For population 25 years and over in Gilsum:
For population 15 years and over in Gilsum town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (41.2 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (77.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (183.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Sullivan, NH (2.0 miles ), Surry, NH (2.1 miles ), Marlow, NH (2.3 miles ), Alstead, NH (2.5 miles ), Roxbury, NH (2.6 miles ), Keene, NH (2.7 miles ), Nelson, NH (2.8 miles ), Stoddard, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 72.26 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
Work and jobs in Gilsum: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gilsum, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gilsum-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the Gilsum town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gilsum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 80% 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 45.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from Gilsum center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 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) earthquake occurred 90.9 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 39.5 miles away from Gilsum 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 47.6 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 Cheshire County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snows: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lucy Mack Smith - Latter Day Saint writer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Gilsum:
Amtrak station near Gilsum:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilsum:
See full list of schools located in Gilsum
Public elementary/middle schools in Gilsum:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilsum and their reported violations in the past:HASBROUCK APTS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Gilsum compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Gilsum town (based on Cheshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,295 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,715 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Gilsum:
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TV broadcast stations around Gilsum:
Gilsum fatal accident list:
May 18, 2005 03:30 PM, Sr-10, Old Marlow Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 17, 1997 02:07 PM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Apr 7, 1987 02:30 PM, 4059000000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gilsum, NH
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $27,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,120
Total average daily truck traffic: 834
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 19,418
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gilsum, NH
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.