County population in 2012: 43,985 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 44,216 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,258 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,866 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,479 Renter-occupied apartments: 6,166 (it was 5,896 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 789 sq. mi. Water area: 9.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 56 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Windham County: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.1%), Retail trade (10.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.0%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,526 (1.7%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,335 (1.8%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.9%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Area name: Windham County, VT Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Windham County is $577 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $758 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $916 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Windham County: Timbertrail Camp (A), Lawrence Four Corners (B), Stratton Mountain Camp (C), Four Corners (D), Vondell Shelter (E), Haystack Mountain Ski Area (F), Mount Snow Ski Area (G), East Putney Station (H), Carinthia Ski Area (I), Kurn Hattin Home (J), Stratton View Shelter (K), Grafton Cross Country Ski Center (L), Grout Pond Recreation Site (M), Bigelow Shelter (N), Haystack Golf and Country Club (O), Haystack Ski Center (P), Hearts Bend Boys and Girls Camp (Q), Hermitage Touring Center (R), Hidden Acres Campground (S), Stratton Mountain Winter Sports Area (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Windham County include: Guilford Community Church (A), West Dover Congregational Church (B), West Dummerston Baptist Church (C), East Dover Baptist Church (D), Wilimngton Baptist Church (E), Wilmington Congregational Church (F), Saint Marys of the Mountain Episcopal Church (G), Old Brick Church (H), Windham Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Collins Cemetery (1), Cutting Cemetery (2), Davidson Cemetery (3), Davis Cemetery (4), Lowell Lake Cemetery (5), Franklin Cemetery (6), Middletown Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Lily Pond (A), Laurel Lake (B), Stratton Pond (C), Lily Pond (D), South Pond (E), Haystack Pond (F), Grout Pond (G), Forester Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Worden Brook (A), Stowe Brook (B), Winhall River (C), Stickney Brook (D), Wilder Brook (E), Sprague Brook (F), Sperry Brook (G), Waite Brook (H), Utley Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Windham County include: South Windham Village Historic District (1), South Londonderry Village Historic District (2), Atherton Meadow State Wildlife Management Area (3), Hadley Field (4), Fort Dummer State Park (5), Fort Dummer Monument (6), Ball Mountain State Park (7), West Dover Historic District (8), Daniel Webster Historical Monument (9). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 155 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,150 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $552.63 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.40% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.23% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,186 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.48% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.24% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,718 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.38% Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.94 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 47.22% Vegetables: 303 harvested acres Land in orchards: 643 acres
Windham County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 4.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Windham County-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 89% 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 64.0 miles away from the county 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 49.3 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) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the county center On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Windham County 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 49.8 miles away from the county center On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Most recent natural disasters:
VermontáSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 18, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1816): January 14, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1816, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
VermontáSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 21, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1698): May 4, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1698, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
VermontáSevere 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
VermontáSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1488): September 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1488, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
VermontáSnowstorm, 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
VermontáSevere 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
VermontáTropical Storm Floyd, Incident Period: September 16, 1999 to September 21, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1307): November 10, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1307, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
VermontáFlooding, Incident Period: June 12, 1996 to June 14, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1124): June 27, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1124, Natural disaster type: Flood
VermontáStorms 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
VermontáSevere Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: August 5, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-518): August 5, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
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).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Births per 1000 population in Windham County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population in Windham County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Windham County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,178 (5,971 aged, 1,207 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.52 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5460.210 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 180.650 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30536.99
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 863.1 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 831.390 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20.39
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58.62 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.88
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20.39
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 133.3. This is less than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
Firearm - 74.8
Other - 58.5
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 33,200 (7,463 male householders, 3,990 female householders)
8,639 spouses, 10,419 children (9,554 natural, 386 adopted, 479 stepchildren), 542 grandchildren, 209 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 250 other relatives, 1,292 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 9,849 (3,711 male householders (2,849 living alone)), 4,126 female householders (3,293 living alone)), 2,012 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 1,464 (357 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 5,729 2-persons, 2,691 3-persons, 2,025 4-persons, 678 5-persons, 229 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.
95.3% of residents of Windham County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $240,039,000 ($5420 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $5,090,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $107,769,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,798,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $715,000 Federal grants: $64,681,000 Federal procurement contracts: $4,397,000 ($881,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $10,680,000 ($984,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $1,023,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,892,000 Federal Government insurance: $34,394,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
53 per 1000 residents
54 per 1000 residents
46 per 1000 residents
42 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +145
+3 per 1000 residents
+7 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -442
-10 per 1000 residents
+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Windham County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.22 millions of gallons per day (38% from ground, 62% from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 325
2000 to 2004: 996
1990 to 1999: 2,829
1980 to 1989: 6,170
1970 to 1979: 4,454
1960 to 1969: 2,827
1950 to 1959: 1,684
1940 to 1949: 820
1939 or earlier: 8,239
Rooms in houses/apartments in Windham County, Vermont
61% of Windham County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 21% lived in Vermont.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 20154
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,600
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Windham County