Atkinson, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 6,751.
Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 3,282  (48.6%)
Females: 3,469  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

46.7 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.9 years

Zip codes: 03811.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $128,836 (it was $69,729 in 2000)
Atkinson:

$128,836
NH:

$89,992

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $66,758 (it was $30,412 in 2000)

Atkinson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $600,424 (it was $196,500 in 2000)
Atkinson:

$600,424
NH:

$384,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $614,227; detached houses: $665,470; townhouses or other attached units: $408,866; in 2-unit structures: $730,084; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $329,099; mobile homes: $126,160
March 2022 cost of living index in Atkinson: 140.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Atkinson, NH (2010)
    • 6,51596.5%White alone
    • 961.4%Hispanic
    • 640.9%Asian alone
    • 410.6%Two or more races
    • 300.4%Black alone
    • 30.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Atkinson, New Hampshire as of May 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atkinson is 3,376 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Atkinson by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.7)
1
(14.5)
2
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(162.1)
12
(176.2)
12
(175.3)
2
(29.2)
11
(161.4)
5
(72.7)
3
(43.0)
13
(184.7)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(324.1)
9
(132.1)
15
(219.2)
19
(277.3)
20
(293.4)
22
(320.0)
16
(229.6)
15
(213.2)
17
(236.2)
8
(109.6)
3
(40.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.4)
3
(40.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index24.320.621.030.137.722.022.222.610.46.645.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Atkinson, NH

Crime rate in Atkinson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 9 (8 officers - 8 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
New Hampshire average:

2.14
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Ancestries: Irish (29.4%), English (20.3%), Italian (14.1%), French (12.4%), German (10.6%), French Canadian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1767

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 607 people per square mile   (low).

Atkinson, New Hampshire map

262 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.2%
New Hampshire:

4.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Atkinson town:

1.5% ($2,899)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (5.6 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (35.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (196.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hampstead, NH (1.8 miles ),
Plaistow, NH (1.9 miles ),
Salem, NH (2.0 miles ),
Haverhill, MA (2.4 miles ),
Newton, NH (2.5 miles ),
Danville, NH (2.5 miles ),
Sandown, NH (2.6 miles ),
Windham, NH (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 71.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Distribution of median household income in Atkinson, NH in 2022
Atkinson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2021: 11 buildings, average cost: $362,200
  • 2020: 28 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2018: 28 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $371,500
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $315,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $311,700
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $326,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $303,400
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $310,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $306,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $363,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $396,300
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $377,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $406,900
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $357,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $273,200
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2001: 74 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2000: 75 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $127,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Atkinson, NH residents
Average permit cost in Atkinson, NH
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
New Hampshire:

2.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Atkinson, NH
Historical housing units in Atkinson, NH
Most common industries in Atkinson, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Atkinson, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Computer specialists (7.9%)
  • Engineers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Atkinson, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atkinson, New Hampshire average temperatures Atkinson, New Hampshire average precipitation Atkinson, New Hampshire humidity Atkinson, New Hampshire wind speed Atkinson, New Hampshire snowfall Atkinson, New Hampshire sunshine Atkinson, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.88
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.338. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.338
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 10.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.63. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.63
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Atkinson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Atkinson town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 15.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atkinson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 177.5 miles away from Atkinson 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 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 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) earthquake occurred 171.4 miles away from Atkinson center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 261.7 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 Rockingham County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atkinson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atkinson:

  • HAMPSTEAD HOSP (Hospital, about 3 miles away; HAMPSTEAD, NH)
  • LENOX NH INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • SALEMHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SALEM, NH)
  • HANNAH DUSTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • HANNAH DUSTON LONG TERM HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • KENOZA HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • KENOZA MANOR CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)

Heliports located in Atkinson:

Amtrak stations near Atkinson:

  • 6 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 15 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Atkinson:

  • 16 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atkinson:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 7 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 12 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 16 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Mount Washington College (about 19 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • North Shore Community College (about 20 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 21 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 21 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)

Public elementary/middle school in Atkinson:

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Library in Atkinson:

  • KIMBALL LIBRARY (Operating income: $327,200; Location: 5 ACADEMY AVE; 34,733 books; 5,431 e-books; 1,590 audio materials; 3,596 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Atkinson: Atkinson Fire Department (A), Atkinson Town Hall (B), Kimball Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Atkinson: Atkinson Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes and swamps: Blunts Pond (A), Hodges Millpond (B), Sawmill Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hog Hill Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

HAMPSTEAD AREA WATER (Population served: 2,838, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ZIONS CAMP (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2007)
LANCASTER FARMS (Population served: 213, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2010), St BCA signed (JUN-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2010), St BCA signed (JUN-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2009)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MAPLEVALE AND CRICKET HILL (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LITTLE MILL WOODS (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2009)
FAIRFIELD (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • COLBY POND (Population served: 399, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CORNERSTONE ESTATES (Population served: 202, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK HILL (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAMPLIGHTER ESTATES (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ATKINSON WOODS (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMELOT COURT (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLACKROCKS VILLAGE (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEARBORN RIDGE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.8%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

