For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:
For population 15 years and over in Plainfield town:
21 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (100.0 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (149.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (247.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: East Montpelier, VT (2.3 miles ), Marshfield, VT (2.3 miles ), Barre, VT (2.4 miles ), Orange, VT (2.7 miles ), Graniteville-East Barre, VT (2.7 miles ), Marshfield, VT (2.7 miles ), South Barre, VT (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.25 N, Longitude: 72.41 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+1.6%).
Work and jobs in Plainfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plainfield, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Plainfield town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/24/1960, a category F2 tornado 35.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 81% 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 66.6 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 98.2 miles away from Plainfield 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 66.0 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 65.3 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 24.6 miles away from Plainfield 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 52.7 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 Washington County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak stations near Plainfield:
College/University in Plainfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:
Public high schools in Plainfield:
Private high school in Plainfield:
Public elementary/middle school in Plainfield:
See full list of schools located in Plainfield, map of school districts: TWINFIELD USD 33
Private elementary/middle school in Plainfield:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield and their reported violations in the past:TWINFIELD USD 33 (Address: 106 NASMITH BROOK RD , Population served: 680, Groundwater):
Past health violations:GODDARD COLLEGE (Address: 123 PERKIN RD , Population served: 450, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:CALAIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 321 LIGHTENING RIDGE RD , Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ONION RIVER CAMP (Address: 61 ONION RIVER RD , Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NORTH MONTPELIER WATER SYSTEM (Address: 90 FACTORY ST , Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield that have no violations reported:
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)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
98 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
Plainfield compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Plainfield (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,524 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,262 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($178 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:
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TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:
Plainfield, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Plainfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $556,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,054
Total average daily truck traffic: 787
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 12,831
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, VT
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.