Suncook, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 5,379. Population change since 2000: +0.3%
Males: 2,421  (45.0%)
Females: 2,958  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03275.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,911 (it was $41,973 in 2000)
Suncook:

$35,911
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,391 (it was $20,703 in 2000)

Suncook CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $191,828 (it was $97,900 in 2000)
Suncook:

$191,828
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $214,707; Detached houses: $216,284; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,306; In 2-unit structures: $262,805; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $267,296; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,368; Mobile homes: $48,914

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • White alone - 5,100 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 98 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 73 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 46 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 42 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Suncook: 115.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.7%), French Canadian (11.2%), English (10.6%), French (10.3%), Italian (6.0%), German (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 3.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,457 people per square mile   (low).

Suncook,NH real estate house value index trend

Suncook, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Suncook:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Suncook CDP:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

164 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This place:  3.1%
New Hampshire:  5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,090 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,708 (2.7%)

Suncook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (10.1 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (59.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (201.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Allenstown, NH (1.2 miles ), Pembroke, NH (1.5 miles ), Hooksett, NH (1.7 miles ), Bow, NH (2.1 miles ), South Hooksett, NH (2.7 miles ), Concord, NH (2.8 miles ), Epsom, NH (2.8 miles ), Dunbarton, NH (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.13 N, Longitude: 71.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,689 (-32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 137 (5.4%)

Area code: 603

Suncook household income distribution Suncook home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Suncook, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Suncook-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 26.9 miles away from the Suncook place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/24/2008, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Suncook-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 155.6 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 26.4 miles away from Suncook 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 146.8 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 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from Suncook 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 145.9 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 Merrimack County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Suncook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Suncook:

  • HARRIS HILL CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • CONCORD REGIONAL VNA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSP-PSYCH UNIT (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • N H HOSPITAL-PSYCHIATRIC NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • HAVENWOOD-HERITAGE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSP-MED SURG BLDG (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • HACKETT HILL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Suncook:

  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 7 miles; Manchester, NH; Full-time enrollment: 16,552)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 8 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 11 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 12 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 32 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 34 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)

Public elementary/middle school in Suncook:

Private elementary/middle school in Suncook:

  • PINE HAVEN BOYS CENTER (Students: 18; Location: 133 RIVER RD; Grades: UG - UG; Boys only)
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Library in Suncook:

  • ALLENSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,300; Location: 59 MAIN STREET; 11,350 books; 121 audio materials; 392 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Suncook: Pembroke Fire Department (A), Tri - Town Volunteer Emergency Ambulance Service (B), Pembroke Town Offices (C), Pembroke Town Library (D), Allenstown Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Suncook include: Sunrise Baptist Church (A), Saint Michaels Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pembroke Street Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Suncook River Reservoir (A), Saw Mill Pond (B), Suncook River Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Suncook River (A), Boat Meadow Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: White Rabbit Inn (62 Main Street).

Merrimack 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 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.200. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.200
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.02. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 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 0.3 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 3.1 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 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.40
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.0%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
55 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Suncook, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Suncook compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Suncook (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Suncook Main Branch at 50 Glass Street, branch established on 1916/01/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Suncook travel time to work - commute Suncook mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Suncook CDP (based on Merrimack County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents65.1%7.9%6.5%4.4%3.7%
Congregations13.1%20.2%15.2%7.1%6.1%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnitarian Universalist AssociationJewishOther
Adherents1.5%1.3%1.0%1.0%7.4%
Congregations5.1%2.0%3.0%1.0%27.3%
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: 27
Merrimack County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Merrimack County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Merrimack County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Merrimack County:

23.8%
New Hampshire:

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

16.9%
State:

15.9%

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.87% ($42,041 average AGI)
from Belknap County, NH  0.67% ($31,682)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.65% ($39,579)


6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.87% ($37,908 average AGI)
to Belknap County, NH  0.81% ($32,100)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.57% ($43,319)

Strongest AM radio stations in Suncook:

  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKXL (1450 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NH; Owner: EMBRO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Suncook:

  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEVO (89.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOTX-FM (102.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CAPITOL B/CING. INCORPORATION, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WVNH (91.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Suncook:

  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • W39AR (Channel 39; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING. CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WNEU (Channel 60; MERRIMACK, NH; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (NH), INC.)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.142028 Lon: -71.467000, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: KD49134
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.037 MHz, 456.062 MHz, 456.087 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/18/2022
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Suncook)
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