Bellows Falls, Vermont

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Population in 2022: 2,770 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 1,081  (39.0%)
Females: 1,689  (61.0%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Vermont median age:

43.2 years

Zip codes: 05101.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $52,797 (it was $29,608 in 2000)
Bellows Falls:

$52,797
VT:

$73,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $30,484 (it was $15,276 in 2000)

Bellows Falls village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $184,118 (it was $86,400 in 2000)
Bellows Falls:

$184,118
VT:

$304,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $180,721; detached houses: $166,205; in 2-unit structures: $233,465; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,835

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,024.

March 2022 cost of living index in Bellows Falls: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 19.7%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Bellows Falls, VT (2022)
    • 2,41685.1%White alone
    • 1856.5%Two or more races
    • 1023.6%Asian alone
    • 682.4%Hispanic
    • 602.1%Black alone
    • 150.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Bellows Falls, Vermont as of June 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellows Falls is 336 to 1.


Crime rates in Bellows Falls by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.0)
3
(100.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(34.8)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.9)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(278.5)
1
(31.8)
11
(349.1)
11
(351.6)
16
(520.2)
2
(65.4)
13
(427.4)
4
(132.0)
7
(233.6)
3
(100.2)
5
(167.3)
2
(67.9)
2
(67.8)
5
(177.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(243.6)
7
(222.4)
17
(539.5)
20
(639.2)
10
(325.1)
2
(65.4)
4
(131.5)
6
(198.0)
3
(100.1)
9
(300.7)
11
(368.1)
3
(101.8)
4
(135.6)
4
(141.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(1,845)
14
(444.7)
87
(2,761)
68
(2,173)
50
(1,625)
3
(98.1)
14
(460.2)
45
(1,485)
62
(2,069)
45
(1,504)
42
(1,406)
28
(950.4)
23
(779.7)
44
(1,560)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(69.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.5)
3
(95.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(100.2)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(141.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.9)
1
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index190.449.2223.1254.4227.621.6113.1152.5283.4109.3138.285.954.2119.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bellows Falls, VT

Crime rate in Bellows Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 7 (6 officers - 6 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Vermont average:

1.69
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Ancestries: American (34.7%), English (14.4%), Italian (7.8%), Irish (7.5%), Jamaican (4.3%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1834

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 2,001 people per square mile   (low).

Bellows Falls, Vermont map

100 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This village:

3.5%
Vermont:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $4,553 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,716 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (51.5 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (89.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (174.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Walpole, NH (0.6 miles ),
North Westminster, VT (1.0 miles ),
Rockingham, VT (1.7 miles ),
Saxtons River, VT (1.7 miles ),
Walpole, NH (2.0 miles ),
Langdon, NH (2.0 miles ),
Westminster, VT (2.1 miles ),
Athens, VT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.13 N, Longitude: 72.45 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Bellows Falls, VT in 2022
Distribution of house value in Bellows Falls, VT in 2022
Bellows Falls satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.3%
Vermont:

2.0%
Historical population in Bellows Falls, VT
Historical housing units in Bellows Falls, VT
Most common industries in Bellows Falls, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.9%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Bellows Falls, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Bellows Falls, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Bellows Falls, Vermont environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 5.97. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.97
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Bellows Falls-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Bellows Falls village center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the village center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellows Falls-area historical earthquake activity is significantly 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 110.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from Bellows Falls 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) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city 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 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Bellows Falls center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.1 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 Windham County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tropical Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bellows Falls topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bellows Falls:

  • ROCKINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (HOSPITAL CT)
  • VNA OF VT AND NH (1 HOSPITAL COURT)
  • MCGIRR NURSING HOME (33 ATKINSON ST)

Amtrak station:

BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellows Falls:

  • Keene State College (about 17 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,098)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 32 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Dartmouth College (about 41 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 45 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 47 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Williams College (about 49 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 49 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high school in Bellows Falls:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bellows Falls:

