Belknap County, New Hampshire (NH)

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County population in 2012: 60,327 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 56,325 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,670
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,853
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,640
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,243 (it was 5,819 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

29%

Land area: 401 sq. mi.

Water area: 67.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 150 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Belknap County: 102.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Educational, health and social services (20.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.7%), Manufacturing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Belknap County, New Hampshire:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  41.0 years
Males: 29,480  (46.2%)
Females: 30,608  (53.8%)
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Belknap County,NH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Belknap County:

2.0 people
New Hampshire:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,115 ($43,605 in 1999)

This county:

$58115
New Hampshire:

$64230

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $810 (lower quartile is $649, upper quartile is $1,018)
This county:

$810
State:

$883


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $213,850 (it was $104,100 in 2000)
Belknap:

$213,850
New Hampshire:

$233,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,311 - $309,510

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $294,183
Here:

$294,183
State:

$285,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $219,411
Here:

$219,411
State:

$223,593

In 2-unit structures: $162,846
Here:

$162,846
State:

$214,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,104
Here:

$145,104
State:

$193,523

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,891
Here:

$203,891
State:

$168,531

Mobile homes: $67,804
Here:

$67,804
State:

$61,577
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,616
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $642

Institutionalized population: 719
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 359 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2008: 210 buildings, average cost: $270,300
  • 2009: 143 buildings, average cost: $237,000

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,132 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,622 (1.7%)

Belknap County household income distribution in 2009 Belknap County home values distribution Belknap County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.4% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.1%
Belknap County:

10.1%
New Hampshire:

8.7%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.9% for other race residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 11 years old, American Indian residents: 72 years old, Asian residents: 21 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Belknap County, NH
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Belknap County is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $729 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $962 a month.

Cities in this county include: Laconia, Gilford, Belmont, Alton, Barnstead, Tilton, Tilton-Northfield, Gilmanton, Sanbornton, New Hampton.

Belknap County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Belknap County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.073 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 19 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Belknap County: Bay Meetinghouse (A), Camp Mi-Ta-Na (B), Camp Leo (C), Camp Fatima (D), Maple Grove (E), Camp Advenchur (F), Alpine Ridge Ski Area (G), Belknap County Fairgrounds (H), Gilford Hills Tennis and Fitness Center (I), Gunstock Acres (J), Gunstock Recreation Area (K), Harbor Hill Camping Area (L), Mount Washington Boat Route (M), Lakeview Golf Club (N), Shackford Corners (O), Merrymeeting River Camping Community (P), Oak Hill Golf Course (Q), Pheasant Ridge Country Club (R), Pine Meadow Golf Club (S), Rainbow Rod and Gun Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Belknap Mall Shopping Center (1), Kellers Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lakes Region Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belknap County include: United Church of Gilmanton (A), Immaculate Conception Church (B), Immaculate Conception Apostolic Church (C), Guilford Community Church (D), First Freewill Baptist Church (E), Center Congregational Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Barnstead Parade Church (H), Dana Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sanbornton Cemetery (1), Eastman Cemetery (2), Pickering Lot (3), Riverview Cemetery (4), West Alton Cemetery (5), Robinson Cemetery (6), Crockett Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Adams Pond (A), Badger Pond (B), Bear Pond (C), Brindle Pond (D), Cawley Pond (E), Clough Pond (F), Forest Pond (G), Giles Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tioga River (A), Threshing Mill Brook (B), Swainey Brook (C), Squam River (D), Pumping Station Branch (E), Winding Hill Brook (F), Prescott Brook (G), Poorfarm Brook (H), Wheeler Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Belknap County include: Scribner Fellows State Forest (1), Hamlin Recreation and Conservation Area (2), Eames Recreation and Wildlife Area (3), Centre Harbor Village Historic District (4), Ellacoya State Park (5), Ellacoya State Recreational Vehicle Park (6), Mount Major State Park (7), Belknap Mountain State Forest (8), Proctor Preserve (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Gilford Beach (A), Alton Town Beach (B), Center Harbor Town Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Carroll County , Grafton County , Merrimack County , Strafford County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,006
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,422 (55% naturalized citizens)

Belknap County:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 282
  • 1990 to 1994: 141
  • 1985 to 1989: 75
  • 1980 to 1984: 50
  • 1975 to 1979: 93
  • 1970 to 1974: 118
  • 1970 to 1974: 126
  • 1965 to 1969: 537

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.4%

Belknap County marital status for males Belknap County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Belknap County with a mortgage: 8,360 (598 second mortgage, 929 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,583

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Belknap County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8108
Mainline Protestant4,81926
Evangelical Protestant1,31519
Other7934
Orthodox1201
None40,231-
Belknap County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Belknap County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Belknap County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 80
This county:

13.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Belknap County:

8.5%
New Hampshire:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Belknap County:

25.0%
State:

24.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.8%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Belknap County:

Average size of farms: 101 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,140
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $779.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.28%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,651
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,181
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.58%
Vegetables: 133 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 85 acres

Tornado activity:

Belknap County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 7734026.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/3/1972, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belknap County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% 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 8.3 miles away from Belknap County center
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 148.3 miles away from the county 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 131.9 miles away from the county 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 46.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from Belknap County 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 130.8 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Belknap County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (26%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (7%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Greece (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Belknap County (%):

  • English (17%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • French (except Basque) (13%)
  • French Canadian (12%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • German (6%)

Belknap County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,839 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 3,165 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 106 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 32 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 50 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0%)
  • Walked: 776 (3%)
  • Other means: 121 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,115 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Belknap County, New Hampshire in 2000:

  • 613 people in nursing homes
  • 409 people in state prisons
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Belknap County, New Hampshire in 2010:

  • 624 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,383.

