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Hebron, NH


Hebron New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Hebron
Board of Selectmen
PO Box 188
Hebron, NH 03241
Telephone (603) 744-2631
Fax (603) 744-5330
E-mail execassist@hebronnh.org
Web Site http://hebronnh.org

Municipal Office Hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 12 noon; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Tuesday, Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12 noon, 3 pm - 8 pm, Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

County Grafton
Labor Market Area Plymouth NH LMA
Tourism Region Lakes
Planning Commission Lakes Region
Regional Development Grafton County Economic Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress District 2
Executive Council District 1
State Senate District 2
State Representative Grafton County District 8

Incorporated: 1792
Origin: This town was formed from portions of Cockermouth (Groton) and Plymouth. In 1791 residents of the southeastern corner of Cockermouth and the southwest corner of Plymouth petitioned the general court for a new township. The petitioners felt they were located too far from Plymouth, and were already supporting a minister of their own. The petition was granted in 1792. The name was suggested by Samuel Phelps in honor of Hebron, Connecticut, the native town of many settlers, including several members of the Phelps family. Hebron encompasses the northern end of Newfound Lake.
Villages and Place Names: East Hebron, Nuttings Beach
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 281 residents in 1800
Population Trends: Population change for Hebron totaled 456 over 52 years, from 153 in 1960 to 609 in 2012. The largest decennial percent change was a 53 percent increase between 1960 and 1970, and a 49 percent increase the next decade. The 2012 Census estimate for Hebron was 609 residents, which ranked 212th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2010 (US Census Bureau): 36.4 persons per square mile of land area. Hebron contains 16.5 square miles of land area and 2.2 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2013 $1,349,373
Budget: School Appropriations, 2013 $757,027
Zoning Ordinance 1973/12
Master Plan 2010
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen
Appointed:Planning; Conservation; Library; Zoning; Historic District; Heritage
Public Library Hebron Public

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Speare Memorial, Plymouth 11 miles 25

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 PickupYes
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Limited
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessYes
ResidentialYes

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2012 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $7.93
2012 Equalization Ratio 100.0
2012 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $7.79
2012 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings96.4%
Commercial Land and Buildings1.8%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other1.8%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 610
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 584
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 13
Five or More Units in Structure 10
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 3
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2012 609 89,181
2010 602 89,118
2000 460 81,826
1990 384 74,998
1980 349 65,806
1970 234 54,914
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   318 Female:   245
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 26
Age 5 to 19 63
Age 20 to 34 85
Age 35 to 54 118
Age 55 to 64 105
Age 65 and over 166
Median Age 53 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher 45.5%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $29,138
Median family income $63,000
Median household income $58,333
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $53,750
Female $34,583
Individuals below the poverty level 18.0%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2002 2012
Civilian Labor Force 276 330
Employed 267 316
Unemployed 9 14
Unemployment Rate 3.3% 4.2%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2002 2012
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 11 n
Average Weekly Wage $373 n
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 49 n
Average Weekly Wage $416 n
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 60 n
Average Weekly Wage $408 n
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 37 71
Average Weekly Wage $416 $469
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 97 n
Average Weekly Wage $411 n
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards

(NH Dept. of Education) EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES
Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are part of Newfound Area (Alexandria, Bridgewater, Bristol, Danbury, Groton, Hebron, New Hampton) SAU 4
Career Technology Center(s): Plymouth Applied Technology Center Region: 5
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
2013 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: Lakes Region; NHTI-Concord
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Plymouth State University

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Freudenberg-NOK Automotive seals 1,000 1950
Town of Hebron Municipal services Under 25 PT

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 3A
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 26
Distance 11 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Newfound Valley, Bristol
Runway 1,900 ft. asphalt
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Lebanon Municipal Distance 48 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 1
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 65 miles
Portland, ME 106 miles
Boston, MA 115 miles
New York City, NY 319 miles
Montreal, Quebec 221 miles

(ACS 2008-2012) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 53.9%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 14.3%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.7%
Other Means 5.5%
Worked at home 25.6%
Mean Travel Time to Work 27.4 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 43.0%
Commuting to another NH community 49.5%
Commuting out-of-state 7.5%
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
Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
Youth Sports: Baseball
Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
X Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Tenney Mountain
   
Other: Newfound Audubon Center; Bear Mountain; Hebron Marsh; Paradise Point Wildlife Sanctuaries

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, February 2014.
Community Response Received 05/20/13

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