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People

Total Population 2,291
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,410
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 61.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50.6%
Median Earnings25+ $41,729
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,350

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,313
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 8.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $258,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0%
English 22.2%
Irish 11.7%

Canterbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Merrimack
Standard Zip Codes 03224
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.336
Longitude -71.565

Canterbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLACKWATER DAM
Distance 7.7 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
Station FRANKLIN FALLS DAM
Distance 9.9 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
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 15.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boscawen 3,962 $60,972
Loudon 5,343 $73,984
Northfield 4,823 $72,197
Salisbury 1,406 $73,095
Tilton 3,573 $58,514
Webster 1,891 $80,556

Canterbury Public Libraries

Library
Elkins Library
1 BAPTIST ROAD
Canterbury, New Hampshire
(603) 783-4386

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