Holderness, New Hampshire

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Holderness, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Holderness College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Holderness People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 11% Holderness Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Holderness Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Holderness Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Holderness, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 6
Average Household Size 6 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 7
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6

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Holderness Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 03245
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.731
Longitude -71.588

Holderness Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 29 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
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Holderness Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,930 100%
Male 945 49%
Female 985 51%
Under 18 471 24.4%
18+ 1,459 75.6%
65+ 248 12.8%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,889 97.9%
African-American 9 0.5%
Asian 7 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 22 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.4%

Estimated Holderness Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,065
Growth 135
Growth % 7%

Holderness 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 21.2%
Irish 14.6%
German 8.6%
US/American 8.5%
French Canadian 7.5%
French (except Basque) 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Italian 6%
Scottish 5.9%
Polish 3.3%
Dutch 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Lebanese 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
European 0.5%
British 0.5%
Romanian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Northern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Holderness 1,930 $55,526
Ashland 1,955 $38,487
Center Harbor 996 $55,938
Meredith 5,943 $54,764
New Hampton 1,950 $52,366
Plymouth 5,892 $43,797
Sandwich 1,286 $55,417

Holderness Public Libraries

Holderness Free Library
ROUTES 3 & 113
Holderness, New Hampshire
(603) 968-7066

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