Goffstown, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 17,651.
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 8,344  (47.3%)
Females: 9,307  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.9 years

Zip codes: 03045.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $87,462 (it was $55,833 in 2000)
Goffstown:

$87,462
NH:

$77,933

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,322 (it was $21,907 in 2000)

Goffstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $262,347 (it was $121,200 in 2000)
Goffstown:

$262,347
NH:

$281,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $306,692; detached houses: $328,486; townhouses or other attached units: $218,663; in 2-unit structures: $264,757; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,241; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,185; mobile homes: $93,763
March 2019 cost of living index in Goffstown: 123.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Goffstown, NH (2010)
    • 16,81395.3%White alone
    • 3221.8%Hispanic
    • 1871.1%Two or more races
    • 1410.8%Black alone
    • 1420.8%Asian alone
    • 230.1%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Goffstown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Goffstown, New Hampshire as of October 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Goffstown is 1,103 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Goffstown by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.2)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.3)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.2)
7
(38.8)
9
(50.0)
7
(38.8)
6
(33.4)
9
(49.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.9)
3
(17.0)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.3)
2
(11.3)
5
(28.2)
4
(22.4)
2
(11.1)
3
(16.7)
3
(16.6)
2
(11.1)
4
(22.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(28.2)
9
(50.5)
1
(5.6)
7
(39.7)
7
(39.4)
11
(62.2)
5
(28.2)
7
(39.5)
16
(89.7)
12
(66.5)
22
(122.2)
23
(127.4)
16
(89.0)
4
(22.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(264.7)
48
(269.5)
40
(225.8)
42
(238.2)
87
(489.5)
81
(458.3)
48
(270.8)
58
(327.3)
46
(257.9)
67
(371.2)
59
(327.8)
21
(116.3)
12
(66.7)
13
(71.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
287
(1,617)
212
(1,190)
204
(1,152)
253
(1,435)
210
(1,182)
226
(1,279)
194
(1,095)
289
(1,631)
216
(1,211)
215
(1,191)
156
(866.7)
146
(808.6)
109
(606.3)
98
(539.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(11.3)
5
(28.1)
7
(39.5)
7
(39.7)
5
(28.1)
2
(11.3)
2
(11.3)
7
(39.5)
7
(39.2)
11
(60.9)
3
(16.7)
13
(72.0)
13
(72.3)
3
(16.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(11.3)
8
(44.9)
2
(11.3)
2
(11.3)
3
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.5)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index94.287.880.390.3102.3104.577.2112.2103.3126.2128.4118.882.589.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Goffstown, NH

Crime rate in Goffstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 43 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Irish (20.6%), French Canadian (19.5%), French (15.9%), English (15.4%), German (9.1%), Italian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1761

Elevation: 306 feet

Land area: 36.9 square miles.

Population density: 478 people per square mile   (low).

Goffstown, New Hampshire map

540 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

3.2%
New Hampshire:

4.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Goffstown town:

2.7% ($3,226)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (5.3 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (53.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (191.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Pinardville, NH (1.5 miles ),
Bedford, NH (2.3 miles ),
Manchester, NH (2.3 miles ),
South Hooksett, NH (2.4 miles ),
Hooksett, NH (2.7 miles ),
Dunbarton, NH (2.7 miles ),
New Boston, NH (2.8 miles ),
Bow, NH (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 71.55 W

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Goffstown, NH in 2019
Goffstown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $238,900
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $261,200
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $267,400
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2019: 26 buildings, average cost: $224,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Goffstown, NH residents
Average permit cost in Goffstown, NH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
New Hampshire:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Goffstown, NH
Historical housing units in Goffstown, NH
Most common industries in Goffstown, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Goffstown, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.9%)

Average climate in Goffstown, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Goffstown, New Hampshire average temperatures Goffstown, New Hampshire average precipitation Goffstown, New Hampshire humidity Goffstown, New Hampshire wind speed Goffstown, New Hampshire snowfall Goffstown, New Hampshire sunshine Goffstown, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.169. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.169
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.824. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.824
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.61. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Goffstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Goffstown town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 tornado 30.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goffstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Goffstown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 148.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Goffstown center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hillsborough County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goffstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Goffstown:

  • BEL AIR NURSING HOME (29 CENTER STREET)
  • HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY NURSING HOME (400 MAST ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Goffstown:

