Gilsum, New Hampshire

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Gilsum, New Hampshire

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 14% Gilsum Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Gilsum, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5
Median Family Income 8 4
College Educated Adults 8 3
People Above Poverty 8 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 4 1
Short Commute Times 3 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 5
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6

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Gilsum Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cheshire
Standard Zip Codes 03448
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.048
Longitude -72.263

Gilsum Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 21 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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Gilsum Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 777 100%
Male 385 49.5%
Female 392 50.5%
Under 18 173 22.3%
18+ 604 77.7%
65+ 84 10.8%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.9
White 765 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Gilsum Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 802
Growth 25
Growth % 3.2%

Gilsum 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
US/American 16.2%
English 16%
French (except Basque) 15.4%
Irish 11.2%
French Canadian 6%
German 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Swedish 4.4%
Polish 3.7%
Italian 2.8%
Scottish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Danish 1.3%
Northern European 1.3%
Australian 1.1%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Greek 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
European 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gilsum 777 $50,469
Langdon 586 $43,125
Marlow 747 $47,813
Nelson 634 $59,464
Stoddard 928 $48,125
Sullivan 746 $52,386
Surry 673 $60,179

Gilsum Public Libraries

Gilsum Public Library
650 ROUTE 10
Gilsum, New Hampshire
(603) 357-0320

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