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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 [email protected]
Web Site www.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 Micropolitan 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 284 over 54 years, from 140 in 1960 to 424 in 2014. 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 2014 Census estimate for Randolph was 424 residents, which ranked 218th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2014 (US Census Bureau): 9.0 persons per square mile of land area. Randolph contains 47.1 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2014-2015 $486,250
Budget: School Appropriations, 2015-2016 $366,335
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

Emergency Services
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 Eversource Energy
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 Administration) Property Taxes
2015 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $14.64
2015 Equalization Ratio 115.0
2015 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $16.97
2015 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings90.4%
Commercial Land and Buildings2.8%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other6.8%

(ACS 2010-2014) Housing
Total Housing Units 344
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 327
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 11
(US Census Bureau) Demographics
Total Population Community County
2014 424 32,202
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) 2010-2014
Population by Gender
Male:   232 Female:   192
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 2
Age 5 to 19 62
Age 20 to 34 36
Age 35 to 54 111
Age 55 to 64 86
Age 65 and over 127
Median Age 55.1 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 96.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher 46.8%

(ACS 2010-2014) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $37,789
Median family income $77,788
Median household income $71,375
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $46,058
Female $32,000
Individuals below the poverty level 3.1%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2005 2015
Civilian Labor Force 171 169
Employed 166 158
Unemployed 5 11
Unemployment Rate 2.9% 6.5%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2004 2014
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 25 n
Average Weekly Wage $573 n
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 6 5
Average Weekly Wage $116 $197
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 30 n
Average Weekly Wage $490 n

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

(NH Dept. of Education) Education and Child Care
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 (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
2016 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

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
Not Available

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

(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 AirportRunway2,800 ft. turf
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 100 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 6
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 119 miles
Portland, ME 102 miles
Boston, MA 170 miles
New York City, NY 370 miles
Montreal, Quebec 187 miles

(ACS 2010-2014) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 82.7%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 3.8%
Public transportation 1.0%
Walked 3.4%
Other Means 2.0%
Worked at home 7.2%
Mean Travel Time to Work 26.3 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2010-2014)
Working in community of residence 13.9%
Commuting to another NH community 80.8%
Commuting out-of-state 5.3%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
X Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility
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; Town Forest

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, August 2016. Community Response Received 05/24/16

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