Northumberland, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 2,288. Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 1,144  (50.0%)
Females: 1,144  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03582.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,040 (it was $31,570 in 2000)
Northumberland:

$39,040
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,458 (it was $15,101 in 2000)

Northumberland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,637 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Northumberland:

$109,637
NH:

$233,300
  • Races in Northumberland, NH (2010)

    Northumberland races chart
    • 2,24698.2%White alone
    • 200.9%Two or more races
    • 150.7%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Black alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Northumberland: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Northumberland, NH collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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).

Northumberland,NH real estate house value index trend

Northumberland, New Hampshire map

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:

4.4%

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) , Brunswick, VT (3.4 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
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 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
  • 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

Northumberland household income distribution Northumberland home values distribution

Crime rates in Northumberland by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001113004
per 100,000 0.00.041.742.843.4133.80.00.0181.0
Robberies 000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.043.60.00.0
Assaults 430351425
per 100,000 164.5123.70.0128.4217.244.6174.688.3226.2
Burglaries 67771219141212
per 100,000 246.8288.5292.0299.5521.3847.5611.1530.0543.0
Thefts 151426313038252334
per 100,000 617.0577.11,084.71,326.51,303.21,694.91,091.21,015.91,538.5
Auto thefts 331251111
per 100,000 123.4123.741.785.6217.244.643.644.245.2
Arson 101001020
per 100,000 41.10.041.70.00.044.60.088.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.7) 86.379.3102.4143.4187.6251.2140.5100.8298.6

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Crime rate in Northumberland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
New Hampshire average:

2.16
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Northumberland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 92% 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 108.8 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 146.8 miles away from Northumberland 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 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 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 29.4 miles away from Northumberland 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 107.5 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 Coos County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northumberland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Northumberland:

  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LANCASTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • MORRISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WHITEFIELD, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northumberland:

  • Plymouth State University (about 59 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Norwich University (about 65 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 68 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Dartmouth College (about 73 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 74 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 82 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 83 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.7. This is about average.

City:

69.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14
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%
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.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.

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 (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
New Hampshire average:

10.9

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 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northumberland town (based on Coos County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,7105
Mainline Protestant2,10523
Evangelical Protestant96614
Other3237
Orthodox261
None16,925-
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: 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%

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  0.73% ($26,768 average AGI)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.31% ($28,659)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.30% ($41,718)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Coos County:

0.10%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  0.66% ($25,506 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.36% ($23,146)
to Essex County, VT  0.30% ($26,075)

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)
Northumberland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Northumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $22,500,000Total costs
  • 17,964Total average daily traffic
  • 1,208Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
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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