For population 25 years and over in Whitingham:
For population 15 years and over in Whitingham town:
26 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (44.5 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (95.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (154.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Jacksonville, VT (1.4 miles ), Halifax, VT (2.3 miles ), Readsboro, VT (2.3 miles ), Rowe, MA (2.6 miles ), Wilmington, VT (2.6 miles ), Heath, MA (2.7 miles ), Monroe, MA (2.8 miles) , Marlboro, VT (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 72.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +116 (+9.8%).
Work and jobs in Whitingham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Whitingham, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitingham-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the Whitingham town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Whitingham-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 80.3 miles away from the city 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 93.4 miles away from Whitingham center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from Whitingham center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Windham County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Isaac Goodnow - Abolitionist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Whitingham:
Amtrak station near Whitingham:
Operable nuclear power plant near Whitingham:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitingham:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
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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:
Whitingham compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Whitingham town (based on Windham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,328 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,696 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Whitingham, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Whitingham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $691,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 393
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 6,372
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitingham, VT