Pownal, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 3,527.
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 1,817  (51.5%)
Females: 1,710  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Vermont median age:

45.8 years

Zip codes: 05261.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,110 (it was $39,149 in 2000)
Pownal:

$55,110
VT:

$57,513

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,793 (it was $17,669 in 2000)

Pownal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $185,192 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Pownal:

$185,192
VT:

$226,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $310,621; detached houses: $335,658; townhouses or other attached units: $308,897; in 2-unit structures: $266,049; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,323; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $411,371; mobile homes: $52,570
March 2019 cost of living index in Pownal: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Pownal, VT (2010)
    • 3,43397.3%White alone
    • 341.0%Hispanic
    • 280.8%Two or more races
    • 110.3%Black alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Pownal, Vermont as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pownal is 207 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), English (11.0%), French (11.0%), French Canadian (11.0%), Italian (9.7%), Polish (9.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 553 feet

Land area: 46.7 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (very low).

Pownal, Vermont map

70 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
Vermont:

3.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pownal town:

1.9% ($1,768)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (29.8 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (113.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (138.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Williamstown, MA (2.5 miles ),
Bennington, VT (2.5 miles ),
Petersburgh, NY (2.5 miles ),
Old Bennington, VT (2.5 miles ),
Stamford, VT (2.7 miles ),
Clarksburg, MA (2.9 miles ),
North Adams, MA (3.0 miles ),
North Bennington, VT (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 73.22 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Pownal, VT in 2017
Pownal satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pownal, VT residents
Average permit cost in Pownal, VT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Vermont:

2.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Pownal, VT
Historical housing units in Pownal, VT
Most common industries in Pownal, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Pownal, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)

Average climate in Pownal, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pownal, Vermont average temperatures Pownal, Vermont average precipitation Pownal, Vermont humidity Pownal, Vermont wind speed Pownal, Vermont snowfall Pownal, Vermont sunshine Pownal, Vermont clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.789. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.789
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pownal-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Pownal town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pownal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 88% 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 97.9 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 119.6 miles away from Pownal 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 95.4 miles away from Pownal 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 74.8 miles away from Pownal 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 95.3 miles away from Pownal 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 119.6 miles away from Pownal 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 Bennington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, 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).
Pownal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pownal:

  • BENNINGTON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • BENNINGTON CONVEALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • CENTERS FOR LIVING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • CRESCENT MANOR CARE CTRS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF SVHC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • VERMONT VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pownal:

  • Williams College (about 6 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 24 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 25 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 25 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Siena College (about 28 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 30 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 32 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)

Public elementary/middle school in Pownal:

See full list of schools located in Pownal

Library in Pownal:

  • SOLOMON WRIGHT PUBLIC (Operating income: $18,064; Location: 97 MAIN ST.; 21,950 books; 115 audio materials; 90 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pownal: Pine Hollow Campground (A), Shady Acres Campground (B), Hidden Pasture Farm (C), Hill Top Farm (D), Solomon Wright Library (E), Pownal Center Town Hall (F), Pownal Valley Fire Department - Central Station (G), Pownal Fire Protective Association (H), Pownal Valley Fire Department - North Station (I), Pownal Valley Fire Department - East Station (J), Pownal Center Fire Station (K), Pownal Rescue Squad (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pownal: Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Joseph Barber Farm Cemetery (1), Edgar Rathburn Farm Cemetery (2), Dunn-Ell Card Lot (3), Gardner Cemetery (4), Oak Hill Cemetery (5), Towsley Cemetery (6), Reuben Jepson Farm Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: South Stream Pond (A), Thompsons Pond (B), South Stream Pond (C), Barber Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ladd Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pownal: South Stream Waterfowl Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Roofing and Siding (36 Floyds Way) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Bennington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

POWNAL FIRE DISTRICT 2 (Address: 224 BURRINGTON RD , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
POWNAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 94 SCHOOLHOUSE RD , Population served: 368, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-06-2007 to FEB-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-29-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 18 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
AMERICAN LEGION POST 90 (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINE HOLLOW CAMPGROUND (Address: 342 PINE HOLLOW RD , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAMPMAN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 133, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
LADD BROOK INN (Address: 5939 RTE 7 NORTH , Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2012), St Boil Water Order (SEP-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ROYAL PINE VILLA (Address: 313 JACKSON CROSS ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2006), St Boil Water Order (AUG-17-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
OAK HILL CHILDRENS CTR POWNAL PRESCHOOL (Address: 72 SCHOOLHOUSE RD , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.3%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.5%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.6%
Whole state:

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

1.6%
Whole state:

3.6%

For population 15 years and over in Pownal:

Marital status in Pownal, VT
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Pownal:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pownal, VT (based on Bennington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,7428
Mainline Protestant4,49026
Evangelical Protestant1,00512
Other6935
None24,195-
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: 14
Here:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Bennington County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
This county:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bennington County:

8.4%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bennington County:

22.9%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bennington County:

11.6%
Vermont:

13.3%

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Vermont average:

5.96%

0.81% of residents moved from foreign countries ($9,367 average AGI)
Bennington County:

0.81%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windham County, VT  0.37% ($37,931 average AGI)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.35% ($34,625)
from Berkshire County, MA  0.35% ($51,000)


4.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Vermont average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rutland County, VT  0.36% ($45,526 average AGI)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.34% ($35,944)
to Windham County, VT  0.30% ($46,553)

Businesses in Pownal, VT

  • Kincaid: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pownal:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1 kW; BENNINGTON, VT; Owner: SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGE)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pownal:

  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING 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)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pownal:

  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; ADAMS, MA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • W38DL (Channel 38; ADAMS, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • W53AS (Channel 53; POWNAL, ETC., VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
Pownal fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pownal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.0mTotal length
  • $4,863,000Total costs
  • 4,030Total average daily traffic
  • 240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,660Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pownal, VT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Pownal-01, 1467 Rt 346 (Lat: 42.814611 Lon: -73.189778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQWD903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 07/28/2015, Expiration Date: 07/28/2025, Certifier: Fran Stocker, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pownal)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: RANCOURT MICHAEL W AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 335AV , Serial Number: 335, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael W Rancourt, 38 Skyboro Rd, Pownal, VT 05261
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 46JW , Serial Number: 17257942, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): John D Werner, Po Box 28, Pownal, VT 05261

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Pownal, VT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pownal, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pownal, VT
  • 71.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.8%Wood
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pownal, VT
  • 66.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 2.3%Electricity


Pownal 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.
  • 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Wayne Charles Hasz (14)
  • John Evans (2)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2020.