For population 25 years and over in Westmoreland:
For population 15 years and over in Westmoreland town:
39 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (49.3 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (81.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (174.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Putney, VT (2.3 miles ), Chesterfield, NH (2.3 miles ), Surry, NH (2.3 miles ), Westminster, VT (2.6 miles ), Keene, NH (2.7 miles ), Walpole, NH (2.8 miles ), Dummerston, VT (2.9 miles ), West Swanzey, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.97 N, Longitude: 72.43 W
Area code: 603
Work and jobs in Westmoreland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Westmoreland, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Westmoreland-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the Westmoreland 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 20.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Westmoreland-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 85% 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 55.4 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 43.8 miles away from Westmoreland center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 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 99.6 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 49.2 miles away from Westmoreland center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 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 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: 8, Storms: 8, Snows: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Levi K. Fuller - Politician, Robert Olmstead - Novelist, John M. Goodenow - Politician.
Other hospitals/medical centers near Westmoreland:
Airports and heliports located in Westmoreland:
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Amtrak stations near Westmoreland:
Operable nuclear power plant near Westmoreland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westmoreland:
Public high school in Westmoreland:
See full list of schools located in Westmoreland, School District: WESTMORELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle school in Westmoreland:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Westmoreland and their reported violations in the past:CHESHIRE COUNTY HOME (Population served: 480, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Westmoreland in 2000:
Westmoreland compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Westmoreland town (based on Cheshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,295 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,715 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westmoreland:
Strongest FM radio stations in Westmoreland:
TV broadcast stations around Westmoreland:
Westmoreland fatal accident list:
Oct 7, 2008 11:35 AM, Sr-63, Lat: 42.975042, Lon: -72.417053, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 2007 10:42 AM, Glebe Rd, Lord Cemetery Rd, Lat: 42.954286, Lon: -72.423442, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 9, 2007 10:30 PM, Sr-12, Goodrums Crossroad, Lat: 43.086494, Lon: -72.430806, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jan 8, 2005 11:00 AM, Sr-12, Surry T/Line, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 2000 10:45 AM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 1995 06:40 PM, Nh Rte 12, Vehicles: 6, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 2
Nov 11, 1988 00:20 AM, 42222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westmoreland, NH
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $60,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 54,250
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,582
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westmoreland, NH)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westmoreland)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Westmoreland, NH
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.