Hillsborough County NH Information

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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, 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 # 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.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 405,008
Population in Households 397,249
Population in Familes 318,779
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,759
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 158,289
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 105,163
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 169,902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103,515 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 54,774 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,613 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $239,599
Average Home Value $263,053
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,372
Average Household Income $88,201
Per Capita Income $34,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.39%
Households 0.42% 0.45%
Families 0.27% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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.

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