Tamworth, New Hampshire

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Tamworth, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Tamworth Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 17% Tamworth Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Tamworth College Educated Adults
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Tamworth Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Tamworth, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 2
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 4
People Above Poverty 6 2
People in Middle Class or Better 6 1
Median Family Income 6 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1


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

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Tamworth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles W of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 03886
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.859
Longitude -71.263

Tamworth 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 3.3 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
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 23.7 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
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Tamworth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,510 100%
Male 1,278 50.9%
Female 1,232 49.1%
Under 18 594 23.7%
18+ 1,916 76.3%
65+ 394 15.7%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,461 98%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 9 0.4%
Mixed Race 25 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 0.6%

Estimated Tamworth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,530
Growth 20
Growth % 0.8%

Tamworth 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 25.4%
French (except Basque) 14.5%
Irish 13.3%
US/American 9.6%
German 7.1%
Scottish 6.6%
Italian 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Swedish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
French Canadian 1.5%
Polish 1.2%
European 1.1%
Portuguese 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
British 0.5%
Eastern European 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tamworth 2,510 $41,121
Albany 654 $39,250
Conway 8,604 $41,818
Eaton 375 $53,750
Madison 1,984 $51,080
Moultonborough 4,484 $51,729
Sandwich 1,286 $55,417

Tamworth Public Libraries

Cook Memorial Library
Tamworth, New Hampshire
(603) 323-8510
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