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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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Median household income
Local
$49,038
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Contoocook demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Hopkinton State Fair - Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2007
  • Sheep and Wool Festival - May 12-13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Contoocook web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Contoocook 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 03229 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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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.


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Merrimack County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Contoocook political report.

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The average commute time for Contoocook workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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