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Walpole, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Walpole Census Designated Place had a population of 651 as of July 1, 2016. Walpole ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walpole is located at latitude 43.0783 and longitude -72.4248 in Cheshire County. The formal boundaries for the Walpole Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cheshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Walpole Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629744) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Walpole Census Designated Place is located within Town of Walpole, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cheshire County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walpole population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walpole: Great Falls, Luneburg.

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


Total Population 651
Population in Households 651
Population in Familes 507
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 535
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 345
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $252,717
Average Home Value $345,886


Median Household Income $50,338
Average Household Income $72,695
Per Capita Income $31,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 0.76%
Households 1.47% 0.85%
Families 4.99% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Walpole, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walpole to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 74 25th
Population Density1 # 71 28th
Diversity Index2 # 79 20th
Median Household Income # 65 34th
Per Capita Income # 36 64th

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