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The road runs the length of Northwood, and the ... Population Trends: Population change for Northwood totaled 3,235 over 54 years, .... Meyer Family Dentistry.
Northwood, Northwood, NH Community Contact

Town of Northwood Joseph Gunter, Town Administrator 818 First NH Turnpike Northwood, NH 03261

Telephone Fax E-mail Web Site

(603) 942-5586 (603) 942-9107 [email protected]

Municipal Office Hours

Town Hall, Selectmen Office: Monday through Friday, 8 am - 4 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, 8 am - 10 am, 3 pm - 6 pm, Tuesday through Friday, 8 am - 4 pm, last Saturday, 9 am - 12 noon

County Labor Market Area Tourism Region Planning Commission Regional Development

Rockingham Raymond, NH LMA Merrimack Valley Strafford Regional Regional Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts US Congress Executive Council State Senate State Representative

District 2 District 4 District 17 Rockingham County Districts 1, 32

Incorporated: 1773 Origin: This territory was first settled in 1763, and known as the North Woods, a parish of Nottingham. It was incorporated as a separate town upon agreement with Nottingham in 1773. In 1791, the General Court of New Hampshire authorized a committee to survey and lay out a road between Durham and Concord, which became the First New Hampshire Turnpike. The road runs the length of Northwood, and the town's many taverns accommodated travelers. At one time, there were some 12 sawmills in the town, five of which were replaced by shoe factories. Villages and Place Names: Northwood Center, Northwood Narrows, Northwood Ridge Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 744 residents in 1790 Population Trends: Population change for Northwood totaled 3,237 over 55 years, from 1,034 in 1960 to 4,271 in 2015. The largest decennial percent change was a 47 percent increase between 1960 to 1970, followed by increases of 43 and 44 percent, respectively over the next two decades. The 2015 Census estimate for Northwood was 4,271 residents, which ranked 89th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns. Population Density and Land Area, 2015 (US Census Bureau): 151.8 persons per square mile of land area. Northwood contains 28.1 square miles of land area and 2.1 square miles of inland water area.

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2017. Community Response Received 6/06/2017 All information regarding the communities is from sources deemed reliable and is submitted subject to errors, omissions, modifications, and withdrawals without notice. No warranty or representation is made as to the accuracy of the information contained herein. Specific questions regarding individual cities and towns should be directed to the community contact.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES Type of Government Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2017 Budget: School Appropriations, 2017-2018 Zoning Ordinance Master Plan Capital Improvement Plan Industrial Plans Reviewed By

Selectmen $4,103,358 $11,979,338 1968/12 2004 Yes Planning Board

Boards and Commissions Elected: Selectmen; Planning; Budget; Cemetery; Library; Police; Trust Funds Appointed: Conservation; Cable; Emergency Management; Highway; Recreation Chesley Memorial

Public Library

EMERGENCY SERVICES Police Department Fire Department Emergency Medical Service Nearest Hospital(s) Frisbie Memorial, Rochester Concord Hospital, Concord

Full-time Full & part-time Full & part-time Distance Staffed Beds 17 miles 96 20 miles 242

UTILITIES Electric Supplier Eversource Energy; NH Electric Coop Natural Gas Supplier None Water Supplier Northwood Ridge Water District; Private wells Sanitation Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Solid Waste Disposal Curbside Trash Pickup Pay-As-You-Throw Program Recycling Program Telephone Company Cellular Telephone Access Cable Television Access Public Access Television Station High Speed Internet Service: Business Residential

Private septic No

Fairpoint; Metrocast Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

2016 Percent of Local Assessed Valuation by Property Type Residential Land and Buildings Commercial Land and Buildings Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other

Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached Units in Multiple-Family Structures: Two to Four Units in Structure Five or More Units in Structure Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units

Community 4,271 4,241 3,656 3,127 2,175 1,525

(US Census Bureau) County 299,006 295,223 278,748 246,744 190,345 138,951

Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2011-2015 Population by Gender Male 2,269 Female 2,002 Population by Age Group Under age 5 Age 5 to 19 Age 20 to 34 Age 35 to 54 Age 55 to 64 Age 65 and over Median Age

274 631 687 1,415 654 610 42.2 years

Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over High school graduate or higher Bachelor's degree or higher INCOME, INFLATION ADJUSTED $ Per capita income Median family income Median household income

93.0% 28.3%

(ACS 2011-2015) $33,735 $85,338 $80,709

Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers, 16 years and over Male $60,225 Female $39,250 8.7%

