South Barre, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,219. Population change since 2000: -1.9%
Males: 560  (46.0%)
Females: 659  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Vermont median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 05641.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,758 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
South Barre:

$53,758
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,480 (it was $23,480 in 2000)

South Barre CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $177,509 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
South Barre:

$177,509
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $268,611; Detached houses: $285,507; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,511; In 2-unit structures: $271,369; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,719; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,970; Mobile homes: $85,164

Median gross rent in 2016: $830.

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  • Races in South Barre, VT (2010)

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    • 1,16695.7%White alone
    • 242.0%Hispanic
    • 211.7%Two or more races
    • 40.3%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Barre: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (27.4%), French Canadian (15.2%), American (13.8%), English (9.3%), French (6.1%), Italian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 582 people per square mile   (low).

South Barre,VT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in South Barre:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Barre CDP:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

29 residents are foreign born (0.8% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This place:

2.1%
Vermont:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,439 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,990 (1.6%)

South Barre satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (97.2 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (146.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (240.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Graniteville, VT (1.1 miles ), Websterville, VT (1.3 miles ), Graniteville-East Barre, VT (1.3 miles ), Barre, VT (1.5 miles ), East Barre, VT (1.6 miles ), Williamstown, VT (2.0 miles ), Berlin, VT (2.3 miles ), Orange, VT (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.17 N, Longitude: 72.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

South Barre household income distribution South Barre home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in South Barre, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

South Barre-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 90% 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 64.1 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 92.6 miles away from South Barre 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 64.5 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 62.9 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 30.3 miles away from South Barre 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 88.5 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Barre topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Barre:

  • GIROUARD ST JUDE NURSING HOME (RFD 3)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Barre:

  • HILL ICF/MR (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • ROWAN COURT HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • BERLIN HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • MAYO HEALTHCARE INC. (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORTHFIELD, VT)

Amtrak stations near South Barre:

  • 9 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 19 miles: RANDOLPH (DEPOT SQ.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Barre:

  • Norwich University (about 9 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Dartmouth College (about 34 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Middlebury College (about 36 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 40 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 41 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 41 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 41 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

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Notable locations in South Barre: Lazy Lions Campground (A), Barre Town Fire Department - South Barre Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington 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 2002 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.4%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.5%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Vermont average:

11.1

South Barre travel time to work - commute South Barre mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Barre CDP (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8009
Mainline Protestant4,71138
Evangelical Protestant2,26228
Other1,12512
Orthodox501
Black Protestant361
None38,550-
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: 25
Washington County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Washington County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Washington County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

11.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

21.5%
Vermont:

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

14.7%
State:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Barre:

49.3%
State:

53.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Barre:

45.1%
Vermont:

53.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Vermont:

28.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Barre:

23.9%
Vermont:

19.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Barre:

12.7%
Vermont:

8.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Vermont:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

38.2%
Vermont:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
State:

60.8%

Average condition of hearing:
South Barre:

75.9%
Vermont:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Barre, VT Residents

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.06%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  0.91% ($42,382 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.63% ($28,267)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.36% ($41,957)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.10%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.03% ($43,814 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.67% ($29,382)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.31% ($61,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Barre:

  • WSNO (1450 AM; 1 kW; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WSKI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: GALLOWAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, 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)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Barre:

  • WORK (107.1 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WCMD (89.9 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCVR-FM (102.1 FM; RANDOLPH, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Barre:

  • WBVT-LP (Channel 39; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

South Barre fatal accident list:

Jan 18, 1994 02:15 PM, Vt 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 1979 07:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 7,200Total average daily traffic
  • 546Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,800Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 1/4 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 44.158111 Lon: -72.478417), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNER813
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.012 MHz, 928.012 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/1993, Expiration Date: 11/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/03/1996Registrant: Phone: (802) 828-2274

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB1MFN, Licensee ID: L01002730, Grant Date: 03/06/2015, Expiration Date: 04/11/2025, Certifier: Thomas W White, Registrant: Thomas W White, South Barre, VT 05670-0561
  • Call Sign: KB1SLG, Licensee ID: L01490257, Grant Date: 05/13/2009, Expiration Date: 05/13/2019, Certifier: Martin D Mcmahon, Registrant: Martin D Mcmahon, South Barre, VT 05670
  • Call Sign: KB1UJG, Licensee ID: L00365983, Grant Date: 06/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/03/2020, Certifier: Wayne A Dorsett, Registrant: Central Vermont Arc, South Barre, VT 05670-0074

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

PARKER OFFICE BUILDING (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

South Barre compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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