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Jaffrey, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Jaffrey Census Designated Place had a population of 2,609 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Jaffrey is located at latitude 42.8114 and longitude -72.0234 in Cheshire County. The formal boundaries for the Jaffrey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Cheshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 997 feet.

The Jaffrey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378075) 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 Jaffrey Census Designated Place is located within Town of Jaffrey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cheshire County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jaffrey 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 Jaffrey: East Jaffrey, Factory Village, Monadnock Number 3.

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


Total Population 2,609
Daytime Population: Workers 1,215
Daytime Population: Residents 1,295
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,510
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 2,557
Population in Familes 2,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 1,029
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $56,142
Average Household Income $74,828
Per Capita Income $31,090


Total Housing Units 1,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 753 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 421 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $198,670
Average Home Value $226,064


Total Households 1,174
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 748
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 -0.76% -0.61%
Households -0.57% -0.5%
Families 0.84% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Jaffrey, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jaffrey 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 # 37 63rd
Population Density # 33 67th
Diversity Index # 28 72nd
Median Household Income # 51 48th
Per Capita Income # 45 55th

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