For population 25 years and over in Westford:
For population 15 years and over in Westford town:
76 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (132.6 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (184.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (263.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Underhill, VT (2.4 miles ), Milton, VT (2.5 miles ), Jericho, VT (2.6 miles ), Cambridge, VT (2.6 miles ), Fairfax, VT (2.6 miles ), Jericho, VT (2.6 miles ), Milton, VT (2.7 miles ), Essex, VT (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.60 N, Longitude: 73.00 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +350 (+20.2%).
Work and jobs in Westford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westford, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Westford-area historical earthquake activity is above Vermont state average. It is 72% 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 36.3 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 80.2 miles away from Westford center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.9 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 76.9 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 57.7 miles away from Westford 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 34.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chittenden County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Floods: 3, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Luke P. Poland - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Westford:
Amtrak stations near Westford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westford:
See full list of schools located in Westford
Public elementary/middle school in Westford:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.99. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westford and their reported violations in the past:WESTFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 146 BROOKSIDE RD , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WESTFORD FD 1 (Address: 110 NORTH RD , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health 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:
Westford compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Westford (based on Chittenden County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 42
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Number of full-service restaurants: 142
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,703 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,062 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westford:
Strongest FM radio stations in Westford:
TV broadcast stations around Westford:
Westford fatal accident list:
May 13, 2005 07:00 PM, Fas-276, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 20, 2003 01:35 AM, Sr-128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Mar 22, 2001 09:10 PM, Sr-128, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 2000 10:48 PM, Sr-128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1993 04:25 PM, Vt128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 12, 1989 11:40 PM, Th 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $946,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,010
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,250
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 12,690
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westford)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 218 patent applications in 2008-2013.