Roxbury is a town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 229 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.2 square miles (31.6 km), of which 11.9 sq mi (30.8 km) is land and 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km) is water, comprising 2.38% of the town. The highest point in Roxbury is the summit Bassett Hill, at 1,644 feet (501 m) above sea level.
Granite Gorge Ski Area on Pinnacle Mountain is located in the town’s northwest corner along New Hampshire Route 9, despite being advertised as being in the neighboring city of Keene.
Batcheller’s Cave is noted for its place in history as the hiding place of Breed Batcheller, who was edged out of town for failing to join the rebellion against the crown in the Revolutionary War.
At the 2000 census, there were 237 people, 89 households and 66 families residing in the town. The population density was 19.9 per square mile (7.7/km²). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 7.6 per square mile (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.73% White, 0.42% Asian, and 0.84% from two or more races.
There were 89 households of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.
25.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 32.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.
The median household income was $49,375 and the median family income was $56,875. Males had a median income of $33,984 and females $23,750. The per capita income for the town was $21,124. None of the families and 0.9% of the population were living below the poverty line.