Northwood, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 4,241. Population change since 2000: +16.5%
 
Males: 2,147  (50.6%)
Females: 2,094  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03261.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,740 (it was $50,675 in 2000)
Northwood:

$66,740
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,672 (it was $21,491 in 2000)

Northwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $198,207 (it was $111,500 in 2000)
Northwood:

$198,207
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $233,166; Detached houses: $254,439; Townhouses or other attached units: $314,077; In 2-unit structures: $310,798; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,236; Mobile homes: $115,874
Northwood races chart
  • White alone - 4,102 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 37 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northwood: 212.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.9%), Irish (18.5%), French (16.0%), United States (9.4%), Italian (8.0%), Scottish (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1773

Elevation: 559 feet

Land area: 28.0 square miles.

Population density: 152 people per square mile   (very low).

Northwood,NH real estate house value index trend

Northwood, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Northwood:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northwood town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

53 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
New Hampshire:  5.3%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Northwood, New Hampshire as of May 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Northwood to the number of sex offenders is 522 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Northwood town:  2.3% ($2,613)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Northwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (19.6 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (62.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (213.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Strafford, NH (2.2 miles ), Deerfield, NH (2.3 miles ), Epsom, NH (2.6 miles ), Nottingham, NH (2.9 miles ), Pittsfield, NH (2.9 miles ), Barrington, NH (3.0 miles ), Chichester, NH (3.0 miles ), Barnstead, NH (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.21 N, Longitude: 71.22 W

Area code: 603

Northwood household income distribution Northwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Northwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001110112032
per 100,000 0.00.026.426.125.50.024.324.247.70.070.646.9
Robberies 100001000100
per 100,000 27.00.00.00.00.025.00.00.00.024.00.00.0
Assaults 101621264178
per 100,000 27.00.026.4156.351.025.048.5145.195.424.0164.8187.7
Burglaries 2261316721122143191918
per 100,000 593.2159.8342.8416.9178.5525.8291.1507.71025.8456.3447.4422.2
Thefts 38331819126103468678465
per 100,000 1024.5878.8474.7495.0306.0150.2242.6822.11622.11609.01977.91524.7
Auto thefts 5366171215112
per 100,000 134.879.9158.2156.325.5175.324.348.423.9120.123.5281.5
Arson 242101001030
per 100,000 53.9106.552.726.10.025.00.00.023.90.070.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 111.154.985.4118.259.772.263.6125.6203.9122.7210.0195.8

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

Crime rate in Northwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
New Hampshire average:

2.18
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Northwood, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Northwood-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Northwood town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/24/2008, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northwood-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 27.6 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 164.7 miles away from Northwood 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 152.7 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 67.5 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 172.3 miles away from Northwood center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 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 Rockingham County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northwood topographic map

Birthplace of: E. Knowlton Fogg - Politician, Bert Weeden - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Northwood:

  • EPSOM HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EPSOM, NH)
  • YOUR VNA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
  • ACADEMY NH INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
  • FRISBIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
  • RIVERSIDE REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • COLONIAL HILL OF ROCHESTER CARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)
  • ROCHESTER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROCHESTER, NH)

Airports and heliports located in Northwood:

See details about airports and heliports located in Northwood, NH

Amtrak stations near Northwood:

  • 16 miles: DURHAM (3 DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 18 miles: DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northwood:

  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 16 miles; Durham, NH; Full-time enrollment: 15,243)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 16 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 17 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Mount Washington College (about 22 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 22 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 31 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 38 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)

Public high school in Northwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Northwood:

See full list of schools located in Northwood, School District: NORTHWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Northwood:

  • CHESLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,831; Location: 8 MOUNTAIN AVENUE; 20,049 books; 115 audio materials; 263 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Northwood: Camp Yavneh (A), Camp Wah-Tut-Ca (B), Northwood Fire Rescue Narrows Station (C), Northwood Fire Rescue Ridge Station (D), Chesley Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northwood include: Free Will Baptist Church (A), Edgerly Memorial Chapel (B), Saint Josephs Church (C), Northwood Congregational Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Bennett Cemetery (2), Bartlett Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Harvey Lake (A), Jenness Pond (B), Northwood Lake (C), Little Acorn Pond (D), Big Acorn Pond (E), Voydatch Pond (F), Burtt Wildlife Pond (G), Tudor Wildlife Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: The Gulf (A), Sherburne Brook (B), Tucker Brook (C), Narrows Brook (D), Kelsey Brook (E), Jenness Brook (F), Flat Meadow Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rockingham 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 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.02. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.589. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.589
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

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

LEISURE VILLAGE (Population served: 315, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013)
LOON ESTATES (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
SADDLEBACK CAMPGROUND (Address: 41 CAMPGROUND RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-16-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013)
SUSTYS CAFE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2008)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

4.2%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

1.6%
Whole state:

2.8%
3 people in other group homes in 2000

Northwood compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.

