Groveton, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 1,118. Population change since 2000: -6.6%
Males: 560  (50.2%)
Females: 558  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03582.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,800 (it was $26,801 in 2000)
Groveton:

$35,800
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,444 (it was $13,516 in 2000)

Groveton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,692 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Groveton:

$88,692
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $136,124; Detached houses: $136,124

Median gross rent in 2012: $735.

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  • White alone - 1,100 (98.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Groveton: 99.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (26.5%), French Canadian (14.4%), Irish (11.2%), United States (9.3%), English (8.5%), Scottish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 884 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile   (low).

Groveton,NH real estate house value index trend

Groveton, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Groveton:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groveton CDP:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

29 residents are foreign born (2.2% North America).

This place:  2.2%
New Hampshire:  5.3%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Groveton, New Hampshire as of March 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Groveton to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,269 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,340 (2.6%)

Groveton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (89.5 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (159.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (286.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Northumberland, NH (0.8 miles ), Stark, NH (2.4 miles ), Stratford, NH (2.4 miles ), Guildhall, VT (2.5 miles ), Maidstone, VT (2.7 miles) , Lancaster, NH (2.8 miles ), Granby, VT (3.2 miles) , Brunswick, VT (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 44.60 N, Longitude: 71.51 W

Area code: 603

Groveton household income distribution Groveton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Groveton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Groveton, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Groveton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 109.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 147.1 miles away from Groveton 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 76.3 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 29.5 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 29.9 miles away from Groveton 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 107.6 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)

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: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Groveton topographic map

Birthplace of: William E. Holyoke - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Groveton: William E. Holyoke.

Hospitals and medical centers near Groveton:

  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LANCASTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groveton:

  • Plymouth State University (about 60 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Norwich University (about 66 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 68 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Dartmouth College (about 74 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 75 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 82 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 83 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Public high school in Groveton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Groveton:

See full list of schools located in Groveton

Library in Groveton:

  • NORTHUMBERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,314; Location: 31 STATE STREET; 25,590 books; 280 audio materials; 562 video materials; 20 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Groveton: Groveton Fire Department (A), Groveton Ambulance Service (B), Northumberland Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Groveton: Saint Francis Xavier Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Upper Amonoosuc River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 52.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Groveton and their reported violations in the past:

GROVETON WATER SYS (Population served: 2,650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-01-2006 and JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
LOST NATION WATER (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-01-2006 and JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.1%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.6%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Groveton, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Groveton 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Groveton (2011 data):

  • Union Bank: Groveton Branch at 3 State Street, branch established on 1939/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/28: Bank assets: $551.8 mil, Deposits: $474.3 mil, headquarters in Morrisville, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Groveton travel time to work - commute Groveton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • No fuel used (14%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Groveton CDP (based on Coos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.61%
Here: 65.6%
USA: 50.2%

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%

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  0.73% ($26,768 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.31% ($28,659)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.30% ($41,718)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Coos County:

0.10%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  0.66% ($25,506 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.36% ($23,146)
to Essex County, VT  0.30% ($26,075)

Strongest AM radio stations in Groveton:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMOU (1230 AM; 1 kW; BERLIN, NH; Owner: JERICHO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Groveton:

  • 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.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Groveton:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Groveton fatal accident list:

Feb 4, 2010 03:01 PM, Lancaster Road, Lat: 44.60159, Lon: -71.51894, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 17, 2008 03:27 PM, Us-3, Dean Stream, Lat: 44.56620, Lon: -71.55158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Feb 18, 1986 07:40 AM, 1290004000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.597250 Lon: -71.512333, Call Sign: WQDK235
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2005, Expiration Date: 09/15/2015, Certifier: Tammy Dolotta
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N1SJX, Previous Call Sign: KB1AFN
    Grant Date: 07/14/1994, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2004
    Registrant: Herbert J Pitts, 280 Lost Nation, Groveton, NH 03582
  • Call Sign: N1XGL, Licensee ID: L01130152
    Grant Date: 03/17/2006, Expiration Date: 05/07/2016, Certifier: Harold D Hopps
    Registrant: Harold D Hopps, 82 Hillside Ave, Groveton, NH 03582
  • Call Sign: KB1GYA, Licensee ID: L00370316
    Grant Date: 03/25/2011, Expiration Date: 06/22/2021, Certifier: Eleanor L Glidden
    Registrant: Eleanor L Glidden, 350 Brown Rd, Groveton, NH 03582
  • Call Sign: KB1TTI, Licensee ID: L01549146
    Grant Date: 02/22/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2020, Certifier: Sara J Cookson
    Registrant: Sara J Cookson, 5 First St, Groveton, NH 03582
  • Call Sign: KK4AWT, Licensee ID: L01624297
    Grant Date: 03/14/2011, Expiration Date: 03/14/2021, Certifier: Alan R Morrissette
    Registrant: Alan R Morrissette, 15 Winter St, Groveton, NH 03582
  • Call Sign: KB1VLM, Licensee ID: L01629495
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/05/2021, Certifier: Steven I Boudle
    Registrant: Steven I Boudle, 29 West St, Groveton, NH 03582

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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