Wheelock, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 811. Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 412  (50.8%)
Females: 399  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05851.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,564 (it was $35,750 in 2000)
Wheelock:

$49,564
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,559 (it was $15,440 in 2000)

Wheelock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $161,159 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Wheelock:

$161,159
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
  • Races in Wheelock, VT (2010)

    Wheelock races chart
    • 77895.9%White alone
    • 121.5%Two or more races
    • 101.2%Other race alone
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.5%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wheelock: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (22.1%), English (21.6%), Irish (18.7%), German (9.2%), Scottish (7.4%), French Canadian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 818 feet

Land area: 39.6 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Wheelock,VT real estate house value index trend

Wheelock, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Wheelock:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheelock town:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

18 residents are foreign born (1.6% North America, 1.3% Europe).

This town:

2.9%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wheelock, Vermont as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Wheelock to the number of sex offenders is 406 to 1.


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

Wheelock town:  1.5% ($1,226)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (110.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (163.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (272.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Sheffield, VT (2.2 miles ), Lyndon, VT (2.3 miles ), Lyndonville, VT (2.4 miles ), Stannard, VT (2.4 miles) , Sutton, VT (2.7 miles ), Greensboro Bend, VT (2.8 miles ), West Burke, VT (2.8 miles ), Burke, VT (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.57 N, Longitude: 72.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +182 (+41.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Wheelock, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wheelock-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 91% 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 79.7 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 118.7 miles away from Wheelock 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 78.1 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 78.3 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 21.7 miles away from Wheelock 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 45.8 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 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).
Wheelock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wheelock:

  • PINES REHAB AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LYNDONVILLE, VT)
  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLOVER, VT)
  • CALEDONIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • FMC OF ST. JOHNSBURY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • ST JOHNSBURY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BARTON, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheelock:

  • Norwich University (about 41 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 53 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 54 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 55 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 55 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Plymouth State University (about 60 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 61 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

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Church in Wheelock: South Wheelock Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Drowns Cemetery (1), Shattuck-Ward Cemetery (2), Ramsey Cemetery (3), South Wheelock Cemetery (4), Horne Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Flagg Pond (A), Chandler Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Page Brook (A), Morrison Brook (B), Mathewson Brook (C), Webber Brook (D). Display/hide their locations 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
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.1%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.6%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

3.6%
28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Vermont average:

11.7

Wheelock travel time to work - commute Wheelock mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wheelock town (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%

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 Wheelock:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheelock:

  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; 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)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, 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.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWLR (91.5 FM; LYNDONVILLE, VT; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, VT. STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Wheelock:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTB (Channel 20; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W36CP (Channel 36; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

Wheelock fatal accident list:

May 24, 2009 10:35 PM, I-91, Lat: 44.59166, Lon: -72.08771, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $529,000Total costs
  • 7,015Total average daily traffic
  • 693Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,670Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wheelock, VT

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA1LNJ, Licensee ID: L00511353, Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Registrant: Joel E Dumont, 264 Aldrich Lane, Wheelock, VT 05851-9676
  • Call Sign: N1KAE, Licensee ID: L00746969, Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 09/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2015, Certifier: Leigh P Hurley, Registrant: Leigh P Hurley, 324 Minister Hill Road, Wheelock, VT 05851
  • Call Sign: WA1QQQ, Licensee ID: L01650493, Grant Date: 07/16/2011, Expiration Date: 07/16/2021, Registrant: Charles Dare Jr, 647 Stannard Mtn Rd, Wheelock, VT 05851-4468

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Wheelock compared to Vermont state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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