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Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (NH)

County population in 2019: 417,025 (79% urban, 21% rural); it was 380,841 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 80,188
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 23,763
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 93,820
Renter-occupied apartments: 51,515 (it was 50,635 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

29%

Land area: 876 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 476 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hillsborough County: 118.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.7%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (12.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hillsborough County, NH (2019)
    • 348,90283.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30,3697.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 16,2753.9%Asian alone
    • 10,2052.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,0422.4%Two or more races
    • 7780.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4060.10%Some other race alone
    • 480.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.0 years
Males: 207,682  (49.8%)
Females: 209,343  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Hillsborough County:

2.0 people
New Hampshire:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $83,626 ($53,384 in 1999)
This county:

$83,626
New Hampshire:

$77,933

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,125 (lower quartile is $854, upper quartile is $1,436)
This county:

$1125
State:

$1001


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $293,300 (it was $135,500 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

$293,300
New Hampshire:

$281,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $222,000 - $383,200

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $328,486
Here:

$328,486
State:

$315,175

Townhouses or other attached units: $218,663
Here:

$218,663
State:

$247,795

In 2-unit structures: $264,757
Here:

$264,757
State:

$271,845

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,241
Here:

$428,241
State:

$236,572

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,185
Here:

$199,185
State:

$194,910

Mobile homes: $93,763
Here:

$93,763
State:

$71,285

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,095
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $856

Institutionalized population: 3,560
Hillsborough County, NH map from a distance

Health of residents in Hillsborough County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
76.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
50.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
79.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
77.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.
21.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1336 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 1998: 1547 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1999: 1532 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2000: 1565 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2001: 1475 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2002: 1605 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2003: 1521 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2004: 1570 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2005: 1518 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2006: 1085 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2007: 697 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2008: 409 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2009: 321 buildings, average cost: $206,600
  • 2010: 367 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2011: 334 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2012: 365 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2013: 468 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2014: 464 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2015: 557 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2016: 701 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2017: 717 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2018: 709 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2019: 691 buildings, average cost: $247,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Hillsborough, NH residents
Average permit cost in Hillsborough, NH
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,168 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,879 (2.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Hillsborough, NH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hillsborough, NH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hillsborough, NH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
Hillsborough County:

7.3%
New Hampshire:

7.3%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 18.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.0 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 44.5 years old, Asian residents: 36.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 32.5 years old)

Area name: Nashua, NH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hillsborough County is $863 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1079 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1443 a month.

Cities in this county include: Manchester, Nashua, Merrimack, Bedford, Goffstown, Pelham, Amherst, Milford, Hudson, Weare.

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

2018 air pollution in Hillsborough County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.148 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 3.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bennington County, Vermont , Eaton County, Michigan , Fall River County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
New Hampshire:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Hillsborough, NH
County total employment by year in Hillsborough, NH
County average yearly wages by year in Hillsborough, NH

Current college students: 20,594
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 43,333 (56.7% naturalized citizens)

Hillsborough County:

10.4%
Whole state:

6.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 14,5232010 or later
  • 11,0722000 to 2009
  • 7,8951990 to 1999
  • 4,3391980 to 1989
  • 2,5971970 to 1979
  • 7,345Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.6%

Hillsborough County marital status for males Hillsborough County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 98,019
  • One, attached: 8,355
  • Two: 12,434
  • 3 or 4: 11,180
  • 5 to 9: 9,916
  • 10 to 19: 7,353
  • 20 to 49: 15,899
  • 50 or more: 6,058
  • Mobile homes: 3,995
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 96

Housing units in Hillsborough County with a mortgage: 74,023 (1,550 second mortgage, 7,355 home equity loan, 114 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35,072

Here:

67.9% with mortgage
State:

64.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hillsborough County

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-
Hillsborough County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 73
Hillsborough County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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
This county:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hillsborough County:

6.9%
New Hampshire:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Hillsborough County:

24.5%
State:

24.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Hillsborough County:

Average size of farms: 83 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,701
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1082.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,393
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.87%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,501
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 26.58%
Vegetables: 1,082 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,030 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hillsborough County-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 153.9 miles away from Hillsborough County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the county 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 41.8 miles away from the county 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 153.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from Hillsborough County 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 51.8 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 26, 2015 to January 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4209: March 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4209, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4105: March 19, 2013, FEMA Id: 4105, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to October 31, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3360: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 3360, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Hampshire Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3344: November 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 3344, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 2010 to March 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1913: May 12, 2010, FEMA Id: 1913, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 23, 2010 to March 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1892: March 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1892, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1812: January 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1812, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 23, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3297: December 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 3297, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 06, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1799: October 03, 2008, FEMA Id: 1799, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Hampshire Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1695: April 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1695, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hillsborough

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 179,192 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 15,832 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 1,181 (0.5%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 109 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,800 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 415 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 3,810 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 15,433 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (12%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Dominican Republic (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • Nepal (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hillsborough County


  • French Canadian (13%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • German (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire in 2000:

  • 2,719 people in nursing homes
  • 2,709 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 814 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 423 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 257 people in religious group quarters
  • 123 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 121 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 113 people in state prisons
  • 83 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 62 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 53 people in halfway houses
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 45 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire in 2010:

  • 3,138 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,489 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 593 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 388 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 233 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 223 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 153 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 143 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 124 people in state prisons
  • 81 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 76 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 64 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 48 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $82,512.

