For population 25 years and over in Bennington:
For population 15 years and over in Bennington town:
22 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (23.6 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (63.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (180.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Antrim, NH (1.5 miles ), Hancock, NH (2.1 miles ), Greenfield, NH (2.3 miles ), Francestown, NH (2.4 miles ), Deering, NH (2.4 miles ), Hillsborough, NH (2.8 miles ), Peterborough, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 71.92 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
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Crime in Bennington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Work and jobs in Bennington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bennington, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bennington-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the Bennington town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bennington-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Bennington center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.9 miles away from Bennington center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hillsborough County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bennington:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bennington:
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Public elementary/middle school in Bennington:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.17. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bennington and their reported violations in the past:BIRCHES OF BENNINGTON (Address: 69 BIRCH GLEN DR UT 919 , Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Bennington compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Bennington (based on Hillsborough County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 73
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,627 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($429 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,293 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bennington:
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Bennington fatal accident list:
Sep 8, 1994 06:50 PM, Route 47, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $17,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,890
Total average daily truck traffic: 698
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bennington, NH