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Warren, NH


warren New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Warren
Judith Tautenhan, Town Administrator
PO Box 40
Warren, NH 03279
Telephone (603) 764-5780
Fax (603) 764-9296
E-mail administrator@warren-nh.com
Web Site www.warren-nh.com

Municipal Office Hours Town Administrator: Monday, 11 am - 2 pm, Tuesday, 1 pm - 4 pm, Wednesday, 9 am - 12 noon; Town Clerk: Wednesday, 4 pm - 7 pm, Friday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm; Tax Collector: Thursday, 4 pm - 6 pm, Saturday, 9 am - 11 am

County Grafton
Labor Market Area Plymouth, NH LMA
Tourism Region White Mountains
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development Grafton County Economic Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress District District 2
Executive Council District District 1
State Senate District District 2
State Representative Grafton County Districts 3, 15

Incorporated: 1763
Origin: This territory was granted in 1763 to John Page and others, and named in honor of Admiral Sir Peter Warren. Admiral Warren commanded the fleet during the conflict with Canada, which ended in the capture of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, in 1745. This action united the colonies with a common goal, and provided them with fishing and fur trading rights. In 1770, the grant was renewed and an additional section of territory added to the grant when it was determined that the town line survey was incorrect. The town library bears the name of the first settler in Warren, Joseph Patch, who built a cabin there in 1767.
Villages and Place Names: Glencliff
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 206 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Warren totaled 191 over 53 years, from 548 in 1960 to 739 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was a 26 percent increase between 1980 and 1990; the smallest, a three percent increase between 2000 to 2010. The 2013 Census estimate for Warren was 739 residents, which ranked 203rd among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 15.2 persons per square mile of land area. Warren contains 48.6 square miles of land area and 0.4 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2014 $827,796
Budget: School Appropriations, 2013-2014 $2,427,535
Zoning Ordinance No Board
Master Plan 2003
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Planning; Library
Appointed:Parks & Recreation
Public Library Joseph Patch

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Part-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Private - Full-time
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Speare Memorial, Plymouth 19 miles 25
Cottage Hospital, Woodsville 22 miles 25

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier NH Electric Coop
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier S Main St. Water District
Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupPrivate
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramYes
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Limited
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessYes
ResidentialYes

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2013 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $22.40
2013 Equalization Ratio 110.0
2013 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $28.71
2013 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings76.1%
Commercial Land and Buildings3.5%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other20.4%

(ACS 2009-2013) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 605
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 487
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 9
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 109
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2013 739 89,268
2010 904 89,118
2000 876 81,826
1990 821 74,998
1980 650 65,806
1970 539 54,914
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2009-2013
Population by Gender
Male:    371 Female:    368
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 13
Age 5 to 19 128
Age 20 to 34 113
Age 35 to 54 246
Age 55 to 64 114
Age 65 and over 125
Median Age 46.8 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher 15.4%

(ACS 2009-2013) ANNUAL INCOME, 2013
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $23,077
Median family income $50,500
Median household income $40,833
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $34,333
Female $33,611
Individuals below the poverty level 15.6%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2003 2013
Civilian Labor Force 430 398
Employed 411 378
Unemployed 19 20
Unemployment Rate 4.4% 5.0%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2003 2013
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment n n
Average Weekly Wage n n
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment n n
Average Weekly Wage n n
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 590 499
Average Weekly Wage $361 $466
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 52 45
Average Weekly Wage $497 $765
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 642 544
Average Weekly Wage $372 $491

(NH Dept. of Education) EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES
Schools students attend: Warren operates grades K-6; grades 7-12 are tuitioned to Haverhill Cooperative (Bath, Benton, Haverhill, Piermont, Warren) SAU 23
Career Technology Center(s): Plymouth Applied Technology Center Region: 5
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels P K 1-6
Total Enrollment 62
2014 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 1 Total Capacity: 12
Nearest Community/Technical College: Lakes Region
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Plymouth State University

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Warren Village Market Convenience store 7 1992
Mount Carr Building Products Lumber yard 4 1995
C M Whitcher Trash removal services 8 2004
Moose Hillock Campground Camping 19 1986
Moosilauke Ravine Lodge/Dartmouth Outing Club Lodging 10 1939
Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Healthcare 6 1957
Warren Village School Education 26 1763
Becket Family Services Educational services 12 2007
Calamity Jane's Restaurant Restaurant 6

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 25, 25C, 118
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-91 (VT), Exit 16; I-93, Exit 32 or 26
Distance 16 miles; 18 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Plymouth Regional
Runway 2,380 ft. turf
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Lebanon Municipal Distance 44 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 1
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 79 miles
Portland, ME 120 miles
Boston, MA 130 miles
New York City, NY 305 miles
Montreal, Quebec 195 miles

(ACS 2009-2013) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 81.9%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 10.6%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 1.0%
Other Means 2.8%
Worked at home 3.6%
Mean Travel Time to Work 31.6 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2009-2013)
Working in community of residence 12.1%
Commuting to another NH community 70.6%
Commuting out-of-state 17.3%
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
X Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
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
X Museums
Cinemas
Performing Arts Facilities
X Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
X Youth Sports: Soccer
X Youth Sports: Football
X Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
X Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
X Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Loon Mountain, Waterville Valley, Tenney Mountain, Burke Mountain, Northeast Slopes
   
Other: Fish Hatchery & Education Center; White Mountain National Forest; Redstone Rocket on Town Common; Mtn Carr Trail; Off Road Vehicle Trails; Motorcross Park

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, March 2015.
Community Response Received 05/21/14

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