Wilmot New Hampshire Community Profile

Wilmot new hampshire community profile
Wilmot, NH
Community Contact Wilmot Board of Selectmen
Rhonda Gauthier
PO Box 72
Wilmot , NH 03287

Telephone (603) 526-4802
Fax (603) 526-2523
E-mail townofwilmot@adelphia.net
Web Site www.wilmotnh.org

Municipal Office Hours Monday through Friday, 9 am - 12 noon; Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Wednesday, 4 pm - 7 pm,and the first and last Saturday of each month, 8 am - 12 noon

County Merrimack
Labor Market Area New London NH LMA
Tourism Region Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee
Planning Commission Upper Valley/Lake Sunapee
Regional Development Capital Regional Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress
District 2
Executive Council
District 2
State Senate
District 5
State Representative
Merrimack County District 1
Incorporated: 1807

Origin: Most of this territory was originally part of a 1775 grant to Jonas Minot, Matthew Thornton, and others that became New London. The town was formed from part of New London and Kearsarge Gore, and incorporated in 1807. The name Wilmot was in honor of
Dr. James Wilmot, a scholar and clergyman, and rector at Barton-on-Heath in Warwickshire, England. Though he never came to America, Dr. Wilmot had joined with William Pitt, the Marquis of Rockingham, and others in protesting the treatment of the American colonies by the British crown.

Villages and Place Names: North Wilmot, Wilmot Flat

Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 423 residents in 1810

Population Trends: Population change for Wilmot totaled 779 over 50 years, from 370 in 1950 to 1,149 in 2000. The largest decennial percent change was a 41 percent increase between 1970 and 1980; the population increased by at least 20 percent for four of the five decades. The 2005 Census estimate for Wilmot was 1,314 residents, which ranked 167th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.

Population Density, 2005: 44.7 persons per square mile of land area. Wilmot contains 29.4 square miles of land area and 0.2 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2004 $1,015,642
Budget: School Appropriations not available
Zoning Ordinance 1968/05
Master Plan Revision Pending
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board

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

Public Library Wilmot Public

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

Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
New London Hospital, New London 6 miles 35

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier PSNH; NH Electric Coop.
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Private wells

Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash Pickup
None
Pay-As-You-Throw Program
No
Recycling
Mandatory

Telephone Company Merrimack Co.; TDS
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Limited
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:  
Business
Yes
Residential
Yes

PROPERTY TAXES (NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) 
2005 Total Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $14.55
2005 Equalization Ratio 97.8
2005 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $14.21

2005 Percent of Property Valuation by Type
Residential Land and Buildings
95.3%
Commercial Land and Buildings
3.3%
Other Property including Utilities
1.4%

HOUSING (NH Office of Energy and Planning) 
2005 Total Housing Units 610
   
2005 Single-Family Units 548
Building Permits Issued
11
2005 Multi-Family Units 44
Building Permits Issued
0
2005 Manufactured Housing Units 18
   
DEMOGRAPHICS (US Census Bureau) 
Total Population Community County
2005 1,314 146,881
2000 1,149 136,716
1990 938 120,618
1980 725 98,302
1970 516 80,925

Census 2000 Demographics
Population by Gender
Male
553
Female
591

Population by Age Group
Under age 5
63
Age 5 to 19
259
Age 20 to 34
125
Age 35 to 54
409
Age 55 to 64
138
Age 65 and over
150
Median Age
41.6 years

Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher
93.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher
42.6%

ANNUAL INCOME, 1999 (US Census Bureau) 
Per capita income $25,629
Median 4-person family income $57,143
Median household income $49,605

Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male
$37,857
Female
$30,278

Families below the poverty level 1.8%

LABOR FORCE (NHES - ELMI) 
Annual Average 1995 2005
Civilian Labor Force
543 703
Employed
537 686
Unemployed
6 17
Unemployment Rate
1.1% 2.4%

EMPLOYMENT & WAGES (NHES - ELMI) 
Annual Average Covered Employment 1995 2005
Goods Producing Industries  
Average Employment
22 41
Average Weekly Wage
$465 $657
   
Service Providing Industries  
Average Employment
40 112
Average Weekly Wage
$323 $466
   
Total Private Industry  
Average Employment
62 153
Average Weekly Wage
$373 $518
   
Government (Federal, State, and Local)  
Average Employment
12 14
Average Weekly Wage
$191 $363
   
Total, Private plus Government  
Average Employment
74 167
Average Weekly Wage
$344 $505
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards
EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES (NH Dept. of Education)
Schools students attend: Grades 1-12 are part of Kearsarge Regional (Bradford, Newbury, New London, Springfield, Sutton, Warner, Wilmot) District: SAU 65
Career Technology Center(s): Sugar River Valley Technical Center, Newport or Claremont Region: 10

Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
NH Licensed Child Care Facilities, 2006: Total Facilities: 1 Total Capacity: 23
Nearest Community/Technical College: Concord; Laconia
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Colby-Sawyer; New England; Magdalen
LARGEST EMPLOYERS PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Clarke Bros. Construction 10
New London Floorcraft & Creative Kitchens Flooring, cabinetry sales 8
Park 'N Go Market Convenience store 5 2001
Walker Automotive Auto repair shop 3
Blackwater Autobody Auto body shop 2
La Meridian Restaurant
Scotts Yard Card Lawn care
TRANSPORTATION  (Distance estimated from city / town hall)
Road Access US Routes 4
  State Routes 4A, 11
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-89, Exits 10 - 11
         Distance 5 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No

Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Newfound Valley, Bristol
Runway
1,930 ft. asphalt
Lighted?
No  Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Lebanon Municipal Distance 35 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 1

Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH
47 miles
Portland, ME
118 miles
Boston, MA
97 miles
New York City, NY
277 miles
Montreal, Quebec
218 miles

COMMUTING TO WORK (US Census)
Workers 16 years and over  
Drove alone, car/truck/van
83.7%
Carpooled, car/truck/van
6.6%
Public transportation
0.3%
Walked
1.2%
Other Means
0.3%
Worked at home
7.8%
Mean Travel Time to Work 25 minutes

Percent of Working Residents:
Working in community of residence
18%
Commuting to another NH community
79%
Commuting out-of-state
4%
   
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
Museums
Cinemas
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
Campgrounds
Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
Snowmobile Trails
X Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
X Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Ragged Mountain, Mount Sunapee
   
Other: Antiques; Winslow State Park; Wilmot Bandstand
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