Strafford County NH Information


Strafford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 130,755
Daytime Population: Workers 58,322
Daytime Population: Residents 61,847
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 120,169
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 121,597
Population in Familes 92,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,158
Population Density2 354
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $62,362
Average Household Income $82,638
Per Capita Income $32,591


Total Housing Units 54,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,080 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,800 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,532 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $231,212
Average Home Value $258,148


Total Households 49,880
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 31,278
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 0.83% 0.74%
Households 0.79% 0.79%
Families 0.64% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


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, 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 # 4 70th
Population Density # 3 80th
Diversity Index # 3 80th
Median Household Income # 4 70th
Per Capita Income # 7 40th

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