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Overview

Introduction to Hopkinton, New Hampshire

Hopkinton, New Hampshire, in Merrimack county, is 17 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire and 65 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Hopkinton History

Hopkinton was originally inhabited by the Pennacook Indians. The Colonial Governor Jonathan Belcher granted the land to settlers from Hopkinton, Massachusetts in 1735. Early settlers named the town New Hopkinton. It was incorporated by Governor Benning Wentworth in 1765.

Hopkinton and nearby Attractions

  • Hopkinton - Everett Lakes
  • Little Nature Museum
  • Kaleidoscope Children's Museum
  • Clough State Park
  • Museum Of New Hampshire History
  • Franklin Pierce Homestead

Things To Do In Hopkinton

Hopkinton has several parks, including the Drew Lake Recreation Area, the Elm Brook Recreation Area and the Stumpfield-Mudgett Recreation Area. The First Congregational Church, Saint Mary's Church and Saint Andrews Episcopal Church are the local churches. The Duston Country Club provides excellent facilities for golfers, while book lovers can visit the New Hampshire Antiquarian Society Library, the William H. Long Memorial Library or the Bates Library. The town hosts the Hopkinton State Fair every year during the Labor Day weekend.

Hopkinton Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Hopkinton Higher Education

One can pursue higher education at New Hampshire College, Keene State College and Plymouth State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,601
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+3,165
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married60.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher58.3%
Median Earnings25+$46,601
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,458

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,934
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home19%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.9%
Median Gross Rent$848
Median House Value$263,700

Ancestry

English39%
German18.7%
Irish15%
Canadian11.1%
French Except Basque9.6%
Italian6.2%
Scottish5.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.1%
Swedish3.9%
Polish3.7%
Russian2.2%
Arab1.2%
Portuguese0.9%
South African0.8%
Dutch0.8%
African0.8%
Finnish0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
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Hopkinton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Merrimack County
Standard Zip Codes3229
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.22
Approximate Longitude-71.71

Hopkinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWEARE
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip47.2 inches
StationBLACKWATER DAM
Distance8.9 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
Distance19.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boscawen3,965$64,219
Bow7,680$113,911
Concord42,634$78,605
Dunbarton2,805$94,213
Henniker4,891$82,713
Weare8,892$96,981

Hopkinton Public Schools

Harold Martin School
271 Main St.
ZIP: 3229
(603) 746-3473
Primary
Total Enrollment 249
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