Merrimack, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 25,494. Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 12,685  (49.8%)
Females: 12,809  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03054.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $87,109 (it was $68,817 in 2000)
Merrimack:

$87,109
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,403 (it was $27,748 in 2000)

Merrimack town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $247,375 (it was $139,200 in 2000)
Merrimack:

$247,375
NH:

$233,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $267,432; Detached houses: $285,594; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,807; In 2-unit structures: $204,550; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,314; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,709; Mobile homes: $50,484
  • Races in Merrimack, NH (2010)

    Merrimack races chart
    • 23,82893.5%White alone
    • 5462.1%Hispanic
    • 4982.0%Asian alone
    • 3511.4%Two or more races
    • 1830.7%Black alone
    • 440.2%American Indian alone
    • 400.2%Other race alone
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Merrimack: 124.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), English (16.3%), French (13.9%), French Canadian (11.9%), German (11.5%), Italian (11.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1746

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 32.6 square miles.

Population density: 782 people per square mile   (low).

Merrimack,NH real estate house value index trend

Merrimack, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Merrimack:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrimack town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1,259 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.5% North America, 1.4% Europe).

This town:

5.0%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Merrimack, New Hampshire as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Merrimack to the number of sex offenders is 5,337 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Merrimack town:  2.3% ($3,194)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Merrimack satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (7.6 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (42.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (184.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: East Merrimack, NH (1.0 miles ), Litchfield, NH (1.7 miles ), Amherst, NH (2.2 miles ), Bedford, NH (2.4 miles ), Milford, NH (2.7 miles ), Nashua, NH (2.8 miles ), Hudson, NH (2.8 miles ), Londonderry, NH (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 161 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1998: 171 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2000: 180 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2001: 132 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 2006: 59 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $259,600
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $238,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.86 N, Longitude: 71.51 W

Area code: 603

Merrimack household income distribution Merrimack home values distribution

Crime rates in Merrimack by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 001000010000
per 100,000 0.00.03.80.00.00.00.03.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001000000001
per 100,000 0.00.03.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.9
Robberies 003111213213
per 100,000 0.00.011.33.73.73.77.53.811.37.83.911.7
Assaults 002121606052
per 100,000 0.00.07.53.77.53.722.50.022.60.019.57.8
Burglaries 362436313043184045533328
per 100,000 138.989.9135.2115.7112.1160.267.4150.4169.8207.6128.9109.6
Thefts 237262246210265155260239238209181193
per 100,000 914.5980.9923.6783.8990.5577.3972.9898.7898.1818.7706.9755.3
Auto thefts 1112161151213810798
per 100,000 42.444.960.141.118.744.748.630.137.727.435.131.3
Arson 102012121000
per 100,000 3.90.07.50.03.77.43.77.53.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 51.150.568.545.953.040.955.859.160.453.346.550.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Merrimack detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 52 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
New Hampshire average:

2.16
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Merrimack, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Merrimack, New Hampshire average temperatures Merrimack, New Hampshire average precipitation Merrimack, New Hampshire humidity Merrimack, New Hampshire wind speed Merrimack, New Hampshire snowfall Merrimack, New Hampshire sunshine Merrimack, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Merrimack-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the Merrimack town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merrimack-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 161.1 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 44.6 miles away from Merrimack 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 157.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from Merrimack 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 92.1 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 Hillsborough County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merrimack topographic map

Birthplace of: Forrest Sherman - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Carlos W. Colby - Recipient of the Medal of Honor, P.J. Flaherty - College basketball player (Brown Bears).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Merrimack: Carlos W. Colby.

Main business address for: PC CONNECTION INC (RETAIL-CATALOG & MAIL-ORDER HOUSES), BROOKSTONE INC (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Merrimack:

  • HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE CARE (7 EXECUTIVE DRIVE)
  • NURSES PRN INC (1 MEDALLION CENTER GREELEY ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Merrimack:

  • MANCHESTER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)
  • HEALTHY AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; NASHUA, NH)
  • RIDGEWOOD CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEDFORD, NH)
  • ELM'S NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (THE) (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILFORD, NH)
  • NASHUA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; NASHUA, NH)
  • BEDFORD HILLS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEDFORD, NH)
  • SOUTHERN NH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; NASHUA, NH)

Heliports located in Merrimack:

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College/University in Merrimack:

  • Thomas More College of Liberal Arts (Full-time enrollment: 97; Location: 6 Manchester St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.thomasmorecollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrimack:

  • Mount Washington College (about 9 miles; Manchester, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 9 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 13 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 18 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 24 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Merrimack College (about 24 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 24 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high schools in Merrimack:

Private high schools in Merrimack:

  • SOUTH MERRIMACK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 235; Location: 517 BOSTON POST RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BRENTWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 1 BRENTWOOD DR; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Merrimack:

Private elementary/middle schools in Merrimack:

  • TOLLHOUSE PRESCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 322 DANIEL WEBSTER HWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MERRIMACK PTA KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 10 DEPOT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LISA'S TIPPY TOES DAY CARE & LEARNING CENTER (Students: 49; Location: 33 BABOOSIC LAKE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 67 BEDFORD RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 11; Location: 4 CONTINENTAL BLVD; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Merrimack, School District: MERRIMACK SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Merrimack:

