North Troy, Vermont

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North Troy, Vermont
Village
North Troy, Vermont is located in Vermont
North Troy, Vermont
North Troy, Vermont
Location within the state of Vermont
Coordinates: 44°59′41″N 72°24′2″W / 44.99472°N 72.40056°W / 44.99472; -72.40056
Country United States
State Vermont
County Orleans
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 593
 • Density 305.7/sq mi (118.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05859
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-52075[1]
GNIS feature ID 1458765[2]

North Troy is a village in Troy, Orleans County, Vermont, United States. The population was 593 at the 2000 census.

Government[edit]

Village Trustees are:

  • Mary Santaw
  • Jim Starr
  • Cris Choquette

History[edit]

There were Winter Carnivals from 1940 to 1942. In 1942, 4,000 people attended. There were dog sled races and ski jumping contests.[3]

Until 2007, the village was unique for depending neither on the town constable nor the county sheriff for law enforcement but had a police force of its own. While it was not village policy to have fines as a money maker, the department did break even.[4] It earned $39,070.12 in fines and other revenue in 2006.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 593 people, 249 households, and 164 families residing in the village. The population density was 305.7 people per square mile (118.0/km²). There were 293 housing units at an average density of 151.0/sq mi (58.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.65% White, 0.51% Native American, 0.34% Asian, and 0.51% from two or more races.

There were 249 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $25,694, and the median income for a family was $31,042. Males had a median income of $26,765 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,291. About 3.7% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 23.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Wheeler, Scott (April 2011). "January Issue Brings Back Memories of a Lost Brother". Vermont's Northland Journal 10 (1): 9. 
  4. ^ Dunbar, Bethany, North Troy village Trustees decisions questioned,The Chronicle, May 23, 2007
  5. ^ Velk, Tom (May 30, 2007). A story of small town nepotism and mismanagement. the Chronicle. 

Coordinates: 44°59′40″N 72°23′59″W / 44.99444°N 72.39972°W / 44.99444; -72.39972