Francestown, New Hampshire

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Francestown, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Francestown College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Francestown People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Francestown Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Francestown Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Francestown Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Francestown Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Francestown, New Hampshire

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Francestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hillsborough
Standard Zip Codes 03043
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.987
Longitude -71.813

Francestown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 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
Station WEARE
Distance 7.8 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 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
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Francestown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,480 100%
Male 754 50.9%
Female 726 49.1%
Under 18 405 27.4%
18+ 1,075 72.6%
65+ 176 11.9%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,440 97.3%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 7 0.5%
Mixed Race 23 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Francestown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,581
Growth 101
Growth % 6.8%

Francestown 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 22%
Irish 13.4%
German 7.7%
Italian 7.3%
Scottish 6.6%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
French Canadian 5.6%
Polish 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
US/American 3.1%
Swedish 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Norwegian 2.2%
Hungarian 1.8%
European 1.4%
Finnish 1.4%
British 1%
Canadian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Danish 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Romanian 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
West Indian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Francestown 1,480 $71,471
Antrim 2,449 $50,650
Bennington 1,401 $52,153
Deering 1,875 $53,889
Greenfield 1,657 $56,250
Lyndeborough 1,585 $70,223
New Boston 4,138 $69,458

Francestown Public Libraries

George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library
Francestown, New Hampshire
(603) 547-2730

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