White River Junction, Vermont

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White River Junction, Vermont

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High Points

White River Junction strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Vermont):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% White River Junction Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% White River Junction Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% White River Junction Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of White River Junction, Vermont

Comparing White River Junction to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Vermont (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Age of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 3
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 2
Median Family Income 7 4
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 5 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 2
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4

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White River Junction Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windsor
Standard Zip Codes 05001
Company Zip Codes 05009
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.648
Longitude -72.319

White River Junction Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 27 F
Apr Temp 27 to 53 F
Jul Temp 52 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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White River Junction Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,569 100%
Male 1,210 47.1%
Female 1,359 52.9%
Under 18 623 24.3%
18+ 1,946 75.7%
65+ 393 15.3%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,480 96.5%
African-American 15 0.6%
Asian 18 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.4%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 44 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.6%

White River Junction Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 23.1%
US/American 14%
Italian 10.5%
French (except Basque) 10.2%
Irish 10%
French Canadian 8.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
German 5.6%
Polish 1.9%
Scottish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1%
European 0.8%
Canadian 0.8%
Greek 0.7%
British 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
African 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, White River Junction, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lyman (05001)
Russtown (05001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
White River Junction 2,569 $44,094
Bethel 1,968 $41,250
Killington 1,095 $60,125
Royalton 2,603 $42,898
Thetford 2,617 $55,323
Windsor 3,756 $43,551
Woodstock 977 $59,688

White River Junction Hospitals

White River Junction VA Medical Center
215 North Main Street
(802) 295-9363 or (866) 687-8387
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White River Junction High Schools (2004)

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Serves 804 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

A Special Education School
Serves 30 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

A Vocational School

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