Hillsborough County NH Information


Hillsborough County Subdivisions

Hillsborough County NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 408,586
Population in Households 400,690
Population in Familes 321,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,896
Population Density1 466
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 159,807
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 106,311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 171,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103,949 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 55,858 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,268 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $253,432
Average Home Value $276,105


Median Household Income $69,897
Average Household Income $88,737
Per Capita Income $34,877
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.51%
Households 0.53% 0.57%
Families 0.43% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Hillsborough County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsborough County to the other 10 counties and county equivalents in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 2 90th
Per Capita Income # 2 90th

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