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									                                                             Brentwood, NH
                                                                Community Contact                Town of Brentwood
                                                                                                 Board of Selectmen
                                                                                                 1 Dalton Road
                                                                                                 Brentwood, NH 03833

                                                                Telephone                        (603) 642-6400 x10
                                                                Fax                              (603) 642-6310
                                                                E-mail                           selectmen@brentwoodnh.gov
                                                                Web Site                         http://brentwoodnh.gov

                                                                Municipal Office Hours           Selectmen: Monday through Thursday, 8:15 am - 4 pm, Friday,
                                                                                                 9 am - 1 pm; Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Monday, Wednesday,
                                                                                                 Thursday, 9 am - 4:30 pm, Tuesday, 9 am - 8 pm, Friday,
                                                                                                 9 am - 4 pm, and Saturday, 9 am - 12 noon

                                                                County                           Rockingham
                                                                Labor Market Area                Haverhill MA-NH NECTA Division, NH Portion
                                                                Tourism Region                   Seacoast
                                                                Planning Commission              Rockingham
                                                                Regional Development             Regional Economic Development Corp.

                                                                Election Districts
                                                                  US Congress                    District 1
                                                                  Executive Council              District 3
                                                                  State Senate                   District 17
                                                                  State Representative           Rockingham County District 10


Incorporated: 1742

Origin: Originally a parish of Exeter known as Brentwood Parish, in 1742
residents successfully petitioned for the right to maintain a meetinghouse
and minister with public funds. About that same time, during the first year
Benning Wentworth was governor, several older and overgrown New
Hampshire towns were given authorization to divide into separate units.
The name was probably taken from the English town of Brentwood, or
"Burnt Wood," so called because of a residential community established
in an accidentally or deliberately burnt clearing in the king's forest.

Villages and Place Names: Brentwood Corners, Marshall Corner

Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 976 residents in 1790

Population Trends: Population change for Brentwood totaled 2,409 over
50 years, from 819 in 1950 to 3,228 in 2000. The largest decennial
                                                       percent change
                                                       was 37 percent, which occurred three times—from 1960 to 1970, from 1970 to 1980,
                                                       and from 1990 to 2000. The 2009 Census estimate for Brentwood was 3,955 residents,
                                                       which ranked 97th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
                                                        3,955
                                               3,228
                             2,004 2,363
                                                                    Population Density and Land Area, 2009 (NH Office of Energy & Planning):
    819    1,072 1,468                                              251.7 persons per square mile of land area. Brentwood contains 17.0 square
                                                                    miles of land area and 0 square miles of inland water area.
   1950     1960     1970     1980     1990     2000     2009




                       Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2010. Community Response Received 09/08/10
  All information regarding the communities is from sources deemed reliable and is submitted subject to errors, omissions, modifications, and withdrawals without notice. No warranty
 or representation is made as to the accuracy of the information contained herein. Specific questions regarding individual cities and towns should be directed to the community contact.
MUNICIPAL SERVICES                                                          DEMOGRAPHICS                                         (US Census Bureau)
Type of Government                                Town Meeting              Total Population                    Community                 County
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2007-2008           $2,835,596              2009                                3,955                  299,276
Budget: School Appropriations, 2007-2008             $46,435,840              2000                                3,228                  278,748
Zoning Ordinance                                         1952/08              1990                                2,363                  246,744
Master Plan                                                 2008              1980                                2,004                  190,345
Capital Improvement Plan                                     Yes              1970                                1,468                  138,951
Industrial Plans Reviewed By      Regional Planning Commission
                                                                             Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2005-2009
Boards and Commissions                                                       Population by Gender
 Elected:    Selectmen; Planning; Cemetery; Library; Budget                    Male         1,988           Female           1,864
 Appointed: Zoning; Conservation; Recreation
                                                                             Population by Age Group
Public Library         Mary E. Bartlett Memorial                               Under age 5                                              177
                                                                               Age 5 to 19                                            1,077
EMERGENCY SERVICES                                                             Age 20 to 34                                             461
Police Department                                    Full & part-time          Age 35 to 54                                           1,470
Fire Department                                    Full-time & on call         Age 55 to 64                                             296
Emergency Medical Service                                   Municipal          Age 65 and over                                          548
                                                                                   Median Age                                        40.9 years
Nearest Hospital(s)                           Distance Staffed Beds
                                                                             Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
Exeter Hospital, Exeter                        7 miles         97
                                                                               High school graduate or higher                                     92.9%
                                                                               Bachelor's degree or higher                                        39.9%

