Antrim, New Hampshire


Antrim is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States The population was 2,637 at the 2010 census1 The primary settlement in the town, where 1,397 people resided at the 2010 census,1 is defined as the Antrim census-designated place CDP and is located at the intersection of US Route 202 and New Hampshire Route 31 The town of Antrim also includes the villages of Antrim Center, North Branch, Clinton Village and South Village

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 Town center
  • 4 Education
  • 5 Sites of interest
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Historyedit

Settled in 1741 and incorporated on 22 March 1777,2 this town did not get its incorporated name until 1778 It was named for County Antrim in northern Ireland, which was the native home of the land's owner, Philip Riley Scots-Irish settlers established a Presbyterian church in Antrim in 17883

With falls providing water power, Great Brook was once lined with over twenty mills along its course from Gregg Lake to the Contoocook River Commercial development centered on South Antrim Cutlery was the major industry in this town, beginning with the manufacturing of apple-paring machines in 1864 The manufacture of cutlery continued in Antrim through 1989 The town is now largely a bedroom community for Peterborough and Hillsborough It was home to the now-defunct Nathaniel Hawthorne College4

Geographyedit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 365 square miles 95 km2, of which 357 sq mi 92 km2 is land and 08 sq mi 21 km2 is water, comprising 227% of the town Antrim is drained by the Contoocook River and its North Branch, in addition to Great Brook Gregg Lake and Willard Pond are in the west Bald Mountain, elevation 2,037 feet 621 m above sea level and the highest point in Antrim, is also in the west Antrim lies fully within the Merrimack River watershed5

The town center, defined as a census-designated place CDP, covers an area of 45 square miles 12 km2, about 12% of the area of the town

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1790 528
1800 1,059 1006%
1810 1,277 206%
1820 1,330 42%
1830 1,309 −16%
1840 1,225 −64%
1850 1,143 −67%
1860 1,123 −17%
1870 904 −195%
1880 817 −96%
1890 1,248 528%
1900 1,366 95%
1910 1,235 −96%
1920 1,052 −148%
1930 1,254 192%
1940 1,127 −101%
1950 1,030 −86%
1960 1,121 88%
1970 2,122 893%
1980 2,208 41%
1990 2,360 69%
2000 2,449 38%
2010 2,637 77%
Est 2015 2,658 08%
US Decennial Census7
Contoocook River c 1915

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,449 people, 932 households, and 624 families residing in the town The population density was 687 people per square mile 265/km² There were 1,160 housing units at an average density of 126 units/km² 325 units/sq mi The racial makeup of the town was 9804% White, 024% African American, 037% Native American, 037% Asian, 000% Pacific Islander, 004% from other races, and 094% from two or more races 078% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 932 households out of which 353% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 554% were married couples living together, 78% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 330% were non-families 260% of all households were made up of individuals and 99% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 262 and the average family size was 317

North Branch Chapel c 1915

In the town, the population was spread out with 292% under the age of 18, 61% from 18 to 24, 282% from 25 to 44, 255% from 45 to 64, and 110% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 37 years For every 100 females there were 985 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 948 males

The median income for a household in the town was $45,677, and the median income for a family was $50,650 Males had a median income of $36,033 versus $24,313 for females The per capita income for the town was $18,978 115% of the population and 83% of families were below the poverty line Out of the total people living in poverty, 145% are under the age of 18 and 160% are 65 or older

Town centeredit

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,389 people, 526 households, and 341 families residing in the CDP or census-designated place occupying the town center The population density was 3089 people per square mile 1192/km² There were 541 housing units at an average density of 464 persons/km² 1203 persons/sq mi The racial makeup of the town was 9777% White, 029% African American, 058% Native American, 022% Asian, 007% from other races, and 108% from two or more races 043% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 526 households out of which 380% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 513% were married couples living together, 101% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 350% were non-families 293% of all households were made up of individuals and 131% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 262 and the average family size was 325

In the settlement the population was spread out with 311% under the age of 18, 63% from 18 to 24, 278% from 25 to 44, 222% from 45 to 64, and 125% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 36 years For every 100 females there were 919 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 869 males

The median income for a household is $41,042, and the median income for a family was $48,854 Males had a median income of $32,308 versus $22,368 for females The per capita income for the town was $16,935 138% of the population and 91% of families were below the poverty line Out of the total people living in poverty, 153% are under the age of 18 and 211% are 65 or older

Educationedit

Antrim is part of SAU School Administrative Unit #1, which is a school district that includes 9 towns, better known as the Contoocook Valley Regional School District8 Students from Antrim attend the following schools:

  • Elementary: Antrim Elementary School,9 located in Antrim
  • Middle: Great Brook School,10 located in Antrim
  • High: ConVal Regional High School,11 located in Peterborough

Sites of interestedit

  • Antrim Historical Society & Museum

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures Retrieved March 23, 2011
  2. ^ Statistics and Gazetteer of New-Hampshire 1875
  3. ^ Austin J Coolidge & John B Mansfield, A History and Description of New England; Boston, Massachusetts 1859
  4. ^ New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile Archived April 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Foster, Debra H; Batorfalvy, Tatianna N; Medalie, Laura 1995 Water Use in New Hampshire: An Activities Guide for Teachers US Department of the Interior and US Geological Survey 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" Retrieved July 2, 2016 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing" Censusgov Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved June 4, 2016 
  8. ^ Contoocook Valley Regional School District
  9. ^ Antrim Elementary School
  10. ^ Great Brook School
  11. ^ ConVal High School

External linksedit

  • Town of Antrim official website
  • James A Tuttle Library
  • New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile
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