Cheshire County, New Hampshire Population 2021

Cheshire County, New Hampshire's estimated population is 76,453 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheshire County, New Hampshire is the 7th largest county in New Hampshire. The 2010 Population was 77,058 and has seen a growth of -0.79% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202176,4531840.24%
202076,2691840.24%
201976,0851840.24%
201875,901-62-0.08%
201775,963-12-0.02%
201675,975-313-0.41%
201576,288-138-0.18%
201476,426-286-0.37%
201376,712-190-0.25%
201276,902-31-0.04%
201176,933-125-0.16%
201077,0586,9379.89%
199070,1218,00512.89%
198062,1169,75218.62%
197052,3649,02220.82%
196043,3424,53111.67%
195038,8113,85811.04%
194034,9531,2683.76%
193033,6852,7108.75%
192030,9753161.03%
191030,659-662-2.11%
190031,3211,7425.89%
189029,5798452.94%
188028,7341,4695.39%
187027,265-169-0.62%
186027,434-2,710-8.99%
185030,1443,71514.06%
184026,429-587-2.17%
183027,016-18,360-40.46%
182045,3764,38810.71%
181040,9882,1635.57%
180038,82510,05334.94%
179028,7720.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.24%
County Website
Founded
1769
County Seat
2010 Population
77,058
Growth Since 2010
-0.79%
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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,35295.15%
Two or More Races1,6372.15%
Asian9591.26%
Black or African American6820.90%
Some Other Race2260.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.05%
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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Population by Race

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Population Pyramid $2021

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Median Age

43.1


Total

42.2


Male

44.3


Female

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Adults

There are 62,353 adults, (14,719 of whom are seniors) in Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Sex Ratio

Female

38,904

51.16%

Male

37,138

48.84%

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Population by Age

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

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All69.4%30.6%
Male58%42%
Female57.4%42.6%
Non Family50.4%49.6%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,1412.3769.4
Married14,7203.0287.6
Non Family11,7821.3250.4
Female2,5473.0757.4
Male1,0923.3558

2.94

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1492.16%
9th to 12th Grade2,3834.48%
High School Graduate16,69431.39%
Some College9,96018.72%
Associates Degree5,38510.12%
Bachelors Degree10,83920.38%
Graduate Degree6,78112.75%
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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White51,08147,80416,941
2+ Races679576141
Asian657615297
Hispanic490459181
Black21012041
Other Race18618036
Native American685510
Islander1616

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 45.21%.

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,741$46,588$32,709
Less Than 9th Grade$26,659$31,457$20,095
High School Graduate$35,880$42,003$28,790
Some College$36,985$44,176$31,483
Bachelors Degree$43,180$56,421$36,152
Graduate Degree$61,699$75,995$53,911

$39,741

Average Earnings

$46,588

Average Male

$32,709

Average Female

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Language by Age

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Language

97.12% of Cheshire County, New Hampshire residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Language

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,5696,0218.91%
Multiple1,30418514.19%
Hispanic1,20013611.33%
Black5287714.58%
Asian954232.41%
Native12297.38%
Islander39615.38%
Other20341.97%

8.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.08%

Male Poverty Rate

9.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheshire County, New Hampshire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheshire County, New Hampshire is Islander, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheshire County, New Hampshire is Other, with 1.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.31%.

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.35%
High School8.91%
Some College7.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.06%
Female Unemployed11.72%
Female Employed5.91%
Male Employed4.12%

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

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,751$82,516
Families$83,912$99,798
Married Families$92,051$107,962
Non Families$36,731$51,896
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Income by Household Type

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Married by Age and Sex

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire 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.

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Marital Status by Race

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Marital Status

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5,956

Number of Veterans

5,419

Male Veterans

537

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,312
First Gulf War985
Second Gulf War698
Korea544
World War II227

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,894
75+1,520
35 to 541,230
55 to 64936
18 to 34376

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7749.68%
2+ Races918.78%
Asian628.01%
Hispanic444.58%
Native American1514.42%
Black142.53%

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Veterans by Race

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

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4.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cheshire County, New Hampshire Employment by Age

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire Employment by Race

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Cheshire 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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42.78%

Born in Cheshire County, New Hampshire

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of Cheshire County, New Hampshire residents were born in the United States, with 42.78% having been born in New Hampshire. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cheshire 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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