Bath, New Hampshire

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Bath, New Hampshire

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Bath Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 14% Bath Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Bath Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Bath, New Hampshire

Comparing Bath 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
Age of the Population 8 8
Male Share of the Population 8 4
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Senior Citizens 5 8
Female Share of the Population 3 7
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 6
Median Family Income 8 3
College Educated Adults 7 2
People in Middle Class or Better 7 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3


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

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Bath Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
Standard Zip Codes 03740
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.166
Longitude -71.977

Bath Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BENTON 5 SW
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MONROE 5 NNE
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 56 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
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Bath Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 893 100%
Male 441 49.4%
Female 452 50.6%
Under 18 217 24.3%
18+ 676 75.7%
65+ 139 15.6%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 2.96
White 887 99.3%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Bath Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 944
Growth 51
Growth % 5.7%

Bath 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 24.5%
US/American 14.9%
Irish 14.6%
French (except Basque) 8.2%
Scottish 7.9%
French Canadian 6.8%
German 5.6%
Italian 3.3%
Polish 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
British 1.8%
Swedish 1.4%
Canadian 1.1%
Portuguese 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Armenian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bath 893 $47,000
Benton 314 $40,417
Landaff 378 $48,500
Lisbon 1,587 $41,250
Lyman 487 $48,365
Monroe 759 $46,346
Sugar Hill 563 $60,288

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