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Ancestries: English (29.5%), Irish (13.4%), French (13.0%), Scottish (6.3%), Italian (5.4%), French Canadian (4.7%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Incorporated in 1765
Elevation: 473 feet
Land area: 2.88 square miles.
Population density: 633 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Conway:
High school or higher: 86.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Conway CDP:
Never married: 28.8%
Now married: 45.6%
83 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).
According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Conway, New Hampshire as of July 31, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Conway to the number of sex offenders is 544 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,779 (2.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,336 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (48.0 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (114.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (258.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Conway-area historical tornado activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Conway place center causedbetween $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1981, a category F2 tornado 38.0 miles away from the place center causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Conway-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from the city center On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from Conway 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 40.7 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 18.1 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 44.5 miles away from Conway center On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 150.1 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)
The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13 Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jackie Goss - Artist.
Hospitals and medical centers near Conway:
MERRIMAN HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORTH CONWAY, NH)
MINERAL SPRINGS OF NORTH CONWAY CARE AND REHABILIT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORTH CONWAY, NH)
VN AND HSP CARE SVC OF N CAR CTY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; NORTH CONWAY, NH)
HICKS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FRYEBURG, ME)
FRYEBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRYEBURG, ME)
CONWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $432,250; Location: 15 MAIN STREET; 37,741 books; 1,854 audio materials; 2,166 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)
Tourist attractions: Salyards Museum (110 East Main Street), Conway Historical Society (Museums; 160 Main Street), Shunpike Tours (Tours & Charters; 2 Artist Brook), New England Hiking & Tennis Holidays (Tours & Charters; Old Bartlett Road).
Hotels: Darby Field Inn (Bald Hill Rd), Tanglewood Motel & Cottages (Route 16), Kancamagus Swift River Inn (Kancamagus Highway).
Court: Greenbriar Court (70 Washington Street).
Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends (lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.7. This is about average.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.2. This is about average.Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 8.70. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Conway and their reported violations in the past:
CONWAY VILLAGE FIRE DIST (Population served: 2,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Lead Consumer Notice - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2012)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2010)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-01-2009 and JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2009)
Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-01-2009 and APR-01-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2009)
9 other older monitoring violations
BROOKWOOD PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-30-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2012)
Drinking water stations with addresses in Conway that have no violations reported:
SUNNY BROOK COTTAGES (Population served: 30,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
Gay men: 0.4% of all households
8 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
Conway compared to New Hampshire state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Renting percentage above state average.
House age above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Banks with branches in Conway (2011 data):
Northway Bank: Conway Village Branch at 34 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/03. Info updated 2006/04/17: Bank assets: $814.2 mil, Deposits: $619.0 mil, headquarters in Berlin, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Northway Financial, Inc.
RBS Citizens, National Association: Conway Branch at 234 White Mountain Hwy, Ste. 1, branch established on 1970/06/08. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
TD Bank, National Association: Conway Village Branch at 51 White Mountain Highway, branch established on 1987/03/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
Laconia Savings Bank: Conway Branch at 23 Main Street, branch established on 1981/06/13. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, headquarters in Laconia, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Conway, New Hampshire:
Religion statistics for Conway CDP (based on Carroll County data)
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: 20
4.23 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
2.54 / 10,000 pop.
1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
8.47 / 10,000 pop.
4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
24.13 / 10,000 pop.
9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,713 average adjusted gross income)
New Hampshire average:
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($306 average AGI)
New Hampshire average:
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011: