Worcester, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 998. Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 501  (50.2%)
Females: 497  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05682.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,992 (it was $39,732 in 2000)
Worcester:

$57,992
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,478 (it was $19,698 in 2000)

Worcester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $207,520 (it was $100,200 in 2000)
Worcester:

$207,520
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $268,611; Detached houses: $285,507; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,511; In 2-unit structures: $271,369; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,719; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,970; Mobile homes: $85,164
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  • Races in Worcester, VT (2010)

    Worcester races chart
    • 95295.4%White alone
    • 141.4%Two or more races
    • 101.0%Black alone
    • 101.0%American Indian alone
    • 70.7%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Other race alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Worcester: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.5%), French (21.4%), United States (17.7%), Irish (13.3%), German (9.4%), Italian (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 779 feet

Land area: 38.7 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Worcester,VT real estate house value index trend

Worcester, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Worcester:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Worcester town:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

32 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This town:

3.5%
Vermont:

3.8%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Worcester, Vermont as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Worcester to the number of sex offenders is 333 to 1.


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

Worcester town:  2.1% ($2,078)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (112.1 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (161.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (254.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Calais, VT (2.2 miles ), Middlesex, VT (2.7 miles ), Woodbury, VT (2.7 miles ), Elmore, VT (2.7 miles ), East Montpelier, VT (2.8 miles ), Stowe, VT (3.0 miles ), Montpelier, VT (3.1 miles ), Marshfield, VT (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 44.40 N, Longitude: 72.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-2.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Worcester, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Worcester, Vermont average temperatures Worcester, Vermont average precipitation Worcester, Vermont humidity Worcester, Vermont wind speed Worcester, Vermont snowfall Worcester, Vermont sunshine Worcester, Vermont clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Worcester-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 90% 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 57.8 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 93.9 miles away from Worcester 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 78.2 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 56.5 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 32.5 miles away from Worcester 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 90.0 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 Washington County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Worcester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Worcester:

  • VERMONT STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WATERBURY, VT)
  • VERMONT STATE HOSP DISTINCT PART UNIT (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WATERBURY, VT)
  • VERMONT STATE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WATERBURY, VT)
  • LAMOILLE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • THE MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • COPLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • ELMORE HOUSE AT COPLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)

Amtrak stations near Worcester:

  • 11 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worcester:

  • Norwich University (about 19 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 31 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 32 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 33 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 33 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Middlebury College (about 41 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 50 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)

Public elementary/middle school in Worcester:

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Notable locations in Worcester: Worcester Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A), Worcester First Aid Stabilization Team Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.3. This is better than average.

City:

59.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.133
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.97
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.1%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.5%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

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

4.8%
Whole state:

3.6%
7 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Worcester town (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8009
Mainline Protestant4,71138
Evangelical Protestant2,26228
Other1,12512
Orthodox501
Black Protestant361
None38,550-
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: 25
Washington County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Washington County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Washington County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

11.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

21.5%
Vermont:

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

14.7%
State:

13.3%

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.06%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  0.91% ($42,382 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.63% ($28,267)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.36% ($41,957)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.10%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.03% ($43,814 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.67% ($29,382)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.31% ($61,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Worcester:

  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSKI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: GALLOWAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WSNO (1450 AM; 1 kW; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Worcester:

  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, 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)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMD (89.9 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WORK (107.1 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Worcester:

  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WCAX-TV (Channel 3; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: MT. MANSFIELD TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54CV (Channel 54; BARRE, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)
  • WBVT-LP (Channel 39; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

Worcester fatal accident list:

May 14, 2006 06:55 PM, Sr-12, Lat: 44.41252, Lon: -72.54918, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
May 21, 2005 02:20 PM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1991 02:20 PM, Vt12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1985 02:54 PM, Vt12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 1980 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $990,000Total costs
  • 8,440Total average daily traffic
  • 449Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,760Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Worcester, VT

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K1KJF, Licensee ID: L00193231, Grant Date: 04/02/2005, Expiration Date: 04/02/2015, Registrant: Jackson C Walter, Worcester, VT 05682
  • Call Sign: K1MVV, Licensee ID: L00879748, Grant Date: 07/24/2014, Expiration Date: 08/31/2024, Certifier: John P Sanders, Registrant: John P Sanders, 372 Eagle Ledge Rd, Worcester, VT 05682
  • Call Sign: KA7IAP, Licensee ID: L01218225, Grant Date: 11/29/2006, Expiration Date: 02/24/2017, Certifier: Carl A Beauregard, Registrant: Carl A Beauregard, 137 Eagle Ledge Rd, Worcester, VT 05682
  • Call Sign: KN1OJB, Licensee ID: L00776349, Grant Date: 12/02/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2024, Certifier: William H Dodge, Registrant: William H Dodge, 27 Dugar Rd, Worcester, VT 05682-9796
  • Call Sign: WA2FVT, Licensee ID: L00865945, Grant Date: 05/06/2014, Expiration Date: 07/15/2024, Registrant: Martin J Kovacs, 145 Gould Hill Rd, Worcester, VT 05682
  • Call Sign: KB1FZU, Licensee ID: L00304692, Grant Date: 12/09/2000, Expiration Date: 12/09/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2012, Certifier: Joshua C Miller, Registrant: Joshua C Miller, 424 Calais Rd, Worcester, VT 05682
  • Call Sign: KB1NRD, Licensee ID: L01160491, Grant Date: 06/08/2006, Expiration Date: 06/08/2016, Certifier: Kenneth P Yearman, Registrant: Kenneth P Yearman, 52 Frazier Rd, Worcester, VT 05682

Drinking water stations with addresses in Worcester and their reported violations in the past:

WORCESTER FIRE DISTRICT 1 (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Worcester compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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