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Overview

Introduction to Seabrook, New Hampshire

Seabrook, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 13 miles NE of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 38 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Seabrook History

Located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and bordering Massachusetts, the town of Seabrook is named after the Seabrook River. It was incorporated as a town in 1768. The Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant was established in the town in 1986.

Seabrook and nearby Attractions

  • Seabrook Greyhound Park
  • Tuck Museum
  • American Independence Museum
  • Seacoast Fire Museum
  • Child At Heart Art Gallery

Things To Do In Seabrook

The Bartlett Museum, the Tuck Museum, the Seacoast Fire Museum and the American Independence Museum are popular among those wishing to learn more about the area’s history. The Seabrook Greyhound Park is a greyhound racing track and a very popular attraction in the town. Seabrook also organizes a number of recreational events and festivals throughout the year.

Seabrook Transportation

Pease International is the nearest major airport.

Seabrook Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Northern Essex Community College, the University of New Hampshire, North Shore Community College and Merrimack College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,772
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+4,266
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married53.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.3%
Median Earnings25+$36,647
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,733
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,844

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,843
% Above Poverty Level90.7%
% Below Poverty Level9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.2%
Median Gross Rent$939
Median House Value$274,800

Ancestry

Irish29.3%
Italian16.2%
English15.1%
French Except Basque10.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.9%
Polish6.8%
German6.8%
Canadian3.8%
Scottish2.7%
Portuguese1.5%
Brazilian1.5%
Swedish1.5%
Russian1.1%
Greek0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
US/American0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Belizean0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Seabrook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3874
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.89
Approximate Longitude-70.87

Seabrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREENLAND
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches
StationHAVERHILL
Distance13.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationEPPING
Distance14.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Exeter14,562$92,866
Hampton15,216$98,559
Hampton Falls2,377$141,389
Kensington2,157$120,040
North Hampton4,384$107,115
South Hampton804$121,250

Seabrook Public Libraries

Seabrook Library
25 LIBERTY LANE
Seabrook, New Hampshire
(603) 474-2044

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Seabrook Public Schools

Seabrook Middle School
236 Walton Rd
(603) 474-9221
Middle
Total Enrollment 321
Seabrook Elementary School
236 Walton Rd
(603) 474-2252
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
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