7.7% Poverty Rate in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

Poverty Rate in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

How does the Poverty Rate in Merrimack County, New Hampshire compare to other counties in New Hampshire?

New Hampshire County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

7.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire who were born citizens of the United States is 7.5%.

12.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.8%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 134,520 residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire who were born citizens of the United States, 10,026 (7.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 873 (12.8%) of 6,799 residents of Merrimack County, New Hampshire who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

The Poverty Rate in Merrimack County is 7.7%.
Merrimack County is in New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Concord 10.2%

39,985

Contoocook 3.3%

1,504

Franklin 14.7%

8,299

Henniker 18.7%

1,254

Hooksett 5.1%

4,846

New London 16.9%

555

Pittsfield 18.0%

1,634

South Hooksett 4.8%

5,126

Suncook 10.0%

5,241

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2018 New Hampshire Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for New Hampshire in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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