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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: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9 am - 2 pm, Thursday, 11 am - 7 pm; Tax Collector: Thursday, 5 pm - 7 pm

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

Election Districts
US Congress District 1
Executive Council District 3
State Senate 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 3,557 over 52 years, from 783 in 1960 to 4,340 in 2012. The largest decennial percent change was a 105 percent increase between 1980 and 1990. The 2012 Census estimate for Fremont was 4,340 residents, which ranked 85th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2010 (US Census Bureau): 250.4 persons per square mile of land area. Fremont contains 17.1 square miles of land area and 0.3 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2012 $2,537,577
Budget: School Appropriations, 2011-2012 $10,846,317
Zoning Ordinance 1947/13
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
Public Library Fremont Public

EMERGENCY SERVICES
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

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier PSNH; 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:
BusinessYes
ResidentialYes

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2012 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $27.80
2012 Equalization Ratio 106.5
2012 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $29.67
2012 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings91.4%
Commercial Land and Buildings6.7%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other1.9%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 1,599
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 1,418
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 103
Five or More Units in Structure 38
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 40
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2012 4,340 297,820
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) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   2,103 Female:   2,165
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 246
Age 5 to 19 945
Age 20 to 34 667
Age 35 to 54 1,496
Age 55 to 64 461
Age 65 and over 453
Median Age 39 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher 29.7%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $32,512
Median family income $89,408
Median household income $83,922
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $59,200
Female $48,846
Individuals below the poverty level 3.7%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2002 2012
Civilian Labor Force 2,191 2,614
Employed 2,086 2,445
Unemployed 105 169
Unemployment Rate 4.8% 6.5%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2002 2012
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 114 96
Average Weekly Wage $598 $784
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 232 295
Average Weekly Wage $396 $548
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 347 391
Average Weekly Wage $463 $606
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 94 131
Average Weekly Wage $526 $659
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 441 522
Average Weekly Wage $476 $619
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards

(NH Dept. of Education) EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES
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, Exeter Region: 18
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels P K 1-8
Total Enrollment 437
2013 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 5 Total Capacity: 175
Nearest Community/Technical College: Great Bay
Nearest Colleges or Universities: University of NH

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
United Machine & Tool General tool & die 48 1987
Fremont Pizzeria Restaurant 14 1987
Collins Pattern & Mold Foundry patterns 6 1987
Fremont Engineering Inc., Co. Machine parts 4 1987
Action Auto Body Automotive repair, body work 3+
Fremont Welding General welding
NH Pulp & Lumber Lumber milling 2+ 1990
Schreiber's Auto Body Automotive repair
Panzanella's Restaurant 2005
Fremont Animal Hospital Veterinarian 10+ 1990's

(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

(ACS 2008-2012) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 84.2%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 8.5%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 1.8%
Other Means 0.7%
Worked at home 4.8%
Mean Travel Time to Work 34.4 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 8.7%
Commuting to another NH community 62.0%
Commuting out-of-state 29.3%
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
X Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
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
Museums
Cinemas
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
Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
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, February 2014.
Community Response Received 05/08/13

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