Also See: Keene, NH ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Keene is the 6th largest city in New Hampshire with a population of 23,895 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Keene is located at latitude 42.9337 and longitude -72.2781 in Cheshire County. The formal boundaries for the City of Keene encompass a land area of 37.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Cheshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 482 feet.
The City of Keene (GNIS ID: 873635) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Keene: Keen, Upper Ashuelot.
|Total Population||23,895 (100%)|
|Population in Households||20,869 (87.3%)|
|Population in Families||13,639 (57.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3,026 (12.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,610|
|Average Household Income||$76,152|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,997|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||10,151 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,256 (51.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,066 (40.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||829 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$193,156|
|Average Home Value||$209,948|
|Housing Affordability Index3||104|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.52%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.11%|
The table below compares Keene to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 6||95th|
|Population Density||# 57||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 75||24th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 10||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 63||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 25||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.