Surry, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 732. Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 
Males: 364  (49.7%)
Females: 368  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03431.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $75,587 (it was $56,964 in 2000)
Surry:

$75,587
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,579 (it was $24,277 in 2000)

Surry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $237,493 (it was $128,900 in 2000)
Surry:

$237,493
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $260,361; Detached houses: $262,689; Townhouses or other attached units: $262,769; Mobile homes: $147,151
Surry races chart
  • White alone - 714 (97.5%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Surry: 196.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.4%), German (15.2%), French (13.8%), Irish (13.5%), Scottish (10.5%), French Canadian (8.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1769

Elevation: 545 feet

Land area: 15.6 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Surry,NH real estate house value index trend

Surry, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Surry:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Surry town:

  • Never married: 14.2%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.9%
New Hampshire:  5.3%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Surry, New Hampshire as of April 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Surry to the number of sex offenders is 334 to 1.


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

Surry town:  1.8% ($2,290)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Surry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (44.8 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (79.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (169.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Gilsum, NH (2.1 miles ), Westmoreland, NH (2.3 miles ), Keene, NH (2.3 miles ), Sullivan, NH (2.5 miles ), Walpole, NH (2.5 miles ), Westminster, VT (2.7 miles ), Roxbury, NH (2.7 miles ), Alstead, NH (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $330,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 72.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

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

2.5%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Surry, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Surry-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Surry town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surry-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 119.8 miles away from the city 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 123.1 miles away from Surry 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 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the city 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 122.5 miles away from Surry 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 46.1 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 Cheshire County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Snows: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Surry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Surry:

  • CEDARCREST INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • KEENE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • CHESHIRE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • SNF CHESHIRE MEDICAL CTR. (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • HOSPICE OF THE MONADNOCK REGION (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • WESTWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • CHESHIRE COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WESTMORELAND, NH)

Amtrak stations near Surry:

  • 11 miles: BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Surry:

  • 20 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Surry:

  • Keene State College (about 7 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,098)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 22 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 35 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 41 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 42 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 44 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Mount Washington College (about 44 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)

Public elementary/middle school in Surry:

See full list of schools located in Surry

Library in Surry:

  • REED FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,950; Location: 8 VILLAGE ROAD; 8,200 books; 60 audio materials; 60 video materials; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Surry: Surry Mountain Camping Area (A), Surry Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Surry: Beth-el Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lily Pond (A), Rodgers Pond (B), Surry Mountain Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thompson Brook (A), Merriam Brook (B), Cannon Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cheshire 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 86.0. This is about average.

City:

86.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • SURRY MOUNTAIN CAMPING AREA (Population served: 138, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.9%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

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

1.8%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

0.4%
Whole state:

2.8%

Surry compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Solar energy (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 Surry town (based on Cheshire County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.84%
Here: 30.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents56.3%15.8%4.7%3.5%3.4%
Congregations15.6%22.1%2.6%2.6%13.0%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelUnitarian Universalist AssociationAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.5%1.4%10.1%
Congregations2.6%5.2%5.2%1.3%29.9%
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: 24
Cheshire County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Cheshire County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Cheshire County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

8.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cheshire County:

27.5%
New Hampshire:

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

14.5%
State:

15.9%

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.86% ($35,452 average AGI)
from Windham County, VT  0.46% ($35,871)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.24% ($35,972)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Cheshire 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  0.88% ($33,561 average AGI)
to Windham County, VT  0.40% ($30,754)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.31% ($38,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Surry:

  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZBK (1220 AM; 1 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Surry:

  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZSH (107.1 FM; BELLOWS FALLS, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Surry:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Surry fatal accident list:

May 28, 2009 03:19 PM, Sr-12, Old Summit Road, Lat: 42.98049, Lon: -72.35007, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 2008 05:45 PM, Sr-12a, Webster Rd, Lat: 43.05746, Lon: -72.33352, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 22, 2005 04:30 PM, Sr-12a, Pond Rd Ext, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 2004 12:50 AM, Sr-12, Keene City Line, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 9, 2001 08:05 AM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1996 11:40 PM, Old Walpol, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $20,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,870
Total average daily truck traffic: 799
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 19,047

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 43.033667 Lon: -72.318417), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTY217
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2010, Expiration Date: 05/08/2020
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 15726 , Serial Number: 28-7325147, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Kyle Bentley, 89 Farm Rd, Surry, NH 03431

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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