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Overview

Introduction to Newmarket, New Hampshire

Newmarket, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 22 miles N of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 50 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Newmarket History

Newmarket began as Exeter's parish. It was incorporated in 1727 and officially recognized as a town in 1737. It is said that the town derived its name from Newmarket in Suffolk, England. The Lamprey River runs through the city as well.

Newmarket and nearby Attractions

  • American Independence Museum
  • John Paul Jones House Museum
  • Tuck Museum
  • Wallis Sands State Park
  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Odiorne State Park

Things To Do In Newmarket

There are numerous parks in the area which offers multiple facilities for recreation, including Hampton Beach State Park, Odiorne State Park, Vaughan Woods State Park and Rye Harbor State Park. Some of the local churches include Newmarket Congregational Church and Newmarket Community Church. The town hosts the Heritage Festival every September.

Newmarket Transportation

Fights are available from Manchester Airport.

Newmarket Higher Education

Local institutions offering higher education are Merrimack College, the University of New Hampshire, Salem State College and Northern Essex Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,928
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+5,219
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married44.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.7%
Median Earnings25+$41,511
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$51,136
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,830

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,137
% Above Poverty Level91.2%
% Below Poverty Level8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,069
Median House Value$262,700

Ancestry

English20.9%
Irish19.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
French Except Basque11.6%
Canadian8.2%
Italian7.1%
Polish6.7%
Scottish4.3%
Swedish2.6%
Czech2.3%
Dutch2%
Welsh1.8%
Russian1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Finnish0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Portuguese0.6%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Turkish0.5%
Haitian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Serbian0.2%
German0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Iranian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Albanian0.1%
African0.1%
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Newmarket Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3857
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.07
Approximate Longitude-70.94

Newmarket Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDURHAM
Distance4.7 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
StationEPPING
Distance8.2 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
StationKENNEBUNKPORT
Distance30 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 76 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Durham15,934$124,118
Lee4,388$112,576
Madbury1,844$115,978
Newfields1,526$125,417
Newington839$110,000
Stratham7,361$124,848

Newmarket Public Libraries

Newmarket Public Library
1 ELM STREET
Newmarket, New Hampshire
(603) 659-5311

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Newmarket Public Schools

Newmarket Elementary School
243 S. Main St.
ZIP: 3857
(603) 659-2276
Primary
Total Enrollment 576
Newmarket Jr.-sr. High (elem)
213 S. Main St.
ZIP: 3857
(603) 659-3271
Middle
Total Enrollment 218
Newmarket Jr.-sr. High School
213 S. Main St.
ZIP: 3857
(603) 659-3271
High
Total Enrollment 242

Newmarket Private Schools

Great Bay Kids Company
3 Simons Ln
ZIP: 3857
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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