Canterbury, NH 03224 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 03224: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canterbury, NH 03224

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • Single Family Addresses: 861
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Merrimack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.339, Longitude -71.562
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Canterbury, NH 03224 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,435
Population in Households 2,422
Population in Familes 2,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 948
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 712
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 844 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $273,143
Average Home Value $333,294


Median Household Income $86,529
Average Household Income $107,456
Per Capita Income $41,895
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.54%
Households 0.47% 0.6%
Families 0.35% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

Canterbury, NH 03224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 03224 to the other 243 ZIP Codes in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 135 45th
Population Density1 # 165 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 140 42nd
Median Household Income # 48 81st
Per Capita Income # 58 77th

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