County population in 2012: 36,745 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 35,974 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,279 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,383 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,797 Renter-occupied apartments: 3,422 (it was 3,271 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 770 sq. mi. Water area: 38.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 48 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Addison County: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.8%), Manufacturing (11.3%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,507 (1.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,420 (1.7%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.4%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.7% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.3% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 20 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 21 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Area name: Addison County, VT Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Addison County is $591 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $711 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $935 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Addison County: Larrabees Point Station (A), Proctor Lookout (B), Texas Falls Picnic Area (C), Jones Dock (D), Spring Grove Campgrounds (E), Mud Dock (F), Orwell Bluff Light (G), Chipman Point Marina (H), Pleiad Shelter (I), Skylight Lodge (J), North Orwell (K), Battell Shelter (L), North Ferrisburgh Station (M), Vermont Thorpe Camp (N), Worth Mountain Lodge (O), Camp Killooleet (P), Buoy 39 Marina (Q), Grandview Grange (R), Griffins Ten Acre Campground (S), Camp Brebeuf for Boys (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Addison County include: Addison Baptist Church (A), Assembly of God Christian Center (B), Shoreham Congregational Church (C), Weybridge Congregational Church (D), Whiting Community Church (E), Saint Genevieve Church (F), Starksboro Village Meeting House (G), Union Church (H), All Saint Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: East Shoreham Cemetery (1), Jerusalem Cemetery (2), Collins Cemetery (3), Lee Cemetery (4), Little Ireland Cemetery (5), East Panton Cemetery (6), Maple Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: North Pond (A), Choate Pond (B), Pleiad Lake (C), Fortier Pond (D), Cedar Lake (E), Spruce Pond (F), Gilmore Pond (G), Johnson Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stacy Brook (A), South Slang Creek (B), Voters Brook (C), Sawmill Brook (D), Tunnel Brook (E), Tucker Brook (F), Sanford Brook (G), Dragon Brook (H), Royce Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Addison County include: Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Weybridge Cave Natural Area (2), Battell Park (3), East Creek Waterfowl Area (4), Robert Frost Wayside (5), Riley Bostwick Wildlife Management Area (6), Richville Wildlife Management Area (7), Branbury State Park (8), Granville State Reservation (9). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 286 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $156,691 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $105.43 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.63% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.33% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $133,405 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.42% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,007 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.18% Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.41 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 50.77% Corn for grain: 1279 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 920 harvested acres Vegetables: 258 harvested acres Land in orchards: 1,328 acres
Addison County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Vermont state average. It is 13.1 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 6/9/1965, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Addison County-area historical earthquake activity is above Vermont state average. It is 70% 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 58.7 miles away from the county 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 41.6 miles away from the county 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 86.6 miles away from the county 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 40.9 miles away from Addison County 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 54.5 miles away from the county 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 64.6 miles away from the county 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)
Most recent natural disasters:
Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2008 to August 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1790): September 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1790, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2008 to June 17, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1778): July 15, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1778, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 12, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1559): September 23, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1559, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Vermont Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 5, 2001 to March 7, 2001, Emergency Declared (EM-3167): April 10, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3167, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
Vermont Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: July 14, 2000 to July 18, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1336): July 27, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1336, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 1998 to August 17, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1228): June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1228, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Vermont Ice Storms, Incident Period: January 6, 1998 to January 16, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1201): January 15, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1201, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
Vermont Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 2, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1101): February 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1101, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Vermont Flooding, Heavy Rain, Snowmelt, Incident Period: April 24, 1993 to May 26, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-990): May 12, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-990, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain, Snow
Vermont SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 4, 1989 to August 5, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-840): September 11, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-840, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Addison County (13) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Births per 1000 population in Addison County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population in Addison County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Addison County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,594 (4,013 aged, 581 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.71 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3602.330 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 122.070 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38898.68
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 895.440 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 660.080 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.94
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.43 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62.22
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21.64
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 122.0. This is less than state average.
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 27,795 (6,422 male householders, 2,918 female householders)
7,510 spouses, 8,926 children (8,175 natural, 336 adopted, 415 stepchildren), 378 grandchildren, 176 brothers or sisters, 192 parents, 179 other relatives, 914 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 6,174 (2,298 male householders (1,677 living alone)), 2,446 female householders (1,912 living alone)), 1,430 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 2,852 (163 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 4,476 2-persons, 2,069 3-persons, 1,811 4-persons, 674 5-persons, 212 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.
94.9% of residents of Addison County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $174,824,000 ($4742 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $25,172,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $66,473,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,626,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,354,000 Federal grants: $38,215,000 Federal procurement contracts: $30,870,000 ($21,659,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $8,287,000 ($658,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $14,194,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,866,000 Federal Government insurance: $15,172,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
51 per 1000 residents
54 per 1000 residents
37 per 1000 residents
42 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +285
+8 per 1000 residents
+7 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +257
+7 per 1000 residents
+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Addison County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.48 millions of gallons per day (63% from ground, 37% from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 245
2000 to 2004: 770
1990 to 1999: 2,277
1980 to 1989: 2,573
1970 to 1979: 2,447
1960 to 1969: 1,685
1950 to 1959: 995
1940 to 1949: 668
1939 or earlier: 4,799
Rooms in houses/apartments in Addison County, Vermont
61% of Addison County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Vermont.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 20867
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $86,400
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Addison County