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Meredith, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Meredith Census Designated Place had a population of 1,834 as of July 1, 2019. Meredith ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Meredith is located at latitude 43.6576 and longitude -71.5004 in Belknap County. The formal boundaries for the Meredith Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Belknap County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Meredith Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378081) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Meredith Census Designated Place is located within Town of Meredith, a minor civil division (MCD) of Belknap County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meredith: New Salem.

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Meredith, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Meredith, NH Housing Affordability Index is 78
State of New Hampshire Housing Affordability Index is 107
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Meredith, NH Wealth Index is 85
State of New Hampshire Wealth Index is 122
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,834
Population in Households 1,755
Population in Families 1,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density 1,245
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,728
Average Household Income $72,277
Per Capita Income $32,288
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $286,842
Housing Affordability Index2 78
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 780
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.71% 0.61%
Households 0.57% 0.56%
Families 0.42% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.96%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Meredith, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meredith to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 43 57th
Population Density # 22 78th
Diversity Index # 73 25th
Median Household Income # 86 12th
Per Capita Income # 41 59th

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