See full list of schools located in Bellows Falls

Library in Bellows Falls:

  • ROCKINGHAM FREE PUBLIC (Operating income: $293,988; Location: 65 WESTMINSTER ST.; 33,922 books; 1,717 audio materials; 1,569 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bellows Falls: Fish Ladder and New England Power Company Information Center (A), Old Fire House (B), Rockingham Town Hall (C), Rockingham Free Public Library (D), Great Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce (E), Polish American Club (F), Bellows Falls Historical Society Museum (G), Bellows Falls Fire Department (H), Lefevre Ambulance Incorporated (I), Bellows Falls Opera House (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bellows Falls include: United Church of Bellows Falls (A), Immanuel Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Restland Cemetery (1), Immanuel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bellows Falls: Bellows Falls Downtown Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Lodge (Rockingham Road), Hetty Green Motel (Rockingham), Everyday Inn (593 Rockingham Road US Route 5).

Birthplace of: Carlton Fisk - baseball player, Ernest Thompson - Actor, Henry Alfred Hosking - Politician, Colleen Barrett - Businesswoman, Donald H. Balch - Brigadier General, Jay H. Gordon - Politician, Mark Brown (baseball) - Baseball player.

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

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

BELLOWS FALLS WATER DEPT (Population served: 3,700, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • One minor monitoring violation
N WALPOLE VILLAGE DISTRICT/LOW (Serves NH, Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
SAXTONS RIVER SCHOOL (Address: 15 SCHOOL ST , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-04-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2013), St Boil Water Order (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
NORTHSHORE MHP (Address: 2 NORTHSHORE DR , Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-13-2010 to MAR-08-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-13-2010 to MAR-08-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
FATHERS RESTAURANT (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
VERMONT COUNTRY STORE - ROCKINGHAM (Address: 1292 ROCKINGHAM RD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bellows Falls that have no violations reported:

  • N WALPOLE VILLAGE DIST/HIGH (Serves NH, Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

55.3%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.1%
Whole state:

9.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Bellows Falls in 2010:

  • 60 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
29 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Bellows Falls (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Atkinson Street Branch at 81 Atkinson Street, branch established on 1975/11/06; Bellows Falls Branch at 25 Village Square, branch established on 1902/09/01. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Merchants Bank: Bellows Falls Branch at 41 Square, branch established on 1935/05/01. Info updated 2011/12/09: Bank assets: $1,615.1 mil, Deposits: $1,179.4 mil, headquarters in Burlington, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Bancshares, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Bellows Falls Branch at 2 Church Street, branch established on 1958/01/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Bellows Falls:

Marital status in Bellows Falls, VT
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

For population 25 years and over in Bellows Falls:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Vermont average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Bellows Falls
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bellows Falls, VT (based on Windham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7538
Mainline Protestant3,41238
Evangelical Protestant1,02613
Other64712
None30,675-
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: 18
Windham County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Windham County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Windham County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

18.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

22.6%
Vermont:

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

12.5%
State:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bellows Falls:

53.4%
Vermont:

52.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.0%
Vermont:

51.9%

Average BMI:
Bellows Falls:

28.5
Vermont:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bellows Falls:

19.6%
Vermont:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.3%
Vermont:

8.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Vermont:

6.9

Overweight people:
Bellows Falls:

34.4%
Vermont:

34.9%

General health condition:
Bellows Falls:

59.7%
Vermont:

59.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.5%
Vermont:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bellows Falls, VT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$44,248$58,9970$0
Sewerage 4$19,796$59,3880$0
Water Supply 3$14,743$58,9720$0
Financial Administration 3$10,505$42,0200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$469
Totals for Government 19$89,291$56,3941$469

