These Are The 10 New Hampshire Cities With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2018


We scoured the internet to determine the towns and cities in New Hampshire that have the largest Hispanic population in 2018.

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The 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 2018:

  1. Nashua (Photos)
  2. Manchester (Photos)
  3. Lebanon (Photos)
  4. Berlin (Photos)
  5. Somersworth
  6. Portsmouth (Photos)
  7. Franklin (Photos)
  8. Keene (Photos)
  9. Dover
  10. Claremont (Photos)

Nashua took the number one over all spot for the largest Hispanic population in New Hampshire for 2018.

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.

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How We Determined The Cities In New Hampshire With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2018

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 2012-2016 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. The percentages ranked from 12.3% to 1.0%.

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

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

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1. Nashua

Nashua, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 87,279
% Hispanic: 12.26%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 10,700
Percent Change Since 2010: 47.57%

2. Manchester

Manchester, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 110,231
% Hispanic: 8.88%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 9,792
Percent Change Since 2010: 21.94%

3. Lebanon

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 13,528
% Hispanic: 4.08%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 552
Percent Change Since 2010: -9.66%

4. Berlin

Berlin, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 10,154
% Hispanic: 3.51%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 356
Percent Change Since 2010: 309.2%

5. Somersworth

Somersworth, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 11,756
% Hispanic: 3.27%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 385
Percent Change Since 2010: -18.6%

6. Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 21,458
% Hispanic: 3.08%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 661
Percent Change Since 2010: 49.89%

7. Franklin

Franklin, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 8,440
% Hispanic: 2.55%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 215
Percent Change Since 2010: 194.52%

8. Keene

Keene, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 23,537
% Hispanic: 2.35%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 554
Percent Change Since 2010: 5.73%

9. Dover

Dover, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 30,750
% Hispanic: 2.22%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 683
Percent Change Since 2010: 112.11%

10. Claremont

Claremont, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 13,022
% Hispanic: 2.09%
# Of Hispanic Residents: 272
Percent Change Since 2010: 159.05%

There You Have It – Hispanic Populations Across New Hampshire

If you’re looking for a breakdown of Hispanic 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 places in New Hampshire:

  1. Laconia
  2. Rochester
  3. Concord

For more New Hampshire reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Most Hispanic Cities In New Hampshire

City Rank Population % Hispanic
Nashua 1 87,279 12.26%
Manchester 2 110,231 8.88%
Lebanon 3 13,528 4.08%
Berlin 4 10,154 3.51%
Somersworth 5 11,756 3.27%
Portsmouth 6 21,458 3.08%
Franklin 7 8,440 2.55%
Keene 8 23,537 2.35%
Dover 9 30,750 2.22%
Claremont 10 13,022 2.09%
Concord 11 42,634 2.0%
Rochester 12 30,052 1.91%
Laconia 13 16,171 0.98%

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