Contoocook, NH Profile: Facts & Data


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Contoocook, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Contoocook Census Designated Place had a population of 1,451 as of July 1, 2018. Contoocook ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Contoocook is located at latitude 43.2307 and longitude -71.7131 in Merrimack County. The formal boundaries for the Contoocook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Merrimack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Contoocook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378056) 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 Contoocook Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hopkinton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Merrimack County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Contoocook: Contoocook Village, Contucook.

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


Total Population 1,451
Population in Households 1,451
Population in Familes 1,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 631
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $71,522
Average Household Income $95,457
Per Capita Income $39,177


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $260,096
Average Home Value $263,791


Total Households 613
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 410
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% 0.26%
Households 0.06% 0.23%
Families 0.39% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Contoocook, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Contoocook to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 53 46th
Population Density # 59 40th
Diversity Index # 84 14th
Median Household Income # 18 82nd
Per Capita Income # 15 86th

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