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Coos County

Population in July 2009: 2,290. Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 

Males: 1,136  (49.6%)
Females: 1,154  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
New Hampshire median age:  37.1 years

Zip code: 03582

Estimated median household income in 2011: $37,408 (it was $31,570 in 2000)
Northumberland:

$37,408
New Hampshire:

$62,647
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,370

Northumberland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $111,019 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Northumberland:

$111,019
New Hampshire:

$237,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $130,395; Detached houses: $138,509; Townhouses or other attached units: $149,104; In 2-unit structures: $171,018; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,477; Mobile homes: $69,010

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Northumberland races chart
  • White alone - 2,387 (97.9%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northumberland: 165.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: French (29.7%), United States (18.5%), English (17.2%), Irish (12.3%), French Canadian (4.9%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1779

Elevation: 863 feet

Land area: 36.2 square miles.

Population density: 63 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Northumberland:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northumberland town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

79 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  3.2%
New Hampshire:  5.1%

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

Northumberland town:  2.1% ($1,283)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Northumberland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (89.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (158.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (285.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Groveton, NH (0.8 miles ), Guildhall, VT (2.4 miles ), Stark, NH (2.4 miles ), Stratford, NH (2.5 miles ), Maidstone, VT (2.7 miles) , Lancaster, NH (2.7 miles ), Granby, VT (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,200
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.59 N, Longitude: 71.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Northumberland household income distribution Northumberland home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Northumberland by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00111300
per 100,000 0.00.041.742.843.4133.80.00.0
Robberies 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.043.60.0
Assaults 43035142
per 100,000 164.5123.70.0128.4217.244.6174.688.3
Burglaries 677712191412
per 100,000 246.8288.5292.0299.5521.3847.5611.1530.0
Thefts 1514263130382523
per 100,000 617.0577.11084.71326.51303.21694.91091.21015.9
Auto thefts 33125111
per 100,000 123.4123.741.785.6217.244.643.644.2
Arson 10100102
per 100,000 41.10.041.70.00.044.60.088.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 86.379.3102.4143.4187.6251.2140.5100.8

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Crime rate in Northumberland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
New Hampshire average:

2.18

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (27%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Paper (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Northumberland, New Hampshire

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Tornado activity:

Northumberland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the Northumberland town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1993, a category F1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northumberland-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 85% 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 75.7 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 29.0 miles away from Northumberland 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 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Northumberland center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 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 Coos County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northumberland topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northumberland:

  • Plymouth State University (about 59 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,634)
  • Norwich University (about 65 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 68 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Dartmouth College (about 73 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • University of Vermont (about 84 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 84 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 89 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)

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Notable locations in Northumberland: Groveton Fire Department (A), Groveton Ambulance Service (B), Northumberland Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Northumberland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Northumberland: Saint Francis Xavier Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Jonathan Pond (A), Connecticut River Reservoir (B), Upper Amonoosuc River Reservoir (C), Upper Ammonoosuc River Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Roaring Brook (A), Potter Brook (B), Upper Ammonoosuc River (C), Parks Brook (D), Moore Brook (E), Fox Brook (F), Dean Brook (G), Ames Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Northumberland: Eames Wayside Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Coos 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
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 2.25. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.25
U.S.:

3.90
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 18.2. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

24.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 8.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.77
U.S.:

11.24


Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.4%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.9%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

11.4%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

4.2%
Whole state:

2.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Northumberland, NH

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Northumberland compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Northumberland (2011 data):

  • Passumpsic Savings Bank: Groveton Branch at 40 State Street, branch established on 1985/09/30. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $571.1 mil, Deposits: $460.4 mil, headquarters in St. Johnsbury, VT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Passumpsic Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Northumberland (based on Coos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.61%
Here65.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents81.2%5.7%2.5%1.9%1.7%
Congregations24.5%24.5%12.2%6.1%8.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.4%1.2%1.2%1.8%
Congregations2.0%2.0%2.0%6.1%12.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Coos County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Coos County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Coos County:

9.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

12.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Coos County:

26.9%
New Hampshire:

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

9.7%
State:

15.9%

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Coos County:

0.09%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Grafton County, NH  0.78% ($34,566 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.34% ($30,804)
from Essex County, VT  0.33% ($26,205)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
New Hampshire average:

7.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Grafton County, NH  1.03% ($24,436 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.43% ($23,932)
to Essex County, VT  0.33% ($31,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northumberland:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMOU (1230 AM; 1 kW; BERLIN, NH; Owner: JERICHO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northumberland:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northumberland:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Northumberland, New Hampshire:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
New Hampshire average:
  • Fatal accident count: 58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 85
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 64
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 138
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Northumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $22,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,964
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,208

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Northumberland, NH


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Station Church St (Lat: 44.597556 Lon: -71.512861), Call Sign: KNAF221
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Northumberland Police Dept State St (Lat: 44.597278 Lon: -71.513972), Call Sign: KTZ230
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.910 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022
    Registrant: Nh Dept Of Safety-State Police Division, 33 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301, Phone: (603) 223-8321, Fax: (603) 271-6629, Email:


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