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Woodsville, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Woodsville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grafton County at latitude 44.1445 and longitude -72.0294. Grafton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.

The formal official name is the Woodsville Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Woodsville, New Hampshire.

The U5 Census Class Code for Woodsville indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Woodsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Woodsville: Governors Farm, Governor's Farm, Governors Reservation, Governor's Reservation.

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Woodsville, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,199
Population in Households 1,086
Population in Familes 783
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 1,360
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 301 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $143,354
Average Home Value $147,841


Median Household Income $39,773
Average Household Income $48,008
Per Capita Income $20,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.49% 1.11%
Households 1.99% 1.3%
Families 0.71% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Woodsville, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodsville to the other 96 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 62 36th
Population Density1 # 18 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 51 48th
Median Household Income # 83 15th
Per Capita Income # 88 9th

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