Nashua, New Hampshire Population 2021

90,323
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Nashua is a city located in Hillsborough County New Hampshire. With a 2020 population of 90,323, it is the 2nd largest city in New Hampshire (after Manchester) and the 376th largest city in the United States . Nashua is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 4.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,494 in 2010. Nashua reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 32 miles, Nashua has a population density of 2,929 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nashua is $94,976 with a poverty rate of 9.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,281 per month, and the median house value is $267,900. The median age in Nashua is 39.6 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Nashua Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nashuawas:

  • White: 82.61%
  • Asian: 8.36%
  • Black or African American: 4.08%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Nashua, New Hampshire is 90,323 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 89,355.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 86,494.

Nashua, New Hampshire Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021421,8152,3950.57%
2020419,4202,3950.57%
2019417,0252,3950.57%
2018414,6301,4260.34%
2017413,2041,8710.45%
2016411,3332,3480.57%
2015408,9851,7100.42%
2014407,2751,9940.49%
2013405,2819370.23%
2012404,3441,5700.39%
2011402,7741,7190.43%
2010401,0550.00%

Nashua Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73,37282.61%
Asian7,4218.36%
Black or African American3,6284.08%
Two or More Races2,8133.17%
Some Other Race1,4561.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1140.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
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Nashua Population by Race

Nashua Population Pyramid $2021

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Nashua Median Age

39.6


Total

38.1


Male

41.4


Female

Nashua Adults

There are 71,502 adults, (13,977 of whom are seniors) in Nashua.

Nashua Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Nashua Sex Ratio

Female

44,988

50.65%

Male

43,827

49.35%

Nashua Population by Age

Nashua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nashua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family38.5%61.5%
Female41.9%58.1%
Male47.2%52.8%
All54.8%45.2%
Married73.1%26.9%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nashua Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,5342.3954.8
Married16,4443.0973.1
Non Family14,5631.2838.5
Female3,9863.2841.9
Male1,5412.9847.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Nashua Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2023.46%
9th to 12th Grade3,6035.66%
High School Graduate16,71926.25%
Some College12,02118.87%
Associates Degree6,1219.61%
Bachelors Degree14,13322.19%
Graduate Degree8,89713.97%
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Nashua Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nashua Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White49,68646,54517,513
Hispanic5,9783,972809
Asian5,1224,7523,948
Black2,2901,955582
2+ Races1,1311,007206
Other Race892777280
Native American625228
Islander1111

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 asian people with a rate of 77.08%.

Nashua Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,578$56,124$38,156
Less Than 9th Grade$26,461$30,238$22,104
High School Graduate$35,186$40,069$30,484
Some College$41,641$52,561$33,790
Bachelors Degree$62,990$80,714$48,702
Graduate Degree$82,156$107,311$64,114

$46,578

Average Earnings

$56,124

Average Male

$38,156

Average Female

Nashua Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nashua Language by Age

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Nashua Language

77.49% of Nashua residents speak only English, while 22.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.36% of the population.

Nashua Language

Nashua Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,7274,6687.32%
Hispanic11,1252,20519.82%
Black3,57657115.97%
Asian7,3695297.18%
Multiple2,77839314.15%
Other1,4331359.42%
Native1143127.19%
Islander1111100.00%

9.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.56%

Male Poverty Rate

9.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nashua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nashua is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nashua is Asian, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Nashua Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.92%
High School9.45%
Some College7.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Nashua Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.86%
Male Unemployed21.10%
Female Employed4.77%
Male Employed3.28%

Nashua Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nashua Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,995$94,976
Families$93,061$113,984
Married Families$106,287$130,099
Non Families$44,375$61,227
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Income by Household Type

Nashua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Nashua Married by Age and Sex

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Nashua Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nashua Marital Status by Race

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Nashua Marital Status

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5,575

Number of Veterans

5,236

Male Veterans

339

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,937
First Gulf War1,097
Second Gulf War782
Korea314
World War II254

Nashua Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,409
35 to 541,281
75+1,223
55 to 641,161
18 to 34501

Nashua Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,3068.81%
Hispanic1602.19%
Black953.54%
2+ Races784.76%
Other Race343.25%
Asian330.58%
Native American2946.77%

Nashua Veterans by Race

Nashua Veterans by Education

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4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nashua Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nashua Employment by Age

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Nashua Employment by Race

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Nashua Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.72%

Born in Nashua

84.26%

Native Born

15.74%

Foreign Born

7.81%

Non Citizen

7.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.26% of Nashua residents were born in the United States, with 32.72% having been born in New Hampshire. 7.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Nashua Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202190,3234840.54%
202089,8394840.54%
201989,3554840.54%
201888,871-119-0.13%
201788,9903420.39%
201688,6483770.43%
201588,2716200.71%
201487,6513270.37%
201387,3243970.46%
201286,9271180.14%
201186,8092420.28%
201086,567-38-0.00%
200086,6056,9430.84%
199079,66211,7971.62%
198067,86512,0451.97%
197055,82016,7243.63%
196039,0964,4271.21%
195034,6691,7420.52%
194032,9271,4640.46%
193031,4633,0841.04%
192028,3792,3740.88%
191026,0052,1070.85%
190023,8984,5872.15%
189019,3115,9143.72%
188013,3972,8542.42%
187010,5434780.47%
186010,0654,2455.63%
18505,820-234-0.39%
18406,0540.00%

Nashua Population by Year