Bartlett New Hampshire Community Profile

Bartlett new hampshire community profile
Bartlett, NH
Community Contact Town of Bartlett
Board of Selectmen
RFD 1, Box 49, Town Hall Road
Intervale, NH 03845

Telephone (603) 356-2950
Fax not available
E-mail not available
Web Site not available

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen: Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 1 pm; Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 am - 4 pm, and Saturday, 8 am - 11 am, closed Thursday and Sunday

County Carroll
Labor Market Area Conway NH-ME LMA, NH Portion
Tourism Region White Mountains
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development Mount Washington Valley Economic Council

Election Districts
US Congress
District 1
Executive Council
District 1
State Senate
District 1
State Representative
Carroll County District 1
Incorporated: 1790

Origin: Bartlett was named in 1790 to honor Dr. Josiah Bartlett of Kingston, the first chief executive to bear the name Governor, a representative to the Continental Congress, and one of three signers of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire. Dr. Bartlett was second to sign the Declaration, placing his signature directly underneath the well-known signature of John Hancock. Dr. Bartlett founded the New Hampshire Medical Society in 1791.

Villages and Place Names: Glen, Lower Bartlett, Intervale, Kearsarge

Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 248 residents in 1790

Population Trends: Population change for Bartlett totaled 1,647 over 50 years, from 1,074 in 1950 to 2,721 in 2000. The largest decennial percent change was a 47 percent increase between 1980 and 1990, following a 43 percent increase over the previous decade. The 2006 Census estimate for Bartlett was 2,915 residents, which ranked 109th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.

Population Density, 2006: 39.0 persons per square mile of land area. Bartlett contains 74.8 square miles of land area and 0 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2006 $1,578,250
Budget: School Appropriations, 2006 $6,126,400
Zoning Ordinance 1985/06
Master Plan 2002
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board

Boards and Commissions
Elected:
Selectmen; Planning; Library
Appointed:
Conservation; Zoning

Public Library Bartlett Public

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Full-time & volunteer
Town Fire Insurance Rating 6/9
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer

Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Memorial Hospital, North Conway 5 miles 35

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier NH Electric Coop
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Bartlett Village/Lower Bartlett Water; N. Conway Water

Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash Pickup
Private
Pay-As-You-Throw Program
No
Recycling
Mandatory

Telephone Company Verizon
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Yes
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:  
Business
unknown
Residential
unknown

PROPERTY TAXES (NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) 
2006 Total Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $6.60
2006 Equalization Ratio 93.9
2006 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $6.17

2006 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings
89.8%
Commercial Land and Buildings
9.7%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other
0.6%

HOUSING (NH Office of Energy and Planning) 
2006 Total Housing Units 3,993
   
2006 Single-Family Units 2,127
Single-Family Permits Issued, Net Change of Units
51
2006 Multi-Family Units 1,803
Multi-Family Permits Issued, Net Change of Units
0
2006 Manufactured Housing Units 64
   
DEMOGRAPHICS (US Census Bureau) 
Total Population Community County
2006 2,915 47,475
2000 2,721 43,918
1990 2,298 35,526
1980 1,566 27,929
1970 1,098 18,548

Census 2000 Demographics
Population by Gender
Male
1,356
Female
1,349

Population by Age Group
Under age 5
133
Age 5 to 19
510
Age 20 to 34
424
Age 35 to 54
934
Age 55 to 64
348
Age 65 and over
356
Median Age
41.5 years

Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher
88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher
31.6%

ANNUAL INCOME, 1999 (US Census Bureau) 
Per capita income $21,631
Median 4-person family income $43,203
Median household income $39,107

Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male
$30,387
Female
$25,721

Families below the poverty level 6.2%

LABOR FORCE (NHES - ELMI) 
Annual Average 1996 2006
Civilian Labor Force
1,459 1,724
Employed
1,392 1,677
Unemployed
67 47
Unemployment Rate
4.6% 2.7%

EMPLOYMENT & WAGES (NHES - ELMI) 
Annual Average Covered Employment 1996 2006
Goods Producing Industries  
Average Employment
66 137
Average Weekly Wage
$452 $637
   
Service Providing Industries  
Average Employment
827 1,007
Average Weekly Wage
$272 $359
   
Total Private Industry  
Average Employment
893 1,144
Average Weekly Wage
$285 $393
   
Government (Federal, State, and Local)  
Average Employment
103 117
Average Weekly Wage
$451 $617
   
Total, Private plus Government  
Average Employment
997 1,261
Average Weekly Wage
$303 $413
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards
EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES (NH Dept. of Education)
Schools students attend: Bartlett operates grades K-8; grades 9-12 are tuitioned to Conway District: SAU 9
Career Technology Center(s): Kennett High School, Conway Region: 06

Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
1
Grade Levels
K 1-8
Total Enrollment
310
NH Licensed Child Care Facilities, 2007: Total Facilities: 1 Total Capacity: 24
Nearest Community/Technical College: Berlin
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Granite State College-Conway
LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Mt. Attitash Lift Corporation Ski area 360 1963
Morrell Corporation Amusement park, museum 255 1954
Red Parka Pub Restaurant 95 1973
Wooden Soldier Toy manufacturing, sales, children's clothing 68 1993
Ragged Mountain Equipment Co. Outdoor equipment sales, manufacturing 33 1990
Kearsarge Peg Co., Inc. Hardwood tumbling media 10 1878
TRANSPORTATION  (Distance estimated from city / town hall)
Road Access US Routes 302
  State Routes 16, 16A
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-93, Exit 32 or 24
         Distance 46 miles; 56 miles
Railroad Conway Scenic
Public Transportation No

Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Eastern Slopes, Fryeburg ME
Runway
4,200 ft. asphalt
Lighted?
Yes  Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 68 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 7

Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH
99 miles
Portland, ME
69 miles
Boston, MA
143 miles
New York City, NY
354 miles
Montreal, Quebec
212 miles

COMMUTING TO WORK (US Census)
Workers 16 years and over  
Drove alone, car/truck/van
83.6%
Carpooled, car/truck/van
4.5%
Public transportation
0.3%
Walked
5.6%
Other Means
1.9%
Worked at home
4.1%
Mean Travel Time to Work 17.5 minutes

Percent of Working Residents:
Working in community of residence
39%
Commuting to another NH community
57%
Commuting out-of-state
4%
   
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
X Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
Boys Club/Girls Club
X Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
X Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
X Museums
Cinemas
Performing Arts Facilities
X Tourists 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
Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Attitash
   
Other: Storyland; Echo Lake State Park
Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2007. Community Response Received 08/21/07

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