Hillsborough County, NH

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2022 Population
422,733
0.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.9
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
6.86%
4.22% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$95,112
9.41% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$356,200
16.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
236,496
1.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hillsborough County, NH had a population of 423k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $95,112. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hillsborough County, NH grew from 420,504 to 422,733, a 0.53% increase and its median household income grew from $86,930 to $95,112, a 9.41% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hillsborough County, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), White (Hispanic) (2.95%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.79%).

None of the households in Hillsborough County, NH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.7% of the residents in Hillsborough County, NH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hillsborough County, NH are Rivier University (677 degrees awarded in 2022), Saint Anselm College (611 degrees), and Manchester Community College (183132) (488 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Hillsborough County, NH was $356,200, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%.

Most people in Hillsborough County, NH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hillsborough County, NH was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Historic 1940 Nashua City Hall in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

Population & Diversity

Hillsborough County, NH is home to a population of 423k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.88% of Hillsborough County, NH residents were born outside of the country (41.8k people).

In 2022, there were 19.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (346k people) in Hillsborough County, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 15.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.7%
2022 Citizenship
95.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.7% of Hillsborough County, NH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hillsborough County, NH was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hillsborough County, NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    346k ± 1.05k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    17.7k ± 693
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    15.3k ± 1.36k
7.7%
Hispanic Population
32.6k people

In 2022, there were 19.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (346k people) in Hillsborough County, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 15.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.7% of the people in Hillsborough County, NH are hispanic (32.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hillsborough County, NH as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    8,274 ± 2,227 people
  2. India
    7,491 ± 2,119 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    5,567 ± 1,828 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 8,274 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 7,491 and Dominican Republic with 5,567.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.88%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
41.8k people
10%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
42.1k people

As of 2022, 9.88% of Hillsborough County, NH residents (41.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hillsborough County, NH was 10%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,707 ± 572
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,070 ± 547
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,470 ± 513

Hillsborough County, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hillsborough County, NH employs 236k people. The largest industries in Hillsborough County, NH are Manufacturing (35,174 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (33,054 people), and Retail Trade (29,959 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,354), Utilities ($90,142), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($82,412).

Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,483. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

236k
2022 Value
± 4,043
1.28%
1 Year growth
± 2.39%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hillsborough County, NH grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 233k employees to 236k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hillsborough County, NH, are Management Occupations (28,605 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (25,167 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (24,485 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hillsborough County, NH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

236k
2022 Value
± 4,043
1.28%
1 Year growth
± 2.39%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hillsborough County, NH grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 233k employees to 236k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hillsborough County, NH, are Manufacturing (35,174 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (33,054 people), and Retail Trade (29,959 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hillsborough County, NH, though some of these residents may live in Hillsborough County, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$64,004
Median earning men ± $1,366
$44,706
Median earning women ± $1,346

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,795), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,766), and Information ($82,530).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($67,403), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,274), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,607).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.71%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 693k people employed in New Hampshire. This represents a 2.71% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.3%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 4,603
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2,925
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 2,466
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hillsborough County, NH went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 53% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.72%).

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing the state of New Hampshire. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Hampshire

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Jeanne Shaheen
Senator from New Hampshire2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Maggie Hassan
Senator from New Hampshire3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing New Hampshire.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Hampshire

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Hillsborough County, NH awarded 2,455 degrees. The student population of Hillsborough County, NH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,477 male students and 5,103 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hillsborough County, NH are White (1,823 and 74.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (175 and 7.15%), Unknown (151 and 6.17%), and Black or African American (132 and 5.39%).

The largest universities in Hillsborough County, NH by number of degrees awarded are Rivier University (677 and 27.6%), Saint Anselm College (611 and 24.9%), and Manchester Community College (183132) (488 and 19.9%).

The most popular majors in Hillsborough County, NH are Registered Nursing (332 and 13.5%), Nursing School (262 and 10.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (108 and 4.4%).

The median tuition costs in Hillsborough County, NH are $35,445 for private four year colleges, and $15,150 and $34,010 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Hillsborough County, NH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 8,580 (40.5% men and 59.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 8,580 students enrolled in Hillsborough County, NH, 40.5% men and 59.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,824 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 82 degrees awarded
  2. 156 degrees awarded
  3. 88 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hillsborough County, NH was General Business with 82 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hillsborough County, NH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 677 degrees awarded
  2. 611 degrees awarded
  3. 488 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rivier University with 677 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 882 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hillsborough County, NH, which is 0.561 times less than the 1,573 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,823 degrees mean that there were 10.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 175 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($35,445) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,014) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,575) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.529% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.509% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (315k), Bachelors Degree (255k), and Some college (221k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hillsborough County, NH was $356,200 in 2022, which is 1.26 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $306,000 to $356,200, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Hillsborough County, NH is 67.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hillsborough County, NH have an average commute time of 27.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hillsborough County, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hillsborough County, NH is $95,112. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hillsborough County, NH was Census Tract 29.03 with a value of $190,333, followed by Census Tract 151 and Census Tract 195.02, with respective values of $161,058 and $156,667.

In 2022, 14.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsborough County, NH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.616%.

Property

$356,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,255
$111,661
Median Property Taxes
±$2,045

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hillsborough County, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.1%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.1% of the housing units in Hillsborough County, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 29.03
  2. Census Tract 151
  3. Census Tract 195.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hillsborough County, NH was Census Tract 29.03 with a value of $190,333, followed by Census Tract 151 and Census Tract 195.02, with respective values of $161,058 and $156,667.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hillsborough County, NH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$95,112
Median Household Income
± $2,183
166k
Number of Households
± 3,354

In 2022, the median household income of the 166k households in Hillsborough County, NH grew to $95,112 from the previous year's value of $86,930.

The following chart displays the households in Hillsborough County, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hillsborough County, NH is from New Hampshire.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2022, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.451% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.9%)
  3. Carpooled (7.17%)

In 2022, 75.3% of workers in Hillsborough County, NH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.9%) and those who carpooled to work (7.17%).

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Commute Time

27.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hillsborough County, NH have a longer commute time (27.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.11% of the workforce in Hillsborough County, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsborough County, NH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.616%.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.86% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hillsborough County, NH (28.5k out of 415k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hillsborough County, NH is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 9.4% of the children was living in poverty in Hillsborough County, NH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 273 in Hillsborough County, NH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 30.2 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Hillsborough County, NH has health coverage, with 58.9% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.21% increase from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 283 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hillsborough County, NH

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 1.21% increase from the previous year (1,157 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.3% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.11%
Uninsured
58.9%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hillsborough County, NH declined by 1.12% from 6.18% to 6.11%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 36.5 in Hillsborough County, NH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.2% in Hillsborough County, NH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8% in Hillsborough County, NH.

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