Cornish, New Hampshire

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Cornish, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Cornish Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Cornish Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Cornish College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cornish People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Cornish Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Cornish Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Cornish, New Hampshire

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 4 6
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 5
Housing Recently Built 4 2
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5

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Cornish Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 03745
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.52
Longitude -72.36

Cornish Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Distance 19 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
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Cornish Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,661 100%
Male 831 50%
Female 830 50%
Under 18 430 25.9%
18+ 1,231 74.1%
65+ 202 12.2%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,623 97.7%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 19 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Cornish Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,782
Growth 121
Growth % 7.3%

Cornish 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 16.9%
French (except Basque) 11.4%
Irish 9.1%
French Canadian 9%
US/American 8.8%
German 8.2%
Italian 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Scottish 4.1%
Canadian 2.4%
Russian 2.3%
British 2%
Polish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Swedish 1.6%
European 1.5%
Norwegian 1.2%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Finnish 0.8%
Portuguese 0.7%
Iranian 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cornish 1,661 $60,313
Claremont 13,151 $42,849
Croydon 661 $50,556
Grantham 2,167 $69,271
Hanover 10,850 $99,158
Lebanon 12,568 $52,133
Plainfield 2,241 $61,205
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