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Wilmot, NH


wilmot New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Wilmot
Nancy Bates, Town Administrator
PO Box 72
Wilmot , NH 03287
Telephone (603) 526-4802
Fax (603) 526-2523
E-mail admin@wilmotnh.org
Web Site www.wilmotnh.org

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen Office, Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Tuesday, 11 am - 7 pm, Wednesday, Thursday, 9 am - 4 pm, last Saturday, 9 am - 12 noon

County Merrimack
Labor Market Area New London, NH LMA
Tourism Region Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee
Planning Commission Upper Valley Lake Sunapee
Regional Development Capital Regional Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress District District 2
Executive Council District District 1
State Senate District District 2
State Representative Merrimack County District 4

Incorporated: 1807
Origin: Most of this territory was originally part of a 1775 grant to Jonas Minot, Matthew Thornton, and others that became New London. The town was formed from part of New London and Kearsarge Gore, and incorporated in 1807. The name Wilmot was in honor of Dr. James Wilmot, a scholar and clergyman, and rector at Barton-on-Heath in Warwickshire, England. Though he never came to America, Dr. Wilmot had joined with William Pitt, the Marquis of Rockingham, and others in protesting the treatment of the American colonies by the British crown.
Villages and Place Names: North Wilmot, Wilmot Flat
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 423 residents in 1810
Population Trends: Population change for Wilmot totaled 876 over 49 years, from 516 in 1970 to 1,392 in 2019. The largest decennial percent change was a 41 percent increase between 1970 and 1980; the population increased by at least 20 percent the next two decades. The 2019 Census estimate for Wilmot was 1,392 residents, which ranked 168th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2019 (US Census Bureau): 47.3 persons per square mile of land area. Wilmot contains 29.4 square miles of land area and 0.2 square miles of inland water area.

Municipal Services
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2018 $2,144,499
Budget: School Appropriations, 2017-2018 $2,574,752
Zoning Ordinance 1968/17
Master Plan 2018
Capitol Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen; Library; Cemetery; Trust Funds; Supervisors Checklist
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Conservation
Public Library Wilmot Public

Emergency Services
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
New London Hospital, New London 6 miles 25

Utilities
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 PickupNone
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Comcast; Fairpoint; TDS Telecom
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station Yes
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessYes
ResidentialYes

(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) Property Taxes
2019 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $24.49
2019 Equalization Ratio 83.4
2019 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $20.38
2019 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings92.9%
Commercial Land and Buildings4.6%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other2.5%

(ACS 2015-2019) Housing
Total Housing Units 809
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 725
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 38
Five or More Units in Structure 30
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 16
(US Census Bureau) Population
(1-year Estimates/Decennial)
Total Population Community County
2019 1,392 151,391
2010 1,358 146,445
2000 1,149 136,716
1990 938 120,618
1980 725 98,302
1970 516 80,925
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2015-2019
Population by Gender
Male:   779 Female:   864
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 77
Age 5 to 19 233
Age 20 to 34 253
Age 35 to 54 417
Age 55 to 64 295
Age 65 and over 368
Median Age 51.5 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 97.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher 57.6%

(ACS 2015-2019) Income, Inflation Adjusted $
Per capita income $50,221
Median family income $94,375
Median household income $81,250
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers, 16 years ad over
Male $53,750
Female $57,240
Individuals below the poverty level 1.6%

(NHES - ELMI) Labor Force
Annual Average 2009 2019
Civilian Labor Force 728 759
Employed 700 744
Unemployed 28 15
Unemployment Rate 3.8% 2.0%

(NHES - ELMI) Employment & Wages
Annual Average Covered Employment 2009 2019
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 35 39
Average Weekly Wage $663 $773
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 114 101
Average Weekly Wage $557 $672
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 148 140
Average Weekly Wage $582 $700
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 21 20
Average Weekly Wage $391 $561
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 169 160
Average Weekly Wage $559 $683

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 Kearsarge Regional (Bradford, Newbury, New London, Springfield, Sutton, Warner, Wilmot) SAU 65
Career Technology Center(s): Concord Regional Technical Center Region: 11
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: 2 Total Capacity: 30
Nearest Community/Technical College: NHTI-Concord; Lakes Region
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Colby-Sawyer; New England; Northeast Catholic College

Largest Businesses Product/Service Employees Established
Clarke Bros. Construction 10
New London Floorcraft & Creative Kitchens Flooring, cabinetry sales 8
Park 'N Go Market Convenience store 5 2001
Walker Automotive Auto repair shop 3
Blackwater Autobody Auto body shop 2
Town of Wilmot Municipal services 14
Eagle Pond, LLC Res summer camp

Employer Information Supplied by Municipality


(Distance estimated from city/town hall) Transportation
Road Access US Routes 4
State Routes 4A, 11
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-89, Exits 10 - 11
Distance 5 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Newfound Valley, BristolRunway1,900 ft. asphalt
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Lebanon Municipal Distance 35 miles
Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport 1
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 47 miles
Portland, ME 139 miles
Boston, MA 97 miles
New York City, NY 296 miles
Montreal, Quebec 217 miles

(ACS 2015-2019) Commuting to Work
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 83.1%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 8.4%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.1%
Other Means 8.5%
Worked at home 1.1%
Mean Travel Time to Work 26.9 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2015-2019)
Working in community of residence 18.2%
Commuting to another NH community 80.7%
Commuting out-of-state 1.1%
Recreation, Attractions, and Events
X Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
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
Museums
Cinemas
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourist Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
X Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Ragged Mountain, Mount Sunapee
   
Other: Antiques; Winslow State Park; Wilmot Bandstand; Old Home Day

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2021. Community Response Received 6/22/18

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