Nashua, NH

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2022 Population
90,943
0.313% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
1.26% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.59%
4.75% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$88,766
13.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$344,900
15.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
51,482
1.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Nashua, NH had a population of 90.9k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $88,766. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nashua, NH grew from 90,659 to 90,943, a 0.313% increase and its median household income grew from $78,501 to $88,766, a 13.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nashua, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (73%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.64%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.25%), White (Hispanic) (4.85%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.71%).

None of the households in Nashua, NH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.2% of the residents in Nashua, NH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nashua, NH are Rivier University (677 degrees awarded in 2022), Nashua Community College (256 degrees), and St Joseph School of Nursing (57 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Nashua, NH was $344,900, and the homeownership rate was 55.5%.

Most people in Nashua, NH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Nashua, NH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Nashua, NH is home to a population of 90.9k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.7% of Nashua, NH residents were born outside of the country (14.3k people).

In 2022, there were 9.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.4k people) in Nashua, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.78k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.2%
2022 Citizenship
92.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.2% of Nashua, NH residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nashua, NH was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nashua, NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.4k ± 1.36k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.95k ± 810
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.78k ± 946
13.1%
Hispanic Population
11.9k people

In 2022, there were 9.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.4k people) in Nashua, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.78k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.1% of the people in Nashua, NH are hispanic (11.9k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    8,274 ± 2,227 people
  2. India
    7,491 ± 2,119 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    5,567 ± 1,828 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 8,274 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 7,491 and Dominican Republic with 5,567.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.3k people
15.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.3k people

As of 2022, 15.7% of Nashua, NH residents (14.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nashua, NH was 15.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,468 ± 215
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,167 ± 245
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    642 ± 230

Nashua, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nashua, NH employs 51.5k people. The largest industries in Nashua, NH are Manufacturing (7,874 people), Retail Trade (7,407 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,153 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($98,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,794), and Finance & Insurance ($83,715).

Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,483. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

51.5k
2022 Value
± 1,969
1.66%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nashua, NH grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 50.6k employees to 51.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nashua, NH, are Management Occupations (5,479 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,261 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,172 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nashua, NH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

51.5k
2022 Value
± 1,969
1.66%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nashua, NH grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 50.6k employees to 51.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nashua, NH, are Manufacturing (7,874 people), Retail Trade (7,407 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,153 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nashua, NH, though some of these residents may live in Nashua, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,750
Median earning men ± $2,908
$42,289
Median earning women ± $2,907

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($90,216), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,235), and Information ($80,200).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($77,500), Information ($66,023), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,712).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.71%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 693k people employed in New Hampshire. This represents a 2.71% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Hampshire went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.64%).

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing the state of New Hampshire. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Hampshire

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Jeanne Shaheen
Senator from New Hampshire2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Maggie Hassan
Senator from New Hampshire3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing New Hampshire.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Hampshire

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Hampshire have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Nashua, NH awarded 990 degrees. The student population of Nashua, NH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,417 male students and 2,514 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nashua, NH are White (689 and 69.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (83 and 8.38%), Asian (71 and 7.17%), and Black or African American (63 and 6.36%).

The largest universities in Nashua, NH by number of degrees awarded are Rivier University (677 and 68.4%), Nashua Community College (256 and 25.9%), and St Joseph School of Nursing (57 and 5.76%).

The most popular majors in Nashua, NH are Nursing School (262 and 26.5%), Registered Nursing (190 and 19.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (76 and 7.68%).

The median tuition cost in Nashua, NH for private four year colleges is $35,445.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Nashua, NH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 84.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,931 (36% men and 64% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,931 students enrolled in Nashua, NH, 36% men and 64% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,358 records, of which 69.2% were women and 30.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 32 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 190 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Nashua, NH was General Business Administration & Management with 32 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 677 degrees awarded
  2. 256 degrees awarded
  3. 57 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rivier University with 677 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 287 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nashua, NH, which is 0.408 times less than the 703 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 689 degrees mean that there were 8.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 83 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($35,445) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,014) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.529% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.509% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (315k), Bachelors Degree (255k), and Some college (221k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nashua, NH was $344,900 in 2022, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $298,100 to $344,900, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Nashua, NH is 55.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nashua, NH have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nashua, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nashua, NH is $88,766. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Nashua, NH was Census Tract 113 with a value of $125,833, followed by Census Tract 112 and Census Tract 103.01, with respective values of $124,938 and $122,321.

Property

$344,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,022
$20,817
Median Property Taxes
±$954

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Rent vs Own

55.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.5% of the housing units in Nashua, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 113
  2. Census Tract 112
  3. Census Tract 103.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nashua, NH was Census Tract 113 with a value of $125,833, followed by Census Tract 112 and Census Tract 103.01, with respective values of $124,938 and $122,321.

The following map shows all of the places in Nashua, NH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$88,766
Median Household Income
± $4,647
37.5k
Number of Households
± 1,544

In 2022, the median household income of the 37.5k households in Nashua, NH grew to $88,766 from the previous year's value of $78,501.

The following chart displays the households in Nashua, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nashua, NH is from New Hampshire.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2022, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.451% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.21%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Nashua, NH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.21%).

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nashua, NH have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.46% of the workforce in Nashua, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nashua, NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nashua, NH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.59% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nashua, NH (6.81k out of 89.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nashua, NH is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.6% of the population of Nashua, NH has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.21% increase from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 283 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hillsborough County, NH

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 1.21% increase from the previous year (1,157 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hillsborough County, NH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 24.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.41%
Uninsured
55.2%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nashua, NH grew by 2.16% from 7.26% to 7.41%.

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