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Economic Labor Market Information

Population:  17,651 (U.S. Census 2010)

                  17,765 (2014 Estimate - U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates)

Population Projections (NHOEP Population Projections - September 2016)
  • 2015 est. – 17,846
  • 2020 – 18,051
  • 2025 – 18,335
  • 2030 – 18,689
  • 2035 – 18,911
  • 2040 – 18,988

Median Household Income: $69,123 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates)

Per Capita Income: $32,661 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates)

September 2016 Total Manchester Area Labor Force: 117,900 (NHES)
September 2016 Total Manchester Area Unemployment Rate: 2.6% (NHES)

September 2016 Goffstown Unemployment Rate: 2.4% (NHES)

More Economic Labor Market Info from Employment Security

Educational Attainment, Population 25 years and over:
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates )
  • High School graduate or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%

2016 Tax Rate: $26.43/$1,000
2012 Equalization Ratio: 101.6%

2016 Jan-Jun Median Purchase Price of all housing for Hillsborough County: $230,000 (NHHFA)
2016 Jan-Jun Median Purchase Price of all housing for Goffstown: $207,266 (NHHFA)

2016 Median Rent of all units for Hillsborough County: $1,214 (NHHFA)
2016 Median Rent of all units for Goffstown: $1,119 (NHHFA)

Form of Government
  • Five Member Board of Selectmen
  • Annual March Town Meeting