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New Hampshire Population

New Hampshire (Postal Abbreviation: NH) is the northeastern state of United States with seacoast, mountains, lakes and rivers, borders Maine and Atlantic Ocean to the east, Quebec(Canadian province) to the north, Massachusetts to the south and Vermont to the west. New Hampshire population in 2020 is expected to be 1.3 million, it is 41st populous state in US with an area of 9,349 square mlesi (24,214 sq km) with area rank of 46 in the US. People of this state are called as 'New Hampshirites'. Concord is the state capital and Manchester is the largest city. New Hampshire was named after Hampshire, England by Captain John Mason. In the year of 1775, New Hampshire became the first state to declare its independence from England.

YearPopulation% Change
2020*1,368,3950.43 *
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018

New Hampshire Population by Race & Groups

93.42% of New Hampshire population are White Americans compared to 1.4% are Black Americans, 0.161% are AIAN and 289 people are NHPI. 33,313(2.5%) are Asian population, out of these 10,015 are Asian Indian, 7,232 are Chinese, 2,231 are Vietnamese, 2,440 are Korean, 2,747 are Filipinos and 866 are Japanese. 92 are Native Hawaiians, 70 are Samoans and 49 are Guamanian/Chamorro's. 45,266 people belong to Hispanic/Latino race, out of these 9,585 are Mexicans, 1,722 are Cubans and 13,675 are Puerto Ricans.

Total Population1,331,848Percent
Black or African American18,6321.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1480.161%
Cherokee tribal grouping1800.014%
Chippewa tribal grouping370.003%
Navajo tribal grouping620.005%
Sioux tribal grouping450.003%
Asian Population33,3132.50%
Asian Indian10,0150.75%
Other Asian Population7,772
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2890.02%
Native Hawaiian920.007%
Guamanian or Chamorro490.004%
Other Pacific Islander78
Some other race7,016
Hispanic or Latino45,2663.40%
Puerto Rican13,6751.03%
Other Hispanic or Latino20,284

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of New Hampshire

Top populated cities of New Hampshire are Manchester and Nashua.


Population Pyramid

Population Pyramid of New Hampshire as per 2017 estimates as below.

Source: 2017 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Languages spoken in NH

According to 2018 Census estimates, New Hampshire only English speakers are 1,193,312, Spanish speakers are 31,092 people, French incl cajun are 17,102, 1,133 speak Italian, 3,518 speak Portuguese, 3,401 German, Yiddish, 337 Pennsylvania, 1,870 Greek, 2,586 Russian, 632 Polish, 1,613 Serbo-Croatian, 319 Ukranian or other Slavic languages, 105 Armenian, 351 Persian, 5,139 Chinese including Mandarin, Cantonese, 849 Japanese, 1,137 Korean, 1,989 Vietnamese, 131 Khmer, 1,646 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai, 1983 Tagalog, 1244 Ilocano/Samoan/Hawaiian, 1,162 Arabic, 248 Hebrew, 774 Amharic/Somali,587 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 1750 Swahili, 8 Navajo. Indian language speakers in New Hampshire are 859 Gujarati, 1751 Hindi, 312 Urdu, 173 Punjabi, 4,773 Nepali/Marathi, 2307 Telugu, 608 Tamil, 414 Malayalam/Kannada and 1909 speak other languages of Asia.
Speak only English1,168,11992.15
Spanish Language27,1712.14
European Language46,9763.71
Asian Languages18,8251.49
Other Languages6,5240.51
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)


New Hampshire education stats for High school, Bachelor degree and Professional degree.

Population 18 to 24 years1285206567262848
Less than high school graduate1337079115459
High school graduate (includes equivalency)397212262017101
Some college or associates degree583892762030769
Bachelors degree or higher1704075219519
Population 25 years and over939471458675480796
Less than 9th grade21106113549752
9th to 12th grade, no diploma461722596120211
High school graduate (includes equivalency)262891133744129147
Some college, no degree1766568496091696
Associates degree940884005954029
Bachelors degree209224101139108085
Graduate or professional degree1293346145867876
High school graduate or higher814579392352422227
Bachelors degree or higher313144149714163430
Black or African1079764854312
High school graduate or higher974959363813
Bachelors degree or higher312219201202
American Indian or Alaska Native alone1496777719
High school graduate or higher1289665624
Bachelors degree or higher221110111
High school graduate or higher19033877910254
Bachelors degree or higher1295263606592
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20912980
High school graduate or higher18211072
Bachelors degree or higher846816
Hispanic or Latino Origin237171213411583
High school graduate or higher1858789889599
Bachelors degree or higher582926663163
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Total civilian non-institutionalized population165149
Black or African American1781
American Indian and Alaska Native alone459
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48
Some other race683
With a hearing difficulty52432
With a vision difficulty23938
With a cognitive difficulty61748
With an ambulatory difficulty76932
With a self-care difficulty26472
With an independent living difficulty51621

Counties of New Hampshire

Hillsborough County is the populous county in New Hampshire with 415,247, followed by Rockingham with 309,176, Merrimack with 151,132, Strafford County with 130,090 and Grafton County with 89,786 people.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Belknap County60,84561,0220.377
Carroll County48,10948,7791.488
Cheshire County76,18576,4930.466
Coos County31,58431,58901010
Grafton County89,94789,786-0.255
Hillsborough County413,157415,2470.511
Merrimack County150,169151,1320.633
Rockingham County307,281309,1760.622
Strafford County129,421130,0900.544
Sullivan County43,06943,1440.299


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