For population 25 years and over in Wells River:
For population 15 years and over in Wells River village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,823 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (86.2 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (135.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (246.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Woodsville, NH (1.2 miles ), Bath, NH (1.9 miles ), Newbury, VT (2.1 miles ), Ryegate, VT (2.1 miles ), Haverhill, NH (2.2 miles ), Newbury, VT (2.2 miles ), Lisbon, NH (2.9 miles ), Landaff, NH (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 44.15 N, Longitude: 72.05 W
Area code: 802
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-23.9%).
Work and jobs in Wells River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wells River, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wells River-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 8.5 miles away from the Wells River village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 40.7 miles away from the village center .
Earthquake activity:Wells River-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 80% 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 85.5 miles away from the city 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 50.6 miles away from Wells River 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 11.5 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 84.2 miles away from the city 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 34.9 miles away from Wells River center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 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 Wells River:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wells River:
See full list of schools located in Wells River, map of school districts: NEWBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT, OXBOW UHSD 30
Public high schools in Wells River:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wells River and their reported violations in the past:BLUE MOUNTAIN USD 21 (Address: 2420 RTE 302 , Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PLEASANT VALLEY CAMP (Population served: 121, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wells River that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 29.2%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Wells River compared to Vermont state average:
Banks with branches in Wells River (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Wells River (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:
Wells River government finances in 2002:
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 Wells River:
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TV broadcast stations around Wells River:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $1,924,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,575
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wells River, VT
Businesses in Wells River, VT