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Overview

Introduction to Raymond, New Hampshire

Raymond, New Hampshire is 14 miles E of Manchester, New Hampshire and 47 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Rockingham County.

Raymond History

Raymond was originally a parish of Chester and was settled by families from Exeter. It was known as Freetown because of the easy availability of wood from pine trees. Officially incorporated in 1764 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, Raymond is believed to have been named after Captain William Raymond.

Raymond and nearby Attractions

  • Raymond Historical Society & Museum
  • Pawtuckaway State Park and Campground
  • Charmingfare Farm
  • Currier Museum of Art

Things To Do In Raymond

Raymond offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The Pawtuckaway State Park and Campground provides facilities for hiking, fishing and camping. The Raymond Historical Society provides insight into the area’s history.

Raymond Transportation

Air transportation is available from Manchester Airport.

Raymond Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from the University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, New Hampshire College and Merrimack College.

People

Total Population10,236
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+5,231
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married55%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.4%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,345
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone17.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,133
Median House Value$213,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
US/American0.1%
English16.4%
Irish21%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Raymond Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 14 miles E of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City47 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
CountyRockingham
Standard Zip Codes03077
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude43.036
Longitude-71.183

Raymond 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
Distance5.1 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
Distance14.2 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
StationWEARE
Distance28 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Candia3,913$97,656
Chester4,825$115,199
Epping6,666$86,886
Fremont4,441$94,398
Nottingham4,878$101,446
Sandown6,176$97,388

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Raymond Public Libraries

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Dudley-tucker Library
6 EPPING STREET
Raymond, New Hampshire
(603) 895-2633

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Raymond High Schools

RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL
45 HARRIMAN HILL RD
603-895-6616
Serves 585 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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