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Windsor, NH

windsor New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Windsor
Darlene Cuddy, Chair
14 White Pond Road
Windsor, NH 03244
Telephone (603) 478-3292
Fax (603) 478-3293
E-mail windsor.nh@gsinet.net
Web Site http://windsornh.org

Municipal Office Hours Town Hall: Tuesday, 4 pm - 9 pm, Friday, 9 am - 1 pm; Selectmen: Tuesday, 5:30 pm; Town Clerk: Wednesday, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm, last Saturday, 9 am - 11 am; Tax Collector: Tuesday, 6 pm - 8 pm

County Hillsborough
Labor Market Area Hillsborough, NH LMA
Tourism Region Monadnock
Planning Commission Southwest Region
Regional Development Monadnock Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District District 2
Executive Council District District 5
State Senate District District 8
State Representative Hillsborough County Districts 1, 38

Incorporated: 1798
Origin: This territory was first granted to James Campbell upon petition to the Masonian Proprietors in 1748. For many years it was known as Campbell's Gore. Residents petitioned the General Assembly for incorporation in 1790, which was not granted. They petitioned for incorporation again in 1798 and requested the town be named Windsor. The town was incorporated as Windsor, probably after Windsor, Connecticut, the hometown of James Campbell. Windsor is the smallest town in New Hampshire south of the White Mountains.
Villages and Place Names: unknown
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 120 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Windsor totaled 204 over 53 years, from 35 in 1960 to 239 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was an increase of 126 percent between 1990 and 2000, a numeric change of 112. The 2013 Census estimate for Windsor was 239 residents, which ranked 232nd among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns, the third smallest community.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 29.0 persons per square mile of land area, which tied with Nelson. Windsor contains 8.3 square miles of land area and 0.3 square miles of inland water area.

Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2015 $157,231
Budget: School Appropriations, 2015-2016 $374,263
Zoning Ordinance 1997/08
Master Plan 2007
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Appointed:Planning; Zoning
Public Library No Library

Police Department State Police
Fire Department Hillsborough
Emergency Medical Service Hillsborough
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Concord Hospital, Concord 27 miles 237
Monadnock Community, Peterborough 23 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 PickupPrivate
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company Granite State
Cellular Telephone Access Limited
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2014 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $14.61
2014 Equalization Ratio 98.7
2014 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $13.78
2014 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings94.8%
Commercial Land and Buildings1.8%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other3.4%

(ACS 2009-2013) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 149
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 138
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 5
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 6
Total Population Community County
2013 239 402,979
2010 224 400,721
2000 201 382,384
1990 89 336,549
1980 72 276,608
1970 43 223,941
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2009-2013
Population by Gender
Male:   132 Female:   107
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 17
Age 5 to 19 46
Age 20 to 34 39
Age 35 to 54 73
Age 55 to 64 44
Age 65 and over 20
Median Age 39.0 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 92.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 22.9%

(ACS 2009-2013) ANNUAL INCOME, 2013
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income 33,416
Median family income 51,750
Median household income 51,500
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male 47,500
Female 49,688
Individuals below the poverty level 5.0%

Annual Average 2004 2014
Civilian Labor Force 116 171
Employed 112 162
Unemployed 4.0 9
Unemployment Rate 3.4% 5.3%

Annual Average Covered Employment 2004 2014
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 0 0
Average Weekly Wage $0 $0
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 37 n
Average Weekly Wage $612 n
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 37 n
Average Weekly Wage $612 n
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 2 3
Average Weekly Wage $123 $160
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 38 n
Average Weekly Wage $593 n
'n' indicates data does not meet disclosure standards

Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are tuitioned to Hillsborough-Deering Cooperative (Deering, Hillsborough) SAU 34
Career Technology Center(s): Concord Regional Technical Center Region: 11
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels 6-12
Total Enrollment 38
2015 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 1 Total Capacity: 44
Nearest Community/Technical College: River Valley; NHTI-Concord
Nearest Colleges or Universities: New England; Colby-Sawyer; Northeast Catholic College

Camp Wediko Services for troubled children 30+
Camp Interlocken Childrens' services 30+
*Employer information supplied by municipality

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 31
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-89, Exit 5
Distance 20 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Hawthorne-Feather, Antrim
Runway 3,260 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? No
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 43 miles
Portland, ME 128 miles
Boston, MA 87 miles
New York City, NY 252 miles
Montreal, Quebec 237 miles

Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 83.2%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 3.5%
Public transportation 0%
Walked 7.7%
Other Means 0%
Worked at home 5.6%
Mean Travel Time to Work 30.8 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2009-2013)
Working in community of residence 19.6%
Commuting to another NH community 76.2%
Commuting out-of-state 4.2%
Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
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 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): Pat's Peak

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2015.
Community Response Received 05/22/15

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