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Demographics

People

Total Population3,907
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+2,155
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married61.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.8%
Median Earnings25+$39,543
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,227
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,799

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,654
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone20.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,053
Median House Value$175,900

Ancestry

Irish22.8%
French Except Basque19.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.5%
English14.2%
Italian13.2%
Canadian6.7%
German6.3%
Scottish5.5%
Swedish1.6%
Polish1.6%
Dutch1.5%
Welsh0.8%
Portuguese0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Swiss0.3%
US/American0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Russian0.3%
Haitian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
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Canaan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grafton County
Standard Zip Codes3741
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.64
Approximate Longitude-72.01

Canaan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGRAFTON
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp4 to 27 F
Apr Temp28 to 52 F
Jul Temp53 to 79 F
Oct Temp31 to 57 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationHANOVER
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationLEBANON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dorchester334$56,125
Enfield4,557$80,556
Grafton1,276$62,679
Hebron582$70,938
Orange230$68,125
Springfield1,171$81,154

Canaan Public Libraries

Canaan Town Library
1173 U.S. RT 4
Canaan, New Hampshire
(603) 523-9650

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Canaan Public Schools

Indian River School
45 Royal Rd.
ZIP: 3741
(603) 632-4357
Middle
Total Enrollment 318
Mascoma Valley Regional High School
27 Royal Rd.
ZIP: 3741
(603) 632-4308
High
Total Enrollment 361
Canaan Elementary School
31 School St.
ZIP: 3741
(603) 523-4312
Primary
Total Enrollment 301

Canaan Private Schools

Cardigan Mountain School
62 Alumni Dr
ZIP: 3741
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 200
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