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Randolph, NH

randolph New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Randolph
Anne Kenison, Town Clerk
130 Durand Road
Randolph, NH 03593
Telephone (603) 466-5771
Fax (603) 466-9856
E-mail TownClerk@Randolph.nh.gov
Web Site http://randolph.nh.gov

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen's Secretary: Monday through Thursday, 9 am - 12 noon; Town Clerk: Monday, 9 am - 11 am, Wednesday, 7 pm - 9 pm; Tax Collector: by Appointment

County Coös
Labor Market Area Berlin NH Micro-NECTA
Tourism Region White Mountains
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development Coös Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District District 2
Executive Council District District 1
State Senate District District 1
State Representative Coös County Districts 5, 7

Incorporated: 1824
Origin: In the charter of 1772, this territory was granted to John Durand, his son John, and Edward Parry, Thomas Brown, and Charles Henzell. The town was named Durand, for John Durand, who was a member of the London Board of Trade and an associate of Governor John Wentworth. In 1824, Governor Levi Woodbury renamed it Randolph, in honor of his friend John Randolph of Virginia. Randolph was a long-time member of the House of Representatives, an advocate of states' rights, and a descendant of Pocahontas.
Villages and Place Names: Appalachia, Bowman, Randolph Hill
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 62 residents in 1810
Population Trends: Population change for Randolph totaled 160 over 53 years, from 140 in 1960 to 300 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was a 62 percent increase between 1970 and 1980; population declined both from 1990 to 2000 and from 2000 to 2010. The 2013 Census estimate for Randolph was 300 residents, which ranked 225th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns, the tenth smallest community.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 6.4 persons per square mile of land area, the nineth lowest among the cities and towns. Randolph contains 47.1 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of inland water area.

Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2014-2015 $486,250
Budget: School Appropriations, 2014-2015 $332,646
Zoning Ordinance 1988/14
Master Plan 1992
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Planning; Library; Trust Funds; Zoning; Town Clerk; Tax Collector; Checklist; Cemetery; Treasurer; Auditors; Moderator
Appointed:Conservation; Fire Warden; Forest
Public Library Randolph Public

Police Department Part-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Androscoggin Valley, Berlin 14 miles 25

Electric Supplier PSNH
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 ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company Fairpoint; Time Warner
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2013 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $16.29
2013 Equalization Ratio 102.2
2013 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $17.06
2013 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings90.5%
Commercial Land and Buildings3.2%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other6.3%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 377
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 359
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 1
Five or More Units in Structure 5
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 12
Total Population Community County
2013 302 32,096
2010 310 33,055
2000 340 33,156
1990 371 34,879
1980 274 35,014
1970 169 34,189
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   231 Female:   188
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 1
Age 5 to 19 54
Age 20 to 34 23
Age 35 to 54 100
Age 55 to 64 128
Age 65 and over 113
Median Age 58.1 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 95.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher 46.9%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $37,252
Median family income $71,146
Median household income $67,708
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $41,250
Female $34,250
Individuals below the poverty level 0.5%

Annual Average 2003 2013
Civilian Labor Force 171 156
Employed 165 143
Unemployed 6 13
Unemployment Rate 3.5% 8.3%

Annual Average Covered Employment 2003 2013
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment n 0
Average Weekly Wage n $0
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment n n
Average Weekly Wage n n
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 14 n
Average Weekly Wage $596 n
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 6 5
Average Weekly Wage $114 $201
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 20 n
Average Weekly Wage $453 n

Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are part of Gorham-Randolph-Shelburne Cooperative SAU 20
Career Technology Center(s): Berlin Regional Career & Technical Center Region: 2
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
2014 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: White Mountains
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Granite State College-Berlin

Not Available

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes 2
State Routes
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exits 35 - 36
Distance 28 miles
Railroad Boston & Maine
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Gorham Airport
Runway 2,800 ft. turf
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 100 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 13
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 122 miles
Portland, ME 97 miles
Boston, MA 170 miles
New York City, NY 371 miles
Montreal, Quebec 197 miles

Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 79.6%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 4.1%
Public transportation 0.9%
Walked 1.8%
Other Means 0.5%
Worked at home 13.1%
Mean Travel Time to Work 29 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 19%
Commuting to another NH community 77.8%
Commuting out-of-state 3.2%
Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
X Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
X Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
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
X Fishing/Hunting
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): Wildcat
Other: Hiking Trails

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, November 2014.
Community Response Received 5/19/2014

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