Belknap County NH Information


Belknap County Subdivisions

Belknap County NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 62,479
Daytime Population: Workers 27,847
Daytime Population: Residents 29,439
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57,286
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 61,551
Population in Familes 48,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 928
Population Density2 156
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $59,621
Average Household Income $79,737
Per Capita Income $32,948


Total Housing Units 38,880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,850 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,837 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,193 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $232,451
Average Home Value $290,822


Total Households 25,687
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 17,055
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.49%
Households 0.5% 0.48%
Families 0.37% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.99%


Belknap County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belknap County to the other 10 counties and county equivalents 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 # 7 40th
Population Density # 5 60th
Diversity Index # 7 40th
Median Household Income # 5 60th
Per Capita Income # 6 50th

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