Cheshire County NH Information

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Cheshire County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 77,897
Population in Households 73,182
Population in Familes 55,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,715
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,516
Average Household Income $82,345
Per Capita Income $32,875

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 35,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,898 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,739 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,082 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $197,534
Average Home Value $243,856
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,637
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 19,319
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% -0.08%
Households 0.17% -0.04%
Families 0.02% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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Cheshire County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheshire 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 # 6 50th
Population Density # 6 50th
Diversity Index # 6 50th
Median Household Income # 6 50th
Per Capita Income # 8 30th

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