Stratford, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 746.
Population change since 2000: -20.8%
Males: 366  (49.1%)
Females: 380  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.9 years

Zip codes: 03590.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,417 (it was $28,594 in 2000)
Stratford:

$42,417
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,103 (it was $13,783 in 2000)

Stratford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,499 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Stratford:

$119,499
NH:

$263,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,736; detached houses: $203,822; townhouses or other attached units: $211,306; in 2-unit structures: $140,872; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $307,629; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,693; mobile homes: $102,233
March 2019 cost of living index in Stratford: 101.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Stratford, NH (2010)
    • 71095.2%White alone
    • 121.6%Two or more races
    • 101.3%Hispanic
    • 70.9%Asian alone
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Stratford, New Hampshire as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stratford is 93 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (27.1%), French (26.5%), United States (11.8%), Irish (11.7%), French Canadian (9.3%), German (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1773

Elevation: 904 feet

Land area: 79.9 square miles.

Population density: 9.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Stratford, New Hampshire map

22 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

2.3%
New Hampshire:

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

2.0% ($1,171)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (95.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (164.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (289.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Maidstone, VT (2.1 miles),
Groveton, NH (2.4 miles ),
Brunswick, VT (2.4 miles),
Northumberland, NH (2.5 miles ),
Granby, VT (3.0 miles),
Bloomfield, VT (3.0 miles ),
Stark, NH (3.0 miles ),
Ferdinand, VT (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 44.68 N, Longitude: 71.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

Distribution of median household income in Stratford, NH in 2017
Stratford satellite photo by USGS
Most common industries in Stratford, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (14.1%)
  • Paper (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (19.9%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.0%)
  • Paper (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.4%)
  • Paper (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Stratford, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Woodworkers (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Stratford, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stratford, New Hampshire average temperatures Stratford, New Hampshire average precipitation Stratford, New Hampshire humidity Stratford, New Hampshire wind speed Stratford, New Hampshire snowfall Stratford, New Hampshire sunshine Stratford, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 8.05. This is significantly better than average.

City:

8.05
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.46. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.46
U.S.:

1.79

Earthquake activity:

Stratford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from Stratford center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 146.5 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 81.6 miles away from Stratford center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Stratford center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coos County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stratford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stratford:

  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LANCASTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)
  • WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LANCASTER, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stratford:

  • Plymouth State University (about 65 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Norwich University (about 66 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 70 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Dartmouth College (about 77 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 80 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 80 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 81 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Public elementary/middle school in Stratford:

See full list of schools located in Stratford

Libraries in Stratford:

  • STRATFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,000; Location: 74 MAIN STREET; 4,600 books; 12 audio materials; 25 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)
  • LAURA JOHNSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $380; Location: 40 HOLLOW ROAD; 3,725 books; 12 audio materials; 6 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Plymouth State is now a university, as opposed to a college.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stratford: Camp Number 6 (A), Camp Number 5 (B), Stratford Hollow Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hoskins Pond (A), Sugarloaf Pond (B), Stratford Bog Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sugarloaf Brook (A), South Branch Lyman Brook (B), Bissell Brook (C), Slide Brook (D), Roaring Brook (E), Hymmel Branch (F), Pond Brook (G), Waterhole Brook (H), Long Mountain Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Coos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

54.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.0%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

14.3%
Whole state:

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

2.8%
Whole state:

2.8%

For population 15 years and over in Stratford:

Marital status in Stratford, NH
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Stratford:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stratford, NH (based on Coos County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,7105
Mainline Protestant2,10523
Evangelical Protestant96614
Other3237
Orthodox261
None16,925-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Coos County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

9.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

12.68 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

9.7%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Coos County:

26.9%
State:

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

9.7%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grafton County, NH  0.79% ($53,202 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.46% ($41,017)
from Carroll County, NH  0.33% ($33,333)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grafton County, NH  1.08% ($35,684 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.32% ($45,500)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.31% ($25,897)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stratford:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stratford:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stratford:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.4mTotal length
  • $31,420,000Total costs
  • 6,990Total average daily traffic
  • 651Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,342Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Stratford, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Stratford, NH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Victor Drouin, 18 Tetreault Road (Lat: 44.751528 Lon: -71.625194), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 33007 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Gmr Holdings Of New Hampshire, LLC, Delilah@greenmtncomm.Com, , Pembr-oke, Phone: (603) 717-7117
  • Victor Drouin, 18 Tetreault Road (Lat: 44.751528 Lon: -71.625194), Type: 57.9, Structure height: 33007 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Gmr Holdings Of New Hampshire, LLC, Delilah@greenmtncomm.Com, , Pembr-oke, Phone: (603) 717-7117
  • Megan McGuire, Route 3 (Lat: 44.690889 Lon: -71.590611), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 33007 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Bmb Vertical Assets, LLC C/O Black Diamond Consultants, Inc., Mjmcguire@blackdiamond.Net, , 57 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • Megan McGuire, Route 3 (Lat: 44.690889 Lon: -71.590611), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 33007 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Bmb Vertical Assets, LLC C/O Black Diamond Consultants, Inc., Mjmcguire@blackdiamond.Net, , 57 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • Megan McGuire, Route 3 (Lat: 44.690889 Lon: -71.590611), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 33007 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Bmb Vertical Assets, LLC C/O Black Diamond Consultants, Inc., Mjmcguire@blackdiamond.Net, , 57 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056
  • Megan McGuire, Route 3 (Lat: 44.690889 Lon: -71.590611), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 33007 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Bmb Vertical Assets, LLC C/O Black Diamond Consultants, Inc., Mjmcguire@blackdiamond.Net, , 57 Gardi-ner, Phone: (207) 582-0056

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stratford, NH
  • 84.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.3%Wood
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stratford, NH
  • 83.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.2%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Stratford compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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