|Median resident age:||49.8 years|
|Vermont median age:||45.8 years|
Zip codes: 05340.
Winhall town income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $325,943 (it was $178,100 in 2000)
- White alone - 736 (95.7%)
- Asian alone - 9 (1.2%)
- Two or more races - 9 (1.2%)
- Black alone - 8 (1.0%)
- Hispanic - 4 (0.5%)
- American Indian alone - 3 (0.4%)
Ancestries: Irish (19.7%), German (17.5%), English (13.5%), Italian (12.8%), United States (9.8%), French (5.6%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Land area: 43.7 square miles.
Population density: 18 people per square mile(very low).
For population 25 years and over in Winhall:
- High school or higher: 90.5%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.1%
- Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
- Unemployed: 5.4%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Winhall town:
- Never married: 23.1%
- Now married: 62.4%
- Separated: 1.7%
- Widowed: 5.0%
- Divorced: 7.9%
48 residents are foreign born (6.6% Europe).
According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Winhall, Vermont as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Winhall to the number of sex offenders is 788 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
|Winhall town:||0.8% ($1,450)|
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (55.8 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (109.2 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (167.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Londonderry, VT (2.5 miles ), Peru, VT (2.5 miles ), Manchester Center, VT (2.5 miles ), Stratton, VT (2.6 miles) , Jamaica, VT (2.7 miles ), Landgrove, VT (2.8 miles) , Manchester, VT (2.8 miles ), Windham, VT (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $240,100
- 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $236,800
- 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $658,300
- 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $403,300
- 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 72.91 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
|Crime rates in Winhall by Year|
|City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.0)||82.7||131.9||157.6||172.5||366.4||287.9||193.7||153.3||191.9||162.9|
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Crime rate in Winhall detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||6.54|
Unemployment by year (%)
- Accommodation and food services (22%)
- Construction (10%)
- Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
- Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
- Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (6%)
- Public administration (6%)
- Educational services (5%)
- Accommodation and food services (41%)
- Educational services (12%)
- Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
- Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
- Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
- Social assistance (4%)
- Other direct selling establishments (3%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
- Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
- Top executives (6%)
- Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
- Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
- Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
- Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
- Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
- Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
- Waiters and waitresses (6%)
- Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
- Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
- Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
Winhall-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Winhall town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 20.6 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Winhall-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 90.4 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 100.4 miles away from Winhall 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 70.2 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 96.5 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 100.1 miles away from Winhall 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 86.9 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 Bennington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lewis A. Grant - Army Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipients
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Winhall: Lewis A. Grant.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winhall:
- Castleton State College (about 35 miles; Castleton, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,079)
- Williams College (about 35 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
- Keene State College (about 36 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
- Adirondack Community College (about 40 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
- SUNY Empire State College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
- Skidmore College (about 45 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 49 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
Notable locations in Winhall: Snow Valley Ski Center (A), Stratton Mountain Country Club (B), Stratton Mountain Golf Course (C), Stratton Mountain Ski Center (D), Douglas Shelter (E), Swezey Camp (F), Bondville Town Hall (G), Winhall Fire Department (H), Winhall Police and Rescue (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Hewes Cemetery (1), Bondville Cemetery (2), Middletown Cemetery (3), Winhall Hollow Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Little Pond (A), Little Mud Pond (B), Gale Meadows Pond (C), Stratton Mountain Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 60.1. This is better than average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
|This town:||2.2 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
- Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Winhall compared to Vermont state average:
- Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage above 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.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Educational Attainment (%) in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
- Electricity (14%)
- Wood (12%)
- Utility gas (2%)
- Other fuel (1%)
Presidential Elections Results
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Winhall town (based on Bennington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
|Name||Catholic Church||United Church of Christ||American Baptist Churches in the USA||Episcopal Church||United Methodist Church|
|Name||Jewish||Assemblies of God||LDS (Mormon) Church||Christian and Missionary Alliance||Other|
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
|Bennington County:||3.85 / 10,000 pop.|
|Vermont:||3.84 / 10,000 pop.|
|Bennington County:||3.30 / 10,000 pop.|
|Vermont:||1.95 / 10,000 pop.|
|Bennington County:||5.77 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||6.40 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||16.48 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||11.52 / 10,000 pop.|
4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,627 average adjusted gross income)
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 Rensselaer County, NY||0.38% ($26,018 average AGI)|
|from Rutland County, VT||0.32% ($30,061)|
|from Berkshire County, MA||0.30% ($47,089)|
5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,748 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Winhall:
- WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
- WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
- WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
- WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, 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.)
- WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
- WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Winhall:
- WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
- WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, 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)
- WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
- WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
- WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
- WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
- WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
- WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
- WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
- WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
- WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
- WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
- WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
- WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
- WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
- WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
- WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Winhall:
- WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
- WVBK-LP (Channel 49; MANCHESTER, ETC., VT; Owner: VISION 3 BROADCASTING, INC.)
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $708,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 417
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 7,725
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 4
- Hazardous Condition: 16
- Good Intent Call: 1
Incident types - Winhall
Winhall on our top lists:
- #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"