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Randolph, NH

randolph New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Randolph
Anne Kenison, Town Clerk
130 Durand Road
Randolph, NH 03593
Telephone (603) 466-5771
Fax (603) 466-9856
E-mail TownClerk@Randolph.nh.gov
Web Site www.randolph.nh.gov

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen, Assessors, Treasurer: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm; Town Clerk: Wednesday, 8 am - 10 am, 7 pm - 9 pm; Tax Collector: by Appointment

Labor Market Area Berlin, NH Micropolitan NECTA
Tourism Region White Mountains
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development

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

Incorporated: 1824
Origin: In the charter of 1772, this territory was granted to John Durand, his son John, and Edward Parry, Thomas Brown, and Charles Henzell. The town was named Durand, for John Durand, who was a member of the London Board of Trade and an associate of Governor John Wentworth. In 1824, Governor Levi Woodbury renamed it Randolph, in honor of his friend John Randolph of Virginia. Randolph was a long-time member of the House of Representatives, an advocate of states' rights, and a descendant of Pocahontas.
Villages and Place Names: Appalachia, Bowman, Randolph Hill
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 62 residents in 1810
Population Trends: Population change for Randolph totaled 117 over 49 years, from 169 in 1970 to 286 in 2019. The largest decennial percent change was a 62 percent increase between 1970 and 1980; population declined both from 1990 to 2000 and from 2000 to 2010. The 2019 Census estimate for Randolph was 286 residents, which ranked 225th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2019 (US Census Bureau): 6.1 persons per square mile of land area, the eighth lowest among the cities and towns. Randolph contains 47.0 square miles of land area and 0 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2020 $569,456
Budget: School Appropriations, 2019-2020 $375,887
Zoning Ordinance 1988/14
Master Plan 1992
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Planning; Library; Trust Funds; Zoning; Town Clerk; Tax Collector; Checklist; Cemetery; Treasurer; Auditors; Moderator
Appointed:Conservation; Fire Warden; Forest
Public Library Randolph Public

Emergency Services
Police Department Part-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Androscoggin Valley, Berlin 14 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 PickupMunicipal
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company Fairpoint; Time Warner
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2019 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $14.80
2019 Equalization Ratio 101.6
2019 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $14.50
2019 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings86.4%
Commercial Land and Buildings4.5%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other9.1%

(ACS 2015-2019) Housing
Total Housing Units 354
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 325
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 10
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 19
(US Census Bureau) Population
(1-year Estimates/Decennial)
Total Population Community County
2019 286 31,563
2010 310 33,055
2000 340 33,156
1990 371 34,879
1980 274 35,014
1970 169 34,189
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2015-2019
Population by Gender
Male:   186 Female:   179
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 16
Age 5 to 19 12
Age 20 to 34 47
Age 35 to 54 80
Age 55 to 64 85
Age 65 and over 125
Median Age 60.3 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 98.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher 56.8%

(ACS 2015-2019) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $51,202
Median family income $104,375
Median household income $84,000
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers, 16 years ad over
Male $49,375
Female $50,000
Individuals below the poverty level 2.5%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2009 2019
Civilian Labor Force 167 145
Employed 159 139
Unemployed 8 6
Unemployment Rate 4.8% 4.1%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2009 2019
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment n 0
Average Weekly Wage n $0
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment n n
Average Weekly Wage n n
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 17 n
Average Weekly Wage $602 n
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 3 6
Average Weekly Wage $280 $257
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 20 n
Average Weekly Wage $552 n

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 Gorham-Randolph-Shelburne Cooperative SAU 20
Career Technology Center(s): Berlin Regional Career & Technical Center Region: 2
Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
2020 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: Granite State College-Berlin

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
Not Available

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) Transportation
Road Access US Routes 2
State Routes
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exits 35 - 36
Distance 28 miles
Railroad Boston & Maine
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Gorham AirportRunway2,800 ft. turf
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 100 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 6
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 119 miles
Portland, ME 102 miles
Boston, MA 170 miles
New York City, NY 370 miles
Montreal, Quebec 187 miles

(ACS 2015-2019) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 83.9%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 2.1%
Public transportation 1.6%
Walked 5.7%
Other Means 6.8%
Worked at home 11.5%
Mean Travel Time to Work 28.3 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2015-2019)
Working in community of residence 12.5%
Commuting to another NH community 76.0%
Commuting out-of-state 11.5%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
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
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 Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): Wildcat
Other: Hiking Trails; Town Forest

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2021. Community Response Received 8/10/20

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