Allenstown, New Hampshire

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Allenstown, New Hampshire

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High Points

Allenstown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Hampshire):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Allenstown Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Allenstown Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Allenstown Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Allenstown, New Hampshire

Comparing Allenstown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Hampshire (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Male Share of the Population 6 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 9
Racial Diversity 5 8
Age of the Population 4 2
Senior Citizens 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 5
Portion of People Married 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 8 3
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 2
People Living Alone 5 9
Affordability of Rents 2 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6

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Allenstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Merrimack
Standard Zip Codes 03275
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.14
Longitude -71.44

Allenstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Allenstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,843 100%
Male 2,343 48.4%
Female 2,500 51.6%
Under 18 1,322 27.3%
18+ 3,521 72.7%
65+ 513 10.6%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.06
White 4,738 97.8%
African-American 24 0.5%
Asian 18 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.2%
Other 13 0.3%
Mixed Race 39 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 57 1.2%

Estimated Allenstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,969
Growth 126
Growth % 2.6%

Allenstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 26.3%
French Canadian 20.1%
Irish 8.5%
US/American 8.4%
English 7.9%
Italian 6.7%
German 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Polish 2.4%
Scottish 1.6%
Greek 1.2%
Portuguese 1.2%
Canadian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
British 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Allenstown 4,843 $51,659
Bow 7,138 $83,567
Chichester 2,236 $60,333
Concord 40,687 $52,418
Epsom 4,021 $56,875
Hooksett 11,721 $68,673
Pembroke 6,897 $57,106

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