For population 25 years and over in Lee:
For population 15 years and over in Lee town:
244 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (23.9 miles , pop. 58,969).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (55.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (224.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Durham, NH (2.1 miles ), Newmarket, NH (2.1 miles ), Nottingham, NH (2.3 miles ), Madbury, NH (2.3 miles ), Newfields, NH (2.5 miles ), Barrington, NH (2.5 miles ), Epping, NH (2.6 miles ), Dover, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.12 N, Longitude: 71.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Lee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Work and jobs in Lee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lee, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Lee town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 35.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 66% 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 39.7 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 75.6 miles away from Lee center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 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) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from Lee center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.0 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 Strafford County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ethan Gilsdorf - Journalist, Robert Parker Parrott - Army officer and ordnance manufacturer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Lee:
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Operable nuclear power plant near Lee:
Local government website: WWW.LEENH.ORG
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lee:
Public elementary/middle school in Lee:
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Private elementary/middle school in Lee:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.43. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lee and their reported violations in the past:WADLEIGH FALLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:TENNIS COOP INC (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREYSTONE COMMONS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lee that have no violations reported:
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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:
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Lee compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lee town (based on Strafford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,938 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,735 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Lee, New Hampshire:
See more detailed statistics of Lee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lee, NH
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $37,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 91,540
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,247
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lee)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lee)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lee, NH
Total of 127 patent applications in 2008-2014.