Sutton, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,029.
Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 551  (53.5%)
Females: 478  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Vermont median age:

45.8 years

Zip codes: 05867.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,282 (it was $36,750 in 2000)
Sutton:

$54,282
VT:

$63,001

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,370 (it was $14,564 in 2000)

Sutton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,075 (it was $80,200 in 2000)
Sutton:

$162,075
VT:

$233,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $216,808; detached houses: $234,592; townhouses or other attached units: $327,474; in 2-unit structures: $234,004; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,448; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,352; mobile homes: $76,855; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $54,259
March 2019 cost of living index in Sutton: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Sutton, VT (2010)
    • 99196.3%White alone
    • 212.0%Two or more races
    • 171.7%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Sutton, Vermont as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sutton is 147 to 1.


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Ancestries: French (25.3%), English (24.1%), Irish (12.6%), United States (11.0%), German (5.4%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1152 feet

Land area: 38.3 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Sutton, Vermont map

19 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
Vermont:

3.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sutton town:

1.6% ($1,298)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (110.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (279.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Burke, VT (1.6 miles ),
Burke, VT (2.1 miles ),
Sheffield, VT (2.3 miles ),
Newark, VT (2.3 miles ),
East Burke, VT (2.5 miles),
Wheelock, VT (2.7 miles ),
Westmore, VT (2.7 miles ),
East Haven, VT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.65 N, Longitude: 72.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Distribution of median household income in Sutton, VT in 2019
Sutton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $282,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Sutton, VT residents
Average permit cost in Sutton, VT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Vermont:

2.8%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in Sutton, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.3%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.1%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Sutton, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Sutton, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sutton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city 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 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 124.3 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 82.6 miles away from Sutton center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Sutton 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 26.1 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 Caledonia County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sutton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sutton:

  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GLOVER, VT)
  • PINES REHAB AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LYNDONVILLE, VT)
  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BARTON, VT)
  • CALEDONIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • FMC OF ST. JOHNSBURY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • ST JOHNSBURY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sutton:

  • Norwich University (about 48 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 57 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 58 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 59 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 60 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Plymouth State University (about 65 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 67 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

Public elementary/middle school in Sutton:

See full list of schools located in Sutton

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sutton: Sutton Station (A), East Sutton Ridge (B), Sutton Free Public Library (C), Sutton Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sutton Village Cemetery (1), South Ridge Cemetery (2), North Ridge Cemetery (3), East Ridge Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Duck Pond (A), Dolloff Ponds (B), Kings Pond (C), Blake Pond (D), Bean Pond (E), Vail Pond (F), Marl Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sutton: Calendar Brook State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Fred Mann (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Henry Oscar Houghton - Publisher.

Caledonia 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 Sutton and their reported violations in the past:

SUTTON WATER SYSTEM (Address: CALENDAR BROOK RD , Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2014), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2011), St Boil Water Order (NOV-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.0%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.4%
Whole state:

9.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.0%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

3.6%

For population 15 years and over in Sutton:

Marital status in Sutton, VT
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Sutton:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Vermont average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sutton, VT (based on Caledonia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,3556
Mainline Protestant3,81032
Evangelical Protestant1,48815
Other7809
None20,794-
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: 15
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Caledonia County:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Caledonia County:

7.9%
State:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caledonia County:

24.6%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
Vermont:

13.3%

5.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Vermont average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orleans County, VT  0.61% ($22,579 average AGI)
from Washington County, VT  0.48% ($39,169)
from Grafton County, NH  0.34% ($40,286)


6.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Vermont average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, VT  0.61% ($41,382 average AGI)
to Orleans County, VT  0.50% ($39,476)
to Grafton County, NH  0.47% ($34,525)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sutton:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSTJ (1340 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sutton:

  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sutton:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTB (Channel 20; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W36CP (Channel 36; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)

Sutton fatal accident list:

Mar 18, 2006 04:40 PM, Th-1, Lat: 44.651630, Lon: -72.037070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 14, 1982 05:45 PM, Sa1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.2mTotal length
  • $2,087,000Total costs
  • 570Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total average daily truck traffic
  • 855Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sutton)

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 fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 15 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sutton, VT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.0%), and Outside Fires (19.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sutton, VT
    • 9766.0%Structure Fires
    • 2919.7%Outside Fires
    • 138.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sutton, VT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sutton, VT
  • 64.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.5%Wood
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sutton, VT
  • 43.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 38.6%Wood
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Coal or coke


Sutton compared to Vermont state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.