Pomfret, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 904. Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 451  (49.9%)
Females: 453  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05053.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,674 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Pomfret:

$71,674
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,101 (it was $27,922 in 2000)

Pomfret town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $381,259 (it was $193,800 in 2000)
Pomfret:

$381,259
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $340,822; Detached houses: $363,106; Townhouses or other attached units: $288,716; In 2-unit structures: $767,716; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,980; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $176,641; Mobile homes: $73,563
  • Races in Pomfret, VT (2010)

    Pomfret races chart
    • 87596.8%White alone
    • 121.3%Hispanic
    • 70.8%Asian alone
    • 70.8%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pomfret: 107.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (29.2%), Irish (13.4%), German (11.8%), United States (9.5%), French (5.8%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 39.4 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

Pomfret,VT real estate house value index trend

Pomfret, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Pomfret:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pomfret town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

34 residents are foreign born (1.3% North America, 1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Pomfret town:  1.0% ($1,986)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Pomfret satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (72.9 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (119.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (209.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Barnard, VT (2.2 miles ), Woodstock, VT (2.3 miles ), Quechee, VT (2.5 miles ), Sharon, VT (2.5 miles ), Hartford, VT (2.8 miles ), Royalton, VT (2.9 miles ), South Royalton, VT (2.9 miles ), Bridgewater, VT (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $2,825,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.70 N, Longitude: 72.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +132 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (3%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Private households (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Pomfret, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pomfret-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.7 miles away from the Pomfret town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/24/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pomfret-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 92.6 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 80.8 miles away from Pomfret 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 48.1 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 79.9 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 88.4 miles away from Pomfret 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 50.6 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 Windsor County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pomfret topographic map

Birthplace of: Luke S. Johnson - Christian missionary, Rush Hawkins - Union Army general, Elmer Bragg Adams - Federal judge.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pomfret: Gardner C. Hawkins.

Hospitals and medical centers near Pomfret:

  • BROOKSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF VERMONT AND NH (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • WHITE RIVER JCT VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 11 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • HANOVER TERRACE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
  • KENDAL AT HANOVER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEBANON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; LEBANON, NH)
  • MT ASCUTNEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WINDSOR, VT)

Amtrak stations near Pomfret:

  • 11 miles: WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (RAILROAD ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: KILLINGTON (RTE 4) - Seasonal Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: WINDSOR-MOUNT ASCUTNEY (WINDSOR, DEPOT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomfret:

  • Dartmouth College (about 12 miles; Hanover, NH; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
  • Norwich University (about 32 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Castleton State College (about 34 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Middlebury College (about 40 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Plymouth State University (about 42 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Keene State College (about 55 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 60 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)

Public elementary/middle school in Pomfret:

  • POMFRET SCHOOL (Students: 93, Location: 1071 POMFRET ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable locations in Pomfret: Suicide Six Ski Area (A), Teago Volunteer Fire Department (B), Pomfret Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pomfret: Congregational Church of North Pomfret (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hewittville Cemetery (1), Bunker Hill Cemetery (2), Burns Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Amity Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pomfret Brook (A), Mill Brook (B), Bartlett Brook (C), Atwood Brook (D), Cloudland Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pomfret: Amity Pond Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Windsor 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 63.3. This is about average.

City:

63.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.459. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 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 24.0 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 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.918
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.17
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.1%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

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

0.4%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pomfret town (based on Windsor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,48510
Mainline Protestant4,70045
Other1,96417
Evangelical Protestant1,75021
Orthodox551
None41,716-
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: 28
Windsor County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Windsor County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Windsor County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Windsor County:

22.8%
Vermont:

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

9.7%
State:

13.3%

6.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Windsor County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  0.89% ($41,380 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.55% ($27,801)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.43% ($29,991)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Windsor County:

0.05%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  0.84% ($56,827 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.48% ($32,300)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.43% ($33,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pomfret:

  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNHV (910 AM; 1 kW; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • 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.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSL (1400 AM; 1 kW; HANOVER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDCR (1340 AM; 1 kW; HANOVER, NH; Owner: TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pomfret:

  • 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.)
  • WMXR (93.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING 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)
  • WRJT (103.1 FM; ROYALTON, VT; Owner: LISBON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WWOD (104.3 FM; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXK (100.5 FM; LEBANON, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W232AP (94.3 FM; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Pomfret:

  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 4,390Total average daily traffic
  • 234Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,216Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Pomfret compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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