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Overview

Introduction to Hooksett, New Hampshire

Hooksett, New Hampshire, in Merrimack county, is 7 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire and 55 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Hooksett History

Hooksett was incorporated as a town in 1822. The town was named after a bend in the Merrimack River. It is located in Merrimack County, which was founded in 1823 and named after the Merrimack River.

Hooksett and nearby Attractions

  • Hooksett Plaza Shopping Center
  • Currier Museum of Art
  • Bear Brook State Park
  • Kaleidoscope Children's Museum
  • Canterbury Shaker Village
  • Curtiss Dogwood Natural Area

Things To Do In Hooksett

Hooksett provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum, the Sandown Historical Society Museum, the Currier Museum of Art and the Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum. The Bear Brook State Park, Rollins State Park and the Curtis Dogwood Natural Area are popular area spots as well.

Hooksett Transportation

Pease International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Hooksett Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at New Hampshire College, Northern Essex Community College and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,954
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+7,740
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married53.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.9%
Median Earnings25+$46,696
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$44,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,659

Wealth

Median Family Income$98,009
% Above Poverty Level95.8%
% Below Poverty Level4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone21.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,145
Median House Value$236,600

Ancestry

Irish22.2%
French Except Basque20%
Italian13.8%
English11.5%
Canadian11.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.7%
German5.9%
Scottish5.3%
Polish4.7%
Swedish2.1%
Greek1.9%
Portuguese1.8%
Russian1.2%
Dutch0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Arab0.6%
Austrian0.5%
African0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Albanian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Hooksett Almanac

CategoryValue
County Merrimack County
Standard Zip Codes3106
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.09
Approximate Longitude-71.45

Hooksett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCONCORD MUNICIPAL AP
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches
StationMASSABESIC LAKE
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 32 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp32 to 61 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches
StationBLACKWATER DAM
Distance19.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allenstown4,296$66,290
Bow7,680$113,911
Concord42,634$78,605
Dunbarton2,805$94,213
Manchester110,231$67,369
Pembroke7,116$88,935

Hooksett Public Libraries

Hooksett Public Library
31 MOUNT SAINT MARY'S WAY
Hooksett, New Hampshire
(603) 485-6092

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Hooksett Public Schools

Fred C. Underhill School
2 Sherwood Dr.
ZIP: 3106
(603) 623-7233
Primary
Total Enrollment 439
David R. Cawley Middle School
89 Whitehall Rd.
ZIP: 3106
(603) 518-5047
Middle
Total Enrollment 483
Hooksett Memorial School
5 Memorial Dr.
ZIP: 3106
(603) 485-9890
Primary
Total Enrollment 488

Hooksett Private Schools

Little Angels Learning Centre Ii
1701 Hooksett Rd
ZIP: 3106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Mont Blanc Academy
45 Londonderry Tpke Ste 5
ZIP: 3106
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 6
Stand By Me Child Care And Enrichment Center
167 Londonderry Tpke
ZIP: 3106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
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Historic Hooksett

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Hooksett falls (Merrimack River) c1908.

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Hooksett falls (Merrimack River) c1908.

Hooksett falls (Merrimack River) between 1900 and 1910

Hooksett falls (Merrimack River) between 1900 and 1910

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