Claremont, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Claremont, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The City of Claremont had a population of 13,459 as of July 1, 2016. Claremont ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Claremont is located at latitude 43.3865 and longitude -72.3345 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Claremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.96 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The City of Claremont (GNIS ID: 873567) 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 Claremont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 13,459
Population in Households 13,276
Population in Familes 9,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density1 312
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 5,718
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,161 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,557 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 718 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $143,830
Average Home Value $153,488


Median Household Income $39,868
Average Household Income $54,770
Per Capita Income $23,421
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.06%
Households 0.06% 0.05%
Families -0.08% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Claremont, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claremont 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 # 11 90th
Population Density1 # 88 10th
Diversity Index2 # 34 67th
Median Household Income # 89 9th
Per Capita Income # 85 13th

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