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Encyclopedia > Boscawen, New Hampshire

Boscawen is a town located in Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Named for British Admiral Lord Edward Boscawen. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,672. Merrimack County is a county in the state of New Hampshire. ... Edward Boscawen (August 10, 1711 - January 10, 1761) was a British (Cornish) admiral. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sometime around 1846, the town's postmaster became one of about a dozen in the country to issue provisional postage stamps before the official issue came out in 1847. The stamps were an adaptation of a postmark, simply reading PAID / 5 / CENTS, typeset in blue on a yellowish paper. These are extremely rare; as of 2003, the estimated price at auction is around US$225,000. 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This 1974 stamp from Japan depicts a Class 8620 steam locomotive. ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the postal marking. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January events January 1 Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 65.8 km² (25.4 mi²). 64.1 km² (24.7 mi²) of it is land and 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.68% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,672 people, 1,260 households, and 913 families residing in the town. The population density is 57.3/km² (148.5/mi²). There are 1,295 housing units at an average density of 20.2/km² (52.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.74% White, 0.57% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,260 households out of which 35.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% are married couples living together, 12.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% are non-families. 21.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 2.97. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.4 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $42,524, and the median income for a family is $45,850. Males have a median income of $31,350 versus $23,375 for females. The per capita income for the town is $18,732. 7.5% of the population and 5.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.8% of those under the age of 18 and 10.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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