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Windsor County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2014: 56,014 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 57,418 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,436
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,461
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,284
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,856 (it was 6,878 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

29%

Land area: 971 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Windsor County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.0%), Educational, health and social services (21.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Windsor County, Vermont:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Vermont median age:  41.0 years
Males: 27,452  (49.0%)
Females: 28,562  (51.0%)
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Windsor County,VT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Windsor County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $54,706 ($40,688 in 1999)

This county:

$54,706
Vermont:

$56,990

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $814 (lower quartile is $557, upper quartile is $1,034)
This county:

$814
State:

$819


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $222,466 (it was $112,100 in 2000)
Windsor:

$222,466
Vermont:

$223,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,308 - $347,752
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,543
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $690

Institutionalized population: 784

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Health of residents in Windsor County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
79.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
81.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.
41.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 168 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2008: 79 buildings, average cost: $249,400
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2011: 58 buildings, average cost: $264,800
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2013: 67 buildings, average cost: $261,500
  • 2014: 71 buildings, average cost: $239,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $4,682 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $4,146 (2.0%)

Windsor County household income distribution in 2009 Windsor County home values distribution Windsor County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.6% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.7%
Windsor County:

9.7%
Vermont:

10.2%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.6% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 47 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Windsor County, VT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Windsor County is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $935 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hartford, Springfield, Windsor, Norwich, Hartland, Chester, Weathersfield, Royalton, White River Junction, Bethel.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,225
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,708 (60% naturalized citizens)

Windsor County:

3.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 311
  • 1990 to 1994: 160
  • 1985 to 1989: 258
  • 1980 to 1984: 126
  • 1975 to 1979: 90
  • 1970 to 1974: 76
  • 1970 to 1974: 132
  • 1965 to 1969: 555
Note: State values scaled to Windsor County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.2%

Windsor County marital status for males Windsor County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,176
  • One, attached: 959
  • Two: 1,827
  • 3 or 4: 2,052
  • 5 to 9: 2,105
  • 10 to 19: 487
  • 20 or more: 532
  • Mobile homes: 2,410
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 73

Housing units in Windsor County with a mortgage: 6,831 (364 second mortgage, 972 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,803

Here:

64.2% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Windsor County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,48510
Mainline Protestant4,70045
Other1,96417
Evangelical Protestant1,75021
Orthodox551
None41,716-
Windsor County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Windsor County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Windsor County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 85
This county:

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Windsor County:

7.1%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Windsor County:

22.8%
State:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

13.3%

Agriculture in Windsor County:

Average size of farms: 129 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,723
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $249.95
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,697
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,394
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.20%
Corn for grain: 133 harvested acres
Vegetables: 228 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 241 acres

Earthquake activity:

Windsor County-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 94.4 miles away from Windsor 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 87.2 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 47.0 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 86.4 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 90.3 miles away from Windsor 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 59.0 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 09, 2014 to December 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4207: February 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 4207, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 25, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4140: August 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4140, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4022: September 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 4022, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Vermont Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3338: August 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 3338, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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: 1790, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 09, 2007 to July 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1715: August 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1715, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 21, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1698: May 04, 2007, FEMA Id: 1698, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1488: September 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1488, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 05, 2001 to March 07, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3167: April 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 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: 1336, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Windsor County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Canada (19%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Laos (7%)
  • France (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Poland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Windsor County (%):

  • English (20%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • French (except Basque) (10%)
  • German (8%)
  • French Canadian (7%)
  • Italian (5%)

Windsor County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,089 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 3,456 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 60 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 67 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,211 (4%)
  • Other means: 142 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,766 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Windsor County, Vermont in 2000:

  • 349 people in nursing homes
  • 160 people in state prisons
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Windsor County, Vermont in 2010:

  • 467 people in state prisons
  • 314 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,098.

6.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Vermont average:

5.68%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Windsor County:

0.04%
Vermont average:

0.04%

1.99% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($9,233 average AGI)
4.53% relocated from other states ($28,188 average AGI)
Windsor County:

4.53%
Vermont average:

3.28%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  0.89% ($41,380 average AGI)
from Orange County, VT  0.55% ($27,801)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.43% ($29,991)
from Windham County, VT  0.42% ($29,490)
from Rutland County, VT  0.37% ($34,174)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.21% ($33,667)
from Washington County, VT  0.16% ($34,000)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Vermont average:

5.98%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Windsor County:

0.05%
Vermont average:

0.06%

1.98% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($9,393 average AGI)
4.55% relocated to other states ($31,528 average AGI)
Windsor County:

4.55%
Vermont average:

