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Clarksville, NH

clarksville New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Clarksville
Board of Selectmen
408 NH Route 145
Clarksville, NH 03592
Telephone (603) 246-7751
Fax (603) 246-3480
E-mail twnclark@yahoo.com
Web Site Not Available

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen meet every other Monday, 5 pm; Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Monday and Wednesday, 1-5, Tuesday and Thursday, 9-5, closed Friday

County Coos
Labor Market Area Colebrook, NH-VT LMA, NH part
Tourism Region Great North Woods
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development Coos Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District District 2
Executive Council District District 1
State Senate District District 1
State Representative Coos County District 2

Incorporated: 1853
Villages and Place Names: unknown
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 88 residents in 1830
Population Trends: Population change for Clarksville totaled 117 over 50 years, from 166 in 1970 to 283 in 2020. The 2022 Census estimate for Clarksville was 290 residents, which ranked 229th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2022 (US Census Bureau): 4.8 persons per square mile of land area. Clarksville contains 60.5 square miles of land area and 1.9 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2021 $360,525
Budget: School Appropriations, 2022-2023 $647,327
Zoning Ordinance No Board
Master Plan No
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By
Boards and Commissions
Public Library No Library

Emergency Services
Police Department Contracted out
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Upper Connecticut Valley, Colebrook 10 miles 16

Electric Supplier Eversource Energy; NH Electric Coop
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 Consolidated Communications
Cellular Telephone Access No
Cable Television Access No
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2022 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $20.71
2022 Equalization Ratio 55.4
2022 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $11.46
2022 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings92.2%
Commercial Land and Buildings2.1%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other5.7%

(ACS 2017-2021) Housing
Total Housing Units 392
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 309
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 3
Five or More Units in Structure 1
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 79
(US Census Bureau) Population
(1-Year Estimates/Decennial)
Total Population Community County
2022 290 31,504
2020 294 31,268
2010 265 33,055
2000 294 33,156
1990 232 34,879
1980 262 35,014
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021
Population by Gender
Male:   200 Female:   140
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 6
Age 5 to 19 34
Age 20 to 34 48
Age 35 to 54 96
Age 55 to 64 90
Age 65 and over 66
Median Age 51.9 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over 278
High school graduate or higher 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher 16.2%

(ACS 2017-2021) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $37,374
Median family income $69,286
Median household income $65,577
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $55,625
Female $26,458
Individuals below the poverty level 7.9%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2012 2022
Civilian Labor Force 119 110
Employed 109 105
Unemployed 10 5
Unemployment Rate 8.4% 4.5%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2012 2022
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 6 n
Average Weekly Wage $504 n
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 35 n
Average Weekly Wage $498 n
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 41 26
Average Weekly Wage $499 $788
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 4 2
Average Weekly Wage $115 $219
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 45 28
Average Weekly Wage $462 $748

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

(NH Dept. of Education) Education and Child Care
Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are tuitioned to Pittsburg SAU 7
Career Technology Center(s): Canaan Career Center (VT)
Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels 9-12
Total Enrollment
2022 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: Plymouth State; Northern VT - Lyndon (VT)

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
Laurent Rancourt Trucking Logging 12
Custom Collision & Body Works Auto body shop 2
Northern Magazine Monthly magazine 3
Dan's Glass & Mirror Glass repair, installation 1
Yves Marquis Trucking Logging 8
Le Petit Salon Hair services 1

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) Transportation
Road Access US Routes 3
State Routes 145
Nearest Interstate, Exit Aut-55 (QC), Exit 21; I-91 (VT), Exit 28
Distance 41 miles; 58 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Gifford Field, ColebrookRunway2,440 ft. turf
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 139 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 8
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 162 miles
Portland, ME 142 miles
Boston, MA 213 miles
New York City, NY 392 miles
Montreal, Quebec 129 miles

(ACS 2017-2021) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over 189
Drove alone, car/truck/van 55.6%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 15.9%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.0%
Other Means 10.1%
Worked at home 18.5%
Mean Travel Time to Work 17.8 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2017-2021)
Working in community of residence 21.2%
Commuting to another NH community 48.1%
Commuting out-of-state 30.7%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourist Attractions
Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
Youth Sports: Baseball
Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
X Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): Cannon Mountain

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2023. Community Response Received 6/1/23

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