Stratford, New Hampshire

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Stratford, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Stratford Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Stratford Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 13% Stratford Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Stratford, New Hampshire

Comparing Stratford 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
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 1
Senior Citizens 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 8 4
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Short Commute Times 4 6


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

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Stratford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Coos
Standard Zip Codes 03590
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.655
Longitude -71.556

Stratford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 24 F
Apr Temp 27 to 51 F
Jul Temp 52 to 79 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 26 to 51 F
Jul Temp 51 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Stratford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 942 100%
Male 435 46.2%
Female 507 53.8%
Under 18 224 23.8%
18+ 718 76.2%
65+ 120 12.7%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 3.03
White 902 95.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.3%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 27 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Stratford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 930
Growth -12
Growth % -1.3%

Stratford 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
French (except Basque) 24.8%
English 23.9%
US/American 13.5%
French Canadian 10.5%
Irish 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
Scottish 4%
German 3.4%
Italian 1.2%
Polish 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Canadian 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

North Stratford (03590)

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)
Stratford 942 $33,295
Colebrook 2,321 $42,260
Dalton 927 $41,667
Dummer 309 $42,708
Jefferson 1,006 $42,067
Lancaster 3,280 $43,333
Stark 516 $40,089

Stratford Public Libraries

Laura Johnson Memorial Library
Stratford, New Hampshire
(603) 636-2939
Stratford Public Library
Stratford, New Hampshire
(603) 922-9016

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Stratford High Schools (2004)

RR 1 BOX 8
Serves 59 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.8

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