Belknap County, New Hampshire Population 2021

Belknap County, New Hampshire's estimated population is 61,619 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Belknap County, New Hampshire is the 8th largest county inNew Hampshire. The 2010 Population was 60,101 and has seen a growth of 2.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202161,6191580.26%
202061,4611580.26%
201961,3031580.26%
201861,1452730.45%
201760,8721250.21%
201660,7473770.62%
201560,370850.14%
201460,285500.08%
201360,235-203-0.34%
201260,4381030.17%
201160,3352340.39%
201060,10110,88522.12%
199049,2166,33214.77%
198042,88410,51732.49%
197032,3673,45511.95%
196028,9122,2808.56%
195026,6322,3049.47%
194024,3281,7057.54%
193022,6231,4456.82%
192021,178-131-0.61%
191021,3091,7839.13%
190019,526-795-3.91%
189020,3212,37313.22%
188017,9482671.51%
187017,681-868-4.68%
186018,5498284.67%
185017,7210.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.26% (158)
County Website
Founded
1840
County Seat
2010 Population
60,101
Growth Since 2010
2.53% (1,518)
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Belknap County, New Hampshire Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,66496.35%
Two or More Races9301.53%
Asian5690.93%
Black or African American4000.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native2170.36%
Some Other Race970.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.02%
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Belknap County, New Hampshire Population by Race

Belknap County, New Hampshire Population Pyramid $2021

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Median Age

47.4


Total

46.8


Male

48.2


Female

Belknap County, New Hampshire Adults

There are 49,488 adults, (13,037 of whom are seniors) in Belknap County, New Hampshire.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Belknap County, New Hampshire Sex Ratio

Female

30,885

50.73%

Male

30,002

49.27%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Population by Age

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

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.9%42.1%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male65.8%34.2%
All75.5%24.5%
Married88.7%11.3%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belknap County, New Hampshire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,0522.475.5
Married13,1392.9388.7
Non Family8,4661.2661.5
Female2,6383.1157.9
Male8093.3165.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6891.53%
9th to 12th Grade2,3855.29%
High School Graduate13,29929.48%
Some College9,43520.91%
Associates Degree4,61910.24%
Bachelors Degree8,81019.53%
Graduate Degree5,87713.03%
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Belknap County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belknap County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43,44240,54914,112
Hispanic51245176
Asian484418320
2+ Races422389162
Black22522320
Native American15399
Other Race3736

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.12%.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,011$47,634$36,055
Less Than 9th Grade$24,705$30,570$18,882
High School Graduate$32,086$37,794$26,522
Some College$39,581$45,740$33,759
Bachelors Degree$49,410$68,050$41,094
Graduate Degree$73,115$84,562$69,054

$41,011

Average Earnings

$47,634

Average Male

$36,055

Average Female

Belknap County, New Hampshire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belknap County, New Hampshire Language by Age

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Language

96.66% of Belknap County, New Hampshire residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Language

Belknap County, New Hampshire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,0914,7638.34%
Multiple83914317.04%
Hispanic1,00913513.38%
Black38610627.46%
Asian569457.91%
Other9422.13%

8.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.00%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belknap County, New Hampshire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belknap County, New Hampshire is Black, with 27.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belknap County, New Hampshire is Other, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.16%.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.17%
High School8.67%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Unemployed16.21%
Female Employed4.54%
Male Employed2.71%

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

Belknap County, New Hampshire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,447$89,116
Families$85,589$105,998
Married Families$95,686-
Non Families$38,089$52,771
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Income by Household Type

Belknap County, New Hampshire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Belknap County, New Hampshire Married by Age and Sex

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Marriage

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

Belknap County, New Hampshire Marital Status by Race

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Marital Status

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5,345

Number of Veterans

4,932

Male Veterans

413

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,188
First Gulf War813
Korea597
Second Gulf War405
World War II347

Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,735
75+1,629
55 to 641,032
35 to 54784
18 to 34165

Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,18410.83%
2+ Races8115.20%
Hispanic6810.21%
Black4517.11%
Native American3517.77%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans by Race

Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

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6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Belknap County, New Hampshire Employment by Age

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Belknap County, New Hampshire Employment by Race

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Belknap County, New Hampshire 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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51.42%

Born in Belknap County, New Hampshire

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Belknap County, New Hampshire residents were born in the United States, with 51.42% having been born in New Hampshire. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Place of Birth

  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

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