Plaistow, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 7,609. Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 3,749  (49.3%)
Females: 3,860  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03865.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,270 (it was $61,707 in 2000)
Plaistow:

$81,270
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,869 (it was $25,255 in 2000)

Plaistow town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $277,667 (it was $156,200 in 2000)
Plaistow:

$277,667
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $329,767; Detached houses: $345,563; Townhouses or other attached units: $274,562; In 2-unit structures: $305,149; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,546; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,992; Mobile homes: over $1,000,000
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Plaistow races chart
  • White alone - 7,292 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 175 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 44 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 41 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plaistow: 257.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.8%), English (20.8%), Italian (17.0%), French (15.7%), French Canadian (6.6%), German (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1749

Elevation: 104 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 716 people per square mile   (low).

Plaistow,NH real estate house value index trend

Plaistow, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Plaistow:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plaistow town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

225 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Africa, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:  2.9%
New Hampshire:  5.3%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Plaistow, New Hampshire as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plaistow to the number of sex offenders is 2,539 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Plaistow town:  1.9% ($2,939)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Plaistow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (4.1 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (35.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (198.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Newton, NH (1.8 miles ), Atkinson, NH (1.9 miles ), Haverhill, MA (2.0 miles ), Merrimac, MA (2.2 miles ), Hampstead, NH (2.2 miles ), Danville, NH (2.5 miles ), Kingston, NH (2.5 miles ), Salem, NH (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 71.09 W

Area code: 603

Plaistow household income distribution Plaistow home values distribution

Crime rates in Plaistow 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 01001001
per 100,000 0.012.80.00.013.10.00.013.1
Robberies 13221310
per 100,000 12.738.526.026.213.139.913.10.0
Assaults 20013120
per 100,000 25.40.00.013.139.413.326.30.0
Burglaries 2417171212131322
per 100,000 304.9218.0220.7157.0157.7172.8170.6287.5
Thefts 128147129142160183146185
per 100,000 1626.01885.11674.91857.72103.32432.91916.32418.0
Auto thefts 13201214102155
per 100,000 165.1256.5155.8183.2131.5279.265.665.4
Arson 01111000
per 100,000 0.012.813.013.113.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 112.9138.4106.9114.9133.3152.4107.2138.0

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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 Plaistow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
New Hampshire average:

2.18
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Computer and electronic products (9%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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

Average climate in Plaistow, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Plaistow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Plaistow town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 16.0 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plaistow-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 52.5 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 180.5 miles away from Plaistow 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 173.9 miles away from the city 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 261.2 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 180.8 miles away from Plaistow center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.1 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).
Plaistow topographic map

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Plaistow: Daniel G. George.

Hospitals and medical centers near Plaistow:

  • LENOX NH INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • KENOZA HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • KENOZA MANOR CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • WINGATE AT HAVERHILL REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING RESID (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • OXFORD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • OXFORD, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • HAVERHILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)

Amtrak stations near Plaistow:

  • 5 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 13 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Plaistow:

  • 13 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plaistow:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 4 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 12 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 18 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • North Shore Community College (about 18 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Mount Washington College (about 22 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 23 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)

Public high school in Plaistow:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plaistow:

Private elementary/middle schools in Plaistow:

  • LITTLE EXPLORERS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 37; Location: 3 BLOSSOM RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PLAISTOW LEARNING CENTER (Students: 26; Location: 95 PLAISTOW RD; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Plaistow

Library in Plaistow:

  • PLAISTOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $441,437; Location: 85 MAIN STREET; 42,863 books; 1,358 audio materials; 1,591 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Plaistow: Atkinson Depot (A), Plaistow Fire Department (B), Plaistow Town Hall (C), Plaistow Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cedar Brook Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Plaistow include: Saint Christophers Church (A), Timberlane Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Town Cemetery (1), Holy Angels Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Seaver Brook (A), Line Brook (B), Kelly Brook (C), Bryant Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Prestige Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 9 Plaistow Rd. Rt. 125 Shaw's Plaza), America by Bicycle (Tours & Charters; 95 Plaistow Road Suite 8).

Court: Plaistow Town - District Court (27 Elm Street).

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 94.8. This is worse than average.

City:

94.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.200. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.200
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.59
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.81
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.40
U.S.:

9.14

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

GOLDEN HILL (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
GREENFIELD HILL ESTATES (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2007)
  • 3 other older health violations
CROSS RIDGE ESTATES (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
FORREST STREET CONDOS (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VIC GEARY SENIOR CENTER (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
26 CHANDLER AVE CONDOS (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
CHANDLER TERRACE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2006), St Intentional no-action (NOV-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ROCKINGHAM CHURCH (Address: 3 EVANS AVE , Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

3.2%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

2.8%
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
10 people in other group homes in 2000

Plaistow compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.

Banks with branches in Plaistow (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Route 125 Branch at 47 Plaistow Rd, branch established on 1967/10/09. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Plaistow Branch at 58 Plaistow Road, branch established on 1987/02/02. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Plaistow Branch at Route 125 / 31 Plaistow Road, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • People's United Bank: Plaistow Branch at 76 Main Street, branch established on 1996/08/12. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (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 Plaistow 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 Plaistow:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCCM (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD P/SHI)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plaistow:

  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • 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.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Plaistow:

  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

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

Plaistow, New Hampshire:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Plaistow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $22,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 70,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,188
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 103,600

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Plaistow, NH)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plaistow)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MUESSIG CLIFFORD P COUGAR G.U.D.-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1177G , Serial Number: C.P.M.-2, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford P Muessig, Rt 2 Box 429, Plaistow, NH 03865
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38580 , Serial Number: 28-7725286, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Donald C White, Po Box 1758, Plaistow, NH 03865
  • 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: 4861L , Serial Number: 28-4213, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Lagasee & Lewis LLC, 38 Main St, Plaistow, NH 03865
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6787W , Serial Number: 28-20917, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Keith D Newell, Po Box 1065, Plaistow, NH 03865
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9353Q , Serial Number: D-9305, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard A Lafferty, Hilltop Road, Plaistow, NH 03865

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Service Call: 15

Incident types - Plaistow

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plaistow, NH
Businesses in Plaistow, NH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
AutoZone1SAS Shoes1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Shaw's1
CVS1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts3Subaru1
FedEx3Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Home Depot1True Value1
Kohl's1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets7UPS5
New Balance1Vans1
Nike2Walmart1
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