For population 25 years and over in Bow:
For population 15 years and over in Bow town:
167 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (11.7 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (61.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (199.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Suncook, NH (2.1 miles ), Pembroke, NH (2.1 miles ), Dunbarton, NH (2.2 miles ), Concord, NH (2.3 miles ), Hooksett, NH (2.3 miles ), Allenstown, NH (2.4 miles ), Hooksett, NH (2.7 miles ), Goffstown, NH (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 71.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
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Crime in Bow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Bow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bow, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bow-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Bow town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/2/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 63% 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 24.8 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 72.5 miles away from Bow center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 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 66.8 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 12.6 miles away from Bow center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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: Mary Baker Eddy - (1821-1910), founder of Christian Science, Andy Thomas (ice hockey) - Ice hockey defenceman, Peter Mazurowski - Actor and dancer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Bow:
Heliports located in Bow:
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Local government website: www.bow-nh.com
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Public elementary/middle schools in Bow:
See full list of schools located in Bow, School District: BOW SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Library in Bow:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.54. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 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 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bow that have no violations reported:
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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:
Bow compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Bow (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Bow (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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Bow, New Hampshire:
See more detailed statistics of Bow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bow, NH
Total length: 81 meters (266ft)
Total costs: $50,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 519,803
Total average daily truck traffic: 35,684
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bow, NH)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bow)
FAA Registered Aircraft:14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bow)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bow, NH
Total of 121 patent applications in 2008-2013.