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ZIP Code 03253

Primary City:Meredith, NH (View All Cities)
County: Belknap County
Timezone: Eastern (1:01am)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -71.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03253. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 03253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03253, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Meredith, NH

Stats and Demographics for the 03253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03253 is located in central New Hampshire and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 03253 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03253 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,219
Population Density 160 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,690
Median Home Value $293,900
Land Area 38.91 sq mi
Water Area 14.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,698
Median Household Income $57,067

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male116164184186125126123149201235277270275207140956863
Female123159167160140149119169189266291297263196139122100166
Total239323351346265275242318390501568567538403279217168229

Gender

 Male 3,004 48%
 Female 3,215 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,051 97.3%
 Black Or African American 18 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 58 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 65 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2110426647056237918852
Renter4813811112791515436
Total6924237759765343024288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,385 51%
 Single Guardian 385 14%
 Singles 743 28%
 Singles With Roommate 185 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,011 75%
 Households with Kids 687 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2025312632333533312847403039393650352633
Female2528262131342734333129285029393639281831
Total4553574763676267645976688068787289634464

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03253 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 03253 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 03253 real estate data, the median home value of $293,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 03253. Rentals in 03253 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,123 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,319 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 723 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 656 14%
 Households Vacant 1,992 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 143 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.2%
 For Sale Only 86 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,684 84.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 3.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 4%
 1 Bedroom 161 22%
 2 Bedroom 325 44%
 3+ Bedroom 219 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,067 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03253 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 03253 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,864 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,340 26%
 No Earnings 1,980 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,864 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,340 26%
 No Earnings 1,980 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,551 91.5%
 Public transportation 18 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 0.8%
 Worked at Home 179 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 185 9%
 High School Graduate 1,054 49%
 Associate's degree 110 5%
 Bachelor's degree 434 20%
 Master's degree 232 11%
 Professional school degree 61 3%
 Doctorate degree 79 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,128 93.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 3.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03253

ZIP Code 03253 is in the Inter-Lakes School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03253.

Inter-Lakes Elementary School
21 Laker Ln
Meredith, NH 03253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Inter-Lakes School District
Inter-Lakes Middle Tier
1 Laker Ln
Meredith, NH 03253
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Inter-Lakes School District
Inter-Lakes High School
1 Laker Ln
Meredith, NH 03253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Inter-Lakes School District
Lakeland School
40 Meredith Center Rd
Meredith, NH 03253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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