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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 (603) 356-2950
E-mail selectmen@townofbartlettnh.org
Web Site www.townofbartlettnh.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 1,754 over 54 years, from 1,013 in 1960 to 2,767 in 2014. The largest decennial percent change was a 47 percent increase between 1980 and 1990, following a 43 percent increase over the previous decade. The 2014 Census estimate for Bartlett was 2,767 residents, which ranked 113th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2014 (US Census Bureau): 37.0 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.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2016 $2,526,280
Budget: School Appropriations, 2015-2016 $7,173,496
Zoning Ordinance 1985/13
Master Plan 2016
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Planning; Library; Zoning
Public Library Bartlett Public

Emergency Services
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 Administration) Property Taxes
2015 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $9.54
2015 Equalization Ratio 89.2
2015 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $8.48
2015 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings89.4%
Commercial Land and Buildings9.8%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other0.8%

(ACS 2010-2014) Housing
Total Housing Units 4,325
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 2,155
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 898
Five or More Units in Structure 1,235
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 37
(US Census Bureau) Demographics
Total Population Community County
2014 2,767 47,623
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) 2010-2014
Population by Gender
Male:   1,461 Female:   1,306
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 101
Age 5 to 19 324
Age 20 to 34 343
Age 35 to 54 751
Age 55 to 64 617
Age 65 and over 631
Median Age 50.5 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 96.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher 50.7%

(ACS 2010-2014) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $36,187
Median family income $64,464
Median household income $48,250
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $42,273
Female $39,048
Individuals below the poverty level 10.8%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2005 2015
Civilian Labor Force 1,714 1,510
Employed 1,666 1,457
Unemployed 48 53
Unemployment Rate 2.8% 3.5%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2004 2014
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 60 73
Average Weekly Wage $610 $771
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 1,021 964
Average Weekly Wage $345 $369
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 1,082 1,037
Average Weekly Wage $359 $397
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 147 105
Average Weekly Wage $482 $658
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 1,229 1,143
Average Weekly Wage $374 $421

If "n" appears, data does not meet disclosure standards.

(NH Dept. of Education) Education and Child Care
Schools students attend: Bartlett operates grades K-8; grades 9-12 are tuitioned to Conway SAU 9
Career Technology Center(s): Mt. Washington Valley CTC (Conway) Region: 6
Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels K 1-8
Total Enrollment 189
2016 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 1 Total Capacity: 20
Nearest Community/Technical College: White Mountains
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Granite State College-Conway

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
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

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

(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 MERunway4,200 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 68 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 6
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 106 miles
Portland, ME 69 miles
Boston, MA 143 miles
New York City, NY 351 miles
Montreal, Quebec 213 miles

(ACS 2010-2014) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 77.9%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 3.5%
Public transportation 0.1%
Walked 0.2%
Other Means 7.5%
Worked at home 10.8%
Mean Travel Time to Work 18.9 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2010-2014)
Working in community of residence 37.6%
Commuting to another NH community 57.4%
Commuting out-of-state 5.0%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
X Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
X Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility
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; Mount Washington

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, August 2016. Community Response Received 05/16/16

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