For population 25 years and over in Washington:
For population 15 years and over in Washington town:
15 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (90.1 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (139.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (245.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Orange, VT (2.3 miles ), East Barre, VT (2.3 miles ), Graniteville-East Barre, VT (2.4 miles ), Websterville, VT (2.4 miles ), Graniteville, VT (2.4 miles ), Williamstown, VT (2.5 miles ), Chelsea, VT (2.6 miles ), South Barre, VT (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.08 N, Longitude: 72.42 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+12.1%).
Work and jobs in Washington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Washington, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington-area historical tornado activity is near Vermont state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Washington town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 42.6 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 81% 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 70.0 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 95.9 miles away from Washington 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 57.6 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 68.8 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 28.8 miles away from Washington 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 91.7 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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Washington:
Airports located in Washington:
Amtrak stations near Washington:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:
See full list of schools located in Washington
Public elementary/middle school in Washington:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.858. This is significantly worse than average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 48 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington and their reported violations in the past:WASHINGTON FD (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WASHINGTON NORTH MHP (Address: 46 DONNA LN , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
Washington compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Washington town (based on Orange County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 16.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,807 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:
7.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,342 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 Washington:
Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:
TV broadcast stations around Washington:
Washington fatal accident list:
Oct 15, 1994 01:00 AM, Vt 110, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 500
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 750
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washington, VT
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.