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ZIP Code 03257

Primary City:New London, NH (View All Cities)
County: Merrimack County
Timezone: Eastern (8:14pm)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.42, -71.99
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03257. 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 03257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03257, 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:
New London, NH
Unacceptable:
Sutton

Stats and Demographics for the 03257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03257 is located in southwest 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 03257 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03257 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,455
Population Density 194 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,290
Median Home Value $370,600
Land Area 22.94 sq mi
Water Area 3.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,675
Median Household Income $72,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male57961002151995338506511711212512412913711611285
Female44798542829842556289131146129155162144159157160
Total1011751856434979593112154248258254279291281275269245

Gender

 Male 1,930 43%
 Female 2,525 57%
Gender

Race

 White 4,301 96.5%
 Black Or African American 50 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.0%
 Asian 47 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23396228267303310127
Renter2930265842305242
Total3163122286309333362169

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 937 56%
 Single Guardian 123 7%
 Singles 542 32%
 Singles With Roommate 73 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,354 81%
 Households with Kids 321 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1110128161917271725191720191430244410378
Female981191212191818181991920272323154201135
Total2018231728313645354338263939415347198304213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03257 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 03257 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 03257 real estate data, the median home value of $370,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 03257. Rentals in 03257 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,543 80%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 54 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 858 19%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 746 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 620 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 309 13%
 Households Vacant 615 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 5.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 35 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 503 81.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 5.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 7%
 1 Bedroom 99 28%
 2 Bedroom 102 29%
 3+ Bedroom 124 35%
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 $72,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03257 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 03257 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 03257 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,008 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,400 34%
 No Earnings 1,748 42%
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 1,008 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,400 34%
 No Earnings 1,748 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,456 78.9%
 Public transportation 10 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 214 11.6%
 Worked at Home 165 8.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 03257 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 28 2%
 High School Graduate 317 23%
 Associate's degree 88 7%
 Bachelor's degree 537 40%
 Master's degree 190 14%
 Professional school degree 153 11%
 Doctorate degree 38 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 454 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 2.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03257

ZIP Code 03257 is in the Kearsarge Regional School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03257.

Kearsarge Regional Elementary School at New London
64 Cougar Ct
New London, NH 03257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearsarge Regional School District
James House Preschool
114 Cougar Ct.
New London, NH 03257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearsarge Regional School District
Windy Hill School Colby-Sawyer College
541 Main St
New London, NH 03257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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