Moretown, Vermont

Moretown, Vermont
—  Town  —
Moretown, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°15′59″N 72°43′32″W / 44.26639°N 72.72556°W / 44.26639; -72.72556Coordinates: 44°15′59″N 72°43′32″W / 44.26639°N 72.72556°W / 44.26639; -72.72556
Country United States
State Vermont
County Washington
Area
 – Total 40.2 sq mi (104.2 km2)
 – Land 40.1 sq mi (103.8 km2)
 – Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 1,653
 – Density 41.2/sq mi (15.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05660
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-46225[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462153[2]

Moretown is a town in Washington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,653 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.2 square miles (104.1 km2), of which, 40.1 square miles (103.8 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2) of it (0.32%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,653 people, 650 households, and 436 families residing in the town. The population density was 41.2 people per square mile (15.9/km2). There were 727 housing units at an average density of 18.1 per square mile (7.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.19% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 650 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,750, and the median income for a family was $52,202. Males had a median income of $35,270 versus $26,719 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,283. About 5.4% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable news

The town of Moretown was awarded an e-Vermont grant in December 2010 that will result in a new website for the town, among other technological upgrades. Moretown is among 12 rural communities to receive the e-Vermont Community Broadband Project grant. The e-Vermont Community Broadband Project is supported by a $2.5 million stimulus grant from the U.S.Department of Commerce with additional support from Vermont philanthropists, corportations, and organizational partners.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

http://e4vt.org/. Retrieved March 26, 2011.

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