Lyman, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 533. Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 269  (50.5%)
Females: 264  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  51.1 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03585.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $64,624 (it was $46,607 in 2000)
Lyman:

$64,624
NH:

$70,303

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $36,281 (it was $22,332 in 2000)

Lyman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $199,509 (it was $99,100 in 2000)
Lyman:

$199,509
NH:

$244,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $265,890; Detached houses: $294,651; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,743; In 2-unit structures: $254,410; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,049; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,818; Mobile homes: $74,672; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $116,224
  • Races in Lyman, NH (2010)

    Lyman races chart
    • 52398.1%White alone
    • 61.1%Two or more races
    • 40.8%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lyman: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.9%), Irish (15.8%), French (13.8%), French Canadian (7.6%), German (7.2%), United States (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1761

Land area: 28.5 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Lyman,NH real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Lyman:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyman town:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

11 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:

2.3%
New Hampshire:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Lyman town:  2.3% ($2,302)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (92.2 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (141.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (257.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lisbon, NH (2.1 miles ), Monroe, NH (2.2 miles ), Waterford, VT (2.6 miles ), Sugar Hill, NH (2.8 miles ), Barnet, VT (2.8 miles ), Landaff, NH (2.9 miles ), Littleton, NH (2.9 miles ), Bath, NH (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.27 N, Longitude: 71.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
New Hampshire:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (22%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (6%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Lyman, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lyman-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% 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 89.7 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 122.0 miles away from Lyman 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 56.0 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 1.0 miles away from the city 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 88.4 miles away from Lyman 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 29.2 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).

Birthplace of: Amasa Lyman - Mormon missionary.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lyman:

  • NORTH COUNTRY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LITTLETON, NH)
  • LAFAYETTE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FRANCONIA, NH)
  • COTTAGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WOODSVILLE, NH)
  • NORTHEASTERN VERMONT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • ST JOHNSBURY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • FMC OF ST. JOHNSBURY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)
  • CALEDONIA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SAINT JOHNSBURY, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyman:

  • Norwich University (about 38 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 4,221)
  • Plymouth State University (about 38 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 44 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 63 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 64 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 65 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 65 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)

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Notable location: Ogontz White Mountain Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pond Cemetery (1), Moulton Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Flag Pond (A), Lower Mountain Pond (B), Ogontz Lake (C), Round Pond (D), Dodge Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moulton Hill Brook (A), Patten Brook (B), Teter Meadow Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grafton 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 2000 was 71.7. This is about average.

City:

71.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  8.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

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

2.5%
Whole state:

2.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
New Hampshire average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lyman town (based on Grafton County data)

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
Grafton County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grafton County:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

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

15.9%
State:

15.9%

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,320 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windsor County, VT  0.60% ($56,827 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.54% ($43,000)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.43% ($43,161)


8.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.11%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windsor County, VT  0.63% ($41,380 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.51% ($37,633)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.46% ($44,975)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyman:

  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSTJ (1340 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, 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)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyman:

  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYKR-FM (101.3 FM; HAVERHILL, NH; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lyman:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $31,420,000Total costs
  • 1,440Total average daily traffic
  • 24Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,132Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lyman, NH

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1JJN, Previous Call Sign: KA1QIU, Licensee ID: L00656602, Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Kenelm J Parker, Registrant: Kenelm J Parker, 319 Hurd Hill Road, Lyman, NH 03585

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8828B , Serial Number: 36528, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Abigail M Thomas, 473 Skinny Ridge Rd, Lyman, NH 03585

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Lyman compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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