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Fayston, Vermont

Fayston, Vermont
Town
Location in Washington County and the state of Vermont
Location in Washington County and the state of Vermont
Fayston, Vermont is located in USA
Fayston, Vermont
Location in the United States
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Vermont
County Washington
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,755 ft (535 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,353
 • Density 37/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05660, 05673
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-25825[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462096[2]
Website .com.faystonvtwww

Fayston is a town in Washington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,353 at the 2010 census.[3]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The town was chartered in 1788 and sold to a speculator. The town was organized in 1805.[4] The Mad River Glen ski area, located in Fayston on Stark Mountain, was founded in 1947.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.5 square miles (94.5 km2), all land. The town is located in the Mad River valley and is south of Camel's Hump State Park. Fayston is located on Vermont Route 17. Burnt Rock Mountain is located in Fayston.[5]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,141 people, 484 households, and 312 families residing in the town. The population density was 31.3 people per square mile (12.1/km2). There were 900 housing units at an average density of 24.7 per square mile (9.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.25% White, 0.53% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 484 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $53,472, and the median income for a family was $60,938. Males had a median income of $35,139 versus $26,852 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,196. About 2.9% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Fayston town, Washington County, Vermont". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.cvedc.org/towns/history/HstFays.htm
  5. ^ http://www.central-vt.com/towns/history/HstFays1.htm
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Vermont History Explorer". Retrieved August 7, 2015. 

External links

  • Town of Fayston official website
  • A history of Fayston
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