Corinth, Vermont

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Corinth, Vermont
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth village
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth village
Corinth, Vermont
Corinth, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°1′40″N 72°16′37″W / 44.02778°N 72.27694°W / 44.02778; -72.27694Coordinates: 44°1′40″N 72°16′37″W / 44.02778°N 72.27694°W / 44.02778; -72.27694
CountryUnited States
StateVermont
CountyOrange
CommunitiesCookville
Corinth Center
Corinth Corners
East Corinth
Goose Green
South Corinth
West Corinth
Area
 • Total48.6 sq mi (125.8 km2)
 • Land48.5 sq mi (125.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,749 ft (533 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,455
 • Density30/sq mi (11.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
05039, 05040
Area code(s)802
FIPS code50-15700[1]
GNIS feature ID1462075[2]

Corinth (/kəˈrɪnθ/ kə-RINTH) is a town in Orange County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,455 at the 2020 census.[3]

Local services include a general store, post office, doctor's office, library, and ball field.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.5 square miles (125.7 km2), of which 48.5 square miles (125.7 km2) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km2) (0.04%) is water. The Waits River flows through northeastern Corinth.[4]

Corinth contains seven villages: East Corinth, West Corinth, South Corinth, Corinth Center, Corinth Corners, Cookville, and Goose Green.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1790578
18001,410143.9%
18101,87633.0%
18201,9071.7%
18301,9532.4%
18401,9700.9%
18501,906−3.2%
18601,627−14.6%
18701,470−9.6%
18801,62710.7%
18901,027−36.9%
1900978−4.8%
19101,0052.8%
1920936−6.9%
1930817−12.7%
19408220.6%
1950786−4.4%
1960775−1.4%
1970683−11.9%
198090432.4%
19901,24437.6%
20001,46117.4%
20101,367−6.4%
20201,4556.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,461 people [1,367 per 2010, a loss of 96 people. All other statistics are per the 2000 census, including the following], 535 households, and 410 families residing in the town. The population density was 30.1 people per square mile (11.6/km2). There were 728 housing units at an average density of 15.0 per square mile (5.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.77% White, 0.21% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.14% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 535 households, out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 28.1% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,198, and the median income for a family was $33,646. Males had a median income of $29,964 versus $23,646 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,431. About 7.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

Media[edit]

Cemetery in Corinth

Tim Burton's film Beetlejuice (1988) was filmed in East Corinth.[6]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. ^ "Census - Geography Profile: Corinth town, Orange County, Vermont". Retrieved December 29, 2021.
  4. ^ DeLorme (1996). Vermont Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-016-9
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  6. ^ Staff writers (2013-02-20). "15 famous fictional New England locales". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
  7. ^ Braley, Shawn (December 2, 2017). "Illustrated Interview: Tania Aebi, of Corinth". Valley News. West Lebanon, NH.
  8. ^ Marquis, Albert Nelson, ed. (1909). Who's Who in New England (first ed.). Chicago, IL: A. N. Marquis & Company. p. 282 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ "Vermont, Vital Records 1720-1908, Birth Record for John L. Grattan". Ancestry.com. Lehi, UT: Ancestry.com, LLC. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
  10. ^ Fox, Margalit (February 5, 2012). "Patricia Neway, 92, Soprano Who Won a Tony Award". The New York Times. New York, NY.
  11. ^ Taylor, Henry W. (1918). "Vermonters In Congress". Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society for the Years 1915-1916. Montpelier, VT: Vermont Historical Society. p. 141 – via Google Books.
  12. ^ "Biography, Alexander Twilight". The Twilight Project. Middlebury, VT: Middlebury College. Retrieved January 19, 2022.