For population 25 years and over in Dalton:
For population 15 years and over in Dalton town:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (86.6 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (147.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (270.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Whitefield, NH (1.9 miles ), Lunenburg, VT (2.1 miles ), Lancaster, NH (2.8 miles ), Littleton, NH (2.8 miles ), Lancaster, NH (2.9 miles ), Bethlehem, NH (2.9 miles ), Concord, VT (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 44.40 N, Longitude: 71.68 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
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Crime rate in Dalton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Work and jobs in Dalton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dalton, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dalton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Dalton town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1982, a category F1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dalton-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 82% 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 62.6 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 14.4 miles away from Dalton 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 22.1 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 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Dalton center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 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 Coos County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dalton:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 17.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Dalton compared to New Hampshire state average:
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Religion statistics for Dalton (based on Coos County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,306 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,686 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Dalton fatal accident list:
Apr 12, 1975 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total costs: $20,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,153
Total average daily truck traffic: 379
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,627
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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