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Grand Isle County, Vermont (VT)


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County population in 2012: 6,983 (all rural); it was 6,901 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,644
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 714
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,244
Renter-occupied apartments: 544 (it was 517 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

29%

Land area: 83 sq. mi.
Water area: 112.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 84 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grand Isle County: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Construction (12.8%), Retail trade (11.9%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grand Isle County, Vermont:


Median resident age:  45.0 years
Vermont median age:  41.0 years

Males: 3,478  (49.5%)
Females: 3,492  (50.5%)

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Grand Isle County,VT real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Grand Isle County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,368 ($43,033 in 1999)
This county:

$54368
Vermont:

$51618

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $731 (lower quartile is $535, upper quartile is $944)
This county:

$731
State:

$709


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $245,090 (it was $126,000 in 2000)
Grand Isle County:

$245,090
Vermont:

$216,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $171,554 - $383,565

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $291,783
Here:

$291,783
State:

$267,295

Townhouses or other attached units: $584,790
Here:

$584,790
State:

$229,939

In 2-unit structures: $329,070
Here:

$329,070
State:

$226,755

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,032
Here:

$163,032
State:

$222,035

Mobile homes: $78,388
Here:

$78,388
State:

$47,932
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,575
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $580

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Grand Isle County, VT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,187 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,365 (1.5%)


Grand Isle County household income distribution in 2009 Grand Isle County home values distribution


Grand Isle County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.7%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 45 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 42 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 39 years old, Other race residents: 40 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

7.6%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

3.0%
Whole state:

3.6%

Area name: Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grand Isle County is $745 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $935 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1197 a month.

Cities in this county include: Grand Isle, South Hero, North Hero, Isle La Motte, Alburg.

Grand Isle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grand Isle County: Maycrest Camp (A), Apple Island Campground and Marina (B), Camp Hochelaga (C), Camp Skyland (D), Grand Isle Ferry (E), Alburg Country Club (F), North Hero Station (G), Carrying Place (H), Camp Abnaki (I), Appletree Bay Campground (J), Wilcox Cove Golf Course (K), Tudhopes Sailing Center (L), Marina International (M), Isle La Motte Lighthouse (N), Ingalls 4-H Camp (O), Goose Point Campground (P), Carry Bay Campground (Q), Camp Merrycrest (R), Anchor Island Marina (S), Borderview Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Isle County include: Saint Annes Shrine (A), The Lady Chapel (B), Saint Joseph Church (C), Saint Josephs Church (D), Saint Rose of Lima Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grand Isle Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Hoag Cemetery (3), Hyde Cemetery (4), Jerusalem Cemetery (5), North End Cemetery (6), Alburg Center Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Eagle Pond (A), Devils Pond (B), Mud Creek Pond (C), The Marsh (D), Pearl Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sucker Brook (A), Mud Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grand Isle County include: North Hero State Park (1), Grand Isle State Park (2), Samuel de Champlain Statue (3), Knight Point State Park (4), Knight Island State Park (5), Isle La Motte Monument (6), Fort Saint Anne Monument (7), Mud Creek State Waterfowl Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Chittenden County , Franklin County , Clinton County, New York .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 192
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 291 (52% naturalized citizens)

Grand Isle County:

4.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 31.8%

Grand Isle County marital status for males
Grand Isle County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Grand Isle County with a mortgage: 834 (28 second mortgage, 128 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 432

Here:

65.9% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.24%
Here73.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 5,054
Total congregations: 10

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3,957 (78.3%)386 (7.6%)386 (7.6%)324 (6.4%)1 (0.0%)
Congregations5 (50.0%)3 (30.0%)1 (10.0%)1 (10.0%)-
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Grand Isle County - Grand Isle, South Hero, North Hero, Isle La Motte, Alburg

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Grand Isle County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

10.55 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Grand Isle County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.2%
Vermont:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grand Isle County:

16.3%
State:

13.3%


Agriculture in Grand Isle County:

Average size of farms: 165 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $93,292
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $159.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,446
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 56.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $101,040
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 32.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 53.74%
Corn for grain: 227 harvested acres
Vegetables: 85 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 158 acres

Tornado activity:

Grand Isle County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Vermont state average. It is 3.1 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Isle County-area historical earthquake activity is above Vermont state average. It is 67% 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 30.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 78.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the 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 76.4 miles away from Grand Isle County center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Grand Isle County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Grand Isle County (%):





Grand Isle County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,559 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 571 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 81 (2%)
  • Other means: 40 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $60,042.

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Vermont average:

6.60%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.27% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($29,375 average AGI)
2.92% relocated from other states ($10,986 average AGI)
Grand Isle County:

2.92%
Vermont average:

3.85%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chittenden County, VT  3.87% ($47,254 average AGI)
from Franklin County, VT  1.67% ($29,039)


9.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
Vermont average:

6.82%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.14% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($20,653 average AGI)
3.46% relocated to other states ($14,881 average AGI)
Grand Isle County:

3.46%
Vermont average:

4.14%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chittenden County, VT  4.02% ($35,480 average AGI)
to Franklin County, VT  1.24% ($29,289)
to Clinton County, NY  0.36% ($28,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 31.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Grand Isle County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Grand Isle County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grand Isle County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,062 (919 aged, 143 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1012.590
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 636.120
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25.96

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.04
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64.91

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,970

Size of family households: 1,028 2-persons, 455 3-persons, 365 4-persons, 129 5-persons, 32 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 654 1-person, 208 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

94.3% of residents of Grand Isle County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $40,271,000 ($5269 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $964,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,954,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,799,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $326,000
Federal grants: $15,403,000
Federal procurement contracts: $308,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,480,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $54,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,357,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,362,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 356
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 262
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +707
Here:

+92 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grand Isle County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.43 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Grand Isle County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 84
  • 4 rooms: 230
  • 5 rooms: 589
  • 6 rooms: 433
  • 7 rooms: 401
  • 8 rooms: 234
  • 9+ rooms: 260
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 98
  • 4 rooms: 132
  • 5 rooms: 109
  • 6 rooms: 77
  • 7 rooms: 36
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grand Isle County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 60
  • 2 bedrooms: 556
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,087
  • 4 bedrooms: 426
  • 5+ bedrooms: 113
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 95
  • 2 bedrooms: 199
  • 3 bedrooms: 161
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Grand Isle County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 61
  • 1 vehicle: 548
  • 2 vehicles: 1,100
  • 3 vehicles: 391
  • 4 vehicles: 123
  • 5+ vehicles: 21
  • no vehicle: 63
  • 1 vehicle: 217
  • 2 vehicles: 174
  • 3 vehicles: 46
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

62% of Grand Isle County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Vermont.

Grand Isle County:

62.0%
State average:

59.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $156,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grand Isle County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.1%)
  • Wood (7.3%)
  • Electricity (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.0%)
  • Electricity (11.4%)
  • Wood (6.2%)
  • Utility gas (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

5.0%
Vermont:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

4.1%
Vermont:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

27.6%
Vermont:

37.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Grand Isle County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Grand Isle County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Grand Isle County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3274.8 years
Charles2675.3 years
George2575.4 years
Mary2479.5 years
Robert2372.7 years
William2172.9 years
James1972.0 years
Harold1674.2 years
Ruth1683.1 years
Raymond1473.6 years
Most common last names in Grand Isle County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dubuque2177.3 years
Labombard1873.3 years
Bohannon1577.1 years
Jarvis1480.1 years
Cameron1471.6 years
Baker1475.2 years
Hazen1276.2 years
Hutchins1279.3 years
Bourgeois1179.4 years
Poquette1073.6 years
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