Rockingham County NH Information


Rockingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 303,014
Population in Households 300,354
Population in Familes 247,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,660
Population Density1 436
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 119,375
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 82,453
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 131,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,844 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,531 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,840 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $322,888
Average Home Value $359,244


Median Household Income $78,354
Average Household Income $98,525
Per Capita Income $38,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.52%
Households 0.71% 0.6%
Families 0.62% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


Rockingham County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockingham 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 # 2 90th
Population Density1 # 2 90th
Diversity Index2 # 4 70th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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