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People

Total Population 2,223
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,320
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.4%
Median Earnings25+ $43,090
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,857
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,736

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,589
% Above Poverty Level 96.3%
% Below Poverty Level 3.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $259,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0%
English 25.2%
Irish 10.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Canterbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Merrimack
Standard Zip Codes 03224
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.336
Longitude -71.565

Canterbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BLACKWATER DAM
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station FRANKLIN FALLS DAM
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 15.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boscawen 3,954 $65,182
Loudon 5,352 $72,266
Northfield 4,803 $72,138
Salisbury 1,351 $73,594
Tilton 3,592 $59,754
Webster 1,783 $78,846

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Canterbury, New Hampshire
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