West Haven, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 264. Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 134  (50.8%)
Females: 130  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05743.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,573 (it was $45,417 in 2000)
West Haven:

$63,573
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,294 (it was $22,429 in 2000)

West Haven town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $204,042 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
West Haven:

$204,042
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $261,292; Detached houses: $271,472; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,441; In 2-unit structures: $474,703; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $302,762; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,304; Mobile homes: $94,084
  • Races in West Haven, VT (2010)

    West Haven races chart
    • 25697.0%White alone
    • 62.3%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Haven: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.5%), English (18.7%), French (16.5%), German (11.9%), United States (11.2%), Italian (10.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 28.0 square miles.

Population density: 9.4 people per square mile   (very low).

West Haven,VT real estate house value index trend

West Haven, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in West Haven:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Haven town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

12 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 1.1% North America).

This town:

4.3%
Vermont:

3.8%

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

West Haven town:  2.2% ($2,333)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
West Haven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (65.6 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (146.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (196.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Benson, VT (2.2 miles ), Fair Haven, VT (2.3 miles ), Putnam, NY (2.7 miles ), Whitehall, NY (2.7 miles ), Hampton, NY (2.7 miles ), Castleton, VT (2.8 miles ), Hubbardton, VT (3.1 miles ), Hague, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.65 N, Longitude: 73.35 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in West Haven, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Haven-area historical tornado activity is near Vermont state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.1 miles away from the West Haven town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 50.7 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Haven-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from West Haven 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 88.2 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 60.4 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 49.9 miles away from West Haven center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 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 Rutland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Haven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Haven:

  • SAGER NURSING HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FAIR HAVEN, VT)
  • MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; TICONDEROGA, NY)
  • HERITAGE COMMONS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TICONDEROGA, NY)

Amtrak stations near West Haven:

  • 7 miles: FAIR HAVEN (DEPOT & WATER STS.)
  • 8 miles: WHITEHALL (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: TICONDEROGA (RTE. 74 (FORT TICONDEROGA RD.)) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Castleton State College (about 9 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 26 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Middlebury College (about 27 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Skidmore College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 46 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Norwich University (about 48 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Dartmouth College (about 53 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

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Notable locations in West Haven: Claycreek Farm (A), West Haven Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adams-Elbow Cemetery (1), Hackett Dam Cemetery (2), Hitchcock Cemetery (3), Carver Falls Cemetery (4), Center Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Coggman Pond (A), Billings Marsh (B), Schoolhouse Marsh (C), Drowned Lands (D), Horton Marsh (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Hollow Brook (A), Coggman Creek (B), Bumps Brook (C), Poultney River (D), Horton Brook (E), Hubbardton River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in West Haven: Ward Marsh Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rutland 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 41.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.459. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.62
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.918. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.918
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

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

1.1%
Whole state:

3.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Haven town (based on Rutland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,50017
Mainline Protestant4,94438
Evangelical Protestant2,58736
Other5205
Orthodox851
None38,006-
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: 24
Rutland County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Rutland County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutland County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

12.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutland County:

24.1%
Vermont:

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

18.5%
State:

13.3%

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Addison County, VT  0.36% ($27,426 average AGI)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($29,063)
from Windsor County, VT  0.30% ($24,696)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Rutland County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  0.45% ($34,754 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.35% ($34,174)
to Addison County, VT  0.31% ($32,122)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Haven:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYB (1380 AM; 5 kW; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVNR (1340 AM; 1 kW; POULTNEY, VT; Owner: PINE TREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIPS (1250 AM; 1 kW; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: CALVIN HUGH CARR)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Haven:

  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WANC (103.9 FM; TICONDEROGA, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WXAL-FM (93.7 FM; ADDISON, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around West Haven:

  • WVER (Channel 28; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W61CE (Channel 61; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MARGARET SANGUINETTI (ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE))
  • W07AG (Channel 7; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: WNYT INC.)
  • W69AR (Channel 69; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • West Haven, Vermont
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents46
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents75
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities60
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
See more detailed statistics of West Haven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $719,000Total costs
  • 800Total average daily traffic
  • 72Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,200Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (19%)

West Haven 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.
  • Median age 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 significantly below state average.
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