West Burke, Vermont

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Population in 2014: 338 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 186  (55.1%)
Females: 152  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  46.9 years
Vermont median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 05871.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,266 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
West Burke:

$38,266
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,567 (it was $16,764 in 2000)

West Burke village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $130,296 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
West Burke:

$130,296
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $211,832; Detached houses: $227,566; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,945; In 2-unit structures: $223,496; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,295; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,740; Mobile homes: $87,573

Median gross rent in 2016: $601.

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  • Races in West Burke, VT (2010)

    West Burke races chart
    • 33296.8%White alone
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 51.5%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Burke: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.0%), French (13.7%), French Canadian (11.3%), Irish (9.3%), American (7.8%), Scottish (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 908 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 769 people per square mile   (low).

West Burke,VT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in West Burke:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Burke village:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Vermont:

4.4%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Burke, Vermont as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in West Burke to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,281 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,265 (2.2%)

West Burke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (108.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (166.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (279.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Burke, VT (1.5 miles ), Sutton, VT (1.6 miles ), East Burke, VT (2.0 miles) , Newark, VT (2.1 miles ), East Haven, VT (2.4 miles ), Lyndon, VT (2.7 miles ), Sheffield, VT (2.7 miles ), Lyndonville, VT (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 44.64 N, Longitude: 71.98 W

Area code: 802

West Burke household income distribution West Burke home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (39%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (45%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (2%)
  • Production occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in West Burke, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

West Burke-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% 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 86.3 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 126.3 miles away from West Burke 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 81.2 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 84.9 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 24.9 miles away from West Burke 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 44.4 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 Caledonia County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Burke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Burke:

  • PINES REHAB AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LYNDONVILLE, VT)
  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLOVER, VT)
  • CALEDONIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • ST JOHNSBURY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • FMC OF ST. JOHNSBURY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BARTON, VT)

airports located in West Burke:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Burke:

  • Norwich University (about 49 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 60 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 61 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 62 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 62 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Plymouth State University (about 63 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 67 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

Public elementary/middle school in West Burke:

See full list of schools located in West Burke

Library in West Burke:

  • WEST BURKE (Operating income: $2,401; Location: 135 MAIN ST.; 5,222 books; 64 audio materials; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: West Burke Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Sutton River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Caledonia 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.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.2%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.8%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.3%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Vermont average:

11.1

West Burke travel time to work - commute West Burke mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for West Burke village (based on Caledonia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,3556
Mainline Protestant3,81032
Evangelical Protestant1,48815
Other7809
None20,794-
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: 15
Caledonia County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Caledonia County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Caledonia County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caledonia County:

24.6%
Vermont:

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

11.5%
State:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Burke:

48.6%
Vermont:

53.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Burke:

43.5%
Vermont:

53.2%

Average BMI:
West Burke:

28.7
Vermont:

28.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Burke:

19.0%
State:

19.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
Vermont:

8.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Burke:

6.8
Vermont:

6.9

Overweight people:
West Burke:

26.3%
Vermont:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
State:

60.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.3%
Vermont:

80.1%

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Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Orleans County, VT  0.56% ($30,029 average AGI)
from Washington County, VT  0.44% ($37,611)
from Grafton County, NH  0.31% ($41,868)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Vermont average:

5.98%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans County, VT  0.45% ($34,732 average AGI)
to Washington County, VT  0.44% ($27,444)
to Grafton County, NH  0.43% ($41,943)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Burke:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTJ (1340 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Burke:

  • 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)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWLR (91.5 FM; LYNDONVILLE, VT; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, VT. STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around West Burke:

  • 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)

West Burke fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2001 03:25 PM, Th-44, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,900Total average daily traffic
  • 114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,660Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.627083 Lon: -71.963278, Call Sign: WQGI202
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.720 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2007, Expiration Date: 01/24/2017, Certifier: Richard G SpauldingRegistrant: Lao 20632009, 102 E. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BURKE MTN, Burke Mtn 6.4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 44.571139 Lon: -71.892861), Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WMW694
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/17/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/03/1998Registrant: Atlantic Cellular Company LP, 15 Westminister St Ste 830, Providence, RI 02903
  • Burke-02, 2325 Gaskell Hill Rd (Lat: 44.624639 Lon: -71.989278), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQWJ727
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 09/16/2025, Certifier: Fran StockerRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC1FLR, Licensee ID: L02016287, Grant Date: 04/06/2016, Expiration Date: 04/06/2026, Certifier: Aaron M Leonard, Registrant: Aaron M Leonard, 399 Newark St, West Burke, VT 05871

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PHILIP HAX HAX S-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-340 SERIES (170 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13HX , Serial Number: 13, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Philip C Hax, 1874 Gaskell Hill Rd / Po Box 182, West Burke, VT 05871

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

BURKE TOWN SCHOOL (Address: 3293 BURKE HOLLOW RD , Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 27 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - West Burke

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Burke, VT

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

West Burke compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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