Nashua, NH

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2020 Population
89,052
0.267% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.5
0.253% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
8.22%
11.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$73,785
1.61% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$279,800
4.44% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
48,963
0.686% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Nashua, NH had a population of 89.1k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $73,785. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Nashua, NH grew from 88,815 to 89,052, a 0.267% increase and its median household income declined from $74,995 to $73,785, a −1.61% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nashua, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.62%), White (Hispanic) (7.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.47%).

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.

91.9% of the residents in Nashua, NH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nashua, NH are Rivier University (549 degrees awarded in 2020), Nashua Community College (318 degrees), and St Joseph School of Nursing (64 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Nashua, NH was $279,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.7%.

Most people in Nashua, NH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Nashua, NH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Nashua, NH is home to a population of 89.1k people, from which 91.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 16.1% of Nashua, NH residents were born outside of the country (14.3k people).

In 2020, there were 9.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.2k people) in Nashua, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.79k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.58k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.9%
2020 Citizenship
92.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 91.9% of Nashua, NH residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Nashua, NH was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nashua, NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.2k ± 1.27k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.79k ± 863
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.58k ± 942
12.5%
Hispanic Population
11.1k people

In 2020, there were 9.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.2k people) in Nashua, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.79k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.58k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.5% of the people in Nashua, NH are hispanic (11.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    8,844 ± 2,301 people
  2. India
    8,039 ± 2,195 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    4,679 ± 1,676 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 8,844 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 8,039 and Dominican Republic with 4,679.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
14.3k people
15.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
14.1k people

As of 2020, 16.1% of Nashua, NH residents (14.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nashua, NH was 15.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,761 ± 293
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    854 ± 225
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    752 ± 177

Nashua, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Nashua, NH employs 49k people. The largest industries in Nashua, NH are Retail Trade (7,158 people), Manufacturing (7,112 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (6,686 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,391), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,844), and Finance & Insurance ($70,355).

Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,232. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

49k
2020 Value
± 1,763
−0.686%
1 Year decline
± 4.92%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Nashua, NH declined at a rate of −0.686%, from 49.3k employees to 49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nashua, NH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,721 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,992 people), and Management Occupations (4,957 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

49k
2020 Value
± 1,763
−0.686%
1 Year decline
± 4.92%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Nashua, NH declined at a rate of −0.686%, from 49.3k employees to 49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nashua, NH, are Retail Trade (7,158 people), Manufacturing (7,112 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (6,686 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

$53,463
Median earning men ± $1,721
$35,025
Median earning women ± $2,415

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($83,136), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($73,893), and Public Administration ($70,586).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,481), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,867), and Information ($55,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Hampshire. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Hampshire.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.9B
  2. $7.68B
  3. $4.58B

In 2020, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($7.68B) and Machinery ($4.58B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Hampshire products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$58.4B
2020 Value in New Hampshire
$105B
Projected 2050 Value in New Hampshire
79.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $58.4B. This is expected to increase 79.8% to $105B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Hampshire trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $8.06B
  2. $3.44B
  3. $3.15B

In 2020, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $8.06B, followed by New York with $3.44B and Maine and $3.15B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Hampshire shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Hampshire over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2020, universities in Nashua, NH awarded 931 degrees. The student population of Nashua, NH in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,085 male students and 2,537 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nashua, NH are White (736 and 79.1%), followed by Asian (47 and 5.05%), Unknown (47 and 5.05%), and Hispanic or Latino (42 and 4.51%).

The largest universities in Nashua, NH by number of degrees awarded are Rivier University (549 and 59%), Nashua Community College (318 and 34.2%), and St Joseph School of Nursing (64 and 6.87%).

The most popular majors in Nashua, NH are Nursing School (227 and 24.4%), Registered Nursing (108 and 11.6%), and General Business Administration & Management (66 and 7.09%).

The median tuition cost in Nashua, NH for private four year colleges is $33,410.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Nashua, NH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 75.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 3,622 (30% men and 70% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 3,622 students enrolled in Nashua, NH, 30% men and 70% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,604 records, of which 70.7% were women and 29.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 26 degree-majors awarded
  2. 25 degree-majors awarded
  3. 108 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Nashua, NH was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Nashua, NH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 549 degrees awarded
  2. 318 degrees awarded
  3. 64 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rivier University with 549 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 286 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nashua, NH, which is 0.443 times less than the 645 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 736 degrees mean that there were 15.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 47 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 ($33,410) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,014) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,603) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.481% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.459% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (307k), Bachelors Degree (241k), and Some college (224k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Nashua, NH was $279,800 in 2020, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $267,900 to $279,800, a 4.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Nashua, NH is 54.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Nashua, NH have an average commute time of 26.1 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 $73,785. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Nashua, NH was Census Tract 112 with a value of $126,387, followed by Census Tract 103.01 and Census Tract 113, with respective values of $106,307 and $97,938.

Property

$279,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,628
$19,927
Median Property Taxes
±$923

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nashua, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.7%
Homeownership
2020
59.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54.7% of the housing units in Nashua, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Nashua, NH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nashua, NH was Census Tract 112 with a value of $126,387, followed by Census Tract 103.01 and Census Tract 113, with respective values of $106,307 and $97,938.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$73,785
Median Household Income
± $2,678
36.4k
Number of Households
± 1,443

In 2020, the median household income of the 36.4k households in Nashua, NH declined from $73,785 from the previous year's value of $74,995.

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.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2020, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.753% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.06%)

In 2020, 79.2% of workers in Nashua, NH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.7%) and those who worked at home (7.06%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nashua, NH have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.77% 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

8.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nashua, NH (7.2k out of 87.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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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93.4% of the population of Nashua, NH has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 9.55% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Hampshire was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see 1157 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.94% increase from the previous year (1135 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1209 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 313 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Hampshire, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,157 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hillsborough County, NH

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see an average of 1,157 patients per year. This represents a 1.94% increase from the previous year (1,135 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Hampshire across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.8% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.63%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
13.7%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
9.55%
Non-Group
1.66%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nashua, NH grew by 10.2% from 6.02% to 6.63%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Nashua, NH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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