For population 25 years and over in Sandown:
For population 15 years and over in Sandown town:
161 residents are foreign born (1.8% North America, 1.0% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (11.6 miles , pop. 58,969).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (42.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (208.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Danville, NH (1.8 miles ), Hampstead, NH (1.8 miles ), Chester, NH (1.9 miles ), Fremont, NH (2.2 miles ), Kingston, NH (2.5 miles ), Atkinson, NH (2.6 miles ), Derry, NH (2.7 miles ), Raymond, NH (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.93 N, Longitude: 71.18 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sandown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Work and jobs in Sandown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sandown, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sandown-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Sandown town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 21.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sandown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 63% 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 44.7 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 87.2 miles away from Sandown center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from Sandown center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 12.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in 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, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle schools in Sandown:
See full list of schools located in Sandown, School District: TIMBERLANE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle schools in Sandown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sandown and their reported violations in the past:SANDOWN TOWN HALL FIRE STATION (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
2 people in other group homes in 2000
Sandown compared to New Hampshire state average:
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Religion statistics for Sandown town (based on Rockingham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,963 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,163 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Sandown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $10,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 222
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,304
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sandown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sandown)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 49 patent applications in 2008-2014.