Andover, New Hampshire

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Andover, New Hampshire

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Andover People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Andover Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Andover College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Andover, New Hampshire

Comparing Andover 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
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Senior Citizens 3 6
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
College Educated Adults 9 5
Median Family Income 9 5
People Above Poverty 9 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Housing Recently Built 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9

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Andover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Merrimack
Standard Zip Codes 03216
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.436
Longitude -71.823

Andover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
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Andover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,109 100%
Male 1,057 50.1%
Female 1,052 49.9%
Under 18 513 24.3%
18+ 1,596 75.7%
65+ 267 12.7%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.9
White 2,071 98.2%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 24 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.2%

Estimated Andover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,215
Growth 106
Growth % 5%

Andover 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
English 21.2%
US/American 12.9%
French (except Basque) 12.4%
Irish 12.2%
French Canadian 8%
German 5.7%
Italian 5.3%
Scottish 3.8%
Polish 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Swedish 2.2%
European 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Greek 0.8%
Canadian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
British 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Other Subsaharan African 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Danish 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Andover 2,109 $52,212
Danbury 1,071 $40,809
Franklin 8,405 $41,698
Hill 992 $50,000
New London 4,116 $82,201
Salisbury 1,137 $62,321
Wilmot 1,144 $57,143

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