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

1.0%
Whole state:

2.8%
4 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Atkinson:

Marital status in Atkinson, NH
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Atkinson:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atkinson, NH (based on Rockingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,69724
Mainline Protestant19,07278
Evangelical Protestant7,45661
Other3,49020
Orthodox2001
None180,308-
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: 47
Rockingham County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Rockingham County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Rockingham County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

23.3%
New Hampshire:

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

16.8%
State:

15.9%

7.69% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($114,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
New Hampshire average:

7.66%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($203 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.01%
New Hampshire average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Essex County, MA  1.51% ($100,677 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.28% ($79,305)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.95% ($134,363)


6.82% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($88,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
New Hampshire average:

6.80%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.01%
New Hampshire average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.27% ($67,174 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.89% ($68,204)
to Essex County, MA  0.66% ($75,273)

Businesses in Atkinson, NH

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • FedEx: 2
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Atkinson:

  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCM (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD P/SHI)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atkinson:

  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atkinson:

  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Atkinson: George P. Dow.

Atkinson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Atkinson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Atkinson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fire Station Academy Ave (Lat: 42.838972 Lon: -71.142278), Call Sign: KCP571, Licensee ID: L00008549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2001, Expiration Date: 09/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2003, Registrant: The State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Resources And Economic Development, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03302-1856, Phone: (603) 271-2217, Fax: (603) 271-6488, Email:

  • Police Dept Academy St (Lat: 42.834250 Lon: -71.143389), Call Sign: KVI695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, 156.090 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2022, Expiration Date: 07/08/2032, Registrant: Nh Dept. Of Safety/Emergency Services And Communications, 33 Hazen Dr (Mailing), Concord, NH 03305, Phone: (603) 528-7541, Fax: (603) 271-6629, Email:

  • Corner Of Main & Stage Rd (Lat: 42.834250 Lon: -71.143389), Call Sign: WRV34,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.460 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/1997, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: County Of Rockingham, 101 North Rd, Brentwood, NH 03833, Phone: (603) 679-2225

  • Atkinson Tank (Lat: 42.846667 Lon: -71.163611), Type: Building, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQFZ460,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.012 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2016, Expiration Date: 11/15/2026, Certifier: Robert Levine, Registrant: Weston And Sampson Engineers, 100 International Drive Suite 152, Portsmouth, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 969-5885, Email:

  • Lat: 42.827222 Lon: -71.172667, Call Sign: WQGH926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2017, Expiration Date: 01/24/2027, Certifier: Christine Lewis-Moore, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ATKINSON, Route 111 (Lat: 42.853083 Lon: -71.203000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WPTJ411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10668.1 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

  • PLAISTOW W, High Hill Road (Lat: 42.845194 Lon: -71.163556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WQVU775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19455.0 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 05/14/2015, Expiration Date: 05/14/2025, Certifier: Kathleen Jones, Registrant: 2-Way Communications Service, Inc., 19 Durham Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-2872, Phone: (603) 431-6288, Email:


FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Hog Hill Near Route 121 (Lat: 42.845083 Lon: -71.163944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: KNKG819, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atkinson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 552SR, N552SR, N-552SR, Serial Number: 2278, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Rr Aviation LLC, 13 Brushwood Dr, Atkinson, NH 03811
  • Aircraft: RINALDI RONALD E VANS RV 4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733R, N733R, N-733R, Serial Number: 733, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/2005
    Registrant (Individual): John J Walsh, 18 Rocking Chair Ln, Atkinson, NH 03811
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 814CD, N814CD, N-814CD, Serial Number: 0143, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Scott Construction Co Inc, 1 Pope Rd, Atkinson, NH 03811
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9301B, N9301B, N-9301B, Serial Number: 172RG0786, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond S Schwartz, 19 Olde Common Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13332, N13332, N-13332, Serial Number: 17262676, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Laplante, 19 Sawyer Ave, Atkinson, NH 03811
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 61RT, N61RT, N-61RT, Serial Number: 31-7952222, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Bird Air Fleet Inc, C/O Peter E Torosian / Po Box 373, Atkinson, NH 03811
  • Aircraft: J&J ULTRALIGHTS SEA WING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 35071, N35071, N-35071, Serial Number: SWJ582100014, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Marshall, 11 Island Pond Rd, Atkinson, NH 03811
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/19/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Atkinson, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.8%), and Outside Fires (20.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Atkinson, NH
    • 12763.8%Structure Fires
    • 4120.6%Outside Fires
    • 2311.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 84.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atkinson, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atkinson, NH
  • 74.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.8%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atkinson, NH
  • 45.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.8%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.3%Electricity


Atkinson compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race 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.

Atkinson on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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