Hanover, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 8,636.
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
Males: 4,343  (50.3%)
Females: 4,293  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

22.5 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.2 years

Zip codes: 03755.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $95,402 (it was $62,143 in 2000)
Hanover:

$95,402
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,953 (it was $26,426 in 2000)

Hanover CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $509,015 (it was $248,300 in 2000)
Hanover:

$509,015
NH:

$263,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $325,041; detached houses: $329,429; townhouses or other attached units: $173,122; in 2-unit structures: $276,719; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $441,170; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $503,816; mobile homes: $189,304; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $250,257

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,446.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hanover: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.0% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hanover, NH (2017)
    • 6,67177.8%White alone
    • 1,16513.6%Asian alone
    • 3103.6%Hispanic
    • 2803.3%Black alone
    • 2162.5%Two or more races
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.09%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Hanover by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.9)
2
(17.9)
10
(89.3)
5
(45.1)
4
(36.1)
3
(27.5)
4
(35.5)
8
(71.0)
14
(125.1)
19
(167.6)
10
(87.6)
11
(96.2)
8
(69.9)
5
(43.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
4
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.0)
3
(27.5)
1
(8.9)
3
(26.6)
4
(35.7)
3
(26.5)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
3
(26.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(62.4)
19
(169.7)
17
(151.8)
11
(99.2)
16
(144.2)
13
(119.0)
16
(141.9)
16
(142.0)
17
(151.9)
13
(114.7)
7
(61.3)
12
(105.0)
9
(78.7)
10
(86.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
183
(1,632)
215
(1,920)
166
(1,482)
195
(1,758)
184
(1,659)
131
(1,199)
154
(1,366)
212
(1,882)
157
(1,402)
155
(1,367)
113
(990.4)
116
(1,015)
108
(943.8)
86
(746.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(17.8)
3
(26.8)
4
(35.7)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.8)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.5)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
1
(9.0)
3
(27.0)
4
(36.6)
1
(8.9)
3
(26.6)
2
(17.9)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.2)
3
(26.2)
1
(8.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)78.2124.8151.4116.8113.087.394.7148.8177.3204.7118.4126.3101.675.9

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City-data.com crime index in Hanover, NH

Crime rate in Hanover detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Irish (12.0%), American (7.7%), English (5.1%), Polish (4.8%), European (4.7%), German (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1761

Elevation: 531 feet

Land area: 4.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,896 people per square mile   (low).

Hanover, New Hampshire map

1,299 residents are foreign born (4.3% Asia, 3.2% Europe, 1.6% North America).

This place:

15.3%
New Hampshire:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,858 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,463 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (64.8 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (113.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (213.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Norwich, VT (1.5 miles ),
Wilder, VT (1.6 miles ),
White River Junction, VT (2.0 miles ),
Lebanon, NH (2.1 miles ),
Hartford, VT (2.3 miles ),
Quechee, VT (2.8 miles ),
Enfield, NH (2.8 miles ),
North Hartland, VT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.70 N, Longitude: 72.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,394 (+63.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,795 (52.5%)

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Hanover, NH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hanover, NH in 2017
Hanover satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $617,500
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $361,300
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $326,200
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $330,900
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $330,200
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $330,400
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,170,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $343,500
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $689,400
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $640,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $1,180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hanover, NH residents
Average permit cost in Hanover, NH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
New Hampshire:

2.8%
Historical population in Hanover, NH
Historical housing units in Hanover, NH
Most common industries in Hanover, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (46.5%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (2.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (44.5%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (2.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (48.3%)
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Hanover, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (12.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (14.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (10.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.3%)

Average climate in Hanover, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hanover, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 4.62. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hanover-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Hanover place center .

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 tornado 22.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanover-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 104.3 miles away from Hanover 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 89.6 miles away from the city 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 36.9 miles away from Hanover 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 88.6 miles away from Hanover 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 44.2 miles away from Hanover 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 57.0 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 Grafton County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanover topographic map

Main business address for: WHITE MOUNTAINS INSURANCE GROUP LTD (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hanover:

  • HANOVER TERRACE HEALTHCARE (49 LYME ROAD)
  • KENDAL AT HANOVER (80 LYME ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hanover:

  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF VERMONT AND NH (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEBANON (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LEBANON, NH)
  • BROOKSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • WHITE RIVER JCT VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 5 miles away; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • MT ASCUTNEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WINDSOR, VT)

Heliports located in Hanover:

Amtrak stations near Hanover:

  • 5 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.

College/University in Hanover:

  • Dartmouth College (Full-time enrollment: 6,030; Location: 207 Parkhurst Hall; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dartmouth.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hanover:

  • Plymouth State University (about 30 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Norwich University (about 36 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Castleton State College (about 46 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Middlebury College (about 50 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 51 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Keene State College (about 54 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 62 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)

Public high school in Hanover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hanover:

See full list of schools located in Hanover

Library in Hanover:

  • HOWE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,210,369; Location: 13 SOUTH STREET; 67,200 books; 6,300 audio materials; 3,100 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 325 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hanover: Bartlett Tower (A), Occom Ski and Skate Center (B), Hanover Country Club (C), Shattuck Observatory (D), Woodbury Hall (E), Wilson Museum (F), Wentworth Hall (G), Webster Hall (H), Webster College (I), Tuck Hall (J), Tom Dent Cabin (K), Thompson Arena (L), Thayer School of Engineering (M), Streeter Hall (N), Stoll Hall (O), South Fairbanks Hall (P), Silsby Hall (Q), Sanborn English House (R), Russell Sage Hall (S), Robinson Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Galleria Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Hanover: WHITE MOUNTAINS INSURANCE GROUP LTD (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hanover include: Church of Christ (A), Rollns Chapel (B), The Church of Christ (C), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Cemetery (1), Pine Knolls Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Occom Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bloody Brook (A), Mink Brook (B), Girl Brook (C), Camp Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hanover include: College Green (1), College Park (2), Tuck Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Daniel Webster Room (2 South Main Street), Chieftain Motor Inn (84 Lyme Road), Hanover Inn (2 S. Main), ZINS (Main Street).

