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Fremont, NH

fremont New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Fremont
Board of Selectmen
295 Main Street, PO Box 120
Fremont, NH 03044-0120
Telephone (603) 895-2226 x10
Fax (603) 895-3149
E-mail fremontta@comcast.net
Web Site www.Fremont.NH.gov

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen, Assessor, Town Administrator: Monday, Friday, 8 am - 12 noon, Tuesday, Wednesday, 8 am - 4 pm, Thursday, 11 am - 5 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, Friday, 9 am - 12 noon, Tuesday, 7:30 am - 3 pm, Wednesday, 12 noon - 7 pm, Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm

County Rockingham
Labor Market Area Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division
Tourism Region Seacoast
Planning Commission Rockingham
Regional Development Regional Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District District 1
Executive Council District District 3
State Senate District District 23
State Representative Rockingham County Districts 10, 33

Incorporated: 1764
Origin: This town was once part of Brentwood known as Poplin, which was incorporated as a separate town in 1764. In 1783, by act of Legislature, Daniel Brown and 20 other families were severed from Poplin and annexed to the Parish of Hawke (Danville) for parochial purposes. The town's name was changed to Fremont in 1854, in honor of the very popular General John C. Fremont. General Fremont was the first candidate of the Republican Party in the presidential election of 1856, losing to James Buchanan, and the first territorial governor of Arizona, 1878-1883.
Villages and Place Names: Fremont Station, Lyford Crossing, Old Meetinghouse
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 493 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Fremont totaled 3,540 over 53 years, from 783 in 1960 to 4,323 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was a 105 percent increase between 1980 and 1990. The 2013 Census estimate for Fremont was 4,323 residents, which ranked 85th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 250.5 persons per square mile of land area, which tied with East Kingston. Fremont contains 17.3 square miles of land area and 0.2 square miles of inland water area.

Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2015 $2,548,921
Budget: School Appropriations, 2015-2016 $11,701,213
Zoning Ordinance 1947/15
Master Plan 2012
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Library; Trust Funds; Budget; School; Checklist; Cemetery
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Conservation; Parks & Recreation; Cable; Energy
Public Library Fremont Public

Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Part-time & On-Call
Emergency Medical Service Part-time & On-Call
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Exeter Hospital, Exeter 15 miles 99

Electric Supplier Eversource Energy; NH Electric Coop
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Private wells
Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupMunicipal
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Comcast, Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station Yes
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2014 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $28.22
2014 Equalization Ratio 98.2
2014 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $27.88
2014 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings91.3%
Commercial Land and Buildings6.5%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other2.2%

(ACS 2009-2013) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 1,604
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 1,482
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 69
Five or More Units in Structure 11
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 42
Total Population Community County
2013 4,323 297,728
2010 4,283 295,223
2000 3,529 278,748
1990 2,730 246,744
1980 1,333 190,345
1970 993 138,951
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2009-2013
Population by Gender
Male:   2,105 Female:   2,218
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 214
Age 5 to 19 921
Age 20 to 34 571
Age 35 to 54 1,525
Age 55 to 64 602
Age 65 and over 490
Median Age 42.6 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher 27.1%

(ACS 2009-2013) ANNUAL INCOME, 2013
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income 36,331
Median family income 90,625
Median household income 82,629
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male 59,878
Female 51,439
Individuals below the poverty level 2.5%

Annual Average 2004 2014
Civilian Labor Force 2,240 2,602
Employed 2,126 2,477
Unemployed 114.0 125
Unemployment Rate 5.1% 4.8%

Annual Average Covered Employment 2004 2014
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 125 85
Average Weekly Wage $657 $768
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 272 252
Average Weekly Wage $389 $634
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 396 337
Average Weekly Wage $473 $668
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 108 125
Average Weekly Wage $559 $679
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 504 462
Average Weekly Wage $492 $671
'n' indicates data does not meet disclosure standards

Schools students attend: Fremont operates grades K-8; grades 9-12 are tuitioned to Sanborn Regional (Kingston, Newton) SAU 83
Career Technology Center(s): Seacoast School of Technology Region: 18
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels P K 1-8
Total Enrollment 423
2015 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 5 Total Capacity: 166
Nearest Community/Technical College: Great Bay
Nearest Colleges or Universities: University of NH

United Machine & Tool General tool & die 48 1987
KTM Properties Inc Construction 25  
Fremont Pizzeria Restaurant 14 1987
Fremont Animal Hospital Veterinarian 10+ 1990's
Collins Pattern & Mold Foundry patterns 6 1987
Fremont Engineering Inc., Co. Machine parts 4 1987
Action Auto Body Automotive repair, body work 3+
NH Pulp & Lumber Lumber milling 2+ 1990
Fremont Welding General welding  
Schreiber's Auto Body Automotive repair    
*Employer information supplied by municipality

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 107, 111A
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 4
Distance 15 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Hampton Airfield
Runway 2,100 ft. turf
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 25 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 4
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 20 miles
Portland, ME 79 miles
Boston, MA 50 miles
New York City, NY 255 miles
Montreal, Quebec 277 miles

Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 89.5%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 5.2%
Public transportation 0%
Walked 0.7%
Other Means 0.6%
Worked at home 4%
Mean Travel Time to Work 37.1 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2009-2013)
Working in community of residence 7.5%
Commuting to another NH community 58.2%
Commuting out-of-state 34.3%
X Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
X Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
X Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
X Fishing/Hunting
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): McIntyre
Other: Library; Historial Museum; Old Meeting House; Memorial Park & Fields

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2015.
Community Response Received 06/24/15

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