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Overview

Introduction to Pembroke, New Hampshire

Pembroke, New Hampshire, in Merrimack county, is 10 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire and 58 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Pembroke History

Pembroke was originally known as "Lovewell’s Town," and was first granted charter in 1728. The town was named after Captain John Lovewell. The city was then renamed Suncook. Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth incorporated the town in 1759.

Pembroke and nearby Attractions

  • New Hampshire Historical Society
  • Clough State Park
  • Henniker Historical Society Museum
  • Bear Brook State Park
  • Rollins State Park
  • Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

Things To Do In Pembroke

Hillside Baptist Church and Saint Michael’s Church are the local houses of worship. Cardigan State Park, Rhododendron State Park, Wellington State Park and Greenfield State Park offer multiple recreational opportunities to the residents of Pembroke. Those interested in the region’s history should visit the American Independence Museum, the Children’s Museum of Portsmouth and the Museum of Printing.

Pembroke Transportation

Manchester Airport offers facilities for air transportation.

Pembroke Higher Education

Higher education is provided by institutions like New Hampshire College, Merrimack College, Fitchburg State College and the University of New Hampshire.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,116
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+3,717
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married51.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28%
Median Earnings25+$44,794
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$43,714
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,203

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,935
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone18.6%
Median Gross Rent$907
Median House Value$222,300

Ancestry

French Except Basque18.5%
English18.3%
Irish16.6%
Canadian12.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.3%
Italian10.7%
Scottish9.8%
German9.8%
Polish2%
Dutch1.3%
Danishn1.1%
Swedish1.1%
Russian0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.1%
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Pembroke Almanac

CategoryValue
County Merrimack County
Standard Zip Codes3275
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.13
Approximate Longitude-71.45

Pembroke 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
Distance4.3 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
Distance11.7 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
Distance17.6 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
Chichester2,586$90,536
Concord42,634$78,605
Epsom4,649$86,932
Hooksett13,954$98,009

Pembroke Public Libraries

Pembroke Town Library
313 PEMBROKE STREET
Pembroke, New Hampshire
(603) 485-7851

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Pembroke Public Schools

Pembroke Academy
209 Academy Rd.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-7881
High
Total Enrollment 851
Strong Foundations Charter School
715 Riverwood Dr.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 225-2715
Primary
Total Enrollment 211
Three Rivers School
243 Academy Rd.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-9539
Middle
Total Enrollment 331
Pembroke Village School
30 High St.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-1807
Primary
Total Enrollment 161
Pembroke Hill School
300 Belanger Dr.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-9000
Primary
Total Enrollment 250

Pembroke Private Schools

Green Valley School
389 Pembroke St
ZIP: 3275
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
Institute For Learning
321 Pembroke St
ZIP: 3275
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
First Choice For Children
304 Pembroke St
ZIP: 3275
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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