Exeter, New Hampshire Population 2024

9,938

Exeter is a city located in Rockingham County New Hampshire. Exeter has a 2024 population of 9,938. Exeter is currently growing at a rate of 0.1% annually and its population has increased by 6.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,349 in 2020.

The average household income in Exeter is $107,869 with a poverty rate of 7.36%. The median age in Exeter is 45.9 years: 44.2 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Exeter Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Exeter was:

  • White: 87.18%
  • Two or more races: 6.52%
  • Asian: 5.18%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,210.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.3% (589)
The current population of Exeter, New Hampshire is 9,938 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,349.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,64787.18%
Two or more races6476.52%
Asian5145.18%
Other race860.87%
Black or African American240.24%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Exeter Population by Race

Exeter Population Pyramid 2024

Exeter Median Age

45.9

Total

44.2

Male

46.2

Female

Exeter Adults

There are 8,548 adults, (2,046 of whom are seniors) in Exeter.

Exeter Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Exeter Sex Ratio

Female5,46855.13%
Male4,45044.87%

Exeter Population by Age

Exeter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5522.1259.440.6
Non Family2,3381.3441.158.9
Married1,7962.9479.920.1
Female3382.6967.832.2
Male804.131000

2.9

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Exeter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2232.96%
Associates Degree6198.23%
Bachelors Degree1,72622.95%
Graduate Degree1,89225.15%
High School Graduate1,65321.98%
Less Than 9th Grade360.48%
Some College1,37318.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Exeter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Exeter Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,5406,3453,092
2+ Races439375180
Asian417417325
Hispanic295295176
Other Race73730

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.94%.

Exeter Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,417$84,732$60,394
Graduate Degree$79,916$79,306$80,000
High School Graduate$41,107$57,143$34,426
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$57,641$61,146$52,859
Some College$41,003$52,953$38,866

$57,641

Average Earnings

$61,146

Average Male

$52,859

Average Female

Exeter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Exeter Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Exeter Language

93.03% of Exeter residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Exeter Language

Exeter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,5527198.41%
Multiple64791.39%

7.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.13%

Male Poverty Rate

7.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Exeter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Exeter is White, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Exeter is Multiple, with 1.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Exeter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.87%
Some College12.1%
High School10.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.6%

Exeter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed73.33%
Male Unemployed17.35%
Female Employed4.84%
Male Employed4.75%

Exeter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Exeter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$118,793$151,536
Households$79,813$107,869
Married Families$134,769$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,609$64,711

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Exeter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Exeter Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Exeter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Exeter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Exeter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

525

Number of Veterans

406

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam222
First Gulf War177
Second Gulf War97
World War II40
Korea10

Exeter Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+182
65 to 74128
55 to 64121
35 to 5448
18 to 3446

Exeter Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5076.74%
Hispanic3110.51%
2+ Races183.76%

Exeter Veterans by Race

Exeter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Exeter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Exeter Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Exeter Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Exeter Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.49%

Born in Exeter

93.93%

Native Born

6.07%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

5.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.93% of Exeter residents were born in the United States, with 34.49% having been born in New Hampshire. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Exeter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20249,938100.1%
20239,928100.1%
20229,918100.1%
20219,9085595.98%
20209,3491051.14%
20199,2441741.92%
20189,070-60-0.66%
20179,1301081.2%
20169,022-201-2.18%
20159,223-80-0.86%
20149,303-180-1.9%
20139,483-54-0.57%
20129,537-106-1.1%
20119,6434014.34%
20109,24200%

Exeter Population by Year