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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,257
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+5,260
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married53.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$41,389
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,271
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,349

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,099
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone18.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,113
Median House Value$216,400

Ancestry

Irish24.5%
French Except Basque20.8%
English14.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
Canadian12.4%
Italian11.2%
Scottish5.7%
German4.5%
Polish4.4%
Hungarian1.8%
Welsh1.6%
Portuguese1.2%
Finnish1.1%
Greek0.9%
Swedish0.8%
African0.7%
Nigerian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Belgian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Russian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Raymond Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3077
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.03
Approximate Longitude-71.17

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
Candia3,914$97,697
Chester4,866$123,266
Epping6,735$85,760
Fremont4,505$99,569
Nottingham4,901$98,250
Sandown6,231$103,720

Raymond Public Libraries

Dudley-tucker Library
6 EPPING STREET
Raymond, New Hampshire
(603) 895-7056

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Raymond Public Schools

Iber Holmes Gove Middle School
1 Stephen Batchelder Pkwy.
ZIP: 3077
(603) 895-3394
Middle
Total Enrollment 417
Raymond High School
45 Harriman Hill Rd.
ZIP: 3077
(603) 895-6616
High
Total Enrollment 448
Lamprey River Elementary School
33 Old Manchester Rd.
ZIP: 3077
(603) 895-3117
Primary
Total Enrollment 555

Raymond Private Schools

Center Of Optimum Learning
42 Old Manchester Rd
ZIP: 3077
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Raymond Village Kindergarten & Pre K
51 Main St
ZIP: 3077
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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