Merrimack County, New Hampshire Population 2018

Merrimack County, New Hampshire's estimated population is 149,216 with a growth rate of 1.02% 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
2017149,2161,5011.02%
2016147,715-418-0.28%
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
White140,060
Two or More Races2,666
Asian2,463
Black or African American1,734
Some Other Race640
American Indian and Alaska Native139
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Median Age

42.7


Total

41.5


Male

44


Female

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Adults

There are 118,172 adults, (23,782 of which are seniors) in Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Sex Ratio

Female

74,983

50.76%

Male

72,732

49.24%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Households and Families

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

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All70.9%29.1%
Male59.9%40.1%
Female53.1%46.9%
Non Family52.6%47.4%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,7902.4970.9
Married29,8723.0786.6
Non Family19,1871.2952.6
Female5,2903.1953.1
Male2,4413.2659.9

3

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.9%

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 Grade1,8251.76%
9th to 12th Grade5,3755.18%
High School Graduate28,98327.92%
Some College19,70518.99%
Associates Degree11,63311.21%
Bachelors Degree22,15021.34%
Graduate Degree14,12013.60%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White98,77192,39134,488
Asian1,4251,082720
Multiple Races1,4221,174318
Hispanic1,3261,129397
Black868834364
Other Race21916048
Native American9548
Islander131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,439$48,863$35,874
Less Than High School$31,214$35,545$22,924
High School Grad$32,491$39,745$26,461
Some College$38,774$47,878$32,700
Bachelors Degree$49,205$60,662$39,875
Graduate Degree$64,343$77,079$59,530

$41,439

Average Earnings

$48,863

Average Male

$35,874

Average Female

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Language

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Language by Age

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Language

94.88% of Merrimack County, New Hampshire residents speak only English, while 5.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White132,56710,9668.27%
Asian2,33948520.74%
Hispanic2,44332613.34%
Multiple2,2881727.52%
Black1,43516811.71%
Other61214523.69%
Native1243225.81%

8.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.46%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merrimack County, New Hampshire is Native, with 25.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merrimack County, New Hampshire is Multiple, with 7.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.15%.

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.80%
High School9.47%
Some College7.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.97%
Male Unemployed25.24%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed3.09%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Income

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,181$82,988
Families$83,613$98,299
Married Families$92,914$108,104
Non Families$36,285$48,415

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Marital Status

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by War

11,531

Number of Veterans

10,742

Male Veterans

789

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,280
First Gulf War1,568
Korea1,266
Second Gulf War1,034
World War II814

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,119
75+2,948
35 to 542,487
55 to 642,418
18 to 34559

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,2569.99%
Hispanic1226.51%
2 or More1187.00%
Black967.98%
Other308.26%
Asian251.33%
Indian65.71%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Employment Status

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Employment by Age

66%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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