Belknap County NH Information


Belknap County Subdivisions

Belknap County NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 62,591
Population in Households 61,733
Population in Familes 48,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 858
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 25,901
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 17,262
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,901 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,000 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,263 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $234,909
Average Home Value $291,793


Median Household Income $57,139
Average Household Income $76,480
Per Capita Income $31,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.6%
Households 0.72% 0.64%
Families 0.62% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Belknap County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belknap County to the other 10 counties and county equivalents in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 40th
Population Density1 # 5 60th
Diversity Index2 # 7 30th
Median Household Income # 5 60th
Per Capita Income # 6 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.