For population 25 years and over in Boscawen:
For population 15 years and over in Boscawen town:
134 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (24.1 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (73.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (215.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Webster, NH (2.0 miles ), Canterbury, NH (2.1 miles ), Concord, NH (2.7 miles ), Contoocook, NH (2.8 miles ), Northfield, NH (2.8 miles ), Salisbury, NH (2.8 miles ), Hopkinton, NH (2.9 miles ), Loudon, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.31 N, Longitude: 71.62 W
Area code: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Boscawen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Work and jobs in Boscawen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Boscawen, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Boscawen-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/3/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Boscawen town center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Boscawen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 65% 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 13.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Boscawen center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 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 2.5 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) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Boscawen center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 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 Merrimack County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Carleton Coffin - Journalist, William P. Fessenden - Politician, John Adams Dix - Union Army General, Charles Gordon Greene - Politician, Ambrose Lawrence - Politician.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Boscawen: Joseph S. G. Sweatt.
Hospital/medical center in Boscawen:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Boscawen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boscawen:
See full list of schools located in Boscawen
Public elementary/middle school in Boscawen:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Boscawen and their reported violations in the past:PENACOOK BOSCAWEN WATER PRCT (Population served: 3500, Groundwater):
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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:
250 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Boscawen in 2000:
Boscawen compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Boscawen (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Boscawen town (based on Merrimack County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 27
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,494 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,899 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Boscawen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Boscawen, NH
Total length: 55 meters (180ft)
Total costs: $30,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 48,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,158
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boscawen)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boscawen, NH
Businesses in Boscawen, NH
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.