Bow, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 7,519. Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 3,660  (48.7%)
Females: 3,859  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03304.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $113,634 (it was $79,329 in 2000)
Bow:

$113,634
NH:

$70,936

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $44,330 (it was $29,557 in 2000)

Bow town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $344,743 (it was $171,700 in 2000)
Bow:

$344,743
NH:

$251,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $246,314; Detached houses: $268,557; Townhouses or other attached units: $216,504; In 2-unit structures: $208,004; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,261; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,568; Mobile homes: $55,068
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  • Races in Bow, NH (2010)

    Bow races chart
    • 7,22696.1%White alone
    • 1041.4%Asian alone
    • 1051.4%Hispanic
    • 620.8%Two or more races
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 70.09%American Indian alone
    • 60.08%Black alone

Races in Bow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bow: 120.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.7%), English (18.0%), German (12.5%), French Canadian (10.4%), French (9.1%), United States (7.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1727

Land area: 28.1 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Bow,NH real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bow:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bow town:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

167 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This town:

2.3%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bow, New Hampshire as of August 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bow to the number of sex offenders is 3,760 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bow town:  2.0% ($3,420)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)

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 ), Goffstown, NH (3.0 miles ), South Hooksett, NH (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $257,500
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $341,700
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,600
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $171,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 71.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603


Crime rates in Bow by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.012.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000100002010
per 100,000 12.80.00.00.012.20.00.00.00.026.20.013.00.0
Robberies 0112010001110
per 100,000 0.012.512.424.20.012.20.00.00.013.113.013.00.0
Assaults 1123425513324
per 100,000 12.812.524.836.449.024.461.766.413.339.339.025.951.4
Burglaries 91114159161728133019389
per 100,000 114.9137.1173.9181.8110.2195.5209.7371.9172.4393.0246.9492.8115.7
Theft 28654144788680546160502718
per 100,000 357.4810.0509.3533.3954.71,050.6986.8717.2809.1786.1649.9350.1231.4
Auto thefts 2214571333211
per 100,000 25.524.912.448.561.285.512.339.839.839.326.013.012.9
Arson 1100001000000
per 100,000 12.812.50.00.00.00.012.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.6) 38.775.142.252.570.471.167.571.250.394.957.169.028.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
New Hampshire average:

1.82
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
New Hampshire:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Bow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 42% 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 near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.4 miles away from the city center
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 Bow center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 143.1 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 72.5 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 81.2 miles away from Bow center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Merrimack County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 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 and medical centers near Bow:

  • HARRIS HILL CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • CONCORD REGIONAL VNA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSP-PSYCH UNIT (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • N H HOSPITAL-PSYCHIATRIC NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • PLEASANT VIEW CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • PRESIDENTIAL OAKS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE KIDNEY CENTER (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NH)

Heliports located in Bow:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bow:

  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 6 miles; Concord, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,865)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 9 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 12 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 13 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 35 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 36 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)

Public high school in Bow:

  • BOW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 640, Location: 32 WHITE ROCK HILL RD., Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bow:

Private elementary/middle school in Bow:

See full list of schools located in Bow

Library in Bow:

  • BAKER FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $381,002; Location: 509 SOUTH STREET; 50,444 books; 3,009 audio materials; 746 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions; 15 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bow: Bow Town Offices (A), Bow Community Building (B), Baker Free Library (C), Bow Fire Department (D), Tri State Ambulance (E), Careplus Ambulance Services Station 4 - Bow (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bow Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bow: Bow Community Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Ordway Cemetery (1), Goodhue Cemetery (2), Green Cemetery (3), Hammond Cemetery (4), Heath Cemetery (5), Evan Cemetery (6), Brown Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Greylore Farm Pond (A), Lewis Putney Pond (B), Spectacle Ponds (C), Turee Pond (D), Bow Town Pond (E), Putney Meadow Pond (F), The Meadow (G), Hornbeam Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turkey River (A), One Stack Brook (B), Center Brook (C), Bow Brook (D), Bow Bog Brook (E), Boutwell Mill Brook (F), Horse Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Northeast Food Service Equipment & Sup (520 Route 3A) (1), Hampton Inn Concord/Bow (515 South St) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Merrimack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.195. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.195
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.02. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.14
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.81
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.5%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.8%

Banks with branches in Bow (2011 data):

  • Merrimack County Savings Bank: Bow Branch at 503 South Street, branch established on 1989/01/21. Info updated 2010/09/09: Bank assets: $651.5 mil, Deposits: $469.5 mil, headquarters in Concord, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Merrimack Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Bow travel time to work - commute Bow mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bow town (based on Merrimack County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,6547
Mainline Protestant12,79151
Evangelical Protestant5,19536
Other2,09715
Orthodox5802
None101,128-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Merrimack County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Merrimack County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Merrimack County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Merrimack County:

23.8%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

15.9%

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.87% ($42,041 average AGI)
from Belknap County, NH  0.67% ($31,682)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.65% ($39,579)


6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.87% ($37,908 average AGI)
to Belknap County, NH  0.81% ($32,100)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.57% ($43,319)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bow:

  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXL (1450 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NH; Owner: EMBRO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bow:

  • WEVO (89.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WOTX-FM (102.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CAPITOL B/CING. INCORPORATION, INC.)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WVNH (91.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bow:

  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W39AR (Channel 39; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING. CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNEU (Channel 60; MERRIMACK, NH; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (NH), INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
Bow fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 86m282ftTotal length
  • $59,698,000Total costs
  • 454,331Total average daily traffic
  • 25,267Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bow, NH

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bow and their reported violations in the past:

BELA BROOK WATER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • 6 other older health violations
RIVER ROAD BUSINESS BAY (Address: 29 RIVER RD UT 10 , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2005), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2005), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005), State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-27-2006)
POLICE/PUBLIC WORKS DEPT (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In FEB-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2009)
  • Public Education - In FEB-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2008)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Service Call: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Bow

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bow, NH

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
Businesses in Bow, NH
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Bow compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bow on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 (03304) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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