Victory, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 62. Population change since 2000: -36.1%
Males: 38  (61.3%)
Females: 24  (38.7%)
Median resident age:  58.0 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip code: 05858

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,319 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Victory:

$34,319
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,981 (it was $18,558 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,946 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Victory:

$103,946
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $191,981; Detached houses: $212,919; Mobile homes: $59,377
Victory races chart
  • White alone - 59 (95.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (4.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Victory: 166.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.6%), German (16.5%), Dutch (11.3%), French (11.3%), United States (11.3%), Scotch-Irish (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1118 feet

Land area: 43.0 square miles.

Population density: 1.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Victory, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Victory:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Victory town:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

3 residents are foreign born (3.1% North America).

This town:  3.1%
Vermont:  4.0%

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

Victory town:  0.3% ($200)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Victory satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (98.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (157.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (275.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Kirby, VT (2.2 miles ), East Burke, VT (2.6 miles) , East Haven, VT (2.8 miles ), Granby, VT (2.8 miles) , Concord, VT (2.8 miles ), Burke, VT (2.9 miles ), Lyndonville, VT (2.9 miles ), Lunenburg, VT (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 71.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

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

2.9%
Vermont:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+94.0%).

Average climate in Victory, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Victory-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 91% 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 93.1 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 130.8 miles away from Victory 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 72.5 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 17.8 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 91.8 miles away from Victory center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 33.9 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 Essex County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Victory topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Victory:

  • PINES REHAB AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LYNDONVILLE, VT)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • ST JOHNSBURY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • CALEDONIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • FMC OF ST. JOHNSBURY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Victory:

  • Norwich University (about 50 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 55 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 62 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 66 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 67 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 68 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 68 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

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Cemeteries: Victory Cemetery (1), Victory Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Bog Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Suitor Brook (A), Stanley Brook (B), Schoolhouse Brook (C), James Brook (D), Bog Brook (E), Cold Brook (F), Granby Brook (G), Rogers Brook (H), Hay Hill Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Essex 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 23.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  33.3%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.2%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Victory compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Victory town (based on Essex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.97%
Here: 22.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents63.7%23.0%7.3%3.7%2.3%
Congregations21.4%42.9%14.3%7.1%14.3%
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: 2
Essex County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Essex County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.1%
Vermont:

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

11.3%
State:

13.3%

8.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
Vermont average:

6.60%

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:
from Caledonia County, VT  1.95% ($26,878 average AGI)
from Coos County, NH  1.79% ($31,533)
from Orleans County, VT  0.91% ($19,565)


9.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Vermont average:

6.82%

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:
to Caledonia County, VT  2.00% ($22,078 average AGI)
to Coos County, NH  1.73% ($26,205)
to Orleans County, VT  1.02% ($16,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Victory:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTJ (1340 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Victory:

  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, 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)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Victory:

  • WVTB (Channel 20; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W36CP (Channel 36; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $260,000
Total average daily traffic: 360
Total average daily truck traffic: 16
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 514

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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