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As of 2010-2014, the total population of New Hampshire is 1,321,069, which is 6.90% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The New Hampshire population density is 141.30 people per square mile, which is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in New Hampshire is white, which represent 93.83% of the total population. The average New Hampshire education level is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,321,069. #42

Population Growth Since 2000, #35

New Hampshire

Population Density, #20

New Hampshire
141.30 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,239,543 (93.83%, #3)
Black:16,293 (1.23%, #45)
Hispanic:40,301 (3.05%, #46)
Asian:30,560 (2.31%, #28)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,790 (0.21%, #48)
One Race, Other:7,805 (0.59%, see rank)
Two or More Races:24,078 (1.82%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:10,492 (26.03%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:11,606 (28.80%, see rank)
Cuban:1,979 (4.91%, see rank)
Central American:3,275 (8.13%, see rank)
South American:5,429 (13.47%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:8,544 (27.96%, see rank)
Chinese:7,051 (23.07%, see rank)
Filipino:2,155 (7.05%, see rank)
Japanese:694 (2.27%, see rank)
Korean:2,334 (7.64%, see rank)
Vietnamese:2,507 (8.20%, see rank)
Asian, Other:7,275 (23.81%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,161,338 (87.91%) out of the total population of 1,321,069 reported first ancestry.

 New Hampshire% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Arab8,4880.64%, see rank0.56%
Czech3,0630.23%, see rank0.47%
Danish3,8220.29%, see rank0.42%
Dutch13,3481.01%, see rank1.40%
English225,61517.08%, see rank8.02%
French314,84023.83%, see rank3.34%
German116,0778.79%, see rank15.03%
Greek19,0921.45%, see rank0.41%
Hungarian4,0820.31%, see rank0.46%
Irish280,20621.21%, see rank10.80%
Italian138,15410.46%, see rank5.52%
Norwegian11,3890.86%, see rank1.42%
Polish57,5744.36%, see rank3.01%
Portuguese17,7811.35%, see rank0.44%
Russian11,4040.86%, see rank0.92%
Scotch-Irish14,6571.11%, see rank0.99%
Scottish56,1914.25%, see rank1.72%
Subsaharan African5,7050.43%, see rank0.95%
Swedish26,6112.01%, see rank1.27%
Swiss3,3320.25%, see rank0.30%
Ukrainian3,9070.30%, see rank0.31%
American73,5725.57%, see rank7.12%
Welsh8,7590.66%, see rank0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 651,809 (49.34%, see rank)
Females: 669,260 (50.66%, see rank)

New Hampshire
Male: 49.34%
Female: 50.66%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
New Hampshire
41.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
New Hampshire
40.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
New Hampshire
42.70 years old
38.80 years old

 New Hampshire% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Under 5 years66,5765.04%, see rank6.36%
5 to 9 years75,7285.73%, see rank6.51%
10 to 14 years80,5996.10%, see rank6.59%
15 to 19 years92,6707.01%, see rank6.85%
20 to 24 years86,4636.54%, see rank7.13%
25 to 34 years149,32111.30%, see rank13.47%
35 to 44 years167,64712.69%, see rank12.96%
45 to 54 years218,54716.54%, see rank14.09%
55 to 64 years189,63414.35%, see rank12.29%
65 to 74 years109,8868.32%, see rank7.64%
75 to 84 58,6564.44%, see rank4.25%
85 years and over25,3421.92%, see rank1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 New Hampshire%U.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population919,033100%209,056,129
Less Than High School73,4908.00%, see rank13.67%
High School Graduate267,35929.09%, see rank27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree262,39228.55%, see rank29.09%
Bachelor Degree197,93721.54%, see rank18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree117,85512.82%, see rank11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.01, see rank-13.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 New Hampshire U.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten33,71960.32%39.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)124,90090.75%, see rank9.25%, see rank89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)70,46088.77%, see rank11.23%, see rank90.60%9.40%
College76,22465.59%, see rank34.41%, see rank78.37%21.63%
Graduate School17,89242.74%, see rank57.26%, see rank58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 New Hampshire%U.S.
Total Households519,580100%116,211,092
Average Household Size2.46, see rank-2.63
1 Person Households131,97525.40%, see rank27.57%
2 or More Person Households387,60574.60%, see rank72.43%
Family Households (Families)347,22866.83%, see rank66.22%
Average Family Size3.05, see rank-3.32
Married-Couple Family275,11152.95%, see rank48.42%
Nonfamily Households172,35233.17%, see rank33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 New Hampshire%U.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,098,166see rank252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over538,166100%, see rank123,281,364
Never Married170,65231.71%, see rank35.77%
Married297,10455.21%, see rank52.04%
Widowed12,9302.40%, see rank2.57%
Divorced57,48010.68%, see rank9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over560,000100%, see rank129,692,771
Never Married145,68926.02%, see rank29.48%
Married294,17652.53%, see rank49.19%
Widowed46,8438.36%, see rank9.16%
Divorced73,29213.09%, see rank12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 New Hampshire%U.S.
Native1,247,65794.44%, see rank86.93%
Born in the State of Residence560,01142.39%, see rank58.73%
Born in Different State673,82951.01%, see rank26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
13,8171.05%, see rank1.42%
Foreign Born73,4125.56%, see rank13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship38,5292.92%, see rank5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship34,8832.64%, see rank7.09%
Born In Europe18,2571.38%, see rank1.53%
Born In Asia26,2931.99%, see rank3.82%
Born In Africa4,4730.34%, see rank0.55%
Born In Oceania4620.03%, see rank0.07%
Born In Latin America14,4871.10%, see rank6.83%
Born In Northern America9,4370.71%, see rank0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 New Hampshire%U.S.
English464,99989.50%, see rank79.39%
Spanish13,0432.51%, see rank11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages31,4466.05%, see rank4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages7,5051.44%, see rank3.36%
Other2,5870.50%, see rank0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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