Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

There are so many reasons why Pelham is the right place to establish, relocate, or expand your business. Our central location to major highways and transportation hubs, our small town charm, low cost of operations and ease of doing business - all right here in Pelham.

ABOUT PELHAM POPULATION GROWTH

Pelham has experienced steady and measured population growth every decade over the past 60 years.

The 2008 US Census projection for Pelham NH was 12,581, which ranked 24th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.

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Source: Pelham Master Plan, August 5, 2002, citing 2000 US Census and 2008 US Census projections and NH Employment Security.

ABOUT PELHAM HOUSEHOLD INCOME

Pelham's Median Household Income is 37% higher than the national average.

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Source: US Census Bureau, 2000 Summary Data.

ABOUT PELHAM HOUSEHOLD INCOME VS. STATE AVERAGES

Pelham's Median Household Income is consistently higher than the NH state average, with Pelham NH residents having more wealth than the state average.

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Source: US Census Bureau, 2000 Summary Data.

ABOUT POPULATION BY AGE GROUP

The majority of Pelham's residents are middle-aged professionals with families – a demographic known to be avid consumers of numerous goods and services. The median age for Pelham NH’s residents is 36 years.

Source: US Census Bureau, 2000 Summary Data.

ABOUT RESIDENT EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Pelham NH's population is highly educated by local, state and national standards, with 87.2% of Pelham’s adult population being high school graduates, 42% holding a college degree, and 24% holding a bachelor's degree or higher.

Source: US Census Bureau, 2000.

 Management, Professional  Sales/Office  Construction, Extraction, Maintenance
 Service  Farming/Fishing/Forestry  Production, Transportation

ABOUT RESIDENT OCCUPATIONS

Pelham NH was founded on core industries such as farming and logging, but today’s population had evolved with the times. Over 36% of Pelham residents work in a professional or managerial position, and over 25% serve in sales and office positions.

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Source: US Census Bureau, 2000.

ABOUT MEDIAN HOME VALUES

Pelham NH is an excellent place to invest in home ownership. Pelham’s median home values are 27% higher than the New Hampshire average, and over 41% higher than the national average.

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Source: Source: NH Association of Realtors, Northern New England Real Estate Network (NNEREN) and National Association of Realtors.