Merrimack County, New Hampshire Population 2018

Merrimack County, New Hampshire's estimated population is 149,216 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Merrimack County, New Hampshire is the 3rd largest county in New Hampshire.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017147,958-1,258-0.84%
2017149,2161,0830.73%
2016148,1332900.20%
2015147,8433010.20%
2014147,5424840.33%
2013147,0582960.20%
2012146,762580.04%
2011146,7043250.22%
2010146,37926,37421.98%
1990120,00521,70322.08%
198098,30217,37721.47%
197080,92513,14019.38%
196067,7854,7637.56%
195063,0222,3123.81%
194060,7104,5588.12%
193056,1524,3828.46%
192051,770-1,565-2.93%
191053,3359051.73%
190052,4302,9956.06%
189049,4353,1356.77%
188046,3004,1499.84%
187042,1517431.79%
186041,4081,0712.66%
185040,3374,08411.27%
184036,2531,6394.74%
183034,6140.00%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White139,920
Two or More Races2,897
Asian2,628
Black or African American1,813
Some Other Race502
American Indian and Alaska Native198

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Median Age

42.8


Total

41.4


Male

44.2


Female

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Adults

There are 118,669 adults, (24,542 of whom are seniors) in Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Sex Ratio

Female

75,094

50.75%

Male

72,864

49.25%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Households and Families

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All70.9%29.1%
Male61.5%38.5%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family51.2%48.8%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,2472.4770.9
Married30,6293.0586.8
Non Family19,0911.2951.2
Female4,9833.0454.1
Male2,5443.2561.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Households

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Education

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9591.88%
9th to 12th Grade5,0514.84%
High School Graduate29,20427.96%
Some College19,75318.91%
Associates Degree11,75911.26%
Bachelors Degree22,02621.09%
Graduate Degree14,69614.07%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White99,06593,01034,774
Multiple Races1,5641,324395
Asian1,5141,082743
Hispanic1,4251,201463
Black934846377
Other Race23218150
Native American12190

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.08%.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,194$50,175$36,455
Less Than High School$31,281$35,707$26,088
High School Grad$35,158$41,073$27,431
Some College$39,725$49,248$33,119
Bachelors Degree$50,218$61,502$41,139
Graduate Degree$66,032$79,411$60,950

$42,194

Average Earnings

$50,175

Average Male

$36,455

Average Female

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Language

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Language by Age

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Language

94.70% of Merrimack County, New Hampshire residents speak only English, while 5.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White132,3289,7727.38%
Asian2,50953521.32%
Hispanic2,45830712.49%
Multiple2,5281475.81%
Black1,5201238.09%
Other46512126.02%
Native1662012.05%

7.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merrimack County, New Hampshire is Other, with 26.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merrimack County, New Hampshire is Multiple, with 5.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.40%.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.88%
High School9.36%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.47%
Male Unemployed18.66%
Female Employed4.02%
Male Employed3.07%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Income

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,856$87,058
Families$86,170$103,213
Married Families$95,599$112,558
Non Families$37,559$50,273

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Marital Status

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Married by Age and Sex

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by War

11,008

Number of Veterans

10,168

Male Veterans

840

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,102
First Gulf War1,626
Korea1,164
Second Gulf War1,070
World War II654

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,890
65 to 742,881
35 to 542,429
55 to 642,246
18 to 34562

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,7509.52%
Hispanic1788.97%
2 or More1307.16%
Black725.73%
Other3510.20%
Asian130.65%
Indian85.93%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

3.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Employment Status

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Employment by Age

66%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Employment by Race

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Concord42698429042060.48%
Franklin84738447-26-0.31%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990