Swanzey, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 7,230. Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 3,518  (48.7%)
Females: 3,712  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03446.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,932 (it was $44,819 in 2000)
Swanzey:

$54,932
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,299 (it was $20,150 in 2000)

Swanzey town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $182,763 (it was $103,400 in 2000)
Swanzey:

$182,763
NH:

$233,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $197,462; Detached houses: $221,447; Townhouses or other attached units: $294,205; In 2-unit structures: $201,490; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,250; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $257,006; Mobile homes: $33,964
  • Races in Swanzey, NH (2010)

    Swanzey races chart
    • 6,87195.0%White alone
    • 1241.7%Asian alone
    • 1071.5%Hispanic
    • 891.2%Two or more races
    • 220.3%Black alone
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.06%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Swanzey: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (17.4%), English (17.3%), Irish (15.9%), United States (9.1%), French Canadian (9.0%), German (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1753

Elevation: 491 feet

Land area: 45.0 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (very low).

Swanzey,NH real estate house value index trend

Swanzey, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Swanzey:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swanzey town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

158 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:

2.3%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Swanzey, New Hampshire as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Swanzey to the number of sex offenders is 485 to 1.


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

Swanzey town:  2.7% ($2,751)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Swanzey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (42.4 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (72.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (161.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: West Swanzey, NH (1.1 miles ), Keene, NH (2.2 miles ), Marlborough, NH (2.3 miles ), Troy, NH (2.6 miles ), Roxbury, NH (2.7 miles ), Winchester, NH (2.8 miles ), Richmond, NH (2.8 miles ), Chesterfield, NH (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $153,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 72.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
New Hampshire average:

2.08
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
New Hampshire:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

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

Average climate in Swanzey, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Swanzey-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Swanzey town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swanzey-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 127.0 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 132.4 miles away from Swanzey 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 56.0 miles away from the city 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 36.2 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 121.9 miles away from Swanzey 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 131.8 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).
Swanzey topographic map

Birthplace of: Loyal B. Stearns - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Swanzey:

  • WESTWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • HOSPICE OF THE MONADNOCK REGION (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • CHESHIRE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • SNF CHESHIRE MEDICAL CTR. (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • CEDARCREST INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • KEENE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KEENE, NH)
  • APPLEWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINCHESTER, NH)

Amtrak stations near Swanzey:

  • 13 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Swanzey:

  • 14 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swanzey:

  • Keene State College (about 4 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,098)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 14 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 26 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 33 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 36 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 41 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Smith College (about 42 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)

Public high school in Swanzey:

Public elementary/middle schools in Swanzey:

See full list of schools located in Swanzey

Library in Swanzey:

  • MT. CAESAR UNION LIBRARY (Operating income: $66,598; Location: 628 OLD HOMESTEAD HIGHWAY; 19,406 books; 436 audio materials; 1,400 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Swanzey: Westport Railroad Station (A), Swanzey Fire Department Center Station (B), Swanzey Fire Department East Station (C), Swanzey Factory (D), Swanzey Fire Department West Station (E), Mount Caesar Union Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Swanzey include: First Congregational Church (A), Saint Anthonys Church (B), West Swanzey Community Church (C), Westport Community Church (D), Community Bible Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Caesar Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wilson Pond (A), Ashuelot River Reservoir (B), Upper Wilson Pond (C), Wilson Pond (D), California Brook Pond (E), Swanzey Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Branch Ashuelot River (A), Perry Brook (B), Martin Brook (C), Indian Brook (D), Hill Brook (E), Forbush Brook (F), Falls Brook (G), Bridge Brook (H), Bailey Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Swanzey include: Keene Forestry Park (1), Shadow Lake Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Bridges Inn At Whitcomb House (27 Main) (1), Coach and Four Motor Inn (755 Monadnock Highway) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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 2013 was 89.1. This is about average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.202. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.202
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.63
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.89. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.89
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.9%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

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

1.7%
Whole state:

2.8%
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New Hampshire average:

10.9

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

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 Swanzey town (based on Cheshire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,2379
Mainline Protestant4,01537
Evangelical Protestant3,88125
Other1,29213
Orthodox2501
None58,442-
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: 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 Swanzey:

  • 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)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swanzey:

