dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Newmarket, New Hampshire

Newmarket, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 22 miles N of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 50 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town’s population is approximately 8,027.

Newmarket History

Newmarket began as Exeter's parish. It was incorporated in 1727 and officially recognized as a town in 1737. It is said that the town derived its name from Newmarket in Suffolk, England. The Lamprey River runs through the city as well.

Newmarket and nearby Attractions

  • American Independence Museum
  • John Paul Jones House Museum
  • Tuck Museum
  • Wallis Sands State Park
  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Odiorne State Park

Things To Do In Newmarket

There are numerous parks in the area which offers multiple facilities for recreation, including Hampton Beach State Park, Odiorne State Park, Vaughan Woods State Park and Rye Harbor State Park. Some of the local churches include Newmarket Congregational Church and Newmarket Community Church. The town hosts the Heritage Festival every September.

Newmarket Transportation

Fights are available from Manchester Airport.

Newmarket Higher Education

Local institutions offering higher education are Merrimack College, the University of New Hampshire, Salem State College and Northern Essex Community College.

People

Total Population 8,907
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 5,012
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.2%
Median Earnings25+ $40,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $60,142
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,129

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,703
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,056
Median House Value $267,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 19.9%
Irish 20.3%

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

Newmarket Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles N of Haverhill, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rockingham
Standard Zip Codes 03857
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.082
Longitude -70.935

Newmarket 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 DURHAM
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station EPPING
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station KENNEBUNKPORT
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Durham 15,669 $120,039
Lee 4,363 $101,869
Madbury 1,858 $113,214
Newfields 1,618 $129,766
Newington 737 $101,250
Stratham 7,320 $138,239

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

Newmarket Public Libraries

Library
Newmarket Public Library
1 ELM STREET
Newmarket, New Hampshire
(603) 659-5311

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Welding Technology
  • 70+ years of helping students start careers in Health Sciences, Business & Information Technology, Automotive, Skilled Trades, and more.
  • This year, Lincoln schools around the country have made more than $15 million in scholarship funds available to qualified students.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media, and offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • Schools include Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England, with 30 campuses in 15 states across the U.S.
camnpus icon
East Windsor
Visit School Site
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • HVACR Technician Training
  • Commercial Drivers License
  • Offers commercial truck driving and HVAC service training courses.
  • Features 4 training locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
  • Has been training students in the New England area since 1965.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
camnpus icon
North Andover
Request Info
Programs
  • MBA with concentration in Quantitative Analysis
  • MS in Criminal Justice: Advanced Counterterrorism & Homeland Security concentration
  • BA Communications - New Media
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.

Newmarket High Schools

NEWMARKET JR-SR HIGH
213 SO MAIN ST
603-659-3271
Serves 317 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

Study Online in Newmarket
Additional Resources
Info for Newmarket Government Officials


Are you an official in the Newmarket government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top