Manchester city, New Hampshire

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Manchester city, New Hampshire

Manchester city, New Hampshire
Nickname(s):Queen City, Manch Vegas
Incorporated:1751
Population
- Total:109.565 (2010)
- Density:3.222,5/sq mi (1.274,0/sq km)
Area code(s):603
Time zone:EST (UTC-5)
Summer Time zone:EDT (UTC-4)
Website:www.manchesternh.gov
Area
- Total:36 sq mi (91 sq km)
- Land:34 sq mi (86 sq km)
- Water:2 sq mi (5 sq km)
- % water:5,49 %
Latitude:+42.9846891
Longitude:-071.4438932

Quick information summary of the Manchester city area.

Manchester city is located in the state of New Hampshire. It occupies the area of 36 square miles. 2 square miles are water areas and 34 square miles remain for land areas. Center of the Manchester city lies at +42.9846891, -071.4438932 coordinates. According to the 2010 Census, there are 109.565 living in the Manchester city. The racial makeup shows these 3 races as the most frequent : White (86.07%), Black or African American (4.09%) and Asian (3.66%). Median age is 35 for the males and 37 for the females.

Manchester is the largest city in the state of New Hampshire and the tenth largest city in the region of northern New England, which includes the states of New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.

According to the 2010 census, Manchester has a population of more than 109,000. This is the largest population of any city in New England that is located north of Boston.

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Statistical data for the Manchester city based on the 2010 U.S. Census

Racial makeup

Total
109,565
White alone
94,29986.07 %
Black or African American alone
4,4764.09 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
3460.32 %
Asian alone
4,0143.66 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
720.07 %
Some Other Race alone
3,4403.14 %
Two or More races
2,9182.66 %

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Population break-up based on Counties and Subdivisions in the area

Counties Subdivisions
County (whole county) Manchester city part within the County Subdivision (whole subdivision) Manchester city part within the Subdivision
Hillsborough County 400.721- Manchester city part109.565
Manchester city 109.565- Manchester city part109.565

Profile of the Manchester city

History of Manchester

The area was first inhabited by the Pennacook Indians, who named it Namoskeag, which means “a good place to fish.”

The area was settled by John Goffe in 1722. He later built a dam and sawmill there and this community was called Old Harry’s Town.

In 1807, Samuel Blodget opened a canal and lock system to allow vessels passage around the falls that are located in the area, as he wanted to turn the city into a great industrial center of the north. He therefore named it after Manchester, England, which was the industrial center of England and the first industrialized city in the world.

Economy

Efforts were made to turn the city into an industrial center. In fact, at once point the city became home to the largest cotton mill in the world. Other products made in the community included shoes, cigars, and paper. Since the mills in the city were constantly growing, there was always a demand for more workers, which is what made Manchester very attractive to immigrants. Particularly French Canadians flocked to the area.

Cityscape

Of course, Manchester is no longer a mill town, but the affluence of the 19th century left behind fantastic Victorian commercial, municipal, and residential architecture.

In 2009, CNN Money named Manchester the 13th best city to live in and launch a business in. It has also been voted among the most tax friendly cities in America. Forbes also ranked Manchester first in the region on its list of the cheapest places to live in America.

It was also named the "Number One Small City in the East" by Money magazine.

Manchester is nicknamed the Queen City and according to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35 square miles.

Interesting Facts

Even though Queen City is the official nickname of Manchester, it is also popularly known as ManchVegas. This nickname comes from the fact that there was a very lucrative illegal gambling business being run in the city during the late 1980s. There were many pizza shops and bars in the area that had video poker machines that would pay out real money to people who won when playing them.

Following a city-wide crackdown on these machines, the city got its nickname of ManchVegas. It was later adopted in order to mock and lightly make fun of the fact that there are not too many interesting entertainment opportunities in the city. It was then adopted as a lampoon of the city's limited entertainment opportunities.