  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, 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)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Swanzey:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Swanzey fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Swanzey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • $62,840,000Total costs
  • 59,660Total average daily traffic
  • 3,267Total average daily truck traffic
  • 88,298Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 4Before 1900
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Swanzey, NH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Troy Hill Road (Lat: 42.831583 Lon: -72.246778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN700
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Peter M Connolly, Troy Hill Road (Lat: 42.831583 Lon: -72.246778), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE N.W STE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, Troy Hill Road (Lat: 42.831583 Lon: -72.246778), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE N.W STE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Rt 32 Fire Station Swanzey Center (Lat: 42.871750 Lon: -72.279806), Call Sign: KCL206, Licensee ID: L00061886
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7800 MHzGrant Date: 08/19/1996, Expiration Date: 08/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2001Registrant: Swanzey, Town Of, Fire Dept, East Swanzey, NH 03446, Phone: (603) 352-7411
  • Div 4 Office Base Hill Rd (Lat: 42.901750 Lon: -72.304806), Call Sign: KNDE728, Licensee ID: L00307774
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.625 MHz, 453.975 MHz, 458.625 MHz, 458.975 MHzGrant Date: 07/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/22/2022Registrant: State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Transportation, Division Of Operations, Seven Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483, Phone: (603) 271-6862, Fax: (603) 271-8626
  • Fire Station (Lat: 42.871750 Lon: -72.279806), Call Sign: KNGS453
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4400 MHzGrant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023Registrant: State Of New Hampshire Homeland Security & Emergency Management, 110 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301, Phone: (603) 271-2231, Fax: (603) 271-6337, Email:
  • Police Station Town Hall (Lat: 42.871750 Lon: -72.279806), Call Sign: KKW230, Licensee ID: L00341739
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.070 MHz, 155.640 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023Registrant: County Of Cheshire, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431-0443, Phone: (603) 352-4238, Fax: (603) 352-0085, Email:
  • Western Base Of Massey Hill (Lat: 42.877861 Lon: -72.266472), Call Sign: KCH281, Licensee ID: L00110386
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1800 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/1997, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002, Certifier: Shaun Carroll, Sr.Registrant: Carroll Concrete Co. Inc.
  • 98 Pine Street (Lat: 42.878056 Lon: -72.322778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 8.7 m, Call Sign: WPWE893
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.965 MHz, 155.400 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2012, Expiration Date: 10/31/2022, Certifier: Skip MartinoRegistrant: Swnh District Fire Mutual Aid, 32 Vernon Street, Keene, NH 03431, Phone: (603) 352-8635, Fax: (603) 357-1985, Email:
  • 98 Pine Street (Lat: 42.878056 Lon: -72.322778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQRJ386
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: Jeffrfey BardenRegistrant: Swnh District Fire Mutual Aid, 32 Vernon Street, Keene, NH 03431, Phone: (603) 352-8635, Fax: (603) 357-1985, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swanzey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 234SR , Serial Number: 2842181, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Adnan S Khan, 118 C L Ln, Swanzey, NH 03446
  • Aircraft: FLEET 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: KINNER K5 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 286H , Serial Number: 119, Year manufactured: 1929, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Kasper, Po Box 10247, Swanzey, NH 03446
  • Aircraft: BEECH D17S (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 158 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 58N , Serial Number: 6762, Year manufactured: 1944
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Kasper, Po Box 10247, Swanzey, NH 03446
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70243 , Serial Number: 17219, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Scott Patrick Ellsworth, 30 Cl Lane Rd, Swanzey, NH 03446
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74378 , Serial Number: 1491, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Goldschmidt, 935 Old Homestead Hwy, Swanzey, NH 03446
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75MM , Serial Number: 824-75, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Kasper, Po Box 10247, Swanzey, NH 03446
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86786 , Serial Number: 1147, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Goldschmidt, 935 Old Homestead Hwy, Swanzey, NH 03446

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

SWANZEY LAKE CAMPING AREA (Population served: 212, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EASTFIELD CROSSING (Population served: 113, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-01-2009 and APR-01-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2009)
TWINKLE TOWN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SWANZEY TOWN HALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • WILCOX SCHOOL ATHLETIC FIELD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Swanzey

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swanzey, NH

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
Businesses in Swanzey, NH
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Dunkin Donuts2New Balance1
Ford1Nissan1
Honda1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1

Swanzey compared to New Hampshire state average:

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

Swanzey on our top lists:

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 (03446) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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