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Bow is a town in Merrimack County, in the Concord metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for a bend in the Merrimack River

The latitude of Bow is 43.133N. The longitude is -71.531W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,138.


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Median household income
Local
$79,329
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bow demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Cilley State Forest, Pages Corner State Forest
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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10% of Bow residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bow ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bow was $29,557, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Bow residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bow, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $541.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,451.


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Libraries in Bow include Baker Free Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Bow workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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