Meredith, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Meredith, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Meredith Census Designated Place had a population of 1,817 as of July 1, 2017. 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 43.6572 and longitude -71.5033 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meredith population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meredith: New Salem.

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


Total Population 1,817
Daytime Population: Workers 1,408
Daytime Population: Residents 1,050
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,458
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 1,744
Population in Familes 1,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 1,233
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,036
Average Household Income $67,761
Per Capita Income $30,914


Total Housing Units 1,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 463 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $275,472
Average Home Value $353,987


Total Households 779
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 455
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 0.78% 0.63%
Households 0.71% 0.63%
Families 0.65% 0.48%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

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, 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 # 42 58th
Population Density # 22 78th
Diversity Index # 61 39th
Median Household Income # 84 14th
Per Capita Income # 46 54th

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