6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($583 average AGI)
Belknap County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

4.27% relocated from other counties in New Hampshire ($25,665 average AGI)
2.56% relocated from other states ($22,014 average AGI)
Belknap County:

2.56%
New Hampshire average:

3.38%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Merrimack County, NH  1.86% ($32,100 average AGI)
from Grafton County, NH  0.62% ($30,994)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.60% ($74,994)
from Strafford County, NH  0.39% ($43,129)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.35% ($54,667)
from Carroll County, NH  0.31% ($41,588)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.24% ($125,468)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($201 average AGI)
Belknap County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

3.79% relocated to other counties in New Hampshire ($20,010 average AGI)
2.92% relocated to other states ($16,426 average AGI)
Belknap County:

2.92%
New Hampshire average:

3.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Merrimack County, NH  1.52% ($31,682 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.59% ($39,542)
to Grafton County, NH  0.48% ($41,064)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.36% ($45,598)
to Strafford County, NH  0.35% ($32,211)
to Carroll County, NH  0.35% ($34,472)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.24% ($53,790)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Belknap County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Belknap County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Belknap County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 11,430 (9,691 aged, 1,739 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8128.760
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 174.180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36143.15

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 840.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 869.250
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43.83
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 123.480

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.3
  • Other - 91.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,230

Size of family households: 8,256 2-persons, 3,635 3-persons, 2,991 4-persons, 1,131 5-persons, 419 6-persons, 177 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,360 1-person, 1,558 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

9,297 married couples with children.
3,111 single-parent households (871 men, 2,240 women).

94.2% of residents of Belknap County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $332,477,000 ($5463 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,059,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $176,712,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,816,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $130,000
Federal grants: $66,976,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,974,000 ($5,800,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,869,000 ($173,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,061,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,706,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,117,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,986
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

57 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,010
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

39 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +233
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,105
Here:

+83 per 1000 residents
State:

+31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Belknap County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.27 millions of gallons per day (32% from ground, 68% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 307
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,559
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,770
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,540
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,960
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,693
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,593
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,020
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,015
Rooms in houses/apartments in Belknap County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 112
  • 3 rooms: 465
  • 4 rooms: 2,234
  • 5 rooms: 3,767
  • 6 rooms: 3,663
  • 7 rooms: 2,688
  • 8 rooms: 1,905
  • 9+ rooms: 1,796
  • 1 room: 118
  • 2 rooms: 536
  • 3 rooms: 1,118
  • 4 rooms: 1,834
  • 5 rooms: 1,120
  • 6 rooms: 613
  • 7 rooms: 209
  • 8 rooms: 104
  • 9+ rooms: 167
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Belknap County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 563
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,580
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,087
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,660
  • 5+ bedrooms: 720
  • no bedroom: 153
  • 1 bedroom: 1,722
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,375
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,200
  • 4 bedrooms: 277
  • 5+ bedrooms: 92
Cars and other vehicles available in Belknap County, New Hampshire in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 400
  • 1 vehicle: 4,430
  • 2 vehicles: 8,240
  • 3 vehicles: 2,591
  • 4 vehicles: 756
  • 5+ vehicles: 223
  • no vehicle: 836
  • 1 vehicle: 2,858
  • 2 vehicles: 1,712
  • 3 vehicles: 316
  • 4 vehicles: 82
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

56% of Belknap County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in New Hampshire.

Belknap County:

56.4%
State average:

56.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $110,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Belknap County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.9%)
  • Wood (5.8%)
  • Utility gas (3.5%)
  • Electricity (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52.9%)
  • Utility gas (18.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.6%)
  • Electricity (12.5%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 554
Here:

8.6%
New Hampshire:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 300
Here:

8.9%
New Hampshire:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 377
Here:

23.3%
New Hampshire:

36.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Belknap County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $94,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,803,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,584,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,395,000
    Police Protection: $1,583,000
    Central Staff Services: $770,000
    General - Other: $612,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $475,000
    Local Fire Protection: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $317,000
    Financial Administration: $257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $218,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $177,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $4,137,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $65,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,649,000

Belknap County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,712,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $325,000
    Rents: $244,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,408,000
    All Other: $204,000
    General Local Government Support: $168,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,707,000

Belknap County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,750,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,144,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,725,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000

Belknap County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,565,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Belknap County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Belknap County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Belknap County, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John51774.8 years
William43875.7 years
Robert42871.3 years
George40476.8 years
Mary37679.0 years
Joseph34377.1 years
Charles33275.7 years
Richard27969.6 years
James26172.0 years
Arthur23177.5 years
Most common last names in Belknap County, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26176.7 years
Brown13274.7 years
Davis9478.0 years
Johnson9074.1 years
Thompson8176.5 years
Clark8178.4 years
Kimball6774.1 years
Morin6076.0 years
King5879.0 years
Taylor5374.3 years
Businesses in Belknap County, NH
NameCountNameCount
Aeropostale1Kohl's1
Ann Taylor1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Bryant1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Banana Republic1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Bath & Body Works1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ben & Jerry's1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Brooks Brothers1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's4
CVS3New Balance1
Casual Male XL1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Circle K4Pac Sun1
Clarks1Pizza Hut2
Curves3RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen2Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry4Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
DressBarn1Shaw's2
Dressbarn1Skechers USA1
Dunkin Donuts10Staples1
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
FedEx13Subway2
Ford2Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1The Room Place1
Gymboree1Toyota1
H&R Block2True Value5
Hilton1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular3
Home Depot1UPS13
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
IZOD1Volkswagen1
J.Crew1Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Kincaid1

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