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About Keene

Keene is a city in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA. The estimated population was 23,023 in 2005, according to the state Data Center [1] It is the county seat of Cheshire CountyGR6.

Keene is home to Keene State College and Antioch University New England, and hosts the annual Pumpkin Fest.

Demographics

Freight Yards in 1907
Freight Yards in 1907

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 22,955 people, 9,013 households, and 5,118 families residing in the city. The population density was 233.5/km² (611.2/mi²). There were 9,295 housing units at an average density of 96.2/km² (249.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.66% White, 0.39% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 9,013 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.2% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.86.

Stone Arch Bridge c. 1906
Stone Arch Bridge c. 1906

In the city the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 18.9% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,033, and the median income for a family was $49,935. Males had a median income of $32,720 versus $25,488 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,544. About 5.2% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public Library c. 1920
Public Library c. 1920

Keene is often considered a minor college town due to Keene State College, whose 6,400 students make up over 1/4 of the city's population, and Antioch University New England. Keene also hosts a branch of the New Hampshire Community Technical Colleges and a satellite campus of Franklin Pierce College. However, Keene is not solely identified by its colleges.

At the secondary level, Keene serves as the educational nexus of the area, due in large part to its status as the primate city of Cheshire County. Keene High School, home of the Blackbirds, is the largest regional High School in Cheshire County. Keene has one middle school, Keene Middle School, which is located on Washington Street near Central Square.

Keene has five elementary schools: Jonathan Daniels Elementary School, Fuller Elementary School, Franklin Elementary School, Symonds Elementary School, Wheelock Elementary School. There is also one juvenile corrections school, the TNT School. Keene is part of New Hampshire's School Administrative Unit 29, or SAU 29.

Pumpkin Festival

A few of the tens of thousands of pumpkins on display at the 2000 Keene Pumpkin Festival
A few of the tens of thousands of pumpkins on display at the 2000 Keene Pumpkin Festival
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Each year in October, Keene hosts an annual Pumpkin Festival. This event has set world records for the largest simultaneous number of jack-o'-lanterns on display several times [2], and the tally from the 2003 festival stood as the record until Boston took the lead in 2006. Guiness [3]. Besides the pumpkins stacked on massive towers set in the streets (see photo at right), thousands of additional pumpkins line the streets of the city. Face painting, fireworks, music, and other entertainments are also provided.

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