Epsom, New Hampshire

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Epsom, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Epsom Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Epsom Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Epsom People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Epsom Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Epsom College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Epsom Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Epsom, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 9 6
College Educated Adults 9 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Working at Home 5 1
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 5


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 4

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Epsom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Merrimack
Standard Zip Codes 03234
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.222
Longitude -71.332

Epsom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 16.9 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
Station EPPING
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
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Epsom Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,021 100%
Male 1,928 47.9%
Female 2,093 52.1%
Under 18 984 24.5%
18+ 3,037 75.5%
65+ 564 14%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 3.01
White 3,966 98.6%
African-American 4 0.1%
Asian 13 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 30 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.4%

Estimated Epsom Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,466
Growth 445
Growth % 11.1%

Epsom 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 (except Basque) 19.3%
English 17.9%
French Canadian 12.5%
Irish 11.2%
US/American 9.4%
German 4.8%
Italian 4.4%
Scottish 3.9%
Swedish 3.5%
Norwegian 2.5%
Polish 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Canadian 1.2%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
British 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Epsom 4,021 $56,875
Allenstown 4,843 $51,659
Barnstead 3,886 $49,404
Chichester 2,236 $60,333
Deerfield 3,678 $64,737
Loudon 4,481 $59,096
Pittsfield 3,931 $44,233

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