Wilton, New Hampshire

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Wilton, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Wilton College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Wilton Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Wilton People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Wilton Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Wilton Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Wilton Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Wilton, New Hampshire

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
Median Family Income 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 7
Short Commute Times 2 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 3
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
People Living Alone 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5

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Wilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles W of Nashua, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hillsborough
Standard Zip Codes 03086
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.843
Longitude -71.735

Wilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 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
Station WEARE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
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Wilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,743 100%
Male 1,821 48.7%
Female 1,922 51.3%
Under 18 1,008 26.9%
18+ 2,735 73.1%
65+ 405 10.8%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.06
White 3,652 97.6%
African-American 13 0.3%
Asian 19 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 17 0.5%
Mixed Race 37 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 0.8%

Estimated Wilton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,884
Growth 141
Growth % 3.8%

Wilton 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 18.1%
Irish 15.9%
French (except Basque) 9.4%
Italian 9.4%
German 8.5%
French Canadian 6.2%
US/American 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
Scottish 3.6%
Swedish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Polish 2.5%
Finnish 2.3%
Dutch 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
Portuguese 1%
European 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Canadian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
British 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Danish 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilton 3,743 $61,311
Amherst 10,769 $97,913
Greenville 2,224 $48,750
Lyndeborough 1,585 $70,223
Milford 13,535 $61,682
Mont Vernon 2,034 $77,869
Temple 1,297 $64,297

Wilton Public Libraries

Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library
Wilton, New Hampshire
(603) 654-2581
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Wilton High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 246 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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