Charlestown, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 1,152.
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
Males: 554  (48.1%)
Females: 598  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.3 years

Zip codes: 03603.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $-660,406,920 (it was $38,083 in 2000)
Charlestown $-660,406,920
NH $89,992

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $28,862 (it was $16,565 in 2000)

Charlestown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $106,703 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Charlestown:

$106,703
NH:

$384,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $337,766; detached houses: $372,023; townhouses or other attached units: $454,943; in 2-unit structures: $245,522; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,260; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,243; mobile homes: $88,713

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,242.

March 2022 cost of living index in Charlestown: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 37.0%

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According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Charlestown, New Hampshire as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Charlestown is 73 to 1.


Crime rates in Charlestown by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.2)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.2)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(20.6)
2
(39.1)
6
(117.2)
4
(78.6)
2
(40.2)
3
(60.6)
4
(80.2)
17
(342.1)
15
(301.8)
15
(300.7)
8
(160.1)
4
(79.8)
1
(19.9)
3
(60.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(288.7)
13
(254.2)
16
(312.4)
13
(255.3)
8
(160.8)
11
(222.2)
1
(20.0)
7
(140.9)
4
(80.5)
5
(100.2)
5
(100.0)
7
(139.7)
4
(79.6)
3
(60.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(453.7)
18
(352.0)
33
(644.4)
36
(707.0)
16
(321.7)
23
(464.6)
33
(661.3)
29
(583.6)
21
(422.5)
19
(380.9)
13
(260.1)
8
(159.7)
15
(298.6)
15
(303.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(41.2)
1
(19.6)
2
(39.1)
7
(137.5)
2
(40.2)
3
(60.6)
3
(60.1)
3
(60.4)
1
(20.1)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.9)
2
(39.8)
1
(20.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
City-Data.com crime index62.341.3105.472.967.667.360.7138.796.690.049.436.924.746.3

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 Charlestown, NH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 9 (5 officers - 3 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
New Hampshire average:

2.14
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Ancestries: French (21.2%), Scotch-Irish (16.3%), French Canadian (13.2%), Scottish (13.2%), Dutch (11.3%), Irish (11.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1753

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,366 people per square mile   (low).

Charlestown, New Hampshire map

16 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
New Hampshire:

4.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Charlestown CDP:

3.5% ($2,366)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (52.0 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (92.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (181.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Springfield, VT (2.2 miles ),
Langdon, NH (2.3 miles ),
Rockingham, VT (2.4 miles ),
North Walpole, NH (2.6 miles ),
Acworth, NH (2.6 miles ),
Bellows Falls, VT (2.7 miles ),
Saxtons River, VT (2.8 miles ),
North Westminster, VT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 72.42 W

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Charlestown, NH in 2022
Distribution of house value in Charlestown, NH in 2022
Charlestown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 18 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2021: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2020: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $310,900
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Charlestown, NH residents
Average permit cost in Charlestown, NH
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.2%
New Hampshire:

2.5%
Most common industries in Charlestown, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Charlestown, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)

Average climate in Charlestown, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Charlestown, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 5.97. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.97
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Charlestown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Charlestown place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/9/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlestown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 70% 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 108.2 miles away from Charlestown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Charlestown 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 108.0 miles away from the city 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 45.2 miles away from Charlestown center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 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 121.6 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 Sullivan County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charlestown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Charlestown:

  • SPRINGFIELD HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • MCGIRR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BELLOWS FALLS, VT)
  • VALLEY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CLAREMONT, NH)
  • ELM WOOD CENTER AT CLAREMONT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLAREMONT, NH)
  • CONNECTICUT VALLEY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • TRUSTING HANDS (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • CEDAR HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINDSOR, VT)

Amtrak stations near Charlestown:

  • 8 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.
  • 10 miles: CLAREMONT (PLAINS RD.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: WINDSOR-MOUNT ASCUTNEY (WINDSOR, DEPOT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlestown:

  • Keene State College (about 23 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,098)
  • Dartmouth College (about 34 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 37 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 45 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Castleton State College (about 46 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 50 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 50 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)

Public elementary/middle schools in Charlestown:

See full list of schools located in Charlestown

Library in Charlestown:

  • SILSBY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $113,405; Location: 226 MAIN STREET; 23,777 books; 403 audio materials; 739 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Charlestown include: Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (A), South Parish Unitarian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Clay Brook Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Charlestown: Charlestown Main Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort at No 4 (Museums; Springfield Road), Party Time Family Fun Zone (Arcades & Amusements; 3849 Claremont Rd).

