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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
New Hampshire:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Hill, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Utilities (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Hill, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.2%)

Average climate in Hill, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Hill-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 58% 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 Hill town center .

On 7/3/1972, a category F2 tornado 17.0 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Hill center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 133.5 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 7.1 miles away from Hill 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) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Hill center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.7 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 Merrimack County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hill:

  • NEWFOUND AREA NURSING ASSN (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BRISTOL, NH)
  • MERRILL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKLIN, NH)
  • FRANKLIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FRANKLIN, NH)
  • MERRILL MANOR ANNEX (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FRANKLIN, NH)
  • VNA OF FRANKLIN (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FRANKLIN, NH)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FRANKLIN, NH)
  • MERRIMACK COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BOSCAWEN, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hill:

  • Plymouth State University (about 17 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 24 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Dartmouth College (about 31 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 37 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 39 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 41 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 49 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Public elementary/middle school in Hill:

See full list of schools located in Hill

Library in Hill:

  • HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,886; Location: 30 CRESCENT STREET; 10,941 books; 36 audio materials; 198 video materials; 8 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hill Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hill include: Hill Center Church (A), Hill Village Bible Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hill Center Church Yard (1), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (2), Bunker Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: March Pond (A), Poverty Pond (B), Foster Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Hill Brook (A), Needle Shop Brook (B), Dyer Brook (C), Dickinson Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hill: Murray Hill Summer Home District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Merrimack 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 Hill and their reported violations in the past:

HILL WATER WORKS (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2006), State No Longer Subject to Rule (JUL-18-2007)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.1%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.1%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

2.8%
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hill, NH (based on Merrimack County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,6547
Mainline Protestant12,79151
Evangelical Protestant5,19536
Other2,09715
Orthodox5802
None101,128-
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: 27
Merrimack County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Merrimack County:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
New Hampshire:

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

16.9%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

7.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($403 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hillsborough County, NH  2.17% ($53,749 average AGI)
from Belknap County, NH  0.76% ($43,068)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.72% ($60,902)


7.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.84% ($50,238 average AGI)
to Belknap County, NH  0.79% ($44,235)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.64% ($65,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hill:

  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • WFTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hill:

  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFTN-FM (94.1 FM; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WLNH-FM (98.3 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WBHG (101.5 FM; MEREDITH, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Hill:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Hill fatal accident list:

Aug 4, 2008 01:24 AM, Sr-202, Lat: 43.179470, Lon: -71.757490, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 10, 2005 07:25 PM, Murray Hill Rd, Lynch Rd, Lat: 43.547920, Lon: -71.800450, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 6, 1999 12:30 AM, Sr-3a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.7mTotal length
  • $15,710,000Total costs
  • 3,310Total average daily traffic
  • 130Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,897Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Home Of Edward Amsden Crescent St (Lat: 43.703417 Lon: -71.521750), Call Sign: KCE350, Licensee ID: L00008549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2001, Expiration Date: 09/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2003, Registrant: The State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Resources And Economic Development, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03302-1856, Phone: (603) 271-2217, Fax: (603) 271-6488, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K1VZI, Licensee ID: L01315650, Grant Date: 09/16/2017, Expiration Date: 10/14/2027, Certifier: Lee R Herterich, Registrant: Lee R Herterich, 138 Dearborn Road, Hill, NH 03243
  • Call Sign: KA1FUA, Licensee ID: L01107892, Grant Date: 01/20/2006, Expiration Date: 03/01/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2018, Registrant: William F Watson, 51 Crescent St, Hill, NH 03243
  • Call Sign: N1LTG, Grant Date: 03/24/1992, Expiration Date: 03/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2004, Registrant: Luc H Boissonnault, Rr 1 Box 1195, Hill, NH 03243
  • Call Sign: WB1ABV, Licensee ID: L00173397, Grant Date: 03/30/2021, Expiration Date: 06/18/2031, Registrant: Paul W Bradshaw, 83 Dearborn Rd, Hill, NH 03243

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: WEST JACK L SEAREY (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 794VA, N794VA, N-794VA, Serial Number: 1MK299C, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 10/05/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Allen R Fraser, 134 New Chester Rd, Hill, NH 03243
  • Aircraft: CHRISTOPHER JOHN P MODIFIED RAF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 455JC, N455JC, N-455JC, Serial Number: CHR 002, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John P Christopher, 237 Borough Rd, Hill, NH 03243
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2019
  • Aircraft: CHRISTOPHER JOHN P CHR-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 179TC, N179TC, N-179TC, Serial Number: 0001, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2004
    Registrant (Individual): John P Christopher, 237 Borough Rd, Hill, NH 03243
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/11/2018

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hill, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.8%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hill, NH
    • 9255.8%Structure Fires
    • 5734.5%Outside Fires
    • 95.5%Other
    • 74.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hill, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hill, NH
  • 69.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.8%Wood
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hill, NH
  • 84.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.0%Wood


Hill compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Robert H. Turpin (1)
  • Stephen J. Thomson (1)
  • Robert Hamilton Turpin (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.