Middleton, New Hampshire
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|Median resident age:||39.0 years|
|New Hampshire median age:||43.9 years|
Zip codes: 03887.
Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,554 (it was $18,415 in 2000)
Middleton town income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $178,151 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $229,604; Detached houses: $262,455; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,545; In 2-unit structures: $202,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,937; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,432; Mobile homes: $63,459
Races in Middleton, NH (2010)
- 1,72796.9%White alone
- 130.7%Asian alone
- 130.7%Two or more races
- 80.4%Black alone
- 70.4%American Indian alone
Ancestries: English (16.7%), French (15.7%), Irish (15.3%), United States (7.6%), French Canadian (7.2%), Italian (6.7%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Incorporated in 1778
Land area: 18.1 square miles.
Population density: 99 people per square mile(very low).
For population 25 years and over in Middleton:
- High school or higher: 77.3%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
- Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
- Unemployed: 2.2%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Middleton town:
- Never married: 21.7%
- Now married: 59.2%
- Separated: 2.1%
- Widowed: 3.8%
- Divorced: 13.1%
28 residents are foreign born
According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Middleton, New Hampshire as of February 27, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Middleton to the number of sex offenders is 468 to 1.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
|Middleton town:||1.8% ($1,648)|
|New Hampshire:||2.3% ($2,946)|
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (38.4 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (79.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (231.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Union, NH (1.7 miles ), Milton, NH (2.0 miles ), New Durham, NH (2.0 miles ), Farmington, NH (2.3 miles ), Milton Mills, NH (2.4 miles ), Sanbornville, NH (2.5 miles ), Brookfield, NH (2.7 miles ), Alton, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,800
- 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,800
- 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,000
- 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $85,000
- 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $12,500
- 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $16,000
- 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $169,200
- 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $167,700
- 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $168,100
- 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $168,000
- 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,900
- 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,000
- 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
- 2013: 1 building, cost: $106,900
- 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,100
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 43.47 N, Longitude: 71.07 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
|Crime rates in Middleton by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.7)||45.4||136.8||66.7||103.6||123.3||179.4||82.0||36.9||41.4||125.5||143.5||151.9||179.7||249.0|
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Crime rate in Middleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||2.24|
|New Hampshire average:||2.17|
Unemployment by year (%)
- Construction (26%)
- Transportation equipment (10%)
- Wood products (6%)
- Public administration (5%)
- Repair and maintenance (4%)
- Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
- Accommodation and food services (4%)
- Health care (17%)
- Educational services (10%)
- Transportation equipment (7%)
- Accommodation and food services (7%)
- Social assistance (5%)
- Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
- Public administration (4%)
- Carpenters (10%)
- Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
- Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
- Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
- Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
- Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
- Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
- Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
- Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
- Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
- Child care workers (4%)
- Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
- Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
Average climate in Middleton, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Middleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the Middleton town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Middleton-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% 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 26.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.9 miles away from Middleton 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 149.3 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 51.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 158.0 miles away from Middleton center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 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 Strafford County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Middleton:
- YOUR VNA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
- WOLFEBORO BAY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WOLFEBORO, NH)
- HUGGINS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WOLFEBORO, NH)
- VNA HOSPICE OF S CARROLL CO AND VICINITY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WOLFEBORO, NH)
- ACADEMY NH INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
- FRISBIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
- ROCHESTER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
airports located in Middleton:
- Therriaults Landing Airport (56NH) (Runways: 1)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Middleton:
- University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Durham, NH; Full-time enrollment: 15,243)
- NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 29 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
- University of New England (about 35 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
- Southern New Hampshire University (about 36 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
- Plymouth State University (about 37 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
- Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 39 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
- Mount Washington College (about 40 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
Notable location: Middleton Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map
Cemetery: Whitehouse Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Bowser Pond (A), Lily Pond (B), Currier Pond (C), Sunrise Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horn Brook (A), Hayes Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.1. This is significantly better than average.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
|This town:||2.7 people|
|New Hampshire:||2.5 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
- Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Educational Attainment (%) in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000
|New Hampshire average:||10.9|
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Middleton town (based on Strafford County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Strafford County:||1.73 / 10,000 pop.|
|New Hampshire:||2.14 / 10,000 pop.|
|This county:||0.08 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||0.15 / 10,000 pop.|
|Strafford County:||2.48 / 10,000 pop.|
|New Hampshire:||1.78 / 10,000 pop.|
|Strafford County:||3.80 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||4.02 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||8.17 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||9.70 / 10,000 pop.|
6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,594 average adjusted gross income)
|New Hampshire average:||6.07%|
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($289 average AGI)
Strafford County: 0.06% New Hampshire average: 0.04%
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
|from Rockingham County, NH||1.99% ($41,933 average AGI)|
|from York County, ME||0.75% ($34,055)|
|from Hillsborough County, NH||0.37% ($34,062)|
6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,729 average adjusted gross income)
|New Hampshire average:||6.45%|
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Strafford County: 0.07% New Hampshire average: 0.06%
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
Strongest AM radio stations in Middleton:
- WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
- WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
- WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
- WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
- WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
- WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
- WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Middleton:
- WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
- WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
- WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
- WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
- WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
- WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
- WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
- WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
- WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Middleton:
- WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
- WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
- WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
- WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
- WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
- WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
- WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Middleton fatal accident list:
Apr 18, 2004 03:00 PM, Kings Highway, Pinkham Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 17, 2001 02:13 PM, Sr-153, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 3Number of bridges
- 1m3ftTotal length
- $9,426,000Total costs
- 3,840Total average daily traffic
- 261Total average daily truck traffic
- 5,683Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
- Town Hwy Barn Middleton Corners (Lat: 43.484806 Lon: -71.072000), Call Sign: KNFS476
Assigned Frequencies: 156.240 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008-2358, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 206-3097, Email:
- Lat: 43.514056 Lon: -71.126528, Call Sign: WQXB966
Assigned Frequencies: 72.1600 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2016, Expiration Date: 01/26/2026, Certifier: Kenneth GarryRegistrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0434, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Middleton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 3
- Hazardous Condition: 1
- Service Call: 1
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
- Wood (10%)
- Electricity (1%)
Businesses in Middleton, NH
- Decora Cabinetry: 2
- MasterBrand Cabinets: 3
Middleton compared to New Hampshire state average:
- Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
- Black race population percentage below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Median age 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 significantly below state average.
Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2017.