NASHUA REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
 Pelham, NH

 


 
  PELHAM PROFILE
POPULATION
1997 Office of State Planning (OSP) Population Estimate: 10,635
 
  1970
1980
1990
   1997 
Total Population ( U.S. Census)
 5,408 
8,090
9,408
 10,635
Decade Change (%)
--
 49.6%
 16.3%
Population Projection to 2015 (OSP):  15,730
Profile: 
 
1980
1990
    Under Age 18  
 
 2,821
 2,747
    Over Age 65
 
 
356
 607
    Median Age  
 
28 
32 
    % H S Graduates (of Over 18)  
 
 77.0%
80.6%
      % BS Degree (of Over 18)  
 
12.0% 
18.4%
    School Enrollment (public only)  
 
n/a 
1,730
HOUSING 
 
1970
1980
1990
1990 
County (Hillsborough)
Total Housing Units 
1,641
2,408 
3,118
135,622
Year-round Occupied Units 
1,377
2,336 
2,907 
124,567
Persons per household
 3.93
3.46 
3.24 
2.64 
% Owner- occupied
 90.0%
84.2%
 84.7%
 63.7%
Median Home Value
 $19,800
$59,100
 $160,500
$137,500 
Local Property tax per $1,000
(Full Value Rate)
(NH Dept. of Revenue Administration)
 $34.30
 $25.20
$18.76 
$20.08 
Housing Units built since 1990
449
 n/a = not available
 

COMMUNITY LINKS
SOICC Community Profile (Statistical Information)
Town Home Page
Pelham, New Hampshire Network
Nashua Telegraph
Lowell Sun
Center for Economic Development
Humane Society of Greater Nashua





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