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Overview

Introduction to Epping, New Hampshire

Epping, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 17 miles N of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 46 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Epping History

Originally a part of Exeter, the settlement of Epping began as early as 1710. It was granted a charter by Jonathan Belcher in 1741, the Governor of Massachusetts. It was officially incorporated as a town before the separation of New Hampshire from Massachusetts. It was named after Epping Forest, a suburb in London, England.

Epping and nearby Attractions

  • Epping Historical Society Museum
  • The Leddy Center
  • American Independence Museum
  • Pawtuckaway State Park
  • Hampton Beach State Park

Things To Do In Epping

Epping has a number of recreational and historic sites. The Epping Historical Society Museum offers visitors a chance to learn about the social and cultural history of the area. At the Leddy Center, a wide range of concerts and plays are held regularly.

Epping Transportation

Air transportation is available from Pease International Airport.

Epping Higher Education

The University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, Merrimack College and New Hampshire College are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,735
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+3,425
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married61.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$47,816
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,265

Wealth

Median Family Income$85,760
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone17.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,078
Median House Value$231,200

Ancestry

English21.6%
French Except Basque19.1%
Irish18.7%
Italian16%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
Canadian5.8%
Polish5.1%
German4.5%
Welsh4.2%
Portuguese3.2%
Scottish2.8%
Arab2.8%
Lebanese2.8%
Greek1.3%
Swedish1.1%
Lithuanian0.8%
Finnish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
West Indian0.2%
British0.2%
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Epping Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3042
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.03
Approximate Longitude-71.07

Epping Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEPPING
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationDURHAM
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationHAVERHILL
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brentwood4,686$119,023
Fremont4,505$99,569
Kingston6,099$91,797
Newfields1,526$125,417
Nottingham4,901$98,250
Raymond10,257$76,099

Epping Public Libraries

Harvey-mitchell Memorial Library
151 MAIN STREET
Epping, New Hampshire
(603) 734-4587

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Epping Public Schools

Epping High School
21 Academy St
(603) 679-5472
High
Total Enrollment 275
Epping Elementary School
17 Prospect St
(603) 679-8018
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
Epping Middle School
33 Prescott Rd
(603) 679-2544
Middle
Total Enrollment 212

Epping Private Schools

Hogarth Country Day School
41 Water St
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
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