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Concord is a city in Merrimack County.
It is the state capital and the county seat.
The community was named for the peaceful settlement of a border dispute with Massachusetts.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Hampshire named Concord. For links to other places called Concord, NH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Concord is 43.208N. The longitude is -71.538W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 272 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 41,823.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Concord demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Merrimack County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03301 ZIP code.
7% of Concord residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Concord ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Concord was $21,976, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Concord residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Concord include Concord Civic District, Concord Historic District, Downtown Concord Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Concord, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $577. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,150.
Libraries in Concord include Concord Public Library, New Hampshire State Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Concord include Concord Monitor
TV stations in Concord include WPXG.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WEVO.
Merrimack County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Concord political report.
The average commute time for Concord workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Concord between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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