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

2.23% relocated from other counties in New Hampshire ($18,624 average AGI)
3.94% relocated from other states ($42,805 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

3.94%
New Hampshire average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Essex County, MA  0.33% ($56,572)
from Cheshire County, NH  0.17% ($50,967)
from Worcester County, MA  0.14% ($69,667)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.12% ($66,411)


6.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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%

2.42% relocated to other counties in New Hampshire ($23,874 average AGI)
3.61% relocated to other states ($39,558 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

3.61%
New Hampshire average:

3.78%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Essex County, MA  0.17% ($62,103)
to Cheshire County, NH  0.16% ($47,223)
to Strafford County, NH  0.14% ($45,983)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.13% ($74,686)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Hillsborough County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Hillsborough County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hillsborough County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hillsborough County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hillsborough County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hillsborough County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hillsborough County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hillsborough County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hillsborough County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 52,544 (42,629 aged, 9,915 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 6,648 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (4,848)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,791)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,789)
  • Unspecified dementia (2,719)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,267)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (2,213)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,686)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,336)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,280)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,144)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,333
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 207
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,603

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,223
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 720
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 104.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 37.8
  • Suffocation - 32.0
  • Poisoning - 26.9
  • Other - 7.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 417,025
  • Male householders: 83,134 (20,522 living alone), Female householders: 79,454 (22,690 living alone)
  • 80,024 spouses (78,858 opposite-sex spouses), 15,997 unmarried partners, (15,499 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 112,321 children (104,827 natural, 2,198 adopted, 5,296 stepchildren), 9,849 grandchildren, 2,577 brothers or sisters, 5,670 parents, 433 foster children, 7,667 other relatives, 12,195 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7,704

Size of family households: 46,056 2-persons, 25,346 3-persons, 20,058 4-persons, 7,726 5-persons, 3,877 6-persons, 1,587 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 43,212 1-person, 13,018 2-persons, 1,081 3-persons, 627 4-persons.

53,983 married couples with children.
18,139 single-parent households (5,752 men, 12,387 women).

85.2% of residents of Hillsborough speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,482,193,000 ($6,228 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $638,095,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $828,499,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $302,385,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,478,000
Federal grants: $400,167,000
Federal procurement contracts: $624,439,000 ($523,337,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $321,226,000 ($41,040,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $22,012,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $247,335,000
Federal Government insurance: $121,565,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 25,873
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

57 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 14,260
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

39 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,719
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,584
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hillsborough County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 37.08 millions of gallons per day (18% from ground, 82% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Year house built in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • 4,6732014 or later
  • 3,4612010 to 2013
  • 15,9442000 to 2009
  • 16,4931990 to 1999
  • 36,7091980 to 1989
  • 23,9391970 to 1979
  • 16,0941960 to 1969
  • 13,6651950 to 1959
  • 7,1971940 to 1949
  • 35,1301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • 1131 room
  • 4302 rooms
  • 1,9353 rooms
  • 11,0384 rooms
  • 16,6025 rooms
  • 25,6516 rooms
  • 16,7357 rooms
  • 16,5098 rooms
  • 20,0829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • 2,1731 room
  • 4,7242 rooms
  • 13,1213 rooms
  • 15,1494 rooms
  • 10,4945 rooms
  • 4,8506 rooms
  • 1,1327 rooms
  • 9678 rooms
  • 8839+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • 113no bedroom
  • 2,8391 bedroom
  • 23,3662 bedrooms
  • 51,3283 bedrooms
  • 27,3264 bedrooms
  • 4,1235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • 2,401no bedroom
  • 15,9301 bedroom
  • 24,6042 bedrooms
  • 8,7473 bedrooms
  • 1,5924 bedrooms
  • 2195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,470no vehicle
  • 23,9971 vehicle
  • 47,9842 vehicles
  • 23,3983 vehicles
  • 8,3684 vehicles
  • 3,8785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsborough County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6,815no vehicle
  • 24,9411 vehicle
  • 17,5172 vehicles
  • 3,2363 vehicles
  • 7794 vehicles
  • 2055+ vehicles

84.9% of Hillsborough County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in New Hampshire.

