Stratton, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 216. Population change since 2000: +58.8%
Males: 112  (51.9%)
Females: 104  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip code: 05155

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,378 (it was $39,688 in 2000)
Stratton:

$54,378
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $47,515 (it was $32,489 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $238,094 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Stratton:

$238,094
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $269,727; Detached houses: $287,548; Townhouses or other attached units: $214,455; In 2-unit structures: $281,048; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,900; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,395; Mobile homes: $98,897
  • Races in Stratton, VT (2010)

    Stratton races chart
    • 21398.6%White alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stratton: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.9%), German (16.2%), Italian (13.2%), Irish (11.8%), French (8.1%), Scottish (8.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1941 feet

Land area: 46.4 square miles.

Population density: 4.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Stratton, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Stratton:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stratton town:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

21 residents are foreign born (7.4% Europe, 5.9% Oceania, 2.2% Asia).

This town:

15.4%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

Stratton town:  1.1% ($1,406)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Stratton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (52.4 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (105.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (161.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Wardsboro, VT (2.2 miles ), Jamaica, VT (2.5 miles ), Winhall, VT (2.6 miles ), Dover, VT (2.8 miles ), Somerset, VT (2.9 miles) , Sunderland, VT (3.1 miles ), Manchester Center, VT (3.2 miles ), Glastenbury, VT (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2001: 97 buildings, average cost: $737,400
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $737,400
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $379,200
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $345,100
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $948,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $3,600,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $576,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $475,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $450,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 72.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+13.3%).

Average climate in Stratton, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stratton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Stratton town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stratton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 94.9 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 106.7 miles away from Stratton 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 72.3 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 94.8 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 106.3 miles away from Stratton 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 91.5 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 Windham County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tropical Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stratton topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stratton:

  • Williams College (about 29 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • Keene State College (about 33 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Castleton State College (about 41 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 43 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Skidmore College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 46 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)

Private high school in Stratton:

  • STRATTON MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 122, Location: WORLD CUP CIR, Grades: 7-12)

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Notable locations in Stratton: Stratton Mountain Camp (A), Vondell Shelter (B), Stratton View Shelter (C), Grout Pond Recreation Site (D), Bigelow Shelter (E), Stratton Mountain Winter Sports Area (F), Willis Ross Camp (G), Webster Shelter (H), Stratton Mountain Volunteer Fire Company (I), Stratton Mountain Volunteer Fire Company - Town Garage (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Stratton: Chapel of the Snows (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: North Cemetery (1), Pike Cemetery (2), Ball Cemetery (3), Willis Cemetery (4), Eddy Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Stratton Pond (A), Grout Pond (B), Gulf Brook Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Stratton: Daniel Webster Historical Monument (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Windham 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 60.1. This is better than average.

City:

60.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.13
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
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: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

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

2.9%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Stratton town (based on Windham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7538
Mainline Protestant3,41238
Evangelical Protestant1,02613
Other64712
None30,675-
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: 18
Windham County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Windham County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Windham County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

18.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

22.6%
Vermont:

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

12.5%
State:

13.3%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($168 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.10%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cheshire County, NH  0.65% ($30,754 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.47% ($25,261)
from Franklin County, MA  0.22% ($38,415)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.08%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cheshire County, NH  0.74% ($35,871 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.55% ($29,490)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.27% ($22,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stratton:

  • 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.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stratton:

  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, 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)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • W284AB (104.7 FM; JAMAICA, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Stratton:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 454Total average daily traffic
  • 19Total average daily truck traffic
  • 727Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Stratton Cell Site 3.4 Miles Ssw Of Bondville On Stratton Mountain (Lat: 43.105361 Lon: -72.911778), Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKQ277
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Stratton Mountain (Lat: 43.096750 Lon: -72.919556), Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KDS417
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz, 459.525 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Gerald W BlanchardRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)

Stratton compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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