Strafford County NH Information


Strafford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 130,977
Population in Households 122,008
Population in Familes 92,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,969
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $64,596
Average Household Income $84,998
Per Capita Income $33,567


Total Housing Units 55,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34,070 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,019 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,933 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $238,206
Average Home Value $264,276


Total Households 50,089
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 31,365
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.75% 0.73%
Households 0.75% 0.78%
Families 0.6% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.08%


Strafford County NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strafford County to the other 10 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 70th
Population Density # 3 80th
Diversity Index # 3 80th
Median Household Income # 4 70th
Per Capita Income # 6 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.