Individuals below the poverty level Private No Mandatory

PROPERTY TAXES (NH Dept. of Revenue Administration) 2016 Total Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $23.98 2016 Equalization Ratio 94.3 2016 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $22.33

HOUSING Total Housing Units

DEMOGRAPHICS Total Population 2015 2010 2000 1990 1980 1970

85.0% 13.5% 1.5%

(ACS 2011-2015) 2,061 1,641 22 40 358

LABOR FORCE Annual Average Civilian labor force Employed Unemployed Unemployment rate EMPLOYMENT & WAGES Annual Average Covered Employment Goods Producing Industries Average Employment Average Weekly Wage

2006 2,313 2,235 78 3.4%

(NHES – ELMI) 2016 2,570 2,498 72 2.8%


(NHES – ELMI) 2016

218 $ 761

194 $ 806

Service Providing Industries Average Employment Average Weekly Wage

628 $ 565

664 $ 740

Total Private Industry Average Employment Average Weekly Wage

846 $ 616

858 $ 755

Government (Federal, State, and Local) Average Employment Average Weekly Wage

192 $ 508

177 $ 697

Total, Private Industry plus Government Average Employment Average Weekly Wage

1,039 $ 596

1,034 $ 745

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2017. Community Response Received 6/06/2017

EDUCATION AND CHILD CARE Schools students attend: Career Technology Center(s):

Northwood operates grades K-8; grades 9-12 are tuitioned to Coe-Brown Academy (Northwood) Dover Career Technical Center; R.W. Creteau Regional Technology Ctr.; Somersworth Career Technical Center

Educational Facilities (includes Charter Schools) Number of Schools Grade Levels Total Enrollment

Elementary 1 K 1-8 374

Middle/Junior High

High School 1 9-12 710

District: SAU 44 Region: 12 Private/Parochial

Nearest Community College: NHTI-Concord Nearest Colleges or Universities: University of NH 2017 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (DHHS-Bureau of Child Care Licensing) LARGEST BUSINESSES

Hannaford Johnson's Seafood & Steak DR Dimes Harding Metals Solid Creations Cooper Hill Pizza Northwood Power Equipment Meyer Family Dentistry Northwood Veterinary Hospital New England Signal Systems Employer Information Supplied by Municipality

PRODUCT/SERVICE Supermarket Restaurant Reproduction furniture Scrap metal recycling Counter top mfg Restaurant Power equipment dealer Dental care Pet health care Traffic signal equipment

TRANSPORTATION (distances estimated from city/town hall) Road Access US Routes 4, 202 State Routes 9, 152, 202A Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 15; I-95, Exit 5 Distance 18 miles, 26 miles No No

Railroad Public Transportation

Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation Concord Municipal Runway 6,005 ft. asphalt Lighted? Yes Navigation Aids? Yes Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service Manchester-Boston Regional Distance Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport Driving distance to select cities: Manchester, NH Portland, Maine Boston, Mass. New York City, NY Montreal, Quebec COMMUTING TO WORK Workers 16 years and over Drove alone, car/truck/van Carpooled, car/truck/van Public transportation Walked Other means Worked at home Mean Travel Time to Work Percent of Working Residents: ACS 2011-2015 Working in community of residence Commuting to another NH community Commuting out-of-state

30 miles 4 29 miles 78 miles 76 miles 279 miles 265 miles

(ACS 2011-2015) 87.6% 5.0% 0.0% 3.7% 0.3% 3.3% 38.8 minutes

Total Facilities: 4

Total Capacity: 77 EMPLOYEES 50 30 30 30 25 20 17 17 11 10

ESTABLISHED 2003 1964 1963


RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS X Municipal Parks YMCA/YWCA Boys Club/Girls Club Golf Courses Swimming: Indoor Facility Swimming: Outdoor Facility Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility Bowling Facilities X Museums Cinemas X Performing Arts Facilities X Tourist Attractions X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H) X Youth Sports: Baseball X Youth Sports: Soccer X Youth Sports: Football X Youth Sports: Basketball X Youth Sports: Hockey X Campgrounds X Fishing/Hunting X Boating/Marinas X Snowmobile Trails X Bicycle Trails X Cross Country Skiing X Beach or Waterfront Recreation Area X Overnight or Day Camps Nearest Ski Area(s): Pats's Peak, Ragged, Gunstock Mountains Other: Northwood Meadows State Park; Antiques

17.8 70.1 12.1

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, October 2017. Community Response Received 6/06/2017