Waterville, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 673. Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 345  (51.3%)
Females: 328  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05492.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,946 (it was $39,453 in 2000)
Waterville:

$54,946
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,120 (it was $18,081 in 2000)

Waterville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $194,628 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Waterville:

$194,628
VT:

$223,700
  • Races in Waterville, VT (2010)

    Waterville races chart
    • 65797.6%White alone
    • 71.0%Two or more races
    • 50.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waterville: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.1%), English (15.2%), Irish (14.5%), German (7.6%), French Canadian (6.9%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 556 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (very low).

Waterville,VT real estate house value index trend

Waterville, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Waterville:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterville town:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Waterville, Vermont as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Waterville to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.


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

Waterville town:  1.8% ($1,762)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Waterville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (135.9 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (185.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (273.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Belvidere, VT (2.1 miles ), Bakersfield, VT (2.4 miles ), Jeffersonville, VT (2.5 miles ), Johnson, VT (2.5 miles ), Fletcher, VT (2.7 miles ), Cambridge, VT (2.8 miles ), Eden, VT (3.2 miles ), Hyde Park, VT (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 72.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +166 (+31.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Waterville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waterville, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Waterville-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 50.3 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 94.8 miles away from Waterville 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 101.5 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 48.9 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 91.5 miles away from Waterville 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 50.7 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 Lamoille County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waterville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waterville:

  • ELMORE HOUSE AT COPLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • COPLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • THE MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • LAMOILLE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)

Amtrak station near Waterville:

  • 18 miles: ST. ALBANS (40 FEDERAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterville:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 26 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 27 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 28 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 28 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 36 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Norwich University (about 41 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 54 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Public elementary/middle school in Waterville:

See full list of schools located in Waterville

Library in Waterville:

  • WATERVILLE TOWN (Operating income: $775; Location: RTE. 109 & BEALS HILL; 4,079 books; 20 audio materials; 23 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waterville: Waterville Town Library (A), Waterville Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waterville include: Waterville Union Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Taylor Brook (A), Streeter Brook (B), Codding Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lamoille 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 59.3. This is better than average.

City:

59.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.133
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.97
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.2%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.9%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.7%
Whole state:

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

4.7%
Whole state:

3.6%
16 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2016

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Religion statistics for Waterville town (based on Lamoille County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3397
Mainline Protestant1,00611
Evangelical Protestant9399
Other3444
None19,847-
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: 11
Lamoille County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Lamoille County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Lamoille County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

16.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamoille County:

23.1%
Vermont:

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

13.8%
State:

13.3%

7.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Vermont average:

5.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  1.35% ($35,176 average AGI)
from Washington County, VT  0.75% ($61,722)
from Franklin County, VT  0.55% ($31,672)


7.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Lamoille County:

0.13%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.56% ($37,372 average AGI)
to Washington County, VT  0.88% ($41,957)
to Franklin County, VT  0.41% ($30,326)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waterville:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRSA (1420 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, VT)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterville:

  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; 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)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLVB (93.9 FM; MORRISVILLE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waterville:

  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WCAX-TV (Channel 3; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54CV (Channel 54; BARRE, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)
  • WETK (Channel 33; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)

Waterville fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 2007 07:59 AM, Sr-109, Th-13, Lat: 44.69956, Lon: -72.76477, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,270,000Total costs
  • 1,160Total average daily traffic
  • 61Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,645Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N1ZEQ, Grant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 05/14/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2009, Registrant: Dennis J Duffy, Waterville, VT 05492
  • Call Sign: KB1TSF, Licensee ID: L01548201, Grant Date: 02/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/17/2020, Certifier: John M Glen, Registrant: John M Glen, 40 Fox Hill Rd, Waterville, VT 05492

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterville and their reported violations in the past:

WATERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 3414 VT Route 109 , Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WATERVILLE FIRE DISTRICT 1 (Address: 53 CHURCH ST , Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Waterville 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 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.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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