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Greenville, NH

greenville New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Greenville
Tara Sousa, Town Administrator
46 Main Street, PO Box 343
Greenville, NH 03048
Telephone (603) 878-2084
Fax (603) 878-5038
E-mail administrator@greenvillenh.org
Web Site www.greenvillenh.org

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen: Tuesday, Thursday, 10 am - 12 noon, 1 pm - 4 pm, Wednesday, 10 am - 12 noon, 1 pm - 3 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Tuesday, Thursday, 10 am - 12 noon, 1 pm - 4 pm, Wednesday, 1 pm - 6 pm

County Hillsborough
Labor Market Area Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division
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 12
State Representative Hillsborough County Districts 36, 45

Incorporated: 1872
Origin: This town was for many years a part of Mason, which was chartered in 1768. What is now Greenville was alternately known as Slipton, Mason Harbor, and Mason Village. By 1872 it was a prosperous community, its location at the High Falls on the Souhegan River providing access to plentiful water power for the state's first industries. At one time, there were factories making cotton and woolen goods, furniture, shoes, twine, flour, lead pencils, and tinware. Incorporated in 1872, Greenville is the third-youngest town in New Hampshire.
Villages and Place Names: unknown
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 1,072 residents in 1880
Population Trends: Population change for Greenville decreased by 17 residents, from 1,988 in 1980 to 1,971 in 2021. The largest decennial percent change was a six percent decline between 2010 and 2020. The 2021 Census estimate for Greenville was 1,971 residents, which ranked 140th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2021 (US Census Bureau): 286.5 persons per square mile of land area. Greenville contains 6.9 square miles of land area and 0 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2022 $2,385,254
Budget: School Appropriations, 2020-2021 $3,549,832
Zoning Ordinance 1987/21
Master Plan 2017
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Fire Wards; Library; Cemetery; Trust Funds
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Conservation; Beautification
Public Library Chamberlin Free Public

Emergency Services
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Monadnock Community, Peterborough 12 miles 25

Electric Supplier Eversource Energy
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Municipal
Sanitation Municipal
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Yes
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupNone
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Consolidated Communications
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2021 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $25.15
2021 Equalization Ratio 70.4
2021 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $17.38
2021 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings75.0%
Commercial Land and Buildings19.9%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other5.1%

(ACS 2016-2020) Housing
Total Housing Units 1,056
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 410
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 190
Five or More Units in Structure 83
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 373
(US Census Bureau) Population
(1-year Estimates/Decennial)
Total Population Community County
2021 1,971 424,079
2020 1,972 422,705
2010 2,105 400,721
2000 2,231 382,384
1990 2,095 336,549
1980 1,988 276,608
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2016-2020
Population by Gender
Male:   1,148 Female:   1,045
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 105
Age 5 to 19 259
Age 20 to 34 285
Age 35 to 54 709
Age 55 to 64 309
Age 65 and over 526
Median Age 49.0 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher 18.4%

(ACS 2016-2020) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $34,920
Median family income $89,390
Median household income $74,286
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers, 16 years ad over
Male $48,255
Female $64,167
Individuals below the poverty level 7.4%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2011 2021
Civilian Labor Force 1,147 1,148
Employed 1,057 1,104
Unemployed 90 44
Unemployment Rate 7.8% 3.8%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2011 2021
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment n 79
Average Weekly Wage n $1,225
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment n 143
Average Weekly Wage n $671
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 217 221
Average Weekly Wage $876 $868
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 42 32
Average Weekly Wage $526 $919
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 258 254
Average Weekly Wage $820 $875

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

(NH Dept. of Education) Education and Child Care
Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are part of Mascenic Regional (Greenville, Mason, New Ipswich) SAU 87
Career Technology Center(s): Milford HS & Applied Technology Center; Wilbur H. Palmer Career & Tech Ed Center (Hudson); Nashua Technology Center
Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
2021 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: Nashua
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Franklin Pierce University; Daniel Webster; Rivier

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
Pilgrim Food, Inc. Vinegar, apple juice, mustard 47 1971
Lamarre Concrete Concrete forms 13 1989
City Line Auto sales 8
Approved Color Corporation Color blends for plastics 6 1975
Haffner's Heating oil, propane 6 2010
The Country Mile Convenience stor 18 1980
Dunkin' Donuts Donut shop 15 2013
Dollar General Department Store 10 2018
GW Shaw Recycling/Trash Disposal 15
AVS Inc. Specialty Furnace Equipment

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) Transportation
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 31, 45, 123, 124
Nearest Interstate, Exit Everett Tpk., Exits 7 - 8; I-293, Exit 4
Distance 22 miles; 30 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Jaffrey - Silver RanchRunway2,982 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 32 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 4
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 33 miles
Portland, ME 127 miles
Boston, MA 60 miles
New York City, NY 221 miles
Montreal, Quebec 271 miles

(ACS 2016-2020) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 88.5%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 8.1%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.0%
Other Means 0.5%
Worked at home 2.9%
Mean Travel Time to Work 28.6 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2016-2020)
Working in community of residence 72.0%
Commuting to another NH community 7.2%
Commuting out-of-state 20.8%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
X Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
X Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility
X 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
Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): Crotched Mountain
Other: Fire Works; Independence Day parade

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2021. Community Response Received 8/29/22

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