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Lyndeborough, NH


Lyndeborough New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Lyndeborough
Katherine Thorndike, Town Administrator
9 Citizens Hall Road
Lyndeborough, NH 03082
Telephone (603) 654-5955
Fax (603) 654-5777
E-mail kthorndike@lyndeboroughnh.us
Web Site http://lyndeboroughnh.us

Municipal Office Hours Administration: Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 4 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, 8 am - 1 pm, 2 pm - 7 pm, Tuesday, 8 am - 1 pm, Wednesday, Thursday 8 am - 4 pm, last Saturday, 8 am - 11 am

County Hillsborough
Labor Market Area Nashua NH-MA NECTA Division, NH Portion
Tourism Region Monadnock
Planning Commission Nashua Regional
Regional Development Monadnock Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District 2
Executive Council District 5
State Senate District 9
State Representative Hillsborough County Districts 4, 38

Incorporated: 1764
Origin: This territory was first settled in 1735 as Salem-Canada by descendents of soldiers from Salem, Massachusetts, who had fought in New England's first war with Canada in 1690. When the new provincial government in New Hampshire came into being in 1763, a portion of Salem-Canada was regranted to Benjamin Lynde. The town was incorporated as Lyndeborough in 1764. Mr. Lynde was a Harvard classmate of Theodore Atkinson, president of the New Hampshire Governor's Council. He later became chief justice of Massachusetts and presided over the trial involving the Boston Massacre. In the latter part of the 1800s, Lyndeborough was known as a glass-making center.
Villages and Place Names: Curtis Corner, Johnson Corner, Perham Corner, South Lyndeborough, Lyndeborough Center
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 1,280 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Lyndeborough totaled 1,089 over 52 years, from 594 in 1960 to 1,683 in 2012. The largest decennial percent change was a 36 percent increase between 1970 and 1980, which followed a 33 percent increase over the previous decade. The 2012 Census estimate for Lyndeborough was 1,683 residents, which ranked 151st among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2010 (US Census Bureau): 55.3 persons per square mile of land area. Lyndeborough contains 30.4 square miles of land area and 0.1 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2013 $1,973,168
Budget: School Appropriations, 2012-2013 $2,060,533
Zoning Ordinance 1959/08
Master Plan 2002
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Cemetery; Library; Zoning
Appointed:Conservation; Heritage; Planning
Public Library J A Tarbell

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Full & part-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Monadnock Community, Peterborough 11 miles 25

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier PSNH
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Private wells
Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupNone
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company TDS Telecom
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access No
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessLimited
ResidentialLimited

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2012 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $23.50
2012 Equalization Ratio 108.0
2012 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $25.27
2012 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings95.0%
Commercial Land and Buildings3.0%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other1.9%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 698
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 612
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 56
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 30
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2012 1,683 402,922
2010 1,683 400,721
2000 1,591 382,384
1990 1,280 336,549
1980 1,070 276,608
1970 789 223,941
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   693 Female:   791
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 48
Age 5 to 19 280
Age 20 to 34 211
Age 35 to 54 508
Age 55 to 64 231
Age 65 and over 206
Median Age 44 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher 31.2%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $35,637
Median family income $93,611
Median household income $85,457
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $54,853
Female $41,042
Individuals below the poverty level 4.9%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2002 2012
Civilian Labor Force 1,001 1,021
Employed 962 978
Unemployed 39 43
Unemployment Rate 3.9% 4.2%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2002 2012
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 50 33
Average Weekly Wage $655 $969
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 26 53
Average Weekly Wage $430 $950
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 76 86
Average Weekly Wage $579 $958
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 20 24
Average Weekly Wage $400 $499
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 96 110
Average Weekly Wage $542 $858
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 Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative (Lyndeborough, Wilton) SAU 63
Career Technology Center(s): Wilbur H. Palmer Voc. Tech. Center, Hudson; Milford HS & Applied Technology Center, Milford; Nashua Technology Center Region: 16
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels K 1-5
Total Enrollment 68
2013 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: Manchester; Nashua
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Daniel Webster; Southern NH University; Rivier; Mount Washington College; UNH-Manchester

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Not Available

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 31
Nearest Interstate, Exit Everett Tpk., Exits 7 - 8; I-293, Exit 4
Distance 18 miles; 25 miles
Railroad Wilton Bennington
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Hawthorne-Feather, Antrim
Runway 3,260 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 28 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 4
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 26 miles
Portland, ME 123 miles
Boston, MA 63 miles
New York City, NY 234 miles
Montreal, Quebec 272 miles

(ACS 2008-2012) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 87.2%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 5.4%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.0%
Other Means 1.6%
Worked at home 5.8%
Mean Travel Time to Work 32.7 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 9.3%
Commuting to another NH community 79.6%
Commuting out-of-state 11.1%
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
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
X Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Crotched Mountain
   
Other: Nature Trails

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, February 2014.
Community Response Received 05/23/13

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