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 2017: $71,551 (it was $46,607 in 2000)
Lyman:

$71,551
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,454 (it was $22,332 in 2000)

Lyman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $203,155 (it was $99,100 in 2000)
Lyman:

$203,155
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
March 2019 cost of living index in Lyman: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Lyman, NH (2010)
    • 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

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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).

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 )

Latitude: 44.27 N, Longitude: 71.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Distribution of median household income in Lyman, NH in 2017

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
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lyman, NH residents
Average permit cost in Lyman, NH
Most common industries in Lyman, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (17.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (22.2%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Lyman, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Lyman, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lyman, New Hampshire average temperatures Lyman, New Hampshire average precipitation Lyman, New Hampshire humidity Lyman, New Hampshire wind speed Lyman, New Hampshire snowfall Lyman, New Hampshire sunshine Lyman, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 67.1. This is about average.

City:

67.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3

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 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 29.2 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).

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Amasa Lyman - Mormon missionary.

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

For population 15 years and over in Lyman:

Marital status in Lyman, NH
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

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
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lyman, 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.
New Hampshire:

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
Grafton County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This county:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

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)

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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.2mTotal length
  • $9,426,000Total costs
  • 370Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total average daily truck traffic
  • 547Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/26/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Abigail M Thomas, 473 Skinny Ridge Rd, Lyman, NH 03585

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lyman, NH
  • 56.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.8%Wood
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lyman, NH
  • 55.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 11.1%Wood


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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