Birthplace of: Thomas C. Kinkaid - Admiral of the Navy during World War II, Austin Tappan Wright - Legal scholar, Brad Feldman - Radio sports announcer, Hannah Kearney - Freestyle skier, Joan Halifax - Anthropologist, John Perkins (author) - Activist, Philip Booth - Poet and professor, Russell Wolf Brown - Middle distance runner, Solon D. Neal - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Barbara Bedford (swimmer) - Competitive swimmer.

Grafton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

HANOVER WATER DEPT (Population served: 8,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - Between SEP-01-2006 and OCT-01-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2007)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - Between JUL-01-2006 and AUG-01-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2007)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
UPPER VALLEY EVENTS CENTER (Address: 6 LEDYARD LN , Serves VT, Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

48.5%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hanover in 2010:

  • 3,716 people in college/university student housing
  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Hanover in 2000:

  • 3,382 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 438 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Leede Arena. Dartmouth College.
  • Thompson Arena. Dartmouth College.

Banks with branches in Hanover (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Hanover Main Branch, Hanover Branch, Hanover Drive-Up Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Mascoma Savings Bank: Hanover Branch, Hanover Branch, Hanover Galleria Branch. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Kendall At Hanover Branch at 80 Lyme Road, branch established on 1999/07/02; Hanover Branch at 44 South Main Street, branch established on 1983/03/28. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Ledyard National Bank: Drive-Up Branch at Intersection Lebanon/South Park Street, branch established on 1993/04/01; Hanover Branch at 38 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/01/05. Info updated 2008/07/30: Bank assets: $390.6 mil, Deposits: $313.7 mil, headquarters in Norwich, VT, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Ledyard Financial Group, Inc.
  • Lake Sunapee Bank, FSB: Hanover Branch at 12 South St, branch established on 2007/05/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Hanover:

Marital status in Hanover, NH
  • Never married: 68.0%
  • Now married: 24.6%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hanover:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 83.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 45.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
New Hampshire average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hanover
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hanover, NH (based on Grafton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,50312
Mainline Protestant7,83257
Evangelical Protestant1,49429
Other1,32011
None68,969-
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
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Grafton County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Here:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Grafton County:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grafton County:

15.9%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hanover:

59.7%
New Hampshire:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

69.1%
New Hampshire:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Hanover:

26.1
New Hampshire:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hanover:

15.2%
New Hampshire:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hanover:

6.1%
New Hampshire:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hanover:

23.9%
New Hampshire:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

70.6%
State:

57.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Hanover:

84.4%
New Hampshire:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanover, NH Residents

8.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($826 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Windsor County, VT  0.55% ($72,721 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.47% ($48,618)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.46% ($51,959)


8.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.38%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($751 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.08%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Windsor County, VT  0.69% ($55,796 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.56% ($52,584)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.51% ($55,968)
Businesses in Hanover, NH
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
Circle K1Talbots1
Curves1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS4
Gap1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanover:

  • WDCR (1340 AM; 1 kW; HANOVER, NH; Owner: TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE)
  • WTSL (1400 AM; 1 kW; HANOVER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNHV (910 AM; 1 kW; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 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)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanover:

  • WXXK (100.5 FM; LEBANON, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WGXL (92.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W294AB (106.7 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WWOD (104.3 FM; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRD (99.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE)
  • W272AU (102.3 FM; HANOVER, ETC., NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W280CS (103.9 FM; HANOVER, ETC., NH; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSSH (95.3 FM; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRJT (103.1 FM; ROYALTON, VT; Owner: LISBON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W232AP (94.3 FM; WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXR (93.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hanover:

  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • W65AM (Channel 65; LEBANON, ETC., NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Hanover: Carlton N. Camp, John W. Boutwell, Solon D. Neal.

Hanover fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hanover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.4mTotal length
  • $12,568,000Total costs
  • 34,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,938Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,764Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanover)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hanover, NH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanover)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hanover)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hanover, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.5%), and Outside Fires (16.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hanover, NH
    • 28763.5%Structure Fires
    • 7416.4%Outside Fires
    • 4910.8%Other
    • 429.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanover, NH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hanover, New Hampshire:

  • Hanover Inn Dartmouth, 2 E Wheelock St, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755 , Phone: (603) 643-4433, Fax: (603) 646-3744
  • Chieftain Motor Inn, 84 Lyme Rd, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755 , Phone: (603) 643-2550, Fax: (603) 643-5265
  • Six South Street Hotel, 6 South St, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755 , Phone: (603) 643-0600
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hanover, New Hampshire
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hanover, NH
  • 61.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.7%Wood
  • 6.2%Other fuel
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 2.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hanover, NH
  • 31.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Hanover compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Hanover on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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