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Population (year 2000): 16,986. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,165 (+1.1% change)
Males: 8,318 (49.0%), Females: 8,668 (51.0%)

Chittenden County

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $51,429 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,300 (year 2000)

Colchester, VT residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Colchester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), French (16.2%), French Canadian (15.9%), English (13.9%), German (8.6%), Italian (7.7%).

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Elevation: 180 feet

Colchester,

For population 25 years and over in Colchester

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colchester town

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

4.4% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.1% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,148 (+14.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Schenectady, (131.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (208.9 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (270.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: VT (4.1 miles Winooski, Junction, VT (4.5 miles Essex VT Burlington, (6.6 miles Burlington, VT South (6.8 miles VT Milton, (7.0 miles VT (9.2 miles Williston, VT (10.7 miles Westford,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 52 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $189,700

Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 73.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Colchester, Vermont business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.9%), Manufacturing (18.5%), Retail trade (10.8%).


 

Crime in Colchester by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 5.9 0.0 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 2 0 0 6
    per 100,000 0.0 5.9 11.8 0.0 0.0 35.3
Robberies 1 5 2 3 2 8
    per 100,000 5.9 29.4 11.8 17.7 11.8 47.1
Assaults 9 16 16 7 25 18
    per 100,000 53.0 94.2 94.2 41.2 147.2 106.0
Burglaries 49 82 64 71 68 77
    per 100,000 288.5 482.8 376.8 418.0 400.3 453.3
Thefts 299 504 377 410 301 439
    per 100,000 1760.3 2967.1 2219.5 2413.8 1772.0 2584.5
Auto thefts 16 15 17 19 11 11
    per 100,000 94.2 88.3 100.1 111.9 64.8 64.8
116.4 189.6 156.1 148.3 137.1 189.7


Average climate in Colchester, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Main business address for: GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Colchester:
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT (about 7 miles; BURLINGTON, VT)
  • NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 19 miles; SAINT ALBANS, VT)
  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colchester:
  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 6 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; ID: BTV)
  • CLINTON CO (about 28 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PLB)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 73 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colchester:
  • PLATTSBURGH INTL (about 24 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PBG)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE (about 28 miles; HIGHGATE, VT; ID: FSO)
  • BASIN HARBOR (about 28 miles; VERGENNES, VT; ID: B06)

Amtrak stations near Colchester:
  • 5 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ST. ALBANS (40 FEDERAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

College/University in Colchester:
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,272; Location: WINOOSKI PARK; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcvt.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Colchester:
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 9 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 25 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; FT enrollment: 5,601)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; FT enrollment: 2,265)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 85 miles; HANOVER, NH; FT enrollment: 5,309)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 110 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; FT enrollment: 4,499)
Public high school in Colchester:
  • COLCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 131 LAKER LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Colchester:
  • COLCHESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 596; Location: 425 BLAKELY ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MALLETTS BAY SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 609 BLAKELY RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • PORTERS POINT SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 490 PORTERS POINT ROAD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • UNION MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 253 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • WOODSIDE JUVENILE REHAB CENTER (Students: 18; Location: 26 WOODSIDE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • COLCHESTER S.D. (Location: LAKER LANE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Colchester:
  • FIELD OF DREAMS (Students: 11; Location: 45 ROOSEVELT HIGHWAY; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Colchester:
  • BURNHAM MEMORIAL (Operating income: $210,491; Location: 898 MAIN ST.; 31,726 books; 1,584 audio materials; 892 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)

Colchester compared to Vermont state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Colchester:
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOY (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colchester:
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W207AX (89.3 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWPV-FM (88.7 FM; COLCHESTER, VT; Owner: SAINT MICHAEL'S COLLEGE)
  • WRUV (90.1 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Colchester:
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CB (Channel 51; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

 

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