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Contoocook, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Contoocook Census Designated Place had a population of 1,464 as of July 1, 2019. 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 43.222 and longitude -71.714 in Merrimack County. The formal boundaries for the Contoocook Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Contoocook, NH Housing Affordability Index is 135
State of New Hampshire Housing Affordability Index is 107
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Contoocook, NH Wealth Index is 145
State of New Hampshire Wealth Index is 122
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,464
Population in Households 1,464
Population in Families 1,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 636
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,530
Average Household Income $98,205
Per Capita Income $40,872
Wealth Index3 145

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 478 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $250,500
Housing Affordability Index2 135
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 620
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 414
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% 0.26%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families 0.45% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

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, 2019 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 # 52 47th
Population Density # 58 41st
Diversity Index # 85 12th
Median Household Income # 10 91st
Per Capita Income # 16 85th

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