Pelham, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 12,897.
Population change since 2000: +18.2%
 
Males: 6,429  (49.8%)
Females: 6,468  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.9 years

Zip codes: 03076.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $107,474 (it was $68,608 in 2000)
Pelham:

$107,474
NH:

$77,933

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,713 (it was $25,158 in 2000)

Pelham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $374,905 (it was $173,200 in 2000)
Pelham:

$374,905
NH:

$281,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $306,692; detached houses: $328,486; townhouses or other attached units: $218,663; in 2-unit structures: $264,757; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,241; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,185; mobile homes: $93,763
March 2019 cost of living index in Pelham: 127.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Pelham, NH (2010)
    • 12,20894.7%White alone
    • 2431.9%Hispanic
    • 2251.7%Asian alone
    • 1120.9%Two or more races
    • 700.5%Black alone
    • 250.2%Other race alone
    • 130.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Pelham, New Hampshire as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pelham is 1,433 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Pelham by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.0)
2
(15.7)
3
(23.6)
1
(7.8)
2
(15.7)
2
(15.5)
1
(7.7)
5
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
2
(14.9)
1
(7.4)
6
(43.5)
4
(28.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(16.0)
2
(15.7)
3
(23.6)
3
(23.5)
1
(7.8)
3
(23.2)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.6)
2
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(16.0)
1
(7.8)
7
(55.1)
4
(31.3)
8
(62.6)
10
(77.4)
9
(69.5)
14
(107.4)
7
(53.3)
8
(60.2)
8
(59.8)
10
(74.0)
7
(50.7)
5
(35.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(247.6)
57
(446.2)
47
(369.9)
49
(383.7)
63
(493.3)
50
(387.2)
40
(308.8)
27
(207.2)
19
(144.7)
28
(210.6)
13
(97.1)
14
(103.6)
32
(232.0)
8
(56.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
107
(854.6)
103
(806.3)
166
(1,306)
133
(1,042)
99
(775.3)
136
(1,053)
168
(1,297)
117
(897.7)
122
(929.0)
110
(827.2)
92
(687.4)
67
(495.8)
62
(449.4)
83
(584.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(255.6)
17
(133.1)
13
(102.3)
9
(70.5)
14
(109.6)
9
(69.7)
9
(69.5)
7
(53.7)
3
(22.8)
6
(45.1)
3
(22.4)
5
(37.0)
2
(14.5)
3
(21.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(24.0)
5
(39.1)
6
(47.2)
3
(23.5)
2
(15.7)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.1)
City-Data.com crime index86.392.9123.393.7101.7109.6101.4109.262.174.060.053.080.360.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pelham, NH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Irish (27.1%), French (20.8%), English (13.9%), Italian (13.2%), French Canadian (12.6%), German (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1746

Elevation: 152 feet

Land area: 26.4 square miles.

Population density: 488 people per square mile   (low).

Pelham, New Hampshire map

370 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

3.4%
New Hampshire:

4.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pelham town:

1.8% ($3,138)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (6.6 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (30.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (185.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Dracut, MA (2.0 miles ),
Windham, NH (2.3 miles ),
Hudson, NH (2.4 miles ),
Tyngsborough, MA (2.5 miles ),
Lowell, MA (2.6 miles ),
Salem, NH (2.6 miles ),
Methuen, MA (2.7 miles ),
Nashua, NH (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 71.32 W

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Pelham, NH in 2019
Pelham satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2000: 106 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2001: 111 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2002: 150 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2003: 127 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2004: 86 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2015: 54 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2016: 107 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2017: 95 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2018: 68 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2019: 47 buildings, average cost: $207,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Pelham, NH residents
Average permit cost in Pelham, NH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
New Hampshire:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Pelham, NH
Historical housing units in Pelham, NH
Most common industries in Pelham, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Pelham, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)

Average climate in Pelham, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.35
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.825
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pelham-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Pelham town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pelham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Pelham center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 173.6 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 54.8 miles away from Pelham 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) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from Pelham center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Pelham 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 256.4 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pelham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pelham:

