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New Hampshire > All counties > Merrimack County, NH
Merrimack County, NH

Population 2005: 140,311
Square miles: 934.43



2000 CENSUS DATA
MERRIMACK COUNTY NH US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 56,244
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 15,795 28.1 26.3 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.00 2.08 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.19 4.17 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.29 1.36 1.19
Median year structure was built 1963 1963 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 537 566 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 589 545 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 3,780 23.9 20.1 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 24 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 36,048 64.1 60.5 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.73 2.72 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.44 6.44 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.55 1.63 1.64
Median year structure was built 1973 1974 1971
Median year householder moved in 1990 1991 1991
Median value ($) 115,100 127,500 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 19,451 54.0 55.9 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 4,168 11.6 11.3 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 86,100 109,200 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,143 1,226 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 436 441 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk