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Putney

Putney, Vermont

  •   State: 
    Vermont
      County: 
    Windham County
      City: 
    Putney
      County FIPS: 
    50025
      Coordinates: 
    43°0′1″N 72°31′2″W
      Area total: 
    26.8 sq mi (69.4 km²)
      Area land: 
    26.8 sq mi (69.4 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
      Elevation: 
    404 ft (123 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    43,0253
      Longitude: 
    -72,5179
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    05346
      GMAP: 

    Putney, Windham County, Vermont, United States

  •   Population: 
    2,617
      Population density: 
    98 residents per square mile of area (37.7/km²)
      Household income: 
    $49,443
      Households: 
    978
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.70%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    9.50%

The town arose in a large plain on the west side of the Connecticut River, above the mouth of Sacketts Brook. A falls on the brook provided water power for early mills, and it is around that point that the main village was formed. Because the town did not have abundant sources of water power, it was largely bypassed by the Industrial Revolution of the mid-19th century. Putney is bordered by Dummerston to the south, Westminster to the north, and Brookline to the west. U.S. Route 5 and Interstate 91 both pass through Putney, which is accessible from Interstate 91 at Exit 4 on the border of Putney and Dummerston. Amtrak's Vermonter passenger rail line runs through the town but does not stop in town. The town's historic core makes up the Putney Village Historic District, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The village's character is defined by the Federal and Greek Revival styles popular during its most significant period of growth, the late 18th to mid-21st century. It is located 10 miles (16 km) north of Brattleboro and 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Keene, New Hampshire. In the 2000 census, there were 2,634 people, 958 households, and 603 families residing in the town. It has a total area of 26.8 square miles (69.4 km²), of which 8% of the population is land and 0.04% is water.

History

Putney is the primary city name, but also E Dummerston, East Dummerston, Westminster W, Westminster West are acceptable city names or spellings, East Putney on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is Putney, Vermont. The town arose in a large plain on the west side of the Connecticut River, above the mouth of Sacketts Brook. A falls on the brook provided water power for early mills, and it is around that point that the main village was formed. Because the town did not have abundant sources of water power, it was largely bypassed by the Industrial Revolution of the mid-19th century, and remained largely rural in character. The village's character is defined by the Federal and Greek Revival styles popular during its most significant period of growth, the late 18th to mid- 19th century. The town is located in the town of Putney, New Hampshire, in the U.S. state of New Hampshire.

Geography

Putney Mountain is the highest point in the town, rising 1,657 ft above sea level. The Connecticut River serves as the eastern border of Putney, separating the town from Westmoreland, NH. Putney is approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of Brattleboro and 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Keene, New Hampshire. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 26.8 square miles (69.4 km²), of which 26.76 square miles is land and 0.04% is water. The town is located on U.S. Route 5 and Sacketts Brook and is located in the southern part of the town. It is located between Dummerston to the south, Westminster to the north, and Brookline to the west. It has a population of 2,816. It was founded in 1838. The first post office opened in Putney in 1839. The current post office has been open since 1849. It serves as a gateway to the town's southern part, along the Connecticut River. It also has a post office in the northern part, near the town center. It's located on US Route 5, between Brattleborough and Keene. In the south is Putney Village, a small town that is located along U.S. Route5 and Sackts Brook. The village is located at the junction of U.K. Route 1 and U.N. Route 2.

Transportation

The New England Central Railroad has track rights through the town. Amtrak's Vermonter passenger rail line runs through Putney but does not stop in town. The closest stations are Bellows Falls to the north and Brattleboro to the south. The town is accessible from Interstate 91 at Exit 4 on the border of Putney and Dummerston.

Demographics

As of the 2000 census, there were 2,634 people, 958 households, and 603 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 95.63% White, 1.03% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.76% Asian,0.04% Pacific Islander, and 1.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.56% of the population. The town's population was spread out, with 22.6% under the age of 18, 16.5% from 18 to 24, 27. 5% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there are 106.3 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there is 108.0 males. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was2.99. The per capita income for the town is $18,576. About 6.2% of families and 8.4% of people were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under 18 and 5.4%. The median income for a family was $50,170, and $29,922 for a males age 24 and over. The town is located on the U.S.-Mexico border and is on the US-Mexico border.

Education

The Greenwood School is a boarding school for boys in grades 612 who have been diagnosed with dyslexia and/or related language-based learning disabilities. The Putney Central School is the town's public school for Pre-K through grade 8 students. Landmark College is the first college exclusively for learning disabled students. The Grammar School is an independent day school serving Preschool through Grade 8 with an emphasis on nature-based curriculum. It is a private independent co-educational boarding and day high school for pre-school through high school students in the town of Putney, South Wales. It was founded in the 1970s and is located on the site of the former Putney High School, which was closed in the early 1990s. The school is now located in a new building on the outskirts of the town, which is being used as a community centre. It has been open to the public since the late 1990s and has a capacity of around 1,000 students. It also has a gym, a swimming pool, a library and a sports centre. The town's primary school is located in the centre of the city, which has a population of about 2,000. The public high school is situated in the north, and is open to students from all over the town. It offers a wide range of education options, including primary, secondary, and adult education. The high school offers a range of secondary education options for students from pre-K to high school, including pre-form, secondary and adult.

Notable places

Theophilus Crawford House, a historic house dating from c.1808, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. East Putney Brook Stone Arch Bridge, built in 1902, added in 1976 (East Putney) Putney Village Historic District, the historic core of Putney village, was added to NRHP in 1986. Sabin-Wheat Farm, a farmstead establish c.1790, added to theNRHP in 2004. Sacketts Brook Stone arch Bridge, known locally as the Hi-Lo Biddy Stone Arch bridge, was built in 1905 (Sacketts) and added toNRH in 1976. Putney Town Center, established in 1881, was listed on the NRH in 1973. It was listed in the NRHP again in 1986, and again in 2004, when it was listed as a historic district. It is part of the Putney Township, Putney, New Jersey, which is on the New Jersey National Register of historic places. The town is home to a number of historic buildings, including Theophilus c. Crawford House and Sabin wheat farm, established c. 1790. It also includes the Sabin Brook Bridge, a stone arch bridge built in 1903, which was added in 1976. The Putneytown center is also the site of the Putney Village historic district, which dates back to the early 19th century. The historic district is located in the town's eastern part.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Putney, Windham County, Vermont = 87. 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 64. 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 79. 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 Putney = 3.5 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 2,617 individuals with a median age of 38.3 age the population dropped by -1.29% in Putney, Windham County, Vermont population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 98 residents per square mile of area (37.7/km²). There are average 2.34 people per household in the 978 households with an average household income of $49,443 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.70% of the available work force and has dropped -1.23% 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 31.84%. The number of physicians in Putney per 100,000 population = 267.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Putney = 42 inches and the annual snowfall = 82.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 128. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 198. 81 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 53, 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 Putney, Windham County, Vermont which are owned by the occupant = 61.57%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $212,650 and home appreciation of 8.63%. 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 $21.03 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 $8,912 per student. There are 10.2 students for each teacher in the school, 215 students for each Librarian and 215 students for each Counselor. 4.85% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 22.05% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 19.69% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Putney's population in Windham County, Vermont of 3,659 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,72-fold to 2,617 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.81% female residents and 51.19% male residents live in Putney, Windham County, Vermont.

    As of 2020 in Putney, Windham County, Vermont are married and the remaining 50.81% are single population.

  • 21.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Putney 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.

    70.68% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.68% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.35% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.84% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Putney, Windham County, Vermont, 61.57% are owner-occupied homes, another 29.66% are rented apartments, and the remaining 8.77% are vacant.

  • The 23.40% of the population in Putney, Windham County, Vermont who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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