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Boscawen's Livability

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About Boscawen, NH

Boscawen, NH is located in Merrimack County in the state of New Hampshire.

The total City Population for Boscawen is about 3,947 with about 63 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $220,776, which is roughly 20% lower than the Average Home Value of $275,646 for the state of New Hampshire, and roughly 2% higher than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $79,691, which is roughly 6% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $84,357 for the state of New Hampshire, and roughly 18% higher higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Boscawen Population 3,947
Average Home Value $220,776
Median Household Income $79,691
Median Age 44.6
Unemployment Rate 3.9%
Politics 54.04% Democratic

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.41
Male Population Estimate: 49.8%
Female Population Estimate: 50.2%
Median Age: 44.6
Male Median Age: 37.3
Female Median Age: 41.3

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:97.6%
Hispanic:1.3%
Other:0.5%
Black:0.3%
Asian:0.2%
Indian:0.1%
Hawaiian:0%

Voting

Merrimack County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
Maggie Hassan
U.S. Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
Chris Sununu
State governor
Chris Sununu
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 54.04%
Republican: 44.22%
Libertarian: 1.74%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Boscawen specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Merrimack County: About 1.34314 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Merrimack County: About 157.635 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Merrimack County is about 66% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 45% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Boscawen is about 3.9%.

New Hampshire is ranked #26 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 45.44 out of 100.

26th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 24.03

The average living wage for the state of New Hampshire is $30.96/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives New Hampshire a minimum wage score of 8.14 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $3.26/hr, which gives New Hampshire a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 29.06 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for New Hampshire is $165.88, resulting in a UI benefit score of 19.37 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X New Hampshire does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
X New Hampshire does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
New Hampshire does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
New Hampshire does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X New Hampshire does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X New Hampshire does provide some form of paid family leave.
X New Hampshire does provide some form of paid sick leave.
New Hampshire does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
New Hampshire does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X New Hampshire does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X New Hampshire does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
New Hampshire does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
New Hampshire does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X New Hampshire does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
New Hampshire does not have a "right-to-work" law.
New Hampshire does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X New Hampshire does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
New Hampshire does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
New Hampshire does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
New Hampshire does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 03303
Latitude: 43.323800
Longitude: -71.652800
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: Northeast
Average Elevation: 507.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 603