.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (303.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Averill, VT (2.5 miles) , Lewis, VT (2.8 miles) , Holland, VT (3.0 miles ), Morgan, VT (3.1 miles ), Island Pond, VT (3.3 miles ), Brighton, VT (3.4 miles ), Charleston, VT (3.6 miles ), Canaan, VT (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $185,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.97 N, Longitude: 71.82 W

Area code: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

23.3%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+26.6%).

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

Average climate in Norton, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Norton-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 99.0 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 142.9 miles away from Norton 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 102.3 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 97.6 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 47.6 miles away from Norton 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 59.1 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 Essex County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norton:

  • Norwich University (about 71 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 74 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 75 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 76 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 77 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 83 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Plymouth State University (about 85 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

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

Church in Norton: Saint Bernards Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Bernards Cemetery (1), Old Catholic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Halfway Pond (A), The Loon Hole (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sutton Brook (A), Station Brook (B), Number Six Brook (C), Number Five Brook (D), Mosher Meadow Brook (E), Black Turn Brook (F), Davis Brook (G), Gaudette Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Norton: Averill Mountain State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Essex 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
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Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.5%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
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: 2.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

14.6%
Whole state:

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

9.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Norton town (based on Essex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6192
Mainline Protestant36011
Other3-
None5,324-
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: 2
Essex County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Essex County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.1%
Vermont:

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

11.3%
State:

13.3%

7.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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  1.91% ($23,813 average AGI)
from Coos County, NH  1.59% ($26,075)
from Orleans County, VT  0.52% ($21,385)


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Coos County, NH  1.35% ($26,235 average AGI)
to Caledonia County, VT  1.35% ($23,088)
to Orleans County, VT  0.92% ($369,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norton:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Norton:

  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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)

Norton fatal accident list:

Dec 10, 1998 02:32 PM, Sr-114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 11, 1987 12:45 AM, Vt114, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $869,000Total costs
  • 342Total average daily traffic
  • 6Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BROUSSEAU M, 3.8 Miles Se Of Intersection Sr114 And 147 (Lat: 44.968389 Lon: -71.743139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.5 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEI777
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6795.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/03/2022Registrant: National Grid Usa Service Company Inc., 40 Sylvan Rd, Waltham, MA 02451, Phone: (781) 906-3409, Fax: (315) 428-6689, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1AIO, Grant Date: 09/18/1998, Expiration Date: 09/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2010, Registrant: Michael N Dougherty, Norton, VT 05907-0024

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

NORTON RESTAURANT (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (91%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Norton compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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