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13.6% of the population and 10.2% of families were below the poverty line, along with 20.0% of people under the age of 18 and 6.9% of people 65 or older.The Somersworth School District consists of Somersworth High School (grades 9–12), Somersworth Middle School (grades 6–8), and two elementary schools, Idlehurst Elementary School and Maple Wood Elementary School.But the New England textile industry went into decline in the 20th century.Water power was replaced with newer forms of energy, and cotton could be manufactured where it grew, saving transportation costs.The hill's elevation is approximately 310 feet (94 m) above sea level.New Hampshire Route 9 (High Street) is the main road through the city, leading north into Berwick, Maine, and south into Dover.There were 5,199 housing units, of which 337, or 6.5%, were vacant.
New Hampshire Route 236 (West High Street) leads west out of downtown to NH 108.
The railroad arrived in the early 1840s, before which goods were carted to Dover.
At first millworkers came from surrounding farms, including those in Berwick, Maine, directly across the bridge.
A clerical error at incorporation contracted the name to "Somersworth", it would be incorporated as a city in 1893, before which it was also known as "Great Falls".
Situated where the Salmon Falls River drops 100 feet (30 m) over a mile, Somersworth early became a mill town, beginning with gristmills and sawmills.
Labor was also cheaper in the South, which did not have New Hampshire's inventory tax that levied commodities like coal and cotton at the plants, the Great Depression sent many regional textile firms into bankruptcy, when some local facilities were adapted for shoemaking.