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Population in 2010: 304. Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 

Males: 162  (53.3%)
Females: 142  (46.7%)

Median resident age:  48.3 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03588.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,694 (it was $32,750 in 2000)
Dummer:

$39,694
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,013

Dummer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $145,200 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Dummer:

$145,200
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $182,547; Detached houses: $195,972; In 2-unit structures: $129,224; Mobile homes: $73,023

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Dummer races chart
  • White alone - 297 (97.7%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dummer: 187.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: French (38.2%), English (28.2%), French Canadian (20.7%), Irish (17.8%), Norwegian (8.1%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Elevation: 1197 feet

Land area: 47.7 square miles.

Population density: 6.4 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dummer:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dummer town:

  • Never married: 13.5%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

8 residents are foreign born (1.6% North America, 1.0% Asia).

This town:  2.6%
New Hampshire:  5.1%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dummer, New Hampshire as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dummer to the number of sex offenders is 296 to 1.


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

Dummer town:  1.2% ($942)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Dummer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (84.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (161.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (304.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Milan, NH (2.5 miles ), Stark, NH (2.6 miles ), Errol, NH (3.3 miles ), Groveton, NH (3.5 miles ), Berlin, NH (3.5 miles ), Northumberland, NH (3.6 miles ), Stratford, NH (3.8 miles ), Upton, ME (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $36,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $165,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $165,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.65 N, Longitude: 71.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Average climate in Dummer, New Hampshire

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Tornado activity:

Dummer-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 48.6 miles away from the Dummer town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 tornado 51.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dummer-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 85% 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 81.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from Dummer center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.6 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 41.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Dummer 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 59.2 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 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).
Dummer topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Dummer:

  • COOS COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BERLIN, NH)
  • SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL REHABILITATION AND NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BERLIN, NH)
  • ANDROSCOGGIN VLY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BERLIN, NH)

located in Dummer:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dummer:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 55 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • Plymouth State University (about 65 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • Norwich University (about 78 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Dartmouth College (about 83 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 85 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 87 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of New England (about 94 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)

Library in Dummer:

  • DUMMER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,518; Location: 67 HILL ROAD; 5,567 books; 74 audio materials; 177 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Church in Dummer: Dummer United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dummer Ponds (A), Mud Pond (B), Sessions Pond (C), Pontook Reservoir (D), Goose Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sessions Brook (A), Robbins Brook (B), Pond Brook (C), Newell Brook (D), Lord Brook (E), Jodrie Brook (F), Island Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Coos 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 2.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.25
U.S.:

3.90
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

24.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 8.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.77
U.S.:

11.24


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

6.7%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dummer, NH


2 people in other group homes in 2000

Dummer compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly 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. (68%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Dummer town (based on Coos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.61%
Here65.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents81.2%5.7%2.5%1.9%1.7%
Congregations24.5%24.5%12.2%6.1%8.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.4%1.2%1.2%1.8%
Congregations2.0%2.0%2.0%6.1%12.2%
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: 14
Coos County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Coos County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Coos County:

9.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

12.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Coos County:

26.9%
New Hampshire:

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

9.7%
State:

15.9%

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Coos County:

0.09%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Grafton County, NH  0.78% ($34,566 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.34% ($30,804)
from Essex County, VT  0.33% ($26,205)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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  1.03% ($24,436 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.43% ($23,932)
to Essex County, VT  0.33% ($31,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dummer:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOU (1230 AM; 1 kW; BERLIN, NH; Owner: JERICHO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 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)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dummer:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEVC (107.1 FM; GORHAM, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INCORPORATED)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $5,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,360
Total average daily truck traffic: 54
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,013


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1WAZ, Licensee ID: L00688067
    Grant Date: 04/12/2007, Expiration Date: 04/12/2017, Certifier: Roger O Meserve
    Registrant: Roger O Meserve, 151 Blake Road, Dummer, NH 03588


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