For population 25 years and over in Canaan:
For population 15 years and over in Canaan town:
82 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.67 N, Longitude: 72.04 W
Area code: 603
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
Canaan-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 48% 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 slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 79% 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 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 Canaan 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 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) earthquake occurred 49.5 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 92.2 miles away from Canaan center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grafton County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Canaan:
Amtrak station near Canaan:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canaan:
Public high school in Canaan:
Public elementary/middle schools in Canaan:
See full list of schools located in Canaan, School District: MASCOMA VALLEY REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle school in Canaan:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 7.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
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:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Canaan that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
Canaan compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Canaan (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Canaan (based on Grafton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,840 average adjusted gross income)
0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,875 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Canaan:
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TV broadcast stations around Canaan:
Canaan, New Hampshire:
Canaan fatal accident list:
Sep 9, 2006 07:50 PM, W Farms Rd, Route 4, Lat: 43.672061, Lon: -72.064064, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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
Number of bridges: 26See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canaan, NH
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total costs: $65,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 56,310
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,786
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 83,340
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canaan)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2013.