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Demographics

People

Total Population2,203
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+1,355
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married59%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.4%
Median Earnings25+$42,315
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$97,143
% Above Poverty Level97.7%
% Below Poverty Level2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone25.9%
Median Gross Rent$810
Median House Value$262,100

Ancestry

English23%
Irish15.1%
French Except Basque13.9%
German10.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.2%
Canadian7.1%
Scottish7%
Italian4.5%
Polish4%
Swedish4%
Norwegian2.6%
Dutch1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Czech0.9%
Portuguese0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Serbian0.4%
African0.3%
Arab0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Ethiopian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Latvian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Canterbury Almanac

CategoryValue
County Merrimack County
Standard Zip Codes3224
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.33
Approximate Longitude-71.56

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)

StationBLACKWATER DAM
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationFRANKLIN FALLS DAM
Distance9.9 miles
Jan Temp6 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip42.2 inches
StationLAKEPORT 2
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boscawen3,965$64,219
Loudon5,368$80,431
Northfield4,821$76,429
Salisbury1,299$77,500
Tilton3,567$59,363
Webster1,899$81,774

Canterbury Public Libraries

Elkins Public Library
9 CENTER ROAD
Canterbury, New Hampshire
(603) 783-4386

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Canterbury Public Schools

Canterbury Elementary School
15 Baptist Rd.
ZIP: 3224
(603) 783-9944
Primary
Total Enrollment 116

Canterbury Private Schools

Burnham Brook School
106 Kimball Pond Rd
ZIP: 3224
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Canterbury Children's Center
53 Pickard Rd
ZIP: 3224
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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