Greenfield, New Hampshire

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Greenfield, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Greenfield College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Greenfield People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Greenfield Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Greenfield Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Greenfield Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Greenfield, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 8 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
People Living Alone 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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Greenfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hillsborough
Standard Zip Codes 03047
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.95
Longitude -71.872

Greenfield 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 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
Station WEARE
Distance 11.6 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
Station KEENE
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Greenfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,657 100%
Male 845 51%
Female 812 49%
Under 18 510 30.8%
18+ 1,147 69.2%
65+ 117 7.1%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.12
White 1,612 97.3%
African-American 12 0.7%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.8%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.6%

Estimated Greenfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,739
Growth 82
Growth % 4.9%

Greenfield 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
Irish 16.8%
English 15.9%
French (except Basque) 8.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
Italian 8.6%
US/American 7.3%
French Canadian 6.8%
German 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Scottish 2.6%
Greek 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
Swedish 1.5%
Finnish 1.5%
Canadian 1.5%
European 1.2%
British 1.2%
Portuguese 1%
Russian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Slavic 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
British West Indian 0.2%
Kenyan 0.2%
Alsatian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenfield 1,657 $56,250
Antrim 2,449 $50,650
Bennington 1,401 $52,153
Francestown 1,480 $71,471
Hancock 1,739 $64,423
Lyndeborough 1,585 $70,223
Peterborough 5,883 $54,375

Greenfield Public Libraries

Stephenson Memorial Library
Greenfield, New Hampshire
(603) 547-2790

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