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Nelson

New Hampshire

About Nelson

One of the original border towns, this territory was first granted in 1752 as Monadnock No. 6. In 1774, it was renamed Packersfield after Thomas Packer, high sheriff of Portsmouth, who was one of the Masonian Proprietors. In 1777, some residents petitioned to rename the town Sullivan. The petition failed, but in 1786, a portion of the town was combined with part of Gilsum and Keene to form the town of Sullivan. Packersfield kept that name until 1814, when it was renamed in honor of Lord Horatio Nelson, who died on board the British ship Victory in the war against Napoleon.

Population change for Nelson totaled 488 over 56 years, from 222 in 1960 to 710 in 2016. The largest decennial percent change was a 45 percent increase between 1970 and 1980, accounting for just over one-fourth of the total numeric change. The 2016 Census estimate for Nelson was 710 residents, which ranked 206th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns. This town has 32.4 persons per square mile of land area. (info from NHES website)

 

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Area Quick Facts


693

Current Population


30

Residents per Square Mile


4

Sales in the Last 180 Days


$545,000

Median 180 Day Sale Price

180 Day Sold Data

Single Family Residential

4
Total Sold
$545,000
Median Sale Price
$845,000
High Sale Price
$187,400
Low Sale Price

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Demographic information

Key Employment Sectors

Education Is the leading employment sector for residents living in Nelson Township, Cheshire County, NH with 17.09% of the population followed by Manufacturing which employs 12.46% of the population.


Population Information

50.62% Male

49.38% Female


Household Information

78.72% Owned

21.28% Rented

282

Total Households

$240,517

Average Home Value

$72,500

Individual Median Income

22 years

Average Household Occupancy Duration

45 years

Median Age

18.93%

Bachelor's Degree or Higher

School Information

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High Schools
1
Middle Schools
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Elementary Schools
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441 Granite Lake Rd, Nelson, NH 03457
Type: Public
Level: KG - 6
Enrolled: 54
5
441 Granite Lake Rd, Nelson, NH 03457
Type: Public
Level: KG - 6
Enrolled: 54
5

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