Strafford County NH Information


Strafford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 128,867
Population in Households 120,180
Population in Familes 91,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,687
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 49,609
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 31,238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54,368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,684 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,925 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,759 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $224,369
Average Home Value $253,330


Median Household Income $57,234
Average Household Income $78,327
Per Capita Income $31,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.74%
Households 0.83% 0.85%
Families 0.72% 0.78%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Strafford County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strafford County to the other 10 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 70th
Population Density1 # 3 80th
Diversity Index2 # 3 80th
Median Household Income # 4 70th
Per Capita Income # 7 40th

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