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New Hampton, NH


newhampton New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact New Hampton Board of Selectmen
Barbara Lucas, Town Administrator
6 Pinnacle Hill Road
New Hampton, NH 03256
Telephone (603) 744-3559
Fax (603) 744-5106
E-mail blucas@new-hampton.nh.us
Web Site www.new-hampton.nh.us

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm, closed daily, 12 noon - 1 pm

County Belknap
Labor Market Area Meredith, NH LMA
Tourism Region Lakes
Planning Commission Lakes Region
Regional Development Belknap County Economic Development Council

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

Incorporated: 1777
Origin: This town was first granted in 1765 as Moultonborough Addition, for Colonel Jonathan Moulton, who held the position of town moderator, and for whom Moultonborough was named. In 1777, Colonel Moulton requested that the town be named New Hampton in honor of his native town of Hampton, New Hampshire. The northeastern portion of the town was set off and incorporated as Center Harbor in 1797. The New Hampton School was established here in 1821, and went through several name, owner, and location changes, before its current incarnation as a co-educational college prepatory school.
Villages and Place Names: Winona, New Hampton Village Precinct, Old Institution
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 652 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for New Hampton totaled 1,366 over 55 years, from 862 in 1960 to 2,228 in 2015. The largest decennial percent change was a 32 percent increase between 1970 and 1980, which was followed by a 29 percent increase over the next decade. The 2015 Census estimate for New Hampton was 2,228 residents, which ranked 129th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2015 (US Census Bureau): 60.5 persons per square mile of land area, which tied with Ossipee. New Hampton contains 36.8 square miles of land area and 1.6 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2016 $3,213,652
Budget: School Appropriations, 2016-2017 $2,939,393
Zoning Ordinance 1986/16
Master Plan 2006
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Conservation; Heritage
Public Library Gordon-Nash

Emergency Services
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Municipal
Emergency Medical Service Part-time
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Speare Memorial, Plymouth 13 miles 25
Lakes Region General, Laconia 15 miles 88

Utilities
Electric Supplier Eversource Energy; NH Electric Coop; New Hampton
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier New Hampton Village Precinct; private wells
Sanitation New Hampton Village Precinct & private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Yes
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupNone
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Limited
Cable Television Access Limited
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessYes
ResidentialLimited

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2015 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $18.19
2015 Equalization Ratio 100.8
2015 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $19.11
2015 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings72.7%
Commercial Land and Buildings15.4%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other11.8%

(ACS 2011-2015) Housing
Total Housing Units 1,170
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 1,060
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 38
Five or More Units in Structure 4
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 68
(US Census Bureau) Demographics
Total Population Community County
2015 2,228 60,399
2010 2,165 60,088
2000 1,964 56,576
1990 1,609 49,294
1980 1,249 42,884
1970 946 32,367
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2011-2015
Population by Gender
Male:   1,063 Female:   1,165
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 90
Age 5 to 19 440
Age 20 to 34 346
Age 35 to 54 641
Age 55 to 64 334
Age 65 and over 377
Median Age 44.1 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher 38.4%

(ACS 2011-2015) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $28,267
Median family income $73,913
Median household income $74,009
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers, 16 years ad over
Male $49,138
Female $43,250
Individuals below the poverty level 6.6%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2005 2015
Civilian Labor Force 1,210 1,338
Employed 1,169 1,287
Unemployed 41 51
Unemployment Rate 3.4% 3.8%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2005 2015
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 82 37
Average Weekly Wage $587 $874
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 444 403
Average Weekly Wage $660 $767
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 526 440
Average Weekly Wage $648 $776
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 97 114
Average Weekly Wage $569 $634
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 622 554
Average Weekly Wage $636 $747

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


(NH Dept. of Education) Education and Child Care
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 (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1 1
Grade Levels K 1-5 9-12
Total Enrollment 128 323
2016 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: Lakes Region
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Plymouth State University

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
New Hampton School Secondary education 155 1821
Waste Management Waste removal services 21 1994
Circle K Convenience store, gas station 13 1998
New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet Retail wine & liquor store 11 2016
Jellystone Park Campground 31 1980
Dunkin Donuts Donut shop 21 1997
The 104 Diner Restaurant 28 1994
Marcam/ATS Precision Electronics 22 1995
Wallingford's Inc. Logging supplies 12 1999
Live Free Home Health Care Home health care services 75.00 2006

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality


(Distance estimated from city/town hall) Transportation
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 104, 132
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 23
Distance Local access
Railroad State owned line
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Newfound Valley, BristolRunway1,900 ft. asphalt
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 55 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 4
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 50 miles
Portland, ME 92 miles
Boston, MA 101 miles
New York City, NY 300 miles
Montreal, Quebec 223 miles

(ACS 2011-2015) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 76.8%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 12.4%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 2.6%
Other Means 0.4%
Worked at home 7.7%
Mean Travel Time to Work 27.3 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2011-2015)
Working in community of residence 19.2%
Commuting to another NH community 78.7%
Commuting out-of-state 2.1%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility
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
X Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
X Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
X Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Gunstock, Ragged, & Tenney Mountains
   
Other: Kelley-Drake Conservation Area; Bald Ledge Trail; Old Home Day; New Hampton Nature Fitness Trail

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, April 2017. Community Response Received 06/16/16

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