                                                                             INCOME, 2009 INFLATION ADJUSTED $                       (ACS 2005-2009)
UTILITIES
                                                                             Per capita income                                              $35,980
Electric Supplier            PSNH; Exeter & Hampton; NH Electric
                                                                             Median 4-person family income                                 $118,060
Natural Gas Supplier                                       None
                                                                             Median household income                                       $112,440
Water Supplier                                     Private wells
                                                                             Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Sanitation                                             Private septic
                                                                                 Male                                                        $69,952
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant                              No
                                                                                 Female                                                      $51,964
Solid Waste Disposal
  Curbside Trash Pickup                                    Municipal         Families below the poverty level                                      1.7%
  Pay-As-You-Throw Program                                       No
  Recycling Program                                        Voluntary         LABOR FORCE                                               (NHES – ELMI)
                                                                             Annual Average                                  1999               2009
Telephone Company                                           Fairpoint          Civilian labor force                          1,516             1,780
Cellular Telephone Access                                        Yes           Employed                                      1,492             1,657
Cable Television Access                                          Yes           Unemployed                                       24               123
Public Access Television Station                                  No           Unemployment rate                             1.6%               6.9%
High Speed Internet Service: Business                        Limited
                                Residential                      Yes         EMPLOYMENT & WAGES                                      (NHES – ELMI)
                                                                             Annual Average Covered Employment                    1999        2009
PROPERTY TAXES                (NH Dept. of Revenue Administration)             Goods Producing Industries
2009 Total Tax Rate (per $1000 of value)                  $20.53                 Average Employment                                223               294
2009 Equalization Ratio                                     108.3                Average Weekly Wage                              $658            $1,037
2009 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1000 of value)             $22.49
                                                                               Service Providing Industries
2009 Percent of Local Assessed Valuation by Property Type                        Average Employment                                401              674
   Residential Land and Buildings                         83.8%
                                                                                 Average Weekly Wage                              $773             $902
   Commercial Land and Buildings                          13.0%
   Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other                3.2%                Total Private Industry
                                                                                 Average Employment                                624              967
HOUSING SUPPLY                    (NH Office of Energy and Planning)             Average Weekly Wage                              $732             $943
2009 Total Housing Units                                      1,312
                                                                               Government (Federal, State, and Local)
2009 Single-Family Units                                        1,138            Average Employment                                712              828
  Residential Permits, Net Change of Units                         12            Average Weekly Wage                              $488             $778
2009 Multi-Family Units                                           119
  Residential Permits, Net Change of Units                          4          Total, Private Industry plus Government
2009 Manufactured Housing Units                                    55            Average Employment                              1,336             1,795
                                                                                 Average Weekly Wage                              $602              $867
                                                                               n = indicates that data does not meet disclosure standards


                  Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2010. Community Response Received 09/08/10
EDUCATION AND CHILD CARE
Schools students attend:             Brentwood operates grades K-5; grades 6-12 are part of Exeter Region                           District: SAU 16
                                     Cooperative
Career Technology Center(s):         Seacoast School of Technology, Exeter                                                          Region: 18
Educational Facilities                     Elementary                Middle/Junior High               High School               Private/Parochial
  Number of Schools                              1                                                                                       2
  Grade Levels                                P K 1-5                                                                                 K 1-12
  Total Enrollment                              392                                                                                     68
NH Licensed Child Care Facilities, 2010:                Total Facilities: 4                  Total Capacity: 103
Nearest Community/Technical College: Great Bay
Nearest Colleges or Universities: University of NH

LARGEST BUSINESSES                                      PRODUCT/SERVICE                                         EMPLOYEES              ESTABLISHED
Rockingham County Home & Jail                           Nursing home & correctional facility                             690
Rockingham County Court House                           County courthouse & Registry of Deeds                           100+
Bayside Distribution ORS                                Beer distributor                                                  65
NEI                                                     Asphalt commercial roofing                                        50
Difeo Oil Co., Inc.                                     Fuel oil, propane                                                 43                1998
United Machine                                          Machine shop                                                      39                1979
Highland Hardwood                                       Specialty lumber                                                  28
Stratham Tire                                           Tire warehouse, retail sales & headquarters                       16                2001
Brentwood Machine                                       Tool sales                                                        14


TRANSPORTATION (distances estimated from city/town hall)                         RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
Road Access      US Routes                                                         X      Municipal Parks
                 State Routes                  27, 101, 107, 111A, 125                    YMCA/YWCA
Nearest Interstate, Exit                                I-95, Exits 1 - 2                 Boys Club/Girls Club
                 Distance                                      13 miles                   Golf Courses
                                                                                          Swimming: Indoor Facility
Railroad                                                               No                 Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Public Transportation                                                  No                 Tennis Courts: Indoor Facility
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation                                              Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
 Hampton Airfield                    Runway           2,100 ft. turf                      Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
 Lighted? Yes                        Navigation Aids?            No                       Bowling Facilities
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service                                             X      Museums
 Manchester-Boston Regional                  Distance     30 miles                        Cinemas
 Number of Passenger Airlines Serving Airport                     6                       Performing Arts Facilities
                                                                                          Tourist Attractions
Driving distance to select cities:                                                 X      Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
  Manchester, NH                                               26 miles            X      Youth Sports: Baseball
  Portland, Maine                                              77 miles            X      Youth Sports: Soccer
  Boston, Mass.                                                50 miles                   Youth Sports: Football
  New York City, NY                                           255 miles            X      Youth Sports: Basketball
  Montreal, Quebec                                            282 miles                   Youth Sports: Hockey
                                                                                   X      Campgrounds
COMMUTING TO WORK                                     (ACS 2005-2009)              X      Fishing/Hunting
Workers 16 years and over                                                                 Boating/Marinas
 Drove alone, car/truck/van                                       75.9%            X      Snowmobile Trails
 Carpooled, car/truck/van                                          7.6%                   Bicycle Trails
 Public transportation                                             0.4%            X      Cross Country Skiing
 Walked                                                            0.9%                   Beach or Waterfront Recreation Area
 Other means                                                       1.9%                   Overnight or Day Camps
 Worked at home                                                   13.2%
Mean Travel Time to Work                                   30.1 minutes                   Nearest Ski Area(s): McIntyre
Percent of Working Residents: Census 2000                                                 Other: Municipal Trail System
  Working in community of residence                                  17%
  Commuting to another NH community                                  63%
  Commuting out-of-state                                             20%


                   Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2010. Community Response Received 09/08/10

								
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