Statistical data for the Manchester city

Data Source : US Census Bureau

Racial makeup

Total
109,565
White alone
94,29986.07 %
Black or African American alone
4,4764.09 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
3460.32 %
Asian alone
4,0143.66 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
720.07 %
Some Other Race alone
3,4403.14 %
Two or More races
2,9182.66 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin

Total
109,565
Not Hispanic or Latino
100,68291.89 %
Hispanic or Latino
8,8838.11 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin by Race

Total
109,565
Not Hispanic or Latino
100,68291.89 %
White alone
89,89389.28 %
Black or African American alone
4,0634.04 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
2500.25 %
Asian alone
3,9933.97 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
410.04 %
Some Other Race alone
2720.27 %
Two or More races
2,1702.16 %
Hispanic or Latino
8,8838.11 %
White alone
4,40649.60 %
Black or African American alone
4134.65 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
961.08 %
Asian alone
210.24 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
310.35 %
Some Other Race alone
3,16835.66 %
Two or More races
7488.42 %

Median Age by Sex

Both sexes
36
Male
35
Female
37

Household Type

Total
45,766
Family households
26,06656.95 %
Husband-wife family
17,59367.49 %
Other family
8,47332.51 %
Male householder, no wife present
2,49129.40 %
Female householder, no husband present
5,98270.60 %
Nonfamily households
19,70043.05 %
Householder living alone
14,83475.30 %
Householder not living alone
4,86624.70 %

Geographical and Cultural Features and Landmarks in the Manchester city - including Historical Features

Distance is calculated from the Manchester city center coordinates

Distance limit:

Random list of Geographic Features located within the radius of 3 miles from the Manchester city center

Bridge

  • Queen City Bridge [1.61 mi] [2.59 km]
  • Granite Street Bridge [1.32 mi] [2.13 km]

Building

  • Manchester Fire Department Station 8 [1.89 mi] [3.04 km]
  • Manchester Fire Department Station 2 [1.99 mi] [3.21 km]
  • Manchester Fire Department Station 7 [0.59 mi] [0.95 km]
  • Careplus Ambulance Services Station 2 - Manchester [2.02 mi] [3.26 km]
  • Hillsborough County Jail [0.94 mi] [1.52 km]
  • New Hampshire Employment Security Department [0.3 mi] [0.49 km]
  • Elliot Hospital Medical Library [0.31 mi] [0.5 km]
  • Rockingham Regional Ambulance [0.93 mi] [1.49 km]
  • Hillsborough Fire Station [1.53 mi] [2.47 km]
  • Saint Anselm College Rescue Team [3.1 mi] [4.98 km]
  • Lake Fire Station [0.22 mi] [0.35 km]

Cape

  • Deer Neck [3.31 mi] [5.32 km]

Cemetery

  • New Saint Josephs Cemetery [3 mi] [4.82 km]
  • Saint Augustine Cemetery [1.34 mi] [2.16 km]
  • Manchester Center Cemetery [1.17 mi] [1.89 km]
  • Old Saint Josephs Cemetery [2.43 mi] [3.92 km]
  • Huse Cemetery [0.92 mi] [1.49 km]
  • Hall Cemetery [0.61 mi] [0.98 km]
  • Piscataquog Cemetery [1.79 mi] [2.89 km]
  • Valley Cemetery [0.89 mi] [1.44 km]

Church

  • Our Lady of the Cedars Melkite Church [1.18 mi] [1.9 km]
  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses [1.32 mi] [2.13 km]
  • Sisters of the Holy Cross Novitiate [1.63 mi] [2.62 km]
  • Assumption Greek Church [1.27 mi] [2.04 km]
  • Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church [1.3 mi] [2.1 km]
  • Church of Christ [0.95 mi] [1.53 km]
  • Bread of Life Evangelical Church [1.91 mi] [3.07 km]
  • Grace Free Presbyterian Church [1.66 mi] [2.68 km]
  • Iglesia Cristiona Pentecostal [0.53 mi] [0.85 km]
  • Saint Anthony Roman Catholic Church [0.48 mi] [0.78 km]
  • South Main Street Congregational Church [1.79 mi] [2.89 km]
  • Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church [1.73 mi] [2.78 km]
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church [0.37 mi] [0.59 km]
  • New Hope Alliance Church [2.06 mi] [3.32 km]
  • First United Methodist Church [0.35 mi] [0.56 km]
  • Saint Raphael Roman Catholic Church [1.49 mi] [2.4 km]
  • Independent Christian Church [1.54 mi] [2.48 km]
  • First Presbyterian Church [1.4 mi] [2.25 km]
  • Saint Pius X Roman Catholic Church [1.31 mi] [2.11 km]
  • Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church [0.66 mi] [1.05 km]
  • New Beginnings Assembly of God Church [1.53 mi] [2.47 km]
  • Manchester Bible Church [0.12 mi] [0.19 km]
  • Hope Tabernacle [0.67 mi] [1.08 km]
  • Salvation Army [0.77 mi] [1.23 km]
  • Abbey Church [3.25 mi] [5.23 km]
  • Haitian Alliance Church [0.16 mi] [0.26 km]
  • Saint Augustines Roman Catholic Church [0.62 mi] [1 km]

