For population 25 years and over in South Hero:
For population 15 years and over in South Hero town:
52 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (131.2 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (195.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (274.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Grand Isle, VT (2.1 miles ), Cumberland Head, NY (2.6 miles ), Parc, NY (2.7 miles) , Plattsburgh, NY (2.8 miles ), Colchester, VT (3.0 miles ), Plattsburgh West, NY (3.1 miles ), Milton, VT (3.1 miles ), Georgia, VT (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.65 N, Longitude: 73.31 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +283 (+20.0%).
Work and jobs in South Hero: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Hero, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:South Hero-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 63% 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 23.0 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 70.1 miles away from South Hero center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.7 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 67.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from South Hero center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grand Isle County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near South Hero:
Airports and other landing facilities located in South Hero:
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Amtrak stations near South Hero:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Hero:
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Public elementary/middle school in South Hero:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.99. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in South Hero and their reported violations in the past:ALLEN POINT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 33, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
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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:
South Hero compared to Vermont state average:
Banks with branches in South Hero (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for South Hero town (based on Grand Isle County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,361 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,531 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in South Hero:
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South Hero, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of South Hero fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 864
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 13,440
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Hero)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in South Hero)
FAA Registered Aircraft:18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2014.