Rockingham County NH Information


Rockingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 300,801
Population in Households 298,303
Population in Familes 245,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,498
Population Density1 433
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 118,423
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 81,695
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 130,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,455 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,968 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,150 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $316,041
Average Home Value $348,456


Median Household Income $79,140
Average Household Income $98,012
Per Capita Income $38,660
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.44%
Households 0.69% 0.53%
Families 0.54% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.09%
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.


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, 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 # 2 90th
Population Density1 # 2 90th
Diversity Index2 # 4 70th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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