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Nashua, NH

Nashua is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
88,606
Nashua Population7
$
52,708
Median Income6
5.1
%
Unemployment Rate17
 

City Score

 

Population

Nashua's under 5 years old saw the steapest decline since 2010, falling by 18%, whereas the average population in that segment only declined by 1%

Age

39.6
Median Age7
1.8
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Nashua residents are mostly white; however, the city is becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 12.8% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 57.6%

Race

90.4
%
New Hampshire Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Nashua has strong winds, cold winters, and few hot days. The city sees 12 mph winds, 29°F in January, and temperatures that reach 90°F or above only 13 days per year

Weather

35
%
Chance of Rain11
58
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature35

 

Housing

The average home value in Nashua increased by 40% since 2010 which is 3% lower than the national average and 5% higher than the state average

Rent

$
1,800
Monthly Average12
46
%
Renters36

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Nashua is a somewhat low tax location with no state or local income tax and no sales tax, but property tax 97% higher than the national average.

Other

2.2
%
Property Tax21
0.0
%
Sales Tax20
1.8
%
Vehicle Tax21

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)37

 

Employment

Nashua has a high employment rate of 95% which is 1% higher than the national average. The largest employers are Skillsoft and Southern New Hampshire Health

Income

10.3
%
<$25,0006
18.1
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry17

 

Politics

Nashua is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results38

Representatives

Mayor28 Jim Donchess
Democratic
House of Representative28 Annie Kuster
Democratic
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, is 22.0 miles from the center of Nashua, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Manchester VA Medical Center, is 3.0 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Winchester Hospital, is 25.8 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical29 Yes, but no home cultivation
Decriminalized29 Yes
 

Safety

In New Hampshire, 46.3% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, but gun ownership has increased since 2000 when 39.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks30
No
Permit to Purchase Law30

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#73 2019 Best Cities to Retire by WalletHub31
 

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