Banks with branches in Northwood (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Northwood Branch at 263 1st N.H. Turnpike, branch established on 1983/09/26. 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

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

  • Lake Shore Farm, 275 Jenness Pond Rd, Northwood, NH 03261 , Phone: (603) 942-5521
  • Northwood Motel, 1130 1st NH Tpke, Northwood, NH 03261 , Phone: (603) 942-5476, Fax: (603) 942-5476
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Northwood, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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 Northwood town (based on Rockingham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.17%
Here: 54.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents78.2%4.2%3.0%2.9%2.3%
Congregations16.7%15.3%14.0%10.7%5.3%
NameMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.9%0.9%5.0%
Congregations0.7%2.0%0.7%2.7%32.0%
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: 47
Rockingham County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Rockingham County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Rockingham County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

23.3%
New Hampshire:

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

16.8%
State:

15.9%

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.03%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.25% ($50,149 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.94% ($53,749)
from Strafford County, NH  0.72% ($41,131)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.05%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.22% ($41,135 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.77% ($41,933)
to Essex County, MA  0.74% ($44,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northwood:

  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northwood:

  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVNH (91.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Northwood:

  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)

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

Northwood, New Hampshire:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New Hampshire average:
  • Fatal accident count: 61
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 28
  • Fatalities: 66
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 146
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
See more detailed statistics of Northwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $20,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 48,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,285
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 71,292

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 50 Old Canterbury Rd (Lat: 43.223417 Lon: -71.239778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 37.8 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA226
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • Saddleback Mountain (Lat: 43.176194 Lon: -71.206722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA201
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fire Station Route Us4 (Lat: 43.207861 Lon: -71.175889), Call Sign: KIU542, Licensee ID: L00356185
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.235 MHz, 154.355 MHz, 154.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/1997, Expiration Date: 05/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2002
    Registrant: Northwood, Town Of, 499 1st Nh Tpke, Northwood, NH 03261
  • 1020 First Nh Turnpike Road (Lat: 43.220222 Lon: -71.220722), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.5 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: KNCP845
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/15/2022
    Registrant: Northwood Fire - Rescue, 818 First Nh Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261, Phone: (603) 583-7332, Email:
  • Saddleback Mtn Wenh Tv Bldg Dirt Rd Off Rt 43 (Lat: 43.176194 Lon: -71.206167), Call Sign: KRS227
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.815 MHz, 154.815 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015
    Registrant: Rockingham County Sheriff\'s Department, 101 North Road, Brentwood, NH 03833, Phone: (603) 679-2225, Fax: (603) 679-1877, Email:
  • Northwood Ridge Fire Sta 499 First Nh Turnpike (Lat: 43.207861 Lon: -71.175889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 80 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: KNBD703
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 08/04/2021
    Registrant: Northwood Fire/Rescue, 499 First Nh Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261, Phone: (603) 942-9103, Fax: (603) 942-9104, Email:
  • NARROWS FIREHOUSE, 85 Main St (Lat: 43.226944 Lon: -71.244417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQPF277, Licensee ID: L00356185
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Kevin Madison
    Registrant: Northwood, Town Of, 499 First N. H. Tpk, Northwood, NH 03261, Phone: (603) 942-9103, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15124 , Serial Number: 28-7305026, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Strafford Flying Club Inc, Rr 1 Box 161d, Northwood, NH 03261
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1935N , Serial Number: 12175, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Jr Gilchrist, 96 Lucas Pond Rd, Northwood, NH 03261
  • Aircraft: LAMONTAGUE MARK FLIGHTSTAR LOADSTAR (Category: Amphibian, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61893 , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/2011
    Registrant (Individual): William G Beauvais, 348 Ridge Rd, Northwood, NH 03261
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 670CT , Serial Number: 75-5414
    Registrant (Individual): Charles W Iii Therriauit, 266 Harmony Rd, Northwood, NH 03261
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8290W , Serial Number: 28-2452, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Russell J Kelsea, Po Box 426, Northwood, NH 03261

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Northwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northwood, NH
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