Surry, New Hampshire

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Surry, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Surry Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Surry People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Surry College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Surry Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 14% Surry Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Surry Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Surry Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Surry, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 9
Working at Home 6 2
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Surry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cheshire
Standard Zip Codes 03431
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.017
Longitude -72.321

Surry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
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Surry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 673 100%
Male 331 49.2%
Female 342 50.8%
Under 18 144 21.4%
18+ 529 78.6%
65+ 107 15.9%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 2.84
White 660 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.5%

Estimated Surry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 675
Growth 2
Growth % 0.3%

Surry 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 19.5%
German 11.4%
French (except Basque) 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
French Canadian 7.8%
Irish 7.7%
US/American 7.3%
Italian 5.9%
Scottish 5%
Swedish 3.1%
British 2.8%
Finnish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Polish 1.8%
Canadian 1.1%
Dutch 0.8%
Czech 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

North Swanzey (03431)

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)
Surry 673 $60,179
Gilsum 777 $50,469
Keene 22,563 $49,935
Roxbury 237 $56,875
Sullivan 746 $52,386
Walpole 3,594 $53,561
Westmoreland 1,747 $62,857

Surry Public Libraries

Reed Free Library
Surry, New Hampshire
(603) 352-1761

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