Canaan, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 3,909. Population change since 2000: +17.8%
 
Males: 1,950  (49.9%)
Females: 1,959  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03741.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $59,927 (it was $43,220 in 2000)
Canaan:

$59,927
NH:

$70,303

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $33,329 (it was $20,515 in 2000)

Canaan town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $192,664 (it was $95,700 in 2000)
Canaan:

$192,664
NH:

$244,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $265,890; Detached houses: $294,651; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,743; In 2-unit structures: $254,410; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,049; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,818; Mobile homes: $74,672; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $116,224
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  • Races in Canaan, NH (2010)

    Canaan races chart
    • 3,77296.5%White alone
    • 481.2%Two or more races
    • 401.0%Asian alone
    • 320.8%Hispanic
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canaan: 105.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.4%), French (12.3%), Irish (12.2%), French Canadian (10.2%), German (9.3%), United States (8.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1761

Elevation: 945 feet

Land area: 53.2 square miles.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (very low).

Canaan,NH real estate house value index trend

Canaan, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Canaan:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canaan town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

82 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Oceania).

This town:

2.5%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Canaan, New Hampshire as of November 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Canaan to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


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

Canaan town:  2.4% ($2,298)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Canaan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (55.8 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (104.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (216.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Orange, NH (2.0 miles ), Enfield, NH (2.4 miles ), Grafton, NH (2.7 miles ), Dorchester, NH (3.1 miles ), Lyme, NH (3.2 miles ), Groton, NH (3.3 miles ), Lebanon, NH (3.3 miles ), Grantham, NH (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.67 N, Longitude: 72.04 W

Area code: 603

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
New Hampshire:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in Canaan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Canaan, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Canaan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Canaan town center .

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 tornado 23.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canaan-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 116.5 miles away from the city 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 100.7 miles away from Canaan 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 25.0 miles away from the city 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 99.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from Canaan 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 49.5 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 Grafton County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canaan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Canaan:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEBANON (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LEBANON, NH)
  • KENDAL AT HANOVER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
  • HANOVER TERRACE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF VERMONT AND NH (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • WHITE RIVER JCT VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 15 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • BROOKSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • NEWFOUND AREA NURSING ASSN (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BRISTOL, NH)

Amtrak station near Canaan:

  • 14 miles: WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (RAILROAD ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canaan:

  • Dartmouth College (about 13 miles; Hanover, NH; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
  • Plymouth State University (about 19 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 41 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Norwich University (about 45 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 53 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Keene State College (about 53 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 55 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high school in Canaan:

Private high school in Canaan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Canaan:

See full list of schools located in Canaan

Library in Canaan:

  • CANAAN TOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $118,800; Location: 1173 U.S. RT 4; 27,442 books; 852 audio materials; 1,271 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions; 22 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canaan: Canaan Fire Department (A), Canaan First Aid Stabilization Team Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Canaan: Williams Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Grafton 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 63.3. This is about average.

City:

63.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.0%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
Whole state:

2.8%
59 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Canaan (2011 data):

  • Mascoma Savings Bank: Canaan Branch at 1151 U.S. Route 4, branch established on 1977/07/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $990.7 mil, Deposits: $719.7 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Canaan travel time to work - commute Canaan 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 Canaan town (based on Grafton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,50312
Mainline Protestant7,83257
Evangelical Protestant1,49429
Other1,32011
None68,969-
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: 33
Grafton County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Grafton County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Grafton County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Here:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grafton County:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

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

15.9%
State:

15.9%

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,320 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windsor County, VT  0.60% ($56,827 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.54% ($43,000)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.43% ($43,161)


8.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.11%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windsor County, VT  0.63% ($41,380 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.51% ($37,633)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.46% ($44,975)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canaan:

  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDCR (1340 AM; 1 kW; HANOVER, NH; Owner: TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE)
  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • WTSL (1400 AM; 1 kW; HANOVER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNHV (910 AM; 1 kW; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canaan:

  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXXK (100.5 FM; LEBANON, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRJT (103.1 FM; ROYALTON, VT; Owner: LISBON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWOD (104.3 FM; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXR (93.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Canaan:

  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
Canaan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Canaan fatal accident list:

May 27, 2014 02:24 PM, Us-4, Lat: 43.64963, Lon: -72.07225, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 2012 11:05 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 43.65028, Lon: -72.07392, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 10, 2011 03:45 PM, Sr-118, Lat: 43.77380, Lon: -71.93219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 2006 07:50 PM, W Farms Rd, Route 4, Lat: 43.67206, Lon: -72.06406, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 25, 2004 07:31 AM, Us-4, Roberts Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 1997 07:55 AM, Johnrobert, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1995 04:00 PM, Route 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 34m112ftTotal length
  • $72,266,000Total costs
  • 49,180Total average daily traffic
  • 3,305Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,786Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 31930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canaan, NH

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.648694 Lon: -72.006028, Call Sign: WQEJ543, Licensee ID: L00323129
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.950 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2016, Expiration Date: 02/11/2026, Certifier: George W LazarusRegistrant: Canaan, Town Of, Canaan, NH 03741, Phone: (603) 523-7086, Fax: (603) 523-4526

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canaan)

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

CANAAN WATER DEPT (Population served: 600, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • 33 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CARDIGAN MOUNTAIN SCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2009 and OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2006 and OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2006)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Canaan compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
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Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2017.