Dublin, NH

Community Contact Dublin Board of Selectmen
William Raymond, Town Administrator
PO Box 277
Dublin, NH 03444
Telephone (603) 563-8544
Fax (603) 563-9221
E-mail wraymond@townofdublin.org
Web Site www.townofdublin.org
Municipal Office Hours Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am - 4 pm
County Cheshire
Labor Market Area Peterborough NH LMA
Tourism Region Monadnock
Planning Commission Southwest Region
Regional Development Monadnock Economic Development Corp.
Election Districts
US Congress
District 2
Executive Council
District 2
State Senate
District 10
State Representative
Cheshire County District 7
Incorporated: 1771
Origin: This township was first granted by the Masonian Proprietors in 1749 as Monadnock Number 3, or North Monadnock, one of a group of eight towns in the region designated by number. Settlements were made in the 1760s by several from Ireland, who named the township after the Irish capital. In 1771, petition was made for incorporation under the name Dublin, securing the name. Dublin is home to Yankee Publishing, Inc., publishers of well-known magazines such as Yankee and the Old Farmer's Almanac, in publication since 1792.
Villages and Place Names: Bonds Corner
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 901 residents in 1790
Population Trends:Population change for Dublin totaled 807 over 50 years, from 675 in 1950 to 1,482 in 2000. The largest decennial percent change was 56 percent between 1970 and 1980, accounting for over half of the 50-year numeric population change. The 2008 Census estimate for Dublin was 1,586 residents, which ranked 156th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density, 2008: 56.9 persons per square mile of land area. Dublin contains 27.9 square miles of land area and 1.1 square miles of inland water area.
MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2009 $2,187,160
Budget: School Appropriations, not available
Zoning Ordinance 1963/06
Master Plan 2007
Capital Improvement Plan Yes
Industrial Plans Reviewed By Planning Board

Boards and Commissions
Elected:
Selectmen; Planning; Budget
Appointed:
Conservation

Public Library Dublin Public

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Full-time
Fire Department Part-time
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer

Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Monadnock Community, Peterborough 9 miles 25

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier PSNH
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 Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access No
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
Business
Limited
Residential
Limited

PROPERTY TAXES (NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration)
2008 Total Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $20.65
2008 Equalization Ratio 100.0
2008 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1000 of value) $20.66

2008 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings
91.5%
Commercial Land and Buildings
6.8%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other
1.7%

HOUSING (NH Office of Energy and Planning)
2008 Total Housing Units 761
2008 Single-Family Units 691
Single-Family Permits Issued, Net Change of Units
5
2008 Multi-Family Units 46
Multi-Family Permits Issued, Net Change of Units
0
2008 Manufactured Housing Units 24
DEMOGRAPHICS (US Census Bureau)
Total Population Community County
2008 1,586 77,170
2000 1,482 73,993
1990 1,476 70,223
1980 1,303 62,116
1970 837 52,364

Census 2000 Demographics
Population by Gender
Male
742
Female
734

Population by Age Group
Under age 5
72
Age 5 to 19
304
Age 20 to 34
183
Age 35 to 54
536
Age 55 to 64
186
Age 65 and over
195
Median Age
42.8 years

Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher
91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher
44.6%

ANNUAL INCOME, 1999 (US Census Bureau)
Per capita income $27,028
Median 4-person family income $57,578
Median household income $52,150

Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male
$36,853
Female
$25,859

Families below the poverty level 6.0%

LABOR FORCE (NHES - ELMI)
Annual Average 1998 2008
Civilian Labor Force
836 760
Employed
821 730
Unemployed
15 30
Unemployment Rate
1.8% 3.9%

EMPLOYMENT & WAGES (NHES - ELMI)
Annual Average Covered Employment 1998 2008
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment
70 39
Average Weekly Wage
$494 $764
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment
350 268
Average Weekly Wage
$559 $624
Total Private Industry
Average Employment
421 307
Average Weekly Wage
$548 $642
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment
52 30
Average Weekly Wage
$176 $538
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment
473 337
Average Weekly Wage
$507 $633
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards

EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES (NH Dept. of Education)
Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are part of Contoocook Valley Cooperative (Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon, Temple) District:SAU 1
Career Technology Center(s): Region 14 Applied Technology Center, Peterborough Region:14
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
1 3
Grade Levels
K 1-5 K 1-12
Total Enrollment
63 297
NH Licensed Child Care Facilities, 2009: Total Facilities:3 Total Capacity:55
Nearest Community/Technical College:Nashua
Nearest Colleges or Universities:Keene State; Franklin Pierce University; Antioch New England

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Yankee Magazine Periodicals, books 60 1935

TRANSPORTATION(Distance estimated from city / town hall)
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 101, 137
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-91 (VT), Exit 3; Everett Tpk., Exits 7 - 8
Distance 31 miles; 34 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Jaffrey - Silver Ranch
Runway
2,982 ft. asphalt
Lighted?
Yes Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Manchester-Boston Regional Distance 45 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 6

Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH
43 miles
Portland, ME
139 miles
Boston, MA
80 miles
New York City, NY
232 miles
Montreal, Quebec
256 miles

COMMUTING TO WORK (US Census)
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van
73.2%
Carpooled, car/truck/van
11.0%
Public transportation
0.0%
Walked
4.4%
Other Means
1.6%
Worked at home
9.9%
Mean Travel Time to Work 26.1 minutes
Percent of Working Residents:
Working in community of residence
30%
Commuting to another NH community
63%
Commuting out-of-state
6%
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, ANDEVENTS
Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
Boys Club/Girls Club
X 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
X Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
X Youth Sports: Baseball
X Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
Campgrounds
Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s):Crotched Mountain
Other:

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2009. Community Response Received 08/12/09

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