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Overview

Introduction to Raymond, New Hampshire

Raymond, New Hampshire is 14 miles E of Manchester, New Hampshire and 47 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Rockingham County. The population of the town is 9,674.

Raymond History

Raymond was originally a parish of Chester and was settled by families from Exeter. It was known as Freetown because of the easy availability of wood from pine trees. Officially incorporated in 1764 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, Raymond is believed to have been named after Captain William Raymond.

Raymond and nearby Attractions

  • Raymond Historical Society & Museum
  • Pawtuckaway State Park and Campground
  • Charmingfare Farm
  • Currier Museum of Art

Things To Do In Raymond

Raymond offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The Pawtuckaway State Park and Campground provides facilities for hiking, fishing and camping. The Raymond Historical Society provides insight into the area’s history.

Raymond Transportation

Air transportation is available from Manchester Airport.

Raymond Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from the University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, New Hampshire College and Merrimack College.

People

Total Population 10,236
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 5,231
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,345
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,133
Median House Value $213,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 16.4%
Irish 21%

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

Raymond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles E of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rockingham
Standard Zip Codes 03077
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.036
Longitude -71.183

Raymond 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 EPPING
Distance 5.1 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 DURHAM
Distance 14.2 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 WEARE
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Candia 3,913 $97,656
Chester 4,825 $115,199
Epping 6,666 $86,886
Fremont 4,441 $94,398
Nottingham 4,878 $101,446
Sandown 6,176 $97,388

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

Raymond Public Libraries

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Dudley-tucker Library
6 EPPING STREET
Raymond, New Hampshire
(603) 895-2633

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Raymond High Schools

RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL
45 HARRIMAN HILL RD
603-895-6616
Serves 585 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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