Concord, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Concord, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The City of Concord is the 3rd largest city in New Hampshire with a population of 43,343 as of July 1, 2016. Concord ranks in the upper 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 Concord is located at latitude 43.2325 and longitude -71.5612 in Merrimack County. The formal boundaries for the City of Concord (see map below) encompass a land area of 64.25 sq. miles and a water area of 3.23 sq. miles. Merrimack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 272 feet.

The City of Concord (GNIS ID: 873569) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Concord 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 Concord: Penacook, Pencook, Pennacook, Romford, Rumford.

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


Total Population 43,343
Population in Households 40,271
Population in Familes 29,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,072
Population Density1 675
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 17,806
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 10,117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,062 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,744 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,453 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $225,583
Average Home Value $245,867


Median Household Income $55,010
Average Household Income $76,820
Per Capita Income $32,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.23%
Households 0.19% 0.27%
Families 0.1% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Concord, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Concord 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 # 3 98th
Population Density1 # 53 46th
Diversity Index2 # 9 92nd
Median Household Income # 44 56th
Per Capita Income # 28 72nd

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