Coos County NH Information


Coos County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,870
Daytime Population: Workers 14,786
Daytime Population: Residents 15,995
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,781
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 30,375
Population in Familes 23,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,495
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,179
Average Household Income $58,058
Per Capita Income $25,057


Total Housing Units 21,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,470 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,235 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,616 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $133,851
Average Home Value $170,913


Total Households 13,705
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 8,488
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 -0.08% -0.86%
Households -0.46% -0.89%
Families -0.62% -0.99%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   3.6%


Coos County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coos County to the other 10 counties and county equivalents 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 # 10 10th
Population Density # 10 10th
Diversity Index # 8 20th
Median Household Income # 10 10th
Per Capita Income # 10 10th

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