Marlborough, New Hampshire

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Marlborough, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Marlborough Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Marlborough People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 12% Marlborough Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Marlborough Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Marlborough College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Marlborough Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Marlborough, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 4
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 6
Median Family Income 8 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Short Commute Times 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 5 8
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Affordability of Rents 2 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5

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Marlborough Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cheshire
Standard Zip Codes 03455
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.904
Longitude -72.208

Marlborough Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KEENE
Distance 6.3 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
Distance 8.6 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 13.6 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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Marlborough Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,009 100%
Male 971 48.3%
Female 1,038 51.7%
Under 18 449 22.3%
18+ 1,560 77.7%
65+ 308 15.3%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,979 98.5%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 18 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.6%

Estimated Marlborough Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,094
Growth 85
Growth % 4.2%

Marlborough 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 16.2%
US/American 15.1%
French (except Basque) 14.4%
French Canadian 11.6%
Irish 10.3%
German 6.2%
Italian 5.8%
Scottish 3.9%
Finnish 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Polish 2%
Swedish 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
European 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Danish 0.3%
Estonian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marlborough 2,009 $50,927
Harrisville 1,075 $55,083
Keene 22,563 $49,935
Nelson 634 $59,464
Roxbury 237 $56,875
Swanzey 6,800 $51,500
Troy 1,962 $47,500

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