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Goffstown is a town in Hillsborough County, in the Manchester-Nashua metro area.
The community was named for Col. John Goffe, settler
The latitude of Goffstown is 43.020N. The longitude is -71.6W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 269 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,929.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Goffstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hillsborough County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Manchester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03102 ZIP code.
8% of Goffstown residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goffstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goffstown was $21,907, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Goffstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Goffstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $523. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,273.
Libraries in Goffstown include Goffstown Public Library ... View libraries
Hillsborough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goffstown political report.
The average commute time for Goffstown workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Goffstown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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