Civil

  • City of Manchester [0.03 mi] [0.06 km]

Crossing

  • Interchange 6 [1.73 mi] [2.78 km]
  • Interchange 6 [1.39 mi] [2.23 km]
  • Interchange 7 [1.38 mi] [2.22 km]

Hospital

  • Lake Shore Hospital [2.09 mi] [3.36 km]
  • Elliot Hospital [0.31 mi] [0.5 km]
  • Elliot One Day Surgery Center [0.28 mi] [0.45 km]

Island

  • Birch Island [3.33 mi] [5.36 km]
  • Grape Islands [3.71 mi] [5.98 km]
  • Browns Island [3.29 mi] [5.29 km]
  • Fletcher Island [2.87 mi] [4.62 km]

Locale

  • 865 Second Street Shopping Center [2.03 mi] [3.27 km]
  • Second Street Shoppes Shopping Center [1.76 mi] [2.83 km]
  • Hunt Pool [0.41 mi] [0.67 km]
  • Victor Plaza Shopping Center [0.84 mi] [1.36 km]
  • Eastside Plaza Shopping Center [0.74 mi] [1.2 km]

Park

  • Wolfs Park [1.98 mi] [3.19 km]
  • Howe Park [0.86 mi] [1.39 km]
  • Medford Park [1.47 mi] [2.37 km]
  • Prout Park [0.43 mi] [0.7 km]
  • Gill Stadium [0.54 mi] [0.87 km]
  • Sweeney Park [1.53 mi] [2.46 km]
  • Raco-Theodore Park [2.03 mi] [3.27 km]
  • JFK Memorial Coliseum [0.55 mi] [0.88 km]
  • Stanton Park [0.73 mi] [1.18 km]
  • Basquil-Sheehan Park [0.44 mi] [0.71 km]
  • Stevens Park [0.48 mi] [0.77 km]
  • Martineau Park [1.47 mi] [2.36 km]
  • Harriman Park [0.28 mi] [0.45 km]

School

  • Southside Middle School [1.17 mi] [1.88 km]
  • Jewett Elementary School [1.03 mi] [1.65 km]
  • Holy Cross School [1.66 mi] [2.68 km]
  • Blessed Sacrament School [1.32 mi] [2.13 km]
  • Bakersville Elementary School [1.25 mi] [2.01 km]
  • Robert B Jolicoeur School [1.11 mi] [1.79 km]
  • Parker - Varney School [2.19 mi] [3.52 km]
  • Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Elementary School [0.55 mi] [0.89 km]
  • Sacred Heart School [1.72 mi] [2.77 km]
  • Hallsville Elementary School [0.45 mi] [0.72 km]
  • Varney School (historical) [1.78 mi] [2.87 km]
  • Saint Benedict Academy [1.46 mi] [2.35 km]
  • Beech Street School [0.56 mi] [0.9 km]
  • Saint Anselm College [3.21 mi] [5.16 km]
  • Wilson Elementary School [0.2 mi] [0.33 km]
  • Saint Augustines School [0.67 mi] [1.08 km]
  • Manchester High School West [1.56 mi] [2.51 km]
  • Weston Elementary School [1.3 mi] [2.09 km]

Stream

  • Baker Brook [1.54 mi] [2.48 km]
  • Piscataquog River [1.52 mi] [2.44 km]
  • Humphrey Brook [0.54 mi] [0.86 km]

Summit

  • Rundlett Hill [3.37 mi] [5.43 km]

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