Hillsborough County:

84.9%
State average:

86.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 166,803
  • Other state: 198,056
  • Northeast: 153,729
  • Midwest: 13,643
  • South: 18,915
  • West: 11,769
Year householders moved into unit in Hillsborough County, NH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hillsborough County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 14.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,105
Here:

8.2%
New Hampshire:

9.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,544
Here:

7.3%
New Hampshire:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,776
Here:

53.1%
New Hampshire:

34.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Hillsborough County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $30,838,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $33,548,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,609,000
    Police Protection: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,322,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $54,114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,787,000
    Rents: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $309,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,116,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,057,000
    Other: $510,000
  • Tax - Property: $54,114,000

Hillsborough County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $30,838,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $33,548,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,609,000
    Police Protection: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,322,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $54,114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,787,000
    Rents: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $309,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,116,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,057,000
    Other: $510,000
  • Tax - Property: $54,114,000

Hillsborough County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $30,838,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $33,548,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,609,000
    Police Protection: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,322,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $54,114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,787,000
    Rents: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $309,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,116,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,057,000
    Other: $510,000
  • Tax - Property: $54,114,000

Hillsborough County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $30,838,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $33,548,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,609,000
    Police Protection: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,322,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $54,114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,787,000
    Rents: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $309,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,116,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,057,000
    Other: $510,000
  • Tax - Property: $54,114,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,701
  • Number of aged recipients: 424
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,277
  • Number of recipients under 18: 641
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,319
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 741
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,676
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,178
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 81 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,839$202,0911,723$203,53710,141$211,621537$93,58142$1,493,810449$164,88073$62,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED84$197,381121$213,653826$211,03169$54,0583$4,350,00033$167,0917$56,286
APPLICATIONS DENIED274$192,109367$175,3623,754$219,503459$64,4165$2,816,000210$161,63398$69,551
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN207$199,386238$193,9162,211$217,94590$90,3226$1,910,83392$158,18514$81,929
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$219,69247$223,979647$208,70853$110,1130$011$132,7278$112,625
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 77 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED348$229,293311$257,9322$169,0001$90,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED133$237,406161$259,8704$257,2501$154,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED78$227,756107$235,8502$175,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$220,96333$249,4551$226,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$230,2864$269,5001$252,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hillsborough, NH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hillsborough, NH - Value
Most common first names in Hillsborough County, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,19073.8 years
Mary2,17181.2 years
Robert1,60970.1 years
Joseph1,59575.6 years
William1,50674.0 years
George1,35375.8 years
Helen1,04181.3 years
Charles1,02675.9 years
Arthur98576.3 years
James98472.6 years
Most common last names in Hillsborough County, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith53677.1 years
Gagnon41075.8 years
Johnson33877.1 years
Cote33476.5 years
Brown31176.9 years
Roy28175.2 years
Sullivan24076.7 years
Levesque22675.7 years
Davis22577.5 years
Boucher21574.8 years
Businesses in Hillsborough County, NH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven15JoS. A. Bank1
ALDO2Jones New York7
AT&T5Journeys2
Abercrombie & Fitch2Justice2
Abercrombie Kids1KFC4
Ace Hardware2Kincaid1
Advance Auto Parts4Kmart1
Aeropostale2Kohl's1
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy5
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture3
Apple Store1LensCrafters4
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza2
Audi1Lowe's4
AutoZone3Macy's3
Avenue1Marriott6
BMW1Marshalls3
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets64
Barnes & Noble2McDonald's15
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse3
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motel 61
Ben & Jerry's1Motherhood Maternity5
Best Western2New Balance16
Blockbuster3New York & Co1
Brookstone2Nike5
Budget Car Rental2Nissan2
Burger King11Old Navy2
Buybuy BABY1Olive Garden1
CVS10Outback1
Cache1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun2
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread4
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Payless4
Chipotle1Penske4
Circle K9PetSmart3
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports3
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut4
ColorTyme1Quiznos5
Comfort Inn2RadioShack11
Costco1Rite Aid18
Curves6Ruby Tuesday2
DHL6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen5Sam's Club2
Deb1Sears6
Decora Cabinetry16Sephora1
Dennys1Shaw's8
Domino's Pizza5Skechers USA2
DressBarn2Spencer Gifts2
Dressbarn3Sprint Nextel6
Dunkin Donuts66Staples5
Econo Lodge1Starbucks6
Express2Subaru3
Extended Stay America1Subway17
Famous Footwear1Super 81
Fashion Bug2T-Mobile16
FedEx67T.G.I. Driday's2
Finish Line2T.J.Maxx2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Taco Bell4
Foot Locker2Talbots3
Ford3Target3
Forever 211The Limited1
GNC16The Room Place2
GameStop5Toyota2
Gap2Toys"R"Us3
Goodwill1True Value6
Gymboree2U-Haul20
H&R Block12U.S. Cellular6
Hilton3UPS83
Hobby Lobby1Verizon Wireless7
Holiday Inn4Victoria's Secret2
Hollister Co.2Volkswagen3
Home Depot4Walgreens10
Honda2Walmart4
Hot Topic2Wendy's9
Hyundai2Wet Seal1
IHOP2YMCA6
JCPenney3

Hillsborough County on our top lists:

  • #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)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"