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 2012: $46,931 (it was $39,149 in 2000)
Pownal:

$46,931
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,732 (it was $17,669 in 2000)

Pownal town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,540 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Pownal:

$166,540
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $199,353; Detached houses: $242,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $252,291; In 2-unit structures: $344,033; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $252,291; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $412,840; Mobile homes: $64,521
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Pownal races chart
  • White alone - 3,433 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pownal: 185.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,VT real estate house value index trend

Pownal, Vermont map

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

For population 15 years and over in Pownal town:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

70 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Vermont:  4.0%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Pownal, Vermont as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pownal to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


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

Pownal town:  1.9% ($1,768)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Pownal satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 73.22 W

Area code: 802

Pownal household income distribution Pownal home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Vermont:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-0.8%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

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

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 the city 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 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 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 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 Bennington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

9.14

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%

Pownal compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pownal town (based on Bennington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.94%
Here: 44.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents57.4%8.5%7.1%6.8%6.6%
Congregations18.9%11.3%9.4%5.7%15.1%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents3.9%3.4%1.4%1.1%3.8%
Congregations5.7%3.8%3.8%1.9%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Bennington County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bennington County:

22.9%
Vermont:

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

11.6%
State:

13.3%

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
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 Rensselaer County, NY  0.38% ($26,018 average AGI)
from Rutland County, VT  0.32% ($30,061)
from Berkshire County, MA  0.30% ($47,089)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Rutland County, VT  0.39% ($31,100 average AGI)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.32% ($35,265)
to Berkshire County, MA  0.32% ($26,396)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Pownal, Vermont:
  • Fatal accident count: 31
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Vermont average:
  • Fatal accident count: 50
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Pownal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $2,563,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,030
Total average daily truck traffic: 240
Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic: 5,660

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1492Q , Serial Number: 15072792, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1971
    Registrant (Individual): John D Werner, Po Box 28, Pownal, VT 05261
  • Aircraft: DONELA RICHARD S RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 527F , Serial Number: 71072, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Donela, Po Box 448, Pownal, VT 05261

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Pownal

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pownal, VT

Businesses in Pownal, VT

  • Kincaid: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1
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