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Warner, NH


Warner New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Warner
Board of Selectmen
5 East Main Street, PO Box 265
Warner, NH 03278-0265
Telephone (603) 456-2298 x2
Fax (603) 456-2297
E-mail selectboard@warner.nh.us
Web Site www.warner.nh.us

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen, Town Clerk: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 am - 3 pm, Tuesday, 8 am - 6 pm

County Merrimack
Labor Market Area Concord NH Micro-NECTA
Tourism Region Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee
Planning Commission Central NH Regional
Regional Development Capital Regional Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress District 2
Executive Council District 2
State Senate District 15
State Representative Merrimack County Districts 7, 25

Incorporated: 1774
Origin: This territory was granted by the Massachusetts government in 1735 as Number 1 to settlers from Amesbury who called it New Amesbury. The Masonian Proprietors regranted the territory in 1749 to new settlers who were mostly from Rye, including Richard Jenness. The settlement was called Jenness-town or Ryetown. The territory was granted again in 1767 to Jonathan Barnard and others, who wished to name the town Amesbury. In 1774 Governor John Wentworth incorporated the town in honor of a friend and a member of his council, Jonathan Warner. This was one of the last towns to be established under English rule.
Villages and Place Names: Bagley, Davisville, Dimond, Lower Village, Melvin Mills, Roby, Waterloo
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 863 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Warner totaled 1,837 over 52 years, from 1,004 in 1960 to 2,841 in 2012. The largest decennial percent change was an increase of 44 percent between 1960 and 1970, this was followed by a 36 percent increase between 1970 and 1980. The 2012 Census estimate for Warner was 2,841 residents, which ranked 111th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2010 (US Census Bureau): 50.9 persons per square mile of land area. Warner contains 55.7 square miles of land area and 0.2 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2013 $2,615,856
Budget: School Appropriations, Not Available
Zoning Ordinance 1969/10
Master Plan 2000
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Regional Planning Commission
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Library; Cemetery; Budget; Checklist; Chandler Reservation
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Conservation
Public Library Pillsbury Free

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
New London Hospital, New London 15 miles 25
Concord Hospital, Concord 16 miles 237

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier PSNH
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Warner Village Water District
Sanitation Private septic & municipal
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Yes
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupNone
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company TDS Telecom
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
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) $25.24
2012 Equalization Ratio 109.5
2012 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $27.56
2012 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings86.6%
Commercial Land and Buildings10.7%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other2.7%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 1,363
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 1,044
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 164
Five or More Units in Structure 75
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 80
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2012 2,841 146,761
2010 2,833 146,445
2000 2,769 136,716
1990 2,256 120,618
1980 1,963 98,302
1970 1,441 80,925
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   1,526 Female:   1,320
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 154
Age 5 to 19 475
Age 20 to 34 387
Age 35 to 54 956
Age 55 to 64 438
Age 65 and over 436
Median Age 44 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher 35.5%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $31,627
Median family income $70,125
Median household income $65,288
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $51,938
Female $40,938
Individuals below the poverty level 6.0%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2002 2012
Civilian Labor Force 1,531 1,501
Employed 1,475 1,417
Unemployed 56 84
Unemployment Rate 3.7% 5.6%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2002 2012
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 183 151
Average Weekly Wage $711 $1,244
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 609 664
Average Weekly Wage $374 $649
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 792 816
Average Weekly Wage $452 $760
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 118 91
Average Weekly Wage $483 $708
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 910 907
Average Weekly Wage $456 $754
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 Kearsarge Regional (Bradford, Newbury, New London, Springfield, Sutton, Warner, Wilmot) SAU 65
Career Technology Center(s): Sugar River Valley RTC, Claremont or Newport Region: 10
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels K 1-5
Total Enrollment 161
2013 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 3 Total Capacity: 100
Nearest Community/Technical College: NHTI-Concord
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Colby-Sawyer; New England; Magdalen

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Warner Power Transformers, power supplies 195 1948
Market Basket Supermarket 100 1995
Pine Rock Manor Assisted living facility 40 1986
McDonald's Fast food restaurant 40 1990
RC Brayshaw & Co., Inc. Commercial printing center 12 1979
Evans Fuel Mart Convenience store, gas 12 1982
Techni-Cut, Inc. Precision cutting center 8
All-Signs Screen printing
Irving Gas Convenience store, gas

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 103, 127
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-89, Exits 7 - 9
Distance Local access
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Concord Municipal
Runway 6,005 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 39 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 4
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 33 miles
Portland, ME 118 miles
Boston, MA 83 miles
New York City, NY 288 miles
Montreal, Quebec 225 miles

(ACS 2008-2012) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 72.4%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 9.9%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 2.4%
Other Means 3.4%
Worked at home 11.9%
Mean Travel Time to Work 33.0 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 27.4%
Commuting to another NH community 67.4%
Commuting out-of-state 5.2%
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
X Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
X Museums
Cinemas
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
X Youth Sports: Soccer
X Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
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): Mount Sunapee
   
Other: Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum; Rollins State Park

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, February 2014.
Community Response Received 05/08/13

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