Hotel: Red Robin Motel (402 Old Claremont Road).

Birthplace of: Alexander Hamilton Willard - Explorer, DeForest Richards - Politician, James Broderick - Actor, Ralph Metcalf - Politician, William E. Corbin - Businessman.

Sullivan 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 Charlestown and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH CHARLESTOWN WATER DEPT (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008)

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

  • CHARLESTOWN WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.1%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.1%
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
65 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
12 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Charlestown (2011 data):

  • Connecticut River Bank, National Association: Charlestown Branch at 245 Main Street, branch established on 1996/10/01. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $267.5 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, headquarters in Springfield, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut River Bancorp, Inc.
  • Claremont Savings Bank: Charlestown Branch at 135 Main Street, branch established on 1983/09/27. Info updated 2007/09/26: Bank assets: $320.2 mil, Deposits: $259.6 mil, headquarters in Claremont, NH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Charlestown:

Marital status in Charlestown, NH
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Charlestown:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
New Hampshire average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Charlestown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Charlestown, NH (based on Sullivan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0081
Mainline Protestant3,11828
Evangelical Protestant84914
Orthodox1852
Other292
None33,553-
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: 6
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sullivan County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sullivan County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Sullivan County:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Sullivan County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sullivan County:

8.0%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

26.9%
State:

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

18.5%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
New Hampshire:

51.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
New Hampshire:

49.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
New Hampshire:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
New Hampshire:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Charlestown:

13.9%
New Hampshire:

9.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
New Hampshire:

6.9

Overweight people:
Charlestown:

38.7%
New Hampshire:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.7%
New Hampshire:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Charlestown:

83.1%
New Hampshire:

79.1%

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Strongest AM radio stations in Charlestown:

  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTSV (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlestown:

  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WZSH (107.1 FM; BELLOWS FALLS, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXKK (93.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)

TV broadcast stations around Charlestown:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • Charlestown, New Hampshire
  • Fatal accident count27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents44
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:10
  • Fatalities31
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents64
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • New Hampshire average
  • Fatal accident count2295
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3409
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons767
  • Fatalities2499
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5169
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents232
See more detailed statistics of Charlestown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.3mTotal length
  • $18,852,000Total costs
  • 16,588Total average daily traffic
  • 798Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,547Total future (year 2042) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Charlestown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Charlestown, NH)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Charlestown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: SAWYER DENNIS KITFOX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73DS, N73DS, N-73DS, Serial Number: 366, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon J Nash, 131 Pecor Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9127M, N9127M, N-9127M, Serial Number: 27-0299, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Edward C Farris, 191 Scenic Hill Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603
  • Aircraft: ANTARES US MA 34R 912 RANGER (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL SERIES (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2356W, N2356W, N-2356W, Serial Number: 028816 PCM, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald V Gilson, 707 Calavant Hill Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603
  • Aircraft: ALEXANDER SCHLEICHER GMBH & CO ASW 27-18 E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SOLO 2350 SER (26 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 129TD, N129TD, N-129TD, Serial Number: 29567, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Emerald Eagle LLC, Po Box 921, Charlestown, NH 03603
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/11/2018
  • Aircraft: REINHART K W/WILSON C A XP503 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2203Z, N2203Z, N-2203Z, Serial Number: DRO976, Certificate Issue Date: 05/25/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth W Reinhart, 1189 N Hemlock Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603, Other Owners: Craig A Wilson
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/20/2017
  • Aircraft: BABY ACE D (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6112, N6112, N-6112, Serial Number: 101, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Normand B Paulhus, 1334 Old Claremont Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of fires - 31 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Charlestown, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (38.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Charlestown, NH
    • 9350.5%Structure Fires
    • 7138.6%Outside Fires
    • 126.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 84.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Charlestown, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Charlestown, NH
  • 67.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.4%Wood
  • 8.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charlestown, NH
  • 64.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Charlestown compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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