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Bartlett, NH

bartlett New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Bartlett
Board of Selectmen
56 Town Hall Road
Intervale, NH 03845
Telephone (603) 356-2950
Fax Not Available
E-mail bartletttownclerk@roadrunner.com
Web Site www.bartlettnh.org

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen: Monday through Friday, 8 am - 1 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 am - 4 pm, Saturday, 8 am - 11 am, closed Thursday and Sunday

County Carroll
Labor Market Area Conway, NH-ME LMA, NH part
Tourism Region White Mountains
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development Mount Washington Valley Economic Council

Election Districts
US Congress District District 1
Executive Council District District 1
State Senate District District 3
State Representative Carroll County Districts 1, 7

Incorporated: 1790
Origin: Bartlett was named in 1790 to honor Dr. Josiah Bartlett of Kingston, the first chief executive to bear the name governor, a representative to the Continental Congress, and one of three signers of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire. Dr. Bartlett was second to sign the Declaration, placing his signature directly underneath the well-known signature of John Hancock. Dr. Bartlett founded the New Hampshire Medical Society in 1791.
Villages and Place Names: Glen, Lower Bartlett, Intervale, Kearsarge
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 248 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Bartlett totaled 1,762 over 53 years, from 1,013 in 1960 to 2,775 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was a 47 percent increase between 1980 and 1990, following a 43 percent increase over the previous decade. The 2013 Census estimate for Bartlett was 2,775 residents, which ranked 113th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 37.1 persons per square mile of land area. Bartlett contains 74.8 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of inland water area.

Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2014 $2,223,250
Budget: School Appropriations, 2014-2015 $7,782,791
Zoning Ordinance 1985/13
Master Plan 2012
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Planning; Library
Appointed:Conservation; Zoning
Public Library Bartlett Public

Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Full-time & volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Memorial Hospital, North Conway 5 miles 25

Electric Supplier NH Electric Coop
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Bartlett Village/Lower Bartlett Water; N. Conway Water
Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupPrivate
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2013 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $9.98
2013 Equalization Ratio 97.4
2013 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $9.69
2013 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings89.3%
Commercial Land and Buildings9.9%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other0.8%

(ACS 2009-2013) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 4,107
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 2,123
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 928
Five or More Units in Structure 1,043
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 13
Total Population Community County
2013 2,775 47,634
2010 2,788 47,818
2000 2,721 43,918
1990 2,298 35,526
1980 1,566 27,929
1970 1,098 18,548
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2009-2013
Population by Gender
Male:    1,394 Female:    1,381
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 134
Age 5 to 19 451
Age 20 to 34 335
Age 35 to 54 805
Age 55 to 64 480
Age 65 and over 570
Median Age 46.5 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 93.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher 48.6%

(ACS 2009-2013) ANNUAL INCOME, 2013
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $29,829
Median family income $53,839
Median household income $48,111
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $41,699
Female $40,296
Individuals below the poverty level 9.2%

Annual Average 2003 2013
Civilian Labor Force 1,705 1,559
Employed 1,653 1,491
Unemployed 52 68
Unemployment Rate 3.0% 4.4%

Annual Average Covered Employment 2003 2013
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 62 46
Average Weekly Wage $526 $766
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 1,087 955
Average Weekly Wage $311 $361
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 1,150 1,001
Average Weekly Wage $323 $380
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 142 103
Average Weekly Wage $469 $653
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 1,292 1,103
Average Weekly Wage $339 $405

Schools students attend: Bartlett operates grades K-8; grades 9-12 are tuitioned to Conway SAU 9
Career Technology Center(s): Mt. Washington Valley Career Technical Center, N Conway Region: 6
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels K 1-8
Total Enrollment 210
2014 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 1 Total Capacity: 24
Nearest Community/Technical College: White Mountains
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Granite State College-Conway

Mt. Attitash Lift Corporation Ski area 360 1963
Morrell Corporation Amusement park, museum 255 1954
Red Parka Pub Restaurant 95 1973
Wooden Soldier Toy manufacturing, sales, children's clothing 68 1993
Ragged Mountain Equipment Co. Outdoor equipment sales, manufacturing 33 1990
Kearsarge Peg Co., Inc. Hardwood tumbling media 10 1878

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes 302
State Routes 16, 16A
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 32 or 24
Distance 46 miles; 56 miles
Railroad Conway Scenic
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Eastern Slopes, Fryeburg ME
Runway 4,200 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 68 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 13
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 106 miles
Portland, ME 69 miles
Boston, MA 140 miles
New York City, NY 353 miles
Montreal, Quebec 212 miles

Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 90.6%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 2.1%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 6.3%
Other Means 0.5%
Worked at home 0.5%
Mean Travel Time to Work 32.9 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2009-2013)
Working in community of residence 12.6%
Commuting to another NH community 61.7%
Commuting out-of-state 25.7%
X Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
X Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
X Museums
X Performing Arts Facilities
X Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
X Youth Sports: Soccer
X Youth Sports: Football
X Youth Sports: Basketball
X Youth Sports: Hockey
X Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): Attitash
Other: Storyland; Echo Lake State Park

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, March 2015.
Community Response Received 08/04/14

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