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People

Total Population 598
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 335
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,688
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,022
Median House Value $259,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 18.4%
Irish 15.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nelson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cheshire
Standard Zip Codes 03457
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.99
Longitude -72.131

Nelson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 9.4 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
Station PETERBORO 2 S
Distance 13.4 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 MOUNT SUNAPEE
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Nelson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

East Sullivan (03445)

Munsonville (03457)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dublin 1,575 $75,417
Hancock 1,755 $89,773
Harrisville 933 $72,721
Marlborough 1,774 $64,844
Stoddard 1,200 $78,125
Sullivan 666 $56,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nelson Public Libraries

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Olivia Rodham Memorial Library
1 NELSON COMMON
Nelson, New Hampshire
(603) 847-3214

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