Zip Code 03878 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSomersworth
Zip Code StateNew Hampshire
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Strafford
Area Code603
Current Population:11824
Racial Majority:White 82.77%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.9%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$52940
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50010
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range161 - 233 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.25545120, -70.87676239

Zip Code 03878 Description

Zip Code 03878 is located in the state of New Hampshire in the Boston metro area. Zip code 03878 is primarily located in Strafford County. The official US Postal Service name for 03878 is SOMERSWORTH, New Hampshire. Portions of zip code 03878 are contained within or border the city limits of Somersworth, NH, Berwick, ME, Dover, NH, and Rochester, NH. The area code for zip code 03878 is 603. 03878 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Hampshire.

The current unemployment level in 03878 is 19.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 17.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 03878 increased to 11824 from 11483 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 03878 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 03878 public schools is White. 50.2% of students in 03878 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9789 82.77% 10440 -6%
 Black Or African American 389 3.29% 145 +168%
 Hispanic 563 4.76% 297 +90%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 29 -100%
 Asian 704 5.95% 617 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 15 0.3% 15 +133%
 Two Or More Races 279 2.93% 279 +24%

Zip Code 03878 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.9%
 Black Or African American 3.3%
 Hispanic 2.9%
 Asian 6.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 03878 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1182411483
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households4888
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52940
Income Under $50K Per Year45.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.50%
03878 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Hampshire District 1Chris PappasDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Hampshire Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$160587
Average Real Estate Sale Price$148000
Current Unemployment Level 19.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59f - Gulf of Maine Coastal Lowland
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 03878 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13152434435358574938301936
Avg Max Temp (°F)33374557697883817362493859
Avg Precip (In.)3.493.043.774.213.733.563.493.483.584.214.583.8344.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type03878
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours