Sandwich, New Hampshire

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Sandwich, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Sandwich College Educated Adults
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Sandwich Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sandwich Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Sandwich Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Sandwich Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Sandwich, New Hampshire

Comparing Sandwich 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Racial Diversity 4 6
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 3 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 6 3
People Living Alone 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Affordability of Rents 2 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 4

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Sandwich Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 03227
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.79
Longitude -71.411

Sandwich Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TAMWORTH 3
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
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Sandwich Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,286 100%
Male 601 46.7%
Female 685 53.3%
Under 18 283 22%
18+ 1,003 78%
65+ 308 24%
Median Age 47.2
Average Family Size 2.72
White 1,258 97.8%
African-American 8 0.6%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.5%

Estimated Sandwich Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,348
Growth 62
Growth % 4.8%

Sandwich 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 32.9%
Irish 10.8%
German 9.9%
Scottish 7.8%
US/American 6.5%
French (except Basque) 5.6%
Italian 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Swedish 2.9%
French Canadian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Welsh 1.6%
Yugoslavian 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Canadian 1.1%
Latvian 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Celtic 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Center Sandwich (03227)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sandwich 1,286 $55,417
Ashland 1,955 $38,487
Center Harbor 996 $55,938
Holderness 1,930 $55,526
Meredith 5,943 $54,764
Moultonborough 4,484 $51,729
Tamworth 2,510 $41,121

Sandwich Public Libraries

Samuel H. Wentworth Library
Sandwich, New Hampshire
(603) 284-6665

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