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Population in 2010: 764. Population change since 2000: +15.6%
 

Males: 382  (50.0%)
Females: 382  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  48.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03773.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,669 (it was $49,688 in 2000)
Croydon:

$63,669
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,677

Croydon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $190,466 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Croydon:

$190,466
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $247,044; Detached houses: $274,443; In 2-unit structures: $328,583; Mobile homes: $118,796

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Croydon races chart
  • White alone - 726 (95.0%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Croydon: 182.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (30.1%), Irish (16.9%), French (13.8%), German (10.4%), French Canadian (7.3%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1763

Elevation: 892 feet

Land area: 37.1 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Croydon:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Croydon town:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

15 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This town:  2.3%
New Hampshire:  5.1%

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

Croydon town:  1.8% ($1,760)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Croydon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (47.4 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (94.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (209.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Newport, NH (2.2 miles ), Sunapee, NH (2.2 miles ), Grantham, NH (2.4 miles ), Springfield, NH (2.7 miles ), Blodgett Landing, NH (2.7 miles) , Cornish, NH (2.9 miles ), New London, NH (2.9 miles ), Goshen, NH (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $323,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.44 N, Longitude: 72.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Croydon household income distribution Croydon home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Metal and metal products (15%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Average climate in Croydon, New Hampshire

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Tornado activity:

Croydon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Croydon town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Croydon-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 28.4 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 59.9 miles away from Croydon 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 65.5 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 75.7 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 30.3 miles away from Croydon center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 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 Sullivan 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, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Croydon topographic map

Birthplace of: Baron Stow - Protestant Christian Minister.


Hospitals/medical centers near Croydon:

  • NEWPORT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • WOODLAWN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • CONNECTICUT VALLEY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)

Political contributions by individuals in Croydon, NH

Amtrak stations near Croydon:

  • 12 miles: WINDSOR-MOUNT ASCUTNEY (WINDSOR, DEPOT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, intercity bus service.
  • 13 miles: CLAREMONT (PLAINS RD.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 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 Croydon:

  • Dartmouth College (about 20 miles; Hanover, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,813)
  • Plymouth State University (about 33 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 35 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • Keene State College (about 36 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 4,898)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 45 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Hesser College (about 48 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Norwich University (about 55 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 3,269)

Public elementary/middle school in Croydon:

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Notable locations in Croydon: Camp Coniston (YMCA) (A), Croydon Four Corners (B), Croydon Volunteer Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: The Pinacle Cemetery (1), Village Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cranberry Pond (A), Governors Pond (B), Hetti Pond (C), Lake Coniston (D), Rockybound Pond (E), Spectacle Pond (F), Sumners Pond (G), The Overflow (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Perkins Brook (A), Ledge Pond Brook (B), Hetty Brook (C), Bog Brook (D), Beaver Brook (E), Ash Swamp Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.6. This is better than average.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 4.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.62
U.S.:

3.90
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.74
U.S.:

9.59


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.1%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Croydon, NH

Croydon compared to New Hampshire state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Croydon town (based on Sullivan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.87%
Here33.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents60.9%9.3%7.2%7.1%3.9%
Congregations12.2%16.3%14.3%16.3%8.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%1.3%1.3%1.2%5.0%
Congregations2.0%4.1%2.0%2.0%22.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sullivan County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sullivan County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Sullivan County:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

26.9%
New Hampshire:

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

18.5%
State:

15.9%

7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($93 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Grafton County, NH  1.34% ($48,389 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.71% ($48,967)
from Windsor County, VT  0.67% ($43,018)


7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
New Hampshire average:

7.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Grafton County, NH  1.13% ($33,270 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.73% ($25,894)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.67% ($49,823)

Strongest AM radio stations in Croydon:

  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WTSV (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Croydon:

  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO 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.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WXXK (100.5 FM; LEBANON, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCS (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: COLBY-SAWYER COLLEGE)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMXR (93.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Croydon:

  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Croydon fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2011 05:30 PM, Sr-10, Lat: 43.41979444, Lon: -72.1761, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 2006 04:40 PM, Sr-10, Camel Hump Rd, Lat: 43.397797, Lon: -72.183111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 2003 08:34 PM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $17,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,130
Total average daily truck traffic: 464
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 17,952


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB1ICV, Licensee ID: L00494542
    Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Patrick P Hayward
    Registrant: Patrick P Hayward, 249 Reeds Mill Rd, Croydon, NH 03277


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