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Brookfield

Brookfield, Vermont

  •   State: 
    Vermont
      County: 
    Orange County
      City: 
    Brookfield
      County FIPS: 
    50017
      Coordinates: 
    44°1′25″N 72°36′0″W
      Area total: 
    41.7 sq mi (107.9 km²)
      Area land: 
    41.4 sq mi (107.2 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.3 sq mi (0.7 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,325 ft (333 m)
      Established: 
    1781; Settled 1779 Organized 1785 Communities Brookfield Brookfield Center East Brookfield West Brookfield
  •   Latitude: 
    44,0336
      Longitude: 
    -72,5829
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Lebanon, NH-VT
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    05036
      GMAP: 

    Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,244
      Population density: 
    30 residents per square mile of area (11.6/km²)
      Household income: 
    $57,826
      Households: 
    502
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    9.50%

Brookfield is a town in Orange County, Vermont, United States. It was created by Vermont charter on August 5, 1781. The population was 1,244 at the 2020 census. Brookfield is best known for its floating bridge which spans Sunset Lake buoyed by pontoons. In 2006, Brookfield was one of the first American towns to have its citizens pass a resolution endorsing the impeachment of President George W. Bush. As of September 2010, the floating bridge was closed for repairs. The town's modest village center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Brookfield Village Historic District. It has Vermont's oldest continually operating library dating back to 1791. It is also the site of an annual ice harvesting festival, which takes place every year in the middle of the month on the shores of Sunset Lake. In 2000, there were 1,222 people, 475 households, and 351 families residing in the town. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.7 square miles (107.9 km²), of which 41.4 square miles of it is land and 0.3 square mile (0.7 km²) is water. The racial makeup of the town was 97.63% White, 0.16% African American, 0,16% Native American,0.98% Asian, and 1.06% from two or more races. The median income for a household in theTown was $45,515, and the median income of a family was $51,071.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.7 square miles (107.9 km²) of which 41.4 square miles is land and 0.3 square mile (0.7km²) is water. The town's population was 1,071 at the 2010 census. It has a population of 1,081. It is one of the smallest towns in the state, with 1,061 people living in it as of the 2010 Census. It was the largest town in the county in the early 1900s, when it had 1,091 people. It had a population peak of 2,072 in the mid-19th century, when the population was 2,082. It now has a 2010 population of 9,816. It's the smallest town in New Hampshire. It also has the highest percentage of people living on the water, at 0.7% of the total population. The population of the town is 1,083, up from 1,068 in the 1950s. The area has a water level of 0.5%. It has an area of 1.7 sq miles (0,7 km²), up from 0.4 sq miles in the 1970s. It contains a total of 41 square miles of land, of which 1.4sq miles (1.7 km 2) is land. The total area is 1.6 square miles. It includes the town of New Hampshire's largest town, New Hampshire, and the town's largest lake, the Little Piney River.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,222 people, 475 households, and 351 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 97.63% White, 0.16% African American, 0,16% Native American,0.98% Asian, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population. The town's population was spread out, with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there are 100.7 males. The average household size was 2.57, and the average family size was2.87. the town's median income was $51,071. The per capita income for the town is $21,502. About 2.5% of families and 6.1%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 6.9%. of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over. The town is located on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Western Slope, which includes parts of South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. It is the only town in the state with a population of more than 1,000.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont = 93.5. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 80. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Brookfield = 3.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,244 individuals with a median age of 44.1 age the population grows by 1.72% in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 30 residents per square mile of area (11.6/km²). There are average 2.48 people per household in the 502 households with an average household income of $57,826 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.20% of the available work force and has dropped -0.39% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 34.02%. The number of physicians in Brookfield per 100,000 population = 160.8.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Brookfield = 41 inches and the annual snowfall = 128.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 145. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 159. 77 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 4.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 55, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont which are owned by the occupant = 67.41%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 34 years with median home cost = $148,300 and home appreciation of -1.46%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.22 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $7,537 per student. There are 9.8 students for each teacher in the school, 98 students for each Librarian and 245 students for each Counselor. 9.47% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 14.76% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 14.76% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Brookfield's population in Orange County, Vermont of 2,018 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,62-fold to 1,244 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.08% female residents and 49.92% male residents live in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont.

    As of 2020 in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont are married and the remaining 33.59% are single population.

  • 28.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Brookfield require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    74.79% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.87% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.14% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 8.12% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont, 67.41% are owner-occupied homes, another 12.78% are rented apartments, and the remaining 19.81% are vacant.

  • The 14.18% of the population in Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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