  • HHCA - NEW ENGLAND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SALEM, NH)
  • SALEM VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SALEM, NH)
  • FAIRVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HUDSON, NH)
  • HERITAGE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)
  • CHRISTIAN HILL CONV MOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)
  • LOWELL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)
  • LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LOWELL, MA)

Airports and heliports located in Pelham:

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Amtrak stations near Pelham:

  • 13 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 18 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pelham:

  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 6 miles; Lowell, MA; Full-time enrollment: 12,341)
  • Merrimack College (about 12 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 15 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 15 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Mount Washington College (about 19 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 20 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • North Shore Community College (about 21 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)

Public high school in Pelham:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pelham:

Private elementary/middle school in Pelham:

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Library in Pelham:

  • PELHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $242,858; Location: 24 VILLAGE GREEN; 27,521 books; 623 audio materials; 1,605 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pelham: Camp Alexander (A), Pine Valley Golf Club (B), Pelham Fire Department (C), Pelham Town Hall (D), Pelham Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pelham include: New England Pentecostal Church (A), Londonderry Christian Church (B), Londonderry Baptist Church (C), Pelham Baptist Church (D), Korean Methodist Church (E), Saint Patrick Church (F), Saint Judes Parish Community Church (G), First Congregational Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Atwood Cemetery (1), Israel Brotherhood Cemetery (2), Gumpas Cemetery (3), Saint Casimirs Cemetery (4), Gibson Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Harris Pond (A), Little Island Pond (B), Gumpas Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tonys Brook (A), Island Pond Brook (B), Golden Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Sean Caisse - Racing driver.

Hillsborough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

OLD LAWRENCE ROAD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-18-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • 24 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-03-2013 and MAY-03-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JAN-01-2011 and FEB-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2011)
TOWN OF PELHAM MUNICIPAL CMPLX (Address: 6 VILLAGE GREEN , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • SAINT PATRICKS CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

81.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
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:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.8%

Banks with branches in Pelham (2011 data):

  • Enterprise Bank and Trust Company: Pelham Branch at 139 Bridge Street, branch established on 2012/02/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,488.4 mil, Deposits: $1,333.6 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Enterprise Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Pelham Branch at Route 38 And Old Bridge Street, branch established on 1983/02/01. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Route 38 Branch at 150 Bridge Street, branch established on 1968/12/12. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Pelham:

Marital status in Pelham, NH
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Pelham:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pelham, NH (based on Hillsborough County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hillsborough County:

15.1%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

6.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.03%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.08% ($68,044 average AGI)
from Rockingham County, NH  1.06% ($54,619)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.65% ($50,238)


6.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($924 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.11%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rockingham County, NH  1.03% ($68,726 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.78% ($53,749)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.59% ($65,122)
Businesses in Pelham, NH
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GNC1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pelham:

  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF LOWELL LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pelham:

  • 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.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJUL (91.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL)
  • 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)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Pelham:

  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Pelham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $21,994,000Total costs
  • 31,560Total average daily traffic
  • 2,135Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,708Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pelham)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pelham, NH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BOS0602, 60 Pulpit Rock Road Nas212a (Lat: 42.701417 Lon: -71.316417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQBP584, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • NO PELHAM, 1.2 Miles Ssw Of North (Lat: 42.759250 Lon: -71.365611), Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WDU427, Licensee ID: L00020590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2000, Registrant: At&t Communications Of New England Inc, 1200 Peachtree St Loc 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 50 Bush Hill Road (Lat: 42.737250 Lon: -71.354000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQRI879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.475 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2018, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Certifier: Karen I Dyberg, Registrant: Raytheon Ids, 1001 Boston Post Road, Ms 3-1-3355, Marlborough, MA 01752, Phone: (508) 490-2723, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pelham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pelham)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of fire incidents - 56 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pelham, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.6%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pelham, NH
    • 30453.6%Structure Fires
    • 17230.3%Outside Fires
    • 6210.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 295.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pelham, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pelham, NH
  • 78.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pelham, NH
  • 56.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Pelham compared to New Hampshire state average:

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

Pelham on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: printing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 (03076) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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