Rumney, New Hampshire

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Rumney, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Rumney Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Rumney College Educated Adults
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Rumney Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Rumney Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Rumney, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 7 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 8 4
Short Commute Times 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 7
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 4 7
Affordability of Rents 3 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9

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Rumney Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
Standard Zip Codes 03266
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.805
Longitude -71.813

Rumney Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 29 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station BENTON 5 SW
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 28 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
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Rumney Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,480 100%
Male 750 50.7%
Female 730 49.3%
Under 18 376 25.4%
18+ 1,104 74.6%
65+ 239 16.1%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 3
White 1,451 98%
African-American 6 0.4%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.5%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.6%

Estimated Rumney Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,443
Growth -37
Growth % -2.5%

Rumney 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 22.7%
French (except Basque) 16.7%
Irish 10.5%
German 8.4%
US/American 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Scottish 4.1%
Italian 4%
French Canadian 3.6%
Dutch 2.1%
Swedish 2%
Norwegian 1.7%
European 1.5%
Portuguese 1.4%
Danish 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Canadian 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
African 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Latvian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rumney 1,480 $42,895
Campton 2,719 $46,492
Dorchester 353 $42,292
Hebron 459 $54,688
Plymouth 5,892 $43,797
Warren 873 $38,125
Wentworth 798 $47,917

Rumney Public Libraries

Byron G. Merrill Library
Rumney, New Hampshire
(603) 786-9520

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