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Ancestries: English (18.2%), French (14.7%), French Canadian (11.5%), Irish (10.7%), German (8.6%), Scottish (7.3%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Incorporated in 1761
Elevation: 776 feet
Land area: 2.29 square miles.
Population density: 674 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Enfield:
High school or higher: 93.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Enfield CDP:
Never married: 24.7%
Now married: 56.3%
39 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).
According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Enfield, New Hampshire as of February 13, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Enfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,218 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,803 (2.1%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,242 (2.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (57.3 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (105.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (212.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Enfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Enfield place center .
On 7/9/1962, a category F2 tornado 23.4 miles away from the place center causedbetween $500 and $5000 in damages.
Enfield-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from the city center 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) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Enfield 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 29.1 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 96.5 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 46.0 miles away from Enfield 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 54.6 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 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: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Stan Williams (baseball) - Baseball player, Jack Fifield - Baseball player, William Goodhue Perley - Politician.
Hospitals and medical centers near Enfield:
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEBANON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LEBANON, NH)
HANOVER TERRACE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
KENDAL AT HANOVER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HANOVER, NH)
WHITE RIVER JCT VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 9 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
VNA AND HOSPICE OF VERMONT AND NH (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
BROOKSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
9 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.
17 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.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Enfield:
Dartmouth College (about 9 miles; Hanover, NH; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
Plymouth State University (about 25 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 43 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
Norwich University (about 43 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
Keene State College (about 50 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
Castleton State College (about 52 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
Southern New Hampshire University (about 55 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
ENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $183,873; Location: 23 MAIN STREET; 34,547 books; 1,746 audio materials; 1,174 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.9. This is about average.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 4.62. This is significantly worse than average.Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.35. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Enfield and their reported violations in the past:
ENFIELD WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,345, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
One regular monitoring violation
LOWER SHAKER VILLAGE (Population served: 263, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2011)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
13 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Enfield compared to New Hampshire state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
Median age below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
House age above state average.
Number of college students significantly below state average.
Banks with branches in Enfield (2011 data):
Mascoma Savings Bank: Enfield Branch at 13 Main Street, branch established on 1977/04/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $990.7 mil, Deposits: $719.7 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
Lake Sunapee Bank, FSB: Enfield Branch at 468 Us Rt 4, branch established on 2005/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,040.6 mil, Deposits: $808.6 mil, headquarters in Newport, NH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
Religion statistics for Enfield CDP (based on Grafton 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: 33
3.87 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
0.23 / 10,000 pop.
0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
1.29 / 10,000 pop.
1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
6.45 / 10,000 pop.
4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
14.41 / 10,000 pop.
9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,284 average adjusted gross income)
New Hampshire average:
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,320 average AGI)
New Hampshire average:
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
Aircraft: MARLER THOMAS M MINI-500 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle N-Number: 104ZX , Serial Number: 0028 Registrant (Individual): Thomas M Marlar, Po Box 907, Enfield, NH 03748
Aircraft: MARLER THOMAS M MINI-500 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle N-Number: 105ZX , Serial Number: 0068 Registrant (Individual): Thomas M Marlar, Po Box 907, Enfield, NH 03748
Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 1372H , Serial Number: 15AC-421, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1955 Registrant (Individual): Steven E Touchette, 1014 Lockehaven Rd, Enfield, NH 03748
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle) N-Number: 13725 , Serial Number: 17262972, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1974 Registrant (Individual): Darrell J Chichester, 1337 Nh Route 4a, Enfield, NH 03748
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 8132B , Serial Number: 28-8090164, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1979 Registrant (Corporation): Sutton James Inc, 72 Anderson Hill Rd, Enfield, NH 03748
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: