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Fremont, NH

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

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen, Assessor, Town Administrator: Monday, Friday, 8 am - 12 noon, Tuesday, Wednesday, 8 am - 4 pm, Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, Friday, 9 am - 12 noon, Tuesday, 7:30 am - 3 pm, Wednesday, 3 pm - 7 pm, Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm, closed Monday in summer

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 10, 33

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 3,717 over 49 years, from 993 in 1970 to 4,710 in 2019. The largest decennial percent change was a 105 percent increase between 1980 and 1990. The 2019 Census estimate for Fremont was 4,710 residents, which ranked 77th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2019 (US Census Bureau): 272.9 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, 2020 $3,637,783
Budget: School Appropriations, 2019-2020 $12,500,000
Zoning Ordinance 1947/20
Master Plan 2020
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; 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, Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station Yes
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2019 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $31.05
2019 Equalization Ratio 74.0
2019 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $22.87
2019 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings92.7%
Commercial Land and Buildings5.7%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other1.7%

(ACS 2015-2019) Housing
Total Housing Units 1,848
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 1,643
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 134
Five or More Units in Structure 30
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 41
(US Census Bureau) Population
(1-year Estimates/Decennial)
Total Population Community County
2019 4,710 309,769
2010 4,283 295,223
2000 3,529 278,748
1990 2,730 246,744
1980 1,333 190,345
1970 993 138,951
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2015-2019
Population by Gender
Male:   2,315 Female:   2,362
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 258
Age 5 to 19 765
Age 20 to 34 658
Age 35 to 54 1,444
Age 55 to 64 742
Age 65 and over 810
Median Age 46.1 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 95.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher 36.1%

(ACS 2015-2019) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $44,269
Median family income $118,004
Median household income $110,181
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers, 16 years ad over
Male $75,529
Female $54,764
Individuals below the poverty level 1.8%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2009 2019
Civilian Labor Force 2,435 2,878
Employed 2,263 2,803
Unemployed 172 75
Unemployment Rate 7.1% 2.6%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2009 2019
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 89 133
Average Weekly Wage $719 $964
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 457 343
Average Weekly Wage $480 $697
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 546 476
Average Weekly Wage $519 $772
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 121 132
Average Weekly Wage $677 $724
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 667 608
Average Weekly Wage $548 $762

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 Region: 18
Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 1
Grade Levels P K 1-8
Total Enrollment 406
2020 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 5 Total Capacity: 180
Nearest Community/Technical College: Great Bay
Nearest Colleges or Universities: 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 1960's
The Carr Garage Automotive repair 3 2020
NH Pulp & Lumber Lumber milling 2 1990
Aidan's Garage Automotive repair 4 2019
Restaurant 5 2018
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 2015-2019) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 84.7%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 6.2%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.7%
Other Means 8.4%
Worked at home 17.3%
Mean Travel Time to Work 34.3 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2015-2019)
Working in community of residence 15.2%
Commuting to another NH community 67.5%
Commuting out-of-state 17.3%
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

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2021. Community Response Received 7/31/20

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