Dunbarton, New Hampshire

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Dunbarton, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Dunbarton People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Dunbarton Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Dunbarton College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Dunbarton Median Family Income
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Dunbarton Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Dunbarton Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Dunbarton Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Dunbarton, New Hampshire

Comparing Dunbarton 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 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 2 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Dunbarton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Merrimack
Standard Zip Codes 03046
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -71.61

Dunbarton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WEARE
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Distance 13.3 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
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Dunbarton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,226 100%
Male 1,126 50.6%
Female 1,100 49.4%
Under 18 613 27.5%
18+ 1,613 72.5%
65+ 158 7.1%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 2,191 98.4%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 10 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.4%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 12 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.3%

Estimated Dunbarton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,542
Growth 316
Growth % 14.2%

Dunbarton 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 Canadian 13.6%
English 13.3%
French (except Basque) 11.9%
Irish 10.1%
Italian 7.7%
US/American 7.5%
German 6.9%
Polish 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Swedish 3.2%
Scottish 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Hungarian 2%
Russian 1.6%
Norwegian 1.2%
Canadian 1.1%
Welsh 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Portuguese 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
British 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Albanian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dunbarton 2,226 $67,448
Bow 7,138 $83,567
Concord 40,687 $52,418
Goffstown 16,929 $61,718
Hooksett 11,721 $68,673
Hopkinton 5,399 $69,737
Weare 7,776 $62,661

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