Bellows Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $673,000 ($242.96)
    Sewerage: $355,000 ($128.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $865,000 ($312.27)
    Sewerage: $415,000 ($149.82)
    Water Utilities: $408,000 ($147.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $199,000 ($71.84)
    Financial Administration: $149,000 ($53.79)
    General - Other: $121,000 ($43.68)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($35.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($27.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($13.00)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($3.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $703,000 ($253.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($5.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $208,000 ($75.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($7.22)

Bellows Falls government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $833,000 ($300.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $140,000 ($50.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($1.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $944,000 ($340.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $45,000 ($16.25)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($3.61)
  • Tax - Property: $1,474,000 ($532.13)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.72)

Bellows Falls government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,101,000 ($6534.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,446,000 ($5937.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,654,000 ($597.11)
Businesses in Bellows Falls, VT
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1Toyota1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellows Falls:

  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, 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)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellows Falls:

  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WZSH (107.1 FM; BELLOWS FALLS, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WXKK (93.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bellows Falls:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
Bellows Falls fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Bellows Falls fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2017 06:59 PM, Fas-0117 Rockingham St, Lat: 43.134878, Lon: -72.445672, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 2003 12:32 AM, Us-5, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1997 06:10 PM, Fas 117, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1987 08:06 PM, Fas 0117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Nov 21, 1987 08:30 PM, Us 5, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.3mTotal length
  • $4,049,000Total costs
  • 8,600Total average daily traffic
  • 492Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,030Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Griswold Dr (Lat: 43.132028 Lon: -72.459250), Call Sign: KCC340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1999, Expiration Date: 06/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Registrant: Bellows Falls, Village Of, Rockingham St, Bellows Falls, VT 05101, Phone: (802) 463-3964

  • Griswold Hill Griswold Dr (Lat: 43.132028 Lon: -72.459250), Call Sign: KXA257,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.100 MHz, 460.100 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2014, Expiration Date: 10/16/2024, Registrant: Swnh District Fire Mutual Aid, 32 Vernon St., Keene, NH 03431-0443, Phone: (603) 352-8635, Fax: (603) 357-1985, Email:

  • Hospital Court (Lat: 43.126750 Lon: -72.445083), Call Sign: KTK708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2021, Expiration Date: 09/25/2031, Registrant: Vermont Department Of Health - Deprip, 108 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT 05401, Phone: (802) 865-7734, Fax: (802) 863-7483, Email:

  • 1/8 Mi Int Rt 103 And Pleasant Valley Rd (Lat: 43.201472 Lon: -72.513417), Call Sign: KKG449, Licensee ID: L00117927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.620 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/1997, Expiration Date: 08/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Registrant: Denis W Jeffrey, 974 Pleasant Valley Rd, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-3311, Phone: (802) 463-3656

  • Lat: 43.133333 Lon: -72.446278, Call Sign: WQSX378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2024, Certifier: Richard J Schuhmann, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Bellows Falls, Lat: 43.134000 Lon: -72.451694, Call Sign: WPZA416, Licensee ID: L00093382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2024, Certifier: Everett Hammond, Registrant: Bellows Falls Village Corp

  • Bellows Falls PD, Lat: 43.136917 Lon: -72.448889, Type: Pole, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQKA701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3661.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Bob Jacobson, Registrant: Wavecomm, 94 Main Street, West Lebanon, NH 03784, Phone: (603) 298-9000, Email:


FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E Of Sr & Sr 124 Intsec., 4 Mi E Of Bellows Falls, Verm (Lat: 43.158667 Lon: -72.312306), Structure height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: KNKC970, Licensee ID: L00128872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005, Registrant: Wgm Business Communications, Inc. Dba: Central Answering And Paging Service, West Chesterfield, NH 03466-0189


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bellows Falls)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 33 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bellows Falls, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (73.1%), and Outside Fires (17.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bellows Falls, VT
    • 28273.1%Structure Fires
    • 6917.9%Outside Fires
    • 287.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bellows Falls, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bellows Falls, VT
  • 82.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bellows Falls, VT
  • 76.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood


Bellows Falls compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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