These Are The 10 New Hampshire Cities With The Largest Latino Population For 2019


We scoured the internet to determine the towns and cities in New Hampshire that have the largest Hispanic/Latino population in 2019

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our second time ranking the cities in New Hampshire with the largest Hispanic/Latino population.

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The Latino and Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in America this decade.

According to the most recent American Community Survey, there are now some 6.3M more Hispanics living in America than in 2010.

That’s the largest absolute growth and a 14.9% increase. The percentage growth is the third largest percentage change for any race according to the Census’s race and ethnicity definition.

But how has the increase impacted New Hampshire? Where cities and towns in New Hampshire have seen the greatest increase in it’s Hispanic population?

Turns out there’s been a 23.1% increase in the Hispanic population in New Hampshire.

We broke down the most recent census data to determine the cities in New Hampshire with the largest Hispanic population in 2019:

  1. Nashua (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  2. Manchester (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  3. Lebanon (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  4. Berlin (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  5. Somersworth (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  6. Franklin (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  7. Portsmouth (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  8. Keene (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  9. Claremont (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  10. Concord (Photos | Homes For Sale)

Nashua took the number one over all spot for the largest Hispanic population in New Hampshire for 2019.

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and how your town ranked.

To see where New Hampshire ranked as a state on diversity, we have a ranking of the most diverse states in America.

And if you already knew these places were Hispanic, check out the best places to live in New Hampshire or the most diverse places in New Hampshire.

How We Determined The Cities In New Hampshire With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2019

We still believe in the accuracy of data — especially from the census. So that’s where we went to get the breakdown of race across New Hampshire.

That lead us to the Census’s most recently available data, the 2013-2017 American Community Survey data from the US Census.

Specifically, we looked at table B03002: Hispanic OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE. Here are the category names as defined by the Census:

  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White alone*
  • Black or African American alone*
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone*
  • Asian alone*
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone*
  • Some other race alone*
  • Two or more races*
* Not Hispanic or latino

Our particular column of interest here was the number of people who identified as Hispanic or Latino.

We limited our analysis to non-CDPs with a population greater than 8,000 people. That left us with 13 cities.

We then calculated the percent of residents that are Hispanic or Latino. The percentages ranked from 12.6% to 1.9%.

Finally, we ranked each city based on the percent of Hispanic or Latino population with a higher score being more Hispanic or Latino than a lower score. Nashua took the distinction of being the most Hispanic or Latino, while Rochester was the least Hispanic or Latino city.

Read on for more information on how the cities in New Hampshire ranked by population of Hispanic or Latino residents or, for a more general take on diversity in America, head over to our ranking of the most diverse cities in America.

Nashua, NH

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 87,642
% Hispanic/Latino: 12.55%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 11,003
Percent Change Since 2010: 51.74%
More on Nashua: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Nashua is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, Nashua had a total population of 86,494, making it the second-largest city in the state after Manchester. As of 2016 the population had risen to an estimated 87,882.

Manchester, NH

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Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 110,601
% Hispanic/Latino: 9.37%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 10,358
Percent Change Since 2010: 28.99%
More on Manchester: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Manchester is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire and the largest city in northern New England, an area comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 109,565, and its estimated 2016 population was 110,506. It is one of two seats of Hillsborough County, the state of New Hampshire’s most populous county. Manchester is located near the northern end of the Northeast megalopolis, along the banks of the Merrimack River-which divides the city into eastern and western sections. It was first named by the merchant and inventor Samuel Blodgett. Blodget’s vision was to create a great industrial center similar to that of the original Manchester in England, which was the world’s first industrialized city.

Lebanon, NH

Overall SnackAbility

7.5
/10

Population: 13,544
% Hispanic/Latino: 4.4%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 596
Percent Change Since 2010: -2.45%
More on Lebanon: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Lebanon locally is a city in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,151 at the 2010 census and an estimated 13,513 as of 2016. Lebanon is located in western New Hampshire, south of Hanover, near the Connecticut River. It is the home to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, together comprising the largest medical facility between Boston, Massachusetts and Burlington, Vermont.

Berlin, NH

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Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 10,273
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.88%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 399
Percent Change Since 2010: 358.62%
More on Berlin: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Berlin is a city along the Androscoggin River in Cos County in northern New Hampshire, United States. The population was 10,051 at the 2010 census. It includes the village of Cascade. Located on the edge of the White Mountains, the city’s boundaries extend into the White Mountain National Forest. Berlin is home to the Berlin and Cos County Historical Society’s Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center, Service Credit Union Heritage Park, the Berlin Fish Hatchery, and the White Mountains Community College, member of the Community College System of New Hampshire.

Somersworth, NH

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 11,797
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.84%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 453
Percent Change Since 2010: -4.23%
More on Somersworth: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Somersworth is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 11,766 at the 2010 census. Somersworth has the smallest area and third-lowest population of New Hampshire’s 13 cities.

Franklin, NH

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 8,491
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.14%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 267
Percent Change Since 2010: 265.75%
More on Franklin: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Franklin is a city in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 8,477, the lowest of any of New Hampshire’s 13 cities. Franklin includes the village of West Franklin.

Portsmouth, NH

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 21,644
% Hispanic/Latino: 2.9%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 628
Percent Change Since 2010: 42.4%
More on Portsmouth: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. It is the only city in the county, but only the fourth-largest community, with a population of 21,233 at the 2010 census. As of 2016 the estimated population was 21,485. A historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination, Portsmouth was the home of the Strategic Air Command’s Pease Air Force Base, later converted to Portsmouth International Airport at Pease with limited commercial air service.

Keene, NH

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 23,204
% Hispanic/Latino: 2.51%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 582
Percent Change Since 2010: 11.07%
More on Keene: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Keene is a city in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 23,409 at the 2010 census. It is the seat of Cheshire County.

Claremont, NH

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 13,028
% Hispanic/Latino: 2.4%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 313
Percent Change Since 2010: 198.1%
More on Claremont: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Claremont is the only city in Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,355 at the 2010 census.

Concord, NH

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 42,717
% Hispanic/Latino: 2.26%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 967
Percent Change Since 2010: -7.38%
More on Concord: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Concord is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Hampshire and the county seat of Merrimack County. As of the 2010 census, its population was 42,695.

There You Have It – Hispanic or Latino Populations Across New Hampshire

If you’re looking for a breakdown of Latino populations across New Hampshire according to the most recent data, this is an accurate list.

If you’re curious enough, here are the least Hispanic or Latino places in New Hampshire:

  1. Rochester
  2. Laconia
  3. Dover

For more New Hampshire reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Most Hispanic Cities In New Hampshire

Rank City % Hispanic Population
1 Nashua 12.55% 87,642
2 Manchester 9.37% 110,601
3 Lebanon 4.4% 13,544
4 Berlin 3.88% 10,273
5 Somersworth 3.84% 11,797
6 Franklin 3.14% 8,491
7 Portsmouth 2.9% 21,644
8 Keene 2.51% 23,204
9 Claremont 2.4% 13,028
10 Concord 2.26% 42,717
11 Dover 2.23% 30,901
12 Laconia 2.16% 16,237
13 Rochester 1.88% 30,212

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