  • HACKETT HILL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)
  • LAUREL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BEDFORD, NH)
  • COURVILLE AT MANCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)
  • OLSTEN HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)
  • PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)
  • VNA HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MANCHESTER, NH)

Airports located in Goffstown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goffstown:

  • Saint Anselm College (about 3 miles; Manchester, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 5 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 6 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 15 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 28 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 30 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 31 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)

Public high school in Goffstown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Goffstown:

Private elementary/middle school in Goffstown:

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Library in Goffstown:

  • GOFFSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $644,151; Location: 2 HIGH STREET; 32,484 books; 1,531 audio materials; 1,050 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Goffstown Christian School, 67 Henry Bridge Rd., Goffstown is now called In HIS Steps Learning Center, the private Christian preschool and Kindergarten has the capacity to serve 22 children.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Goffstown: Goffstown Fire Department Station 18 Headquarters (A), Goffstown Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Goffstown include: Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (A), Goffstown Congregational Church (B), Saint Lawrence Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Westlawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Glen Lake (A), Piscataquog River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Branch Piscataquog River (A), Whittle Brook (B), Dan Little Brook (C), Bog Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Goffstown: Shirley Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: A R Games Distributors Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 70 Depot Street), Happy House Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 70 Depot Street), Travel About (Tours & Charters; 7 Main Street).

Hotel: Four Seasons Sun Rooms (10 Pleasant Street).

Courts: Goffstown Town - District Court (16 Main Street), Goffstown Town - District Court- Juvenile Services (16 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Sandeep Parikh - Actor, Chad Millard - College basketball player (Louisville Cardinals), Richard Backus - Soap opera writer.

Hillsborough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Goffstown and their reported violations in the past:

GOFFSTOWN VILLAGE PCT (Population served: 3,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2008)
GRASMERE WATER PCT/MAIN (Population served: 1,100, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2012 and JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2012 and JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013)
STONEBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB (Address: 161 GORHAM POND RD , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MT LAUREL ESTATES (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2006)
GRASMERE WP/LANDMARK (Population served: 90, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2012 and JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2012 and JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-01-2005 and APR-01-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-01-2005 and APR-01-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Goffstown that have no violations reported:

  • BRIAR COURT ESTATES (Population served: 113, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.8%

People in group quarters in Goffstown in 2010:

  • 1,640 people in college/university student housing
  • 309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in state prisons
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Goffstown in 2000:

  • 1,533 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 304 people in nursing homes
  • 113 people in state prisons
  • 47 people in religious group quarters
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Goffstown (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Goffstown Branch at 542 Mast Road, branch established on 1988/04/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Goffstown Branch at 11 Church Street, branch established on 1966/02/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TD Bank, National Association: Goffstown Branch at 3 Elm Street, branch established on 1994/09/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Goffstown:

Marital status in Goffstown, NH
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Goffstown:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goffstown, NH (based on Hillsborough County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic124,99340
Evangelical Protestant20,588103
Mainline Protestant17,79460
Other7,36535
Orthodox2,9907
Black Protestant-1
None226,991-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 73
Here:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Hillsborough County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
Hillsborough County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Hillsborough County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hillsborough County:

6.9%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
State:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

6.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.03%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.08% ($68,044 average AGI)
from Rockingham County, NH  1.06% ($54,619)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.65% ($50,238)


6.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($924 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.11%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rockingham County, NH  1.03% ($68,726 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.78% ($53,749)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.59% ($65,122)
Businesses in Goffstown, NH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Circle K1Shaw's1
Curves1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS1
Ford1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Goffstown:

  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goffstown:

  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • W250AB (97.9 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEVO (89.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WOTX-FM (102.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CAPITOL B/CING. INCORPORATION, INC.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Goffstown:

  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WNEU (Channel 60; MERRIMACK, NH; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (NH), INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Goffstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.1mTotal length
  • $25,136,000Total costs
  • 36,700Total average daily traffic
  • 1,560Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,316Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Goffstown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Goffstown, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goffstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Goffstown)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 56. The highest number of reported fires - 103 took place in 2010, and the least - 17 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Goffstown, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.6%), and Outside Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Goffstown, NH
    • 62865.6%Structure Fires
    • 24325.4%Outside Fires
    • 757.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Goffstown, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Goffstown, NH
  • 77.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Goffstown, NH
  • 56.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.9%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood


Goffstown compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Goffstown on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 (03045) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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