Belknap County, New Hampshire Population 2020

Belknap County, New Hampshire's estimated population is 60,845 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Belknap County, New Hampshire is the 7th largest county in New Hampshire.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201861,0221770.29%
201760,8451450.24%
201660,7003530.58%
201560,347620.10%
201460,285490.08%
201360,236-198-0.33%
201260,4341070.18%
201160,3272290.38%
201060,09810,88222.11%
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%

How Many People Live in Belknap County, New Hampshire?

60,845

Belknap County, New Hampshire Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,50696.48%
Two or More Races9011.49%
Asian4840.80%
Black or African American4150.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native2310.38%
Some Other Race880.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Population Pyramid 2020

Belknap County, New Hampshire Median Age

47.1


Total

46.5


Male

47.8


Female

Belknap County, New Hampshire Adults

There are 49,143 adults, (12,642 of whom are seniors) in Belknap County, New Hampshire.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belknap County, New Hampshire Sex Ratio

Female

30,904

50.96%

Male

29,736

49.04%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Households and Families

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

Belknap County, New Hampshire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All76.9%23.1%
Male68.5%31.5%
Non Family63%37%
Female57.3%42.7%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7392.4176.9
Married13,2132.9389.7
Non Family8,3351.2663
Female2,3143.3357.3
Male8773.1668.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belknap County, New Hampshire Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8251.84%
9th to 12th Grade2,5115.61%
High School Graduate12,77328.51%
Some College9,57021.36%
Associates Degree4,59010.25%
Bachelors Degree8,85819.77%
Graduate Degree5,66912.66%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,16840,03314,019
Hispanic48640888
Asian434368218
Multiple Races401358178
Black24224122
Native American1841166
Other Race3131

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,078$45,651$35,231
Less Than High School$28,566$35,048$18,750
High School Grad$31,863$37,284$27,021
Some College$38,683$43,038$33,266
Bachelors Degree$46,934$58,339$39,891
Graduate Degree$71,185$83,202$65,474

$40,078

Average Earnings

$45,651

Average Male

$35,231

Average Female

Belknap County, New Hampshire Language

Belknap County, New Hampshire Language by Age

Belknap County, New Hampshire Language

96.65% of Belknap County, New Hampshire residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Poverty

Belknap County, New Hampshire Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,8844,7718.39%
Multiple81214417.73%
Hispanic97811611.86%
Black39210727.30%
Asian484377.64%
Native23110.43%

8.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.04%

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 27.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belknap County, New Hampshire is Native, with 0.43% 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 8.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.57%
High School9.48%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%

Belknap County, New Hampshire Income

Belknap County, New Hampshire Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,368$85,080
Families$82,724$99,144
Married Families$92,606-
Non Families$36,649$52,964

Belknap County, New Hampshire Marital Status

Belknap County, New Hampshire Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Belknap County, New Hampshire Married by Age and Sex

Belknap County, New Hampshire 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.

Belknap County, New Hampshire Marital Status by Race

Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans

5,778

Number of Veterans

5,362

Male Veterans

416

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,303
First Gulf War907
Korea621
Second Gulf War490
World War II442
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,59111.74%
Hispanic9314.74%
2 or More8516.67%
Indian5525.82%
Black4716.67%

$Belknap County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belknap County, New Hampshire Employment Status

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Belknap County, New Hampshire Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.10%

Born in New Hampshire

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.51% of Belknap County, New Hampshire residents were born in the United States, with 52.10% having been born in New Hampshire. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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