Belknap County NH Information


Belknap County Subdivisions

Belknap County NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 63,523
Population in Households 62,630
Population in Familes 49,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 893
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $60,636
Average Household Income $82,540
Per Capita Income $33,937


Total Housing Units 39,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,960 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,037 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,046 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $225,772
Average Home Value $306,105


Total Households 25,997
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 17,242
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.68% 0.66%
Households 0.59% 0.61%
Families 0.45% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


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, 2018 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 # 9 20th
Median Household Income # 5 60th
Per Capita Income # 5 60th

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