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Fremont, NH

fremont New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Fremont
295 Main Street, PO Box 120
Fremont, NH 03044-0120
Telephone (603) 895-2226 x301
Fax (603) 895-3149
E-mail hcarlson@fremont.nh.gov
Web Site www.Fremont.NH.gov

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen, Town Administrator: Monday and Friday, 8-12, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8-4, Thursday, 9-5; Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Monday and Friday, 9-12, Tuesday, 8-12, Wednesday, 3-7, Thursday, 9-5

County Rockingham
Labor Market Area Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division
Tourism Region Seacoast
Planning Commission Rockingham
Regional Development Regional Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District District 1
Executive Council District District 3
State Senate District District 23
State Representative Rockingham County Districts 7, 32

Incorporated: 1764
Origin: This town was once part of Brentwood known as Poplin, which was incorporated as a separate town in 1764. In 1783, by act of Legislature, Daniel Brown and 20 other families were severed from Poplin and annexed to the Parish of Hawke (Danville) for parochial purposes. The town's name was changed to Fremont in 1854, in honor of the very popular General John C. Fremont. General Fremont was the first candidate of the Republican Party in the presidential election of 1856, losing to James Buchanan, and the first territorial governor of Arizona, 1878-1883.
Villages and Place Names: Fremont Station, Lyford Crossing, Old Meetinghouse
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 493 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Fremont totaled 3,748 over 50 years, from 993 in 1970 to 4,741 in 2020. The 2022 Census estimate for Fremont was 4,826 residents, which ranked 79th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2022 (US Census Bureau): 279.6 persons per square mile of land area. Fremont contains 17.3 square miles of land area and 0.2 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2023 $4,687,386
Budget: School Appropriations, 2023-2024 $12,656,542
Zoning Ordinance 1947/23
Master Plan 2022
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectboard; Library; Trust Funds; Budget; School; Checklist; Cemetery
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Conservation; Parks & Recreation; Cable; Energy
Public Library Fremont Public

Emergency Services
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Part-time & On-Call
Emergency Medical Service Part-time & On-Call
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Exeter Hospital, Exeter 15 miles 99

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 PickupMunicipal
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Comcast, Consolidated Communications
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station Yes
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2022 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $23.19
2022 Equalization Ratio 67.4
2022 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $15.77
2022 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings93.1%
Commercial Land and Buildings5.4%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other1.5%

(ACS 2017-2021) Housing
Total Housing Units 1,704
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 1,558
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 105
Five or More Units in Structure 7
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 34
(US Census Bureau) Population
(1-Year Estimates/Decennial)
Total Population Community County
2022 4,826 319,424
2020 4,739 314,176
2010 4,283 295,223
2000 3,529 278,748
1990 2,730 246,744
1980 1,333 190,345
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021
Population by Gender
Male:   2,284 Female:   2,396
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 260
Age 5 to 19 939
Age 20 to 34 818
Age 35 to 54 1,394
Age 55 to 64 588
Age 65 and over 681
Median Age 42.5 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over 3,192
High school graduate or higher 93.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher 30.1%

(ACS 2017-2021) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $42,720
Median family income $120,481
Median household income $116,944
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $77,083
Female $65,132
Individuals below the poverty level 3.6%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2012 2022
Civilian Labor Force 2,548 2,858
Employed 2,392 2,781
Unemployed 156 77
Unemployment Rate 6.1% 2.7%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2012 2022
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 96 154
Average Weekly Wage $784 $1,410
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 295 363
Average Weekly Wage $548 $809
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 391 517
Average Weekly Wage $606 $989
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 131 135
Average Weekly Wage $659 $759
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 522 652
Average Weekly Wage $619 $941

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

(NH Dept. of Education) Education and Child Care
Schools students attend: Fremont operates grades K-8; grades 9-12 are tuitioned to Sanborn Regional (Kingston, Newton) SAU 83
Career Technology Center(s): Seacoast School of Technology
Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels P K 1-8 9-12
Total Enrollment 375
2022 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 4 Total Capacity: 150
Nearest Community/Technical College: Manchester; Great Bay
Nearest Colleges or Universities: UNH Manchester; Southern NH University; St. Anselm; Franklin Pierce-Manchester; MCPHS; University of NH

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
United Machine & Tool General tool & die 48 1987
Fremont Pizzeria Restaurant 14 1987
Collins Pattern & Mold Foundry patterns 6 1987
Fremont Engineering Inc., Co. Machine parts 4 1987
Colonial Poplin Nursing Home Senior Living, rehabilitation 50 1990s
The Carr Garage Automotive repair 3 2020
NH Pulp & Lumber Lumber milling 2 1990
Aidan's Garage Automotive repair 4 2019
Ragnar Tech Forestry/Equipment 2020
Fremont Animal Hospital Veterinarian 10 1990's

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) Transportation
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 107, 111A
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 4
Distance 15 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Hampton AirfieldRunway2,100 ft. turf
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 25 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 4
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 21 miles
Portland, ME 79 miles
Boston, MA 50 miles
New York City, NY 252 miles
Montreal, Quebec 276 miles

(ACS 2017-2021) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over 2,760
Drove alone, car/truck/van 83.2%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 9.1%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.0%
Other Means 0.5%
Worked at home 7.3%
Mean Travel Time to Work 37.4 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2017-2021)
Working in community of residence 15.7%
Commuting to another NH community 62.6%
Commuting out-of-state 21.7%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
X 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
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
X Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
X Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
X Fishing/Hunting
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): McIntyre
Other: Library; Historial Museum; Old Meeting House; Memorial Park & Fields; Town Forest Trails; NH DRED Rockingham Rec Trail

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2023. Community Response Received 6/8/23

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