3.57%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  0.84% ($56,827 average AGI)
to Orange County, VT  0.48% ($32,300)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.43% ($33,583)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.39% ($36,480)
to Windham County, VT  0.35% ($25,261)
to Rutland County, VT  0.32% ($24,696)
to Washington County, VT  0.17% ($43,238)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Windsor County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Windsor County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Windsor County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Windsor County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Windsor County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,156 (9,389 aged, 1,767 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 766 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Windsor County, Vermont in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (594)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (489)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (456)
  • Unspecified dementia (372)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (359)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (348)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (309)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (259)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (151)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (144)

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: 5.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,154
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 379
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,679

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,037
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 26

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 151.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.1
  • Other - 69.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,772
  • In family households: 44,133 (10,625 male householders, 4,795 female householders)
    12,152 spouses, 13,426 children (12,313 natural, 493 adopted, 620 stepchildren), 648 grandchildren, 228 brothers or sisters, 332 parents, 269 other relatives, 1,434 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,639 (4,242 male householders (3,179 living alone)), 5,091 female householders (4,237 living alone)), 2,306 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 898 (784 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,099 2-persons, 3,347 3-persons, 2,628 4-persons, 918 5-persons, 278 6-persons, 150 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,416 1-person, 1,663 2-persons, 149 3-persons, 79 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

9,497 married couples with children.
3,067 single-parent households (795 men, 2,272 women).

95.7% of residents of Windsor County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $415,862,000 ($7,167 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,851,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $161,379,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $62,865,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $455,000
Federal grants: $80,015,000
Federal procurement contracts: $30,316,000 ($9,936,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $80,833,000 ($1,449,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $890,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $42,888,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,960,000

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

Births: 2,818
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,712
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +188
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +396
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Windsor County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.57 millions of gallons per day (79% from ground, 21% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 40
  • 2010 to 2013: 272
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,597
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,446
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,006
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,135
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,758
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,986
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,387
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,568
Note: State values scaled to Windsor population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Windsor County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Windsor County population
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 146
  • 3 rooms: 359
  • 4 rooms: 1,780
  • 5 rooms: 3,584
  • 6 rooms: 3,983
  • 7 rooms: 2,967
  • 8 rooms: 2,029
  • 9+ rooms: 2,407
  • 1 room: 150
  • 2 rooms: 639
  • 3 rooms: 1,566
  • 4 rooms: 1,601
  • 5 rooms: 1,388
  • 6 rooms: 706
  • 7 rooms: 379
  • 8 rooms: 218
  • 9+ rooms: 231
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Windsor County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Windsor County population
  • no bedroom: 43
  • 1 bedroom: 615
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,006
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,073
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,347
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,200
  • no bedroom: 179
  • 1 bedroom: 2,227
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,422
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,457
  • 4 bedrooms: 469
  • 5+ bedrooms: 124
Cars and other vehicles available in Windsor County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Windsor County population
  • no vehicle: 500
  • 1 vehicle: 4,984
  • 2 vehicles: 8,003
  • 3 vehicles: 2,883
  • 4 vehicles: 752
  • 5+ vehicles: 162
  • no vehicle: 867
  • 1 vehicle: 3,521
  • 2 vehicles: 2,015
  • 3 vehicles: 350
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5+ vehicles: 56

62% of Windsor County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in Vermont.

Windsor County:

61.8%
State average:

59.8%

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

  • This state: 21,026
  • Northeast: 27,942
  • Midwest: 2,495
  • South: 2,245
  • West: 1,633

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $106,000


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 Windsor County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.7%)
  • Wood (12.2%)
  • Electricity (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.5%)
  • Electricity (10.6%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Utility gas (2.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 305
Here:

4.7%
Vermont:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 298
Here:

8.5%
Vermont:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 295
Here:

24.0%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Windsor County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $314,000
    Central Staff Services: $108,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Police Protection: $69,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $189,000

Windsor County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $767,000

Windsor County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,129
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,046
  • Number of recipients under 18: 153
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 781
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 195
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 497
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 517
Windsor County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Windsor County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Windsor County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38473.8 years
Robert34671.6 years
Mary30581.4 years
William28675.3 years
George26875.9 years
Charles22375.7 years
Ruth21181.4 years
Helen20781.9 years
Richard20170.1 years
Dorothy19380.1 years
Most common last names in Windsor County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15975.5 years
Johnson14279.1 years
Brown11378.5 years
Davis10080.2 years
Martin7976.0 years
Parker7375.3 years
White6875.0 years
Miller6478.2 years
Adams6276.3 years
Williams6276.6 years
Businesses in Windsor County, VT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Chevrolet1McDonald's2
Circle K2Quality1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves2Rite Aid4
Dunkin Donuts3Shaw's2
FedEx13Subaru1
Ford2Subway4
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1True Value2
Holiday Inn2U-Haul5
Hyundai1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS8

Windsor County on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"