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Contoocook is in Merrimack County, in the Concord metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Hampshire named Contoocook. For links to other places called Contoocook, NH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Contoocook is 43.221N. The longitude is -71.714W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 364 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,444.
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14% of Contoocook residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Contoocook ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Contoocook was $22,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Contoocook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Contoocook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $551. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,303.
Merrimack County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Contoocook political report.
The average commute time for Contoocook workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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