Vershire, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 730.
Population change since 2000: +16.1%
 
Males: 372  (51.0%)
Females: 358  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Vermont median age:

45.8 years

Zip codes: 05079.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,704 (it was $37,132 in 2000)
Vershire:

$57,704
VT:

$63,001

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,158 (it was $16,161 in 2000)

Vershire town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $152,920 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Vershire:

$152,920
VT:

$233,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $249,357; detached houses: $267,154; townhouses or other attached units: $312,682; in 2-unit structures: $268,699; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $837,533; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,611; mobile homes: $102,493
March 2019 cost of living index in Vershire: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Vershire, VT (2010)
    • 67392.2%White alone
    • 314.2%Two or more races
    • 101.4%Black alone
    • 91.2%Hispanic
    • 50.7%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Vershire, Vermont as of April 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vershire is 243 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (23.7%), Irish (15.3%), French (13.7%), Scottish (8.3%), German (7.0%), United States (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1268 feet

Land area: 36.5 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Vershire, Vermont map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Vermont:

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

1.8% ($1,367)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (79.6 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (128.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (228.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Fairlee, VT (2.2 miles ),
Strafford, VT (2.3 miles ),
Corinth, VT (2.4 miles ),
Chelsea, VT (2.8 miles ),
Fairlee, VT (2.9 miles ),
Tunbridge, VT (3.0 miles ),
Thetford, VT (3.0 miles ),
Bradford, VT (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.95 N, Longitude: 72.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Distribution of median household income in Vershire, VT in 2019
Vershire satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Vermont:

2.8%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in Vershire, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Vershire, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Woodworkers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Woodworkers (6.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)

Average climate in Vershire, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Vershire-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Vershire town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 32.1 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Vershire-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.6 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) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from Vershire center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from Vershire 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 47.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 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 30.9 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 Orange County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 19, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vershire topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vershire:

  • KENDAL AT HANOVER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
  • HANOVER TERRACE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HANOVER, NH)

Amtrak station near Vershire:

  • 18 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 Vershire:

  • Dartmouth College (about 17 miles; Hanover, NH; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
  • Norwich University (about 22 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 35 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Middlebury College (about 43 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Castleton State College (about 49 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 57 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 57 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Private high school in Vershire:

  • MOUNTAIN SCHOOL PROGRAM OF MILTON ACADEMY (Students: 45, Location: 151 MOUNTAIN SCHOOL RD, Grades: 11)

Library in Vershire:

  • VERSHIRE COMMUNITY (Operating income: $1,500; Location: RT. 113; 4,500 books; 50 audio materials; 100 video materials)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Vershire Fire and Rescue, Incorporated (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Vershire: Vershire Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Vershire Village Cemetery (1), Vershire Center Cemetery (2), Taylor Valley Cemetery (3), Spear-Norris Cemetery (4), South Vershire Cemetery (5), Smith-Mill Village Cemetery (6), Norris-Davis Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Whitehouse Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Orange 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 Vershire and their reported violations in the past:

VERSHIRE RIDING SCHOOL (Address: 336 VERSHIRE RIDING SCHOOL RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vershire that have no violations reported:

  • MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Address: 151 MOUNTAIN SCHOOL RD , Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.0%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

9.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.4%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

3.6%

People in group quarters in Vershire in 2010:

  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

For population 15 years and over in Vershire:

Marital status in Vershire, VT
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Vershire:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vershire, VT (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,44333
Catholic1,2185
Evangelical Protestant43811
Other462
None24,791-
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: 8
Orange County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Orange County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

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

6.9%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

25.8%
State:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
Vermont:

13.3%

6.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Vermont average:

5.96%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, VT  1.76% ($37,698 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  1.19% ($33,513)
from Grafton County, NH  0.67% ($61,129)


6.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
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 Washington County, VT  1.54% ($36,490 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  1.05% ($35,195)
to Grafton County, NH  0.84% ($55,981)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vershire:

  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWWT (1320 AM; 1 kW; RANDOLPH, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vershire:

  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJT (103.1 FM; ROYALTON, VT; Owner: LISBON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCMD (89.9 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCVR-FM (102.1 FM; RANDOLPH, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Vershire:

  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WBVT-LP (Channel 39; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

Vershire fatal accident list:

Aug 29, 2015 12:11 AM, Sr-113, Lat: 43.961542, Lon: -72.287600, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.3mTotal length
  • $325,000Total costs
  • 3,410Total average daily traffic
  • 192Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,805Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rt 113 4 Mi Nw (Lat: 43.989222 Lon: -72.370083), Call Sign: KCI232, Licensee ID: L00104419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2000, Expiration Date: 02/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2005, Registrant: County Of Orange, Chelsea, VT 05038
  • REPEATER, Mountain School Road (Lat: 43.953389 Lon: -72.336222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQQG598, Licensee ID: L01734692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.690 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Certifier: Gene Craft, Registrant: Vershire, Town Of, 6894 Vt Route 113, Vershire, VT 05079, Phone: (802) 685-2227, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: AD1I, Grant Date: 04/16/1998, Expiration Date: 04/16/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/28/1999, Registrant: William J Kenefick, Vershire, VT 05079
  • Call Sign: KC0KCN, Licensee ID: L00337775, Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 03/20/2021, Certifier: James N Thames, Registrant: James Thames, 9289 Vermont Route 113, Vershire, VT 05079
  • Call Sign: KC1EDG, Licensee ID: L01957489, Grant Date: 07/17/2015, Expiration Date: 07/17/2025, Certifier: William R Fisher, Registrant: William R Fisher, Vershire, VT 05079

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5145B , Serial Number: 43-528, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2020
    Registrant (Individual): B Patterson Barnes, 978 Durgin Hill Rd, Vershire, VT 05079
  • Aircraft: GOODEMOTE ARTHUR O POBER PIXIE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4482X , Serial Number: AG-1, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Charles L Zue, 566 Chamberlain Hill Rd, Vershire, VT 05079
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/23/2018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vershire, VT
  • 47.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.7%Wood
  • 16.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vershire, VT
  • 66.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.0%Wood


Vershire compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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