Economic Development PDF Print E-mail

Economic Development welcomes you to Goffstown. Our economic development goal is to improve the quality of life for Goffstown's taxpayers by expanding the non-residential tax base. We seek to achieve our goal by preserving and strengthening existing jobs and businesses, as well as seeking and welcoming new businesses to Goffstown, while maintaining Goffstown's unique character and quality of life.

       
      Economic Labor Market Information PDF Print E-mail

      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
       
      Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive (RSA 79-E) PDF Print E-mail

      On March 8, 2011, the Goffstown voters passed article 11: the Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive, (RSA 79-E). This incentive encourages the redevelopment of properties within Pinardville and the Village, providing significant tax relief on improvements made to existing buildings or selected properties in these areas.

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      Staff Directory PDF Print E-mail

      Derek Horne, Economic Development Coordinator (603) 497-8990, EXT 119

      Jonathan O'Rourke, Planning & Zoning Administrator (603) 497-8990, EXT 118

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