Zip Code 03242 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHenniker
Zip Code StateNew Hampshire
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Merrimack
Secondary County: Hillsborough
Area Code603
Current Population:4836
Racial Majority:White 96.12%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$64473
Average Adjusted Gross Income$76300
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range469 - 1076 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.17215500, -71.82040500

Zip Code 03242 Description

Zip Code 03242 is located in the state of New Hampshire in the Boston metro area. Zip code 03242 is primarily located in Merrimack County. Portions of 03242 are also located in Hillsborough County. The official US Postal Service name for 03242 is HENNIKER, New Hampshire. Portions of zip code 03242 are contained within or border the city limits of Henniker, NH, . The area code for zip code 03242 is 603. 03242 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Hampshire.

The current unemployment level in 03242 is 3.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 03242 increased to 4836 from 4441 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 03242 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 03242 public schools is White. 26.1% of students in 03242 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4635 96.12% 4578 +1%
 Black Or African American 24 0.5% 53 -55%
 Hispanic 117 2.43% 81 +44%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.37% 15 +20%
 Asian 10 0.21% 53 -81%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0.19% 5 +80%
 Two Or More Races 51 0.19% 51 -82%

Zip Code 03242 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.1%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 2.9%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 03242 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population48364441
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1780
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$64473
Income Under $50K Per Year38.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.00%
03242 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Hampshire District 2Ann McLane KusterDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Hampshire Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$181455
Average Real Estate Sale Price$173249
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 58g - Worcester/Monadnock Plateau
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 03242 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10122232435257554736281634
Avg Max Temp (°F)30334255677580786958463456
Avg Precip (In.)3.623.043.823.743.593.63.733.633.924.033.6944.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Concord, NH
CBSA Type03242
CBSA Population149708
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours