About Rockingham County NH
Rockingham County is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 295,223, making it the second-most populous county in New Hampshire. The county seat is Brentwood. Rockingham County constitutes a portion of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as of the greater Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 795 square miles (2,060 km), of which 695 square miles (1,800 km) is land and 100 square miles (260 km) (13%) is water. The highest point in Rockingham County is Nottingham Mountain, at 1,340 feet (410 m), in the town of Deerfield. The county contains the entirety of New Hampshire’s Atlantic coast, which, at approximately 18 miles (29 km), is the shortest ocean coastline of any state in the nation.
As of the census of 2000, there were 277,359 people, 104,529 households, and 74,320 families residing in the county. The population density was 399 people per square mile (154/km²). There were 113,023 housing units at an average density of 163 per square mile (63/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.80% White, 0.58% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.11% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. 1.19% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.1% were of Irish, 14.6% English, 11.8% Italian, 10.5% French, 8.0% French Canadian, 6.0% German and 5.6% American ancestry. 94.3% spoke English, 1.8% French and 1.3% Spanish as their first language.
There were 104,529 households out of which 35.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% were non-families. 22.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 32.80% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $58,150, and the median income for a family was $66,345. (These figures had risen to $72,600 and $85,361 respectively, as of a 2007 estimate.) Males had a median income of $45,598 versus $30,741 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,656. About 3.10% of families and 4.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.00% of those under age 18 and 6.40% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 295,223 people, 115,033 households, and 79,832 families residing in the county. The population density was 425.0 inhabitants per square mile (164.1/km). There were 126,709 housing units at an average density of 182.4 per square mile (70.4/km). The racial makeup of the county was 95.5% white, 1.7% Asian, 0.7% black or African American, 0.2% American Indian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.1% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 26.9% were Irish, 19.0% were English, 14.8% were Italian, 9.7% were German, 7.3% were French Canadian, 5.6% were Polish, and 3.8% were American.
Of the 115,033 households, 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.6% were non-families, and 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.03. The median age was 42.2 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $75,825 and the median income for a family was $90,463. Males had a median income of $61,443 versus $42,478 for females. The per capita income for the county was $35,889. About 3.0% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.
Rockingham County New Hampshire neighborhoods include: Albany, Alexandria, Allenstown, Alstead, Alton, Amherst, Andover, Antrim, Ashland, Atkinson, Auburn, Barnstead, Barrington, Bath, Bedford, Belmont, Bennington, Benton, Berlin, Bethlehem, Boscawen, Bow, Bradford, Brentwood, Bristol, Brookfield, Brookline, Campton, Canaan, Candia, Canterbury, Center Harbor, Center Ossipee, Charlestown, Chichester, Claremont, Colebrook, Concord, Contoocook, Conway, Cornish, Croydon, Deerfield, Deering, Derry, Dorchester, Dover, Dublin, Dummer, Dunbarton, Durham, East Hampstead, East Wakefield, Effingham, Enfield, Epping, Epsom, Exeter, Francestown, Franconia, Franklin, Freedom, Fremont, Gilford, Gilmanton, Gilmanton Iron Works, Gilsum, Goffstown, Gorham, Grafton, Grantham, Greenfield, Greenland, Greenville, Groveton, Hampstead, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Hanover, Harrisville, Haverhill, Hebron, Henniker, Hillsborough, Hinsdale, Holderness, Hollis, Hooksett, Hopkinton, Hudson, Jackson, Jaffrey, Keene, Kensington, Kingston, Laconia, Lancaster, Landaff, Langdon, Lee, Lempster, Lisbon, Litchfield, Littleton, Londonderry, Loudon, Lyme, Lyndeborough, Madbury, Madison, Manchester, Marlborough, Marlow, Mason, Meredith, Meriden, Merrimack, Middleton, Milan, Milford, Milton, Mont Vernon, Munsonville, Nashua, Nelson, New Boston, Newbury, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, New Ipswich, New London, Newmarket, Newport, Newton, Northfield, North Hampton, North Haverhill, North Stratford, Northwood, Nottingham, Orange, Orford, Ossipee, Pelham, Pembroke, Penacook, Peterborough, Piermont, Pike, Pittsfield, Plainfield, Plaistow, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Rindge, Rochester, Rumney, Rye, Salem, Salisbury, Sanbornton, Sanbornville, Seabrook, Sharon, Silver Lake, South Acworth, Springfield, Stoddard, Strafford, Stratham, Sugar Hill, Sunapee, Suncook, Surry, Swanzey, Thornton, Tilton, Troy, Union, Warner, Washington, Weare, West Chesterfield, West Ossipee, Whitefield, Wilmot, Wilton, Winchester, Windham, Windsor, Wolfeboro, Woodsville
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