Enosburgh, Vermont

Enosburgh /ˈnəsbɜːrɡ/ is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, in the United States. The population was 2,781 at the 2010 census.[3] Enosburgh includes the village of Enosburg Falls and the settlements of Bordoville, East Enosburgh, North Enosburgh, Sampsonville, West Enosburgh, and Enosburgh Center. Enosburgh was named for Roger Enos,[4] who had been a commander of all the Vermont Forces in the American Revolution. He was also the father-in-law of Ira Allen, founder of Vermont. The spelling of Enosburgh differs from the spelling of Enosburg Falls.

Enosburgh, Vermont
Location in Franklin County and the state of Vermont.
Coordinates: 44°53′2″N 72°46′16″W
CountryUnited States
StateVermont
CountyFranklin
CommunitiesEnosburg Falls
Bordoville
East Enosburg
Enosburg Center
North Enosburg
Samsonville
West Enosburg
Area
  Total48.7 sq mi (126.2 km2)
  Land48.2 sq mi (124.9 km2)
  Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation833 ft (254 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total2,781
  Density58/sq mi (22.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
05450
Area code(s)802
FIPS code50-23875[2]
GNIS feature ID1462090[1]
Websitewww.enosburghvermont.org

The town is a commercial center for the eastern half of Franklin County. It has several stores, restaurants, gas stations, and pharmacies.

Geography

The Town of Enosburgh is located in eastern Franklin County. The village of Enosburg Falls is in the northwest corner of the town, and on the Missisquoi River. This flows west to Lake Champlain.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.7 square miles (126.2 km2), of which 48.2 square miles (124.9 km2) is land and 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), or 1.00%, is water.[3]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1800143
1810704392.3%
182093232.4%
18301,56067.4%
18402,02229.6%
18502,009−0.6%
18602,0662.8%
18702,0770.5%
18802,2136.5%
18902,2993.9%
19002,054−10.7%
19102,2127.7%
19202,2310.9%
19302,093−6.2%
19402,082−0.5%
19502,1010.9%
19601,966−6.4%
19701,918−2.4%
19802,0707.9%
19902,53522.5%
20002,78810.0%
20102,781−0.3%
Est. 20142,754[5]−1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,788 people, 1,058 households, and 727 families residing in the town. The population density was 57.4 people per square mile (22.2/km2). There were 1,149 housing units at an average density of 23.7 per square mile (9.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.80% White, 0.14% African American, 1.76% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

There were 1,058 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,683, and the median income for a family was $38,958. Males had a median income of $29,625 versus $22,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,281. About 8.3% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 13.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Enosburgh has an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school.

Notable people

References

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Enosburg town, Franklin County, Vermont". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 120.
  5. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on May 23, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
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