Meredith, NH Profile: Facts & Data


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Meredith, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Meredith Census Designated Place had a population of 1,829 as of July 1, 2018. Meredith ranks in the upper 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 Meredith is located at latitude 43.6576 and longitude -71.5004 in Belknap County. The formal boundaries for the Meredith Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,829
Population in Households 1,759
Population in Familes 1,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 1,241
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $47,191
Average Household Income $70,180
Per Capita Income $31,898


Total Housing Units 993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $271,622
Average Home Value $358,897


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.76% 0.71%
Households 0.67% 0.68%
Families 0.63% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

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, 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 # 43 57th
Population Density # 21 79th
Diversity Index # 64 33rd
Median Household Income # 82 16th
Per Capita Income # 44 56th

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