- Piermont, New Hampshire
official_name = Piermont, New Hampshire
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in Grafton County,
settlement_type = Town
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Grafton
Board of Selectmen
established_title = Incorporated
established_date = 1764
area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 103.1
area_total_sq_mi = 39.8
area_land_km2 = 99.7
area_land_sq_mi = 38.5
area_water_km2 = 3.4
area_water_sq_mi = 1.3
area_water_percent = 3.34
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 709
population_density_km2 = 7.1
population_density_sq_mi = 18.4
timezone = Eastern
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = Eastern
utc_offset_DST = -4
latd = 43 |latm = 58 |lats = 11 |latNS = N
longd = 72 |longm = 04 |longs = 47 |longEW = W
elevation_m = 173
elevation_ft = 568
postal_code = 03779
area_code = 603
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 33-61060
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0873698
Piermont is a town in Grafton County,
New Hampshire, United States. The population was 709 at the 2000 census. It is home to several summer camps.
Piermont, incorporated in 1764, takes its name from Italy's
Piemonte. Piermont had 426 residents in 1790, the year of its first census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of convert|39.8|sqmi|km2, of which convert|38.5|sqmi|km2|abbr=on is land and convert|1.3|sqmi|km2|abbr=on is water, comprising 3.34% of the town. Piermont's highest point is the summit of Piermont Mountain, at convert|2717|ft|m above sea level.
Piermont is home to
Lake Tarleton, which takes its name from its erstwhile owner, Colonel William Tarleton, who was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1791.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 709 people, 294 households, and 199 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 18.4 people per square mile (7.1/km²). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 10.2/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.45% White, 0.14% African American, 0.28% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.
There are 294 households in Piermont, out of which 27.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $38,611, and the median income for a family was $44,531. Males had a median income of $30,855 versus $22,143 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $22,183. About 3.9% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.
Sites of interest
* [http://www.campwalt.com Camp Walt Whitman]
* [http://www.nh.gov/nhes/elmi/htmlprofiles/piermont.html New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile]
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