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Demographics

People

Total Population5,001
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+2,335
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married55.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.6%
Median Earnings25+$33,656
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,602
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,733

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,595
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$761
Median House Value$139,500

Ancestry

English25.4%
French Except Basque22.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.5%
Irish15.9%
Canadian7%
Scottish6.1%
German6%
Polish2.6%
Italian1.7%
Swedish1.2%
Finnish0.7%
West Indian0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
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Charlestown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sullivan County
Standard Zip Codes3603
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.23
Approximate Longitude-72.42

Charlestown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBELLOWS FALLS
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationSURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp7 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationWOODSTOCK
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp4 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp33 to 58 F
Annual Precip42.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Acworth971$66,607
Alstead1,985$68,438
Claremont13,022$56,259
Langdon865$87,679
Lempster982$66,875
Walpole3,747$90,875

Charlestown Public Libraries

Unity Free Public Library
13 CENTER ROAD, UNIT 4
Charlestown, New Hampshire
(603) 543-3253
Silsby Free Public Library
226 MAIN STREET
Charlestown, New Hampshire
(603) 826-7793

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Charlestown Public Schools

Charlestown Middle School
307 Main St.
ZIP: 3603
(603) 826-7711
Middle
Total Enrollment 141
Charlestown Primary School
84 E. Street Ext.
ZIP: 3603
(603) 826-3694
Primary
Total Enrollment 225
N. Charlestown Community School
509 River Rd.
ZIP: 3603
(603) 826-3986
Primary
Total Enrollment 84
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