Peterborough, New Hampshire Population 2021

2,971
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Peterborough is a city located in Hillsborough County New Hampshire. Peterborough has a 2020 population of 2,971. Peterborough is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,103 in 2010. Peterborough reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Peterborough is $104,187 with a poverty rate of 10.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $224,700. The median age in Peterborough is 55.9 years, 52.7 years for males, and 59.7 years for females.

Peterborough Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Peterborough, New Hampshire is 2,971 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,971.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,103.

Peterborough, New Hampshire Population 2021

Population by Race

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Peterborough Population by Race

Peterborough Population Pyramid $2021

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Peterborough Median Age

55.9


Total

52.7


Male

59.7


Female

Peterborough Adults

There are 2,609 adults, (1,048 of whom are seniors) in Peterborough.

Peterborough Age Dependency

90.3

Age Dependency Ratio

67.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Peterborough Sex Ratio

Female

1,689

56.85%

Male

1,282

43.15%

Peterborough Population by Age

Peterborough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peterborough Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Female60.3%39.7%
All60.6%39.4%
Married87.3%12.7%
Male100%0%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peterborough Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5771.8560.6
Non Family7891.1939.7
Married5992.3387.3
Female1743.2260.3
Male152.07100

2.45

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Peterborough Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.24%
9th to 12th Grade1415.58%
High School Graduate43917.37%
Some College40115.86%
Associates Degree1937.63%
Bachelors Degree74429.43%
Graduate Degree60423.89%
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Peterborough Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peterborough Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4592,3121,331
Hispanic696917

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.13%.

Peterborough Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,802$53,708$39,095
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,918$$20,819
Some College$29,868$36,078$27,325
Bachelors Degree$54,987$60,882$54,508
Graduate Degree$44,470$$42,414

$47,802

Average Earnings

$53,708

Average Male

$39,095

Average Female

Peterborough Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peterborough Language by Age

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Peterborough Language

97.27% of Peterborough residents speak only English, while 2.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Peterborough Language

Peterborough Poverty by Race

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10.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

10.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peterborough

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peterborough is White, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peterborough is White, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.25%.

Peterborough Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.67%
High School29.49%
Some College5.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.72%

Peterborough Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed79.45%
Female Employed8.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Peterborough Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peterborough Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,324$104,187
Families$113,448$144,301
Married Families$116,926-
Non Families$35,868$60,563
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Income by Household Type

Peterborough Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Peterborough Married by Age and Sex

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Peterborough 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 45-54.

Peterborough Marital Status by Race

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Peterborough Marital Status

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226

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II52
Vietnam36
Korea20
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War

Peterborough Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+168
55 to 6427
65 to 7416
35 to 5413
18 to 342

Peterborough Veterans by Age

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Peterborough Veterans by Race

Peterborough Veterans by Education

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14.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peterborough Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Peterborough Employment by Age

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Peterborough Employment by Race

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Peterborough 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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32.65%

Born in Peterborough

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

5.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.24% of Peterborough residents were born in the United States, with 32.65% having been born in New Hampshire. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Peterborough Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,9710.00%
20202,9710.00%
20192,9711254.39%
20182,846-192-6.32%
20173,038230.76%
20163,015-98-3.15%
20153,1131204.01%
20142,9931194.14%
20132,874311.09%
20122,843-172-5.70%
20113,015-88-2.84%
20103,1030.00%

Peterborough Population by Year