  • MERRIMACK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,262,737; Location: 470 DANIEL WEBSTER HIGHWAY; 88,916 books; 4,612 audio materials; 3,189 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 197 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Merrimack: Camp Sargent (A), Camp Naticook (B), Merrimack Fire Department Station 3 (C), Merrimack Fire Department Station 2 (D), Merrimack Fire Department Station 4 (E), Merrimack Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Health Stop Center (G), Thomas More College of Liberal Arts Library (H), American Canadian Genealogical Society Library (I), Merrimack Chamber of Commerce (J), Merrimack Public Library (K), Merrimack Town Hall (L), Careplus Ambulance Services Station 1- Merrimack Headquarters (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Merrimack Village Mall Shopping Center (1), Pennichuck Square Shopping Center (2), The Commons Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Merrimack include: PC CONNECTION INC (A), BROOKSTONE INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merrimack include: South Merrimack Congregational Church (A), Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church (B), Faith Episcopal Church (C), First Congregational Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Turkey Hill Cemetery (1), Last Rest Cemetery (2), Reeds Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Duck Pond (A), Greens Pond (B), Horseshoe Pond (C), Beaver Ponds (D), Souhegan River Reservoir (E), Bowers Pond (F), Harris Pond (G), Holts Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Souhegan River (A), Riddle Brook (B), Witches Brook (C), Naticook Brook (D), McQuade Brook (E), Baboosic Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Merrimack include: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Wasseman Park (2), Kids Kove (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Merrimack Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 520 Boston Post Road) (1), Ambassador World Travel & Cruise Center (Tours & Charters; The Commons Route 3) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn Merrimack (4 Amherst Road) (1), Residence Inn by Marriott Merrimack (246 Daniel Webster Highway) (2), Residence Inn Nashua- Merrimack (246 Daniel Webster Highway) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Merrimack Town - Probation Dept- Town Ofcs- District Court (Baboosic Lake Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hillsborough 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 2012 was 96.8. This is worse than average.

City:

96.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.200. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.200
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.59
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.81
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.40
U.S.:

9.14

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

PENNICHUCK WATER WORKS (Population served: 86,630, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2008)
MERRIMACK VILLAGE DIST (Population served: 25,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2008)
PEU/LONDONDERRY (Population served: 4,740, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2013 and JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2013 and JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
PEU/LITCHFIELD (Population served: 3,608, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
PEU/LOCKE LAKE (Population served: 2,120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-08-2012 and SEP-08-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DREW WOODS (Population served: 1,313, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2009)
CABOT PRESERVE (Population served: 940, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
PEU/BROOK PARK ESTS (Population served: 846, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Merrimack that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE POND ESTATES (Population served: 2,425, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • PEU/OAKWOOD TERRACE (Population served: 305, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • PEU/SPRINGWOOD HILLS (Population served: 218, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MAPLE HAVEN (Population served: 95, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PEU/NORTHERN SHORES (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ENGLISH WOODS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PEU/STONE SLED FARM (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.2%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

2.8%

People in group quarters in Merrimack in 2010:

  • 52 people in college/university student housing
  • 28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
42 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Merrimack compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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.

Banks with branches in Merrimack (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Commons Shopping Center Branch at 360 Daniel Webster Highway, branch established on 1888/01/01. 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
  • People's United Bank: Pennichuck Square Branch at 707 Milford Road, branch established on 1997/02/18. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Fidelity Personal Trust Company, FSB: Fptc New Hampshire Office Branch at Two Contra Way, branch established on 2004/10/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $98.3 mil, Deposits: $50.5 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, 4 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Merrimack Branch at 421 Daniel Webster Highway, branch established on 1964/03/02. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Merrimack Branch at 300 Daniel Webster Hwy., branch established on 1969/04/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Merrimack Branch at 268 Daniel Webster Hwy., South, branch established on 1978/01/28. 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

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

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 4 Amherst Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054 , Phone: (603) 429-3600, Fax: (603) 429-3610
  • Merrimac Hotel, 4 Executive Park Dr, Merrimack, NH 03054 , Phone: (603) 424-8000, Fax: (603) 429-3921
  • Residence Inn Merrimack, 246 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054 , Phone: (603) 424-8100, Fax: (603) 913-2929
  • Days Inn, 242 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054 , Phone: (603) 429-4600
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Merrimack, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Merrimack town (based on Hillsborough County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic124,99340
Evangelical Protestant20,588103
Mainline Protestant17,79460
Other7,36535
Orthodox2,9907
Black Protestant-1
None226,991-
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: 73
Hillsborough County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
Hillsborough County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Hillsborough County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Hillsborough County:

24.5%
New Hampshire:

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

15.1%
State:

15.9%

5.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rockingham County, NH  0.93% ($41,135 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.73% ($57,857)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.68% ($37,908)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rockingham County, NH  0.95% ($50,149 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.67% ($42,041)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.61% ($49,301)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merrimack:

  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNH (900 AM; 1 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merrimack:

  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Merrimack:

  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WNEU (Channel 60; MERRIMACK, NH; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (NH), INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Merrimack fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 85m279ftTotal length
  • $67,500,000Total costs
  • 589,085Total average daily traffic
  • 39,852Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Merrimack, NH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Merrimack)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Merrimack, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
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: 244 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merrimack)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Merrimack)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 147
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Merrimack

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merrimack, NH
Businesses in Merrimack, NH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Aerosoles1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's2
Dunkin Donuts6Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1UPS3
Home Depot1Volkswagen1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Marriott2YMCA2

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