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Population in 2010: 350. Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 

Males: 178  (50.9%)
Females: 172  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  53.1 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05860.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,846 (it was $27,375 in 2000)
Westmore:

$35,846
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,022

Westmore town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,622 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Westmore:

$167,622
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $294,714; Detached houses: $299,266; Townhouses or other attached units: $657,136; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $422,445; Mobile homes: $53,197

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Westmore races chart
  • White alone - 344 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westmore: 210.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (37.6%), French (19.6%), German (11.1%), Irish (11.1%), French Canadian (10.8%), United States (10.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1197 feet

Land area: 34.5 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Westmore:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westmore town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Vermont:  3.7%

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

Westmore town:  1.4% ($1,226)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (115.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (174.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (296.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Newark, VT (2.4 miles ), Charleston, VT (2.4 miles ), Sutton, VT (2.7 miles ), Brownington, VT (2.7 miles ), Barton, VT (2.7 miles ), Island Pond, VT (2.8 miles ), West Burke, VT (2.9 miles ), Brighton, VT (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $236,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.76 N, Longitude: 72.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.0%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Westmore-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 88% 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 85.4 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 89.5 miles away from Westmore 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 84.0 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 33.0 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 51.7 miles away from Westmore center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 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 Orleans County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Westmore:

  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BARTON, VT)
  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLOVER, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westmore:

  • Norwich University (about 53 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • University of Vermont (about 61 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 62 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 71 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,847)
  • Plymouth State University (about 71 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • Dartmouth College (about 74 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Middlebury College (about 77 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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Notable locations in Westmore: Songadeewin Camp (A), White Caps Campground (B), Westmore Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Lake Willoughby (A), Brown Pond (B), Jobs Pond (C), Bald Hill Pond (D), Long Pond (E), Negro Pond (F), Mud Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A), Arcadia Brook (B), Richies Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Westmore: Bald Hill Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.9%
Whole state:  9.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

14.6%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

0.6%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westmore, VT

8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Westmore compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008

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Religion statistics for Westmore town (based on Orleans County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.79%
Here41.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents70.8%8.8%6.4%2.6%2.0%
Congregations19.1%25.5%21.3%6.4%2.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.7%1.4%1.2%1.0%4.1%
Congregations2.1%4.3%2.1%2.1%14.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Orleans County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
Vermont:

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

10.8%
State:

13.3%

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($313 average AGI)
Orleans County:

0.12%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Caledonia County, VT  0.68% ($26,500 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($43,162)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.32% ($43,176)


5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Vermont average:

6.82%

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:
to Caledonia County, VT  0.79% ($27,024 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($23,745)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.40% ($20,395)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westmore:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westmore:

  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, 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)
  • 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)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 3

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