Jefferson, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Jefferson, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 3
People Above Poverty 7 3
People in Middle Class or Better 7 2
Median Family Income 6 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 7
Short Commute Times 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Affordability of Rents 6 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 7
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9

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Jefferson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Coos
Standard Zip Codes 03583
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.418
Longitude -71.475

Jefferson 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 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 75 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
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Jefferson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,006 100%
Male 512 50.9%
Female 494 49.1%
Under 18 221 22%
18+ 785 78%
65+ 140 13.9%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.84
White 989 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Jefferson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,057
Growth 51
Growth % 5.1%

Jefferson 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) 20.1%
English 20%
US/American 14.4%
Irish 14.3%
Scottish 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
German 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
French Canadian 2.7%
Italian 2%
Polish 1.9%
Northern European 1.5%
Portuguese 1.5%
Canadian 1.1%
Russian 1%
Swedish 0.7%
European 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
British 0.3%
African 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jefferson 1,006 $42,067
Carroll 663 $45,227
Dalton 927 $41,667
Lancaster 3,280 $43,333
Randolph 339 $52,083
Stark 516 $40,089
Whitefield 2,038 $41,528

Jefferson Public Libraries

Jefferson Public Library
Jefferson, New Hampshire
(603) 586-7791

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Presidential Range from Bray Hill. c1900

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Presidential Range from Bray Hill. c1900

The Waumbek and cottages (Jefferson) between 1890 and 1901

A Corner of the Waumbek between 1890 and 1901

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