Keene, NH

Census Place

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2022 Population
22,907
0.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.1
2.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
4.16% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$69,381
9.28% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$221,400
14.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,923
0.101% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Keene, NH had a population of 22.9k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $69,381. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Keene, NH declined from 22,969 to 22,907, a −0.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,490 to $69,381, a 9.28% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Keene, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.41%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.31%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%), and White (Hispanic) (0.668%).

None of the households in Keene, NH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Keene, NH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Keene, NH are Keene State College (902 degrees awarded in 2022), Antioch University-New England (315 degrees), and Keene Beauty Academy (17 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Keene, NH was $221,400, and the homeownership rate was 51.4%.

Most people in Keene, NH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Keene, NH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Keene, NH is home to a population of 22.9k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.16% of Keene, NH residents were born outside of the country (952 people).

In 2022, there were 27.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.1k people) in Keene, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 780 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 299 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Keene, NH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Keene, NH was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Keene, NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.1k ± 330
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    780 ± 259
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    299 ± 140
2.29%
Hispanic Population
524 people

In 2022, there were 27.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.1k people) in Keene, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 780 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 299 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.29% of the people in Keene, NH are hispanic (524 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    8,274 ± 2,227 people
  2. India
    7,491 ± 2,119 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    5,567 ± 1,828 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 8,274 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 7,491 and Dominican Republic with 5,567.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.16%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
952 people
3.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
780 people

As of 2022, 4.16% of Keene, NH residents (952 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Keene, NH was 3.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    490 ± 148
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    458 ± 222
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    217 ± 105

Keene, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Keene, NH employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Keene, NH are Educational Services (1,870 people), Retail Trade (1,807 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,611 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($90,917), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,602), and Manufacturing ($58,125).

Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,483. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.9k
2022 Value
± 849
0.101%
1 Year growth
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Keene, NH grew at a rate of 0.101%, from 11.9k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Keene, NH, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,238 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,216 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,155 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Keene, NH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.9k
2022 Value
± 849
0.101%
1 Year growth
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Keene, NH grew at a rate of 0.101%, from 11.9k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Keene, NH, are Educational Services (1,870 people), Retail Trade (1,807 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,611 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Keene, NH, though some of these residents may live in Keene, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,631
Median earning men ± $4,412
$36,460
Median earning women ± $2,208

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,042), Wholesale Trade ($82,063), and Manufacturing ($71,474).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,484), Construction ($68,375), and Public Administration ($54,338).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.71%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 693k people employed in New Hampshire. This represents a 2.71% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Hampshire went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.64%).

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing the state of New Hampshire. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Hampshire

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Jeanne Shaheen
Senator from New Hampshire2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Maggie Hassan
Senator from New Hampshire3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing New Hampshire.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Hampshire

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Hampshire have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Keene, NH awarded 1,234 degrees. The student population of Keene, NH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,499 male students and 2,482 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Keene, NH are White (977 and 79.9%), followed by Unknown (132 and 10.8%), Hispanic or Latino (45 and 3.68%), and Black or African American (27 and 2.21%).

The largest universities in Keene, NH by number of degrees awarded are Keene State College (902 and 73.1%), Antioch University-New England (315 and 25.5%), and Keene Beauty Academy (17 and 1.38%).

The most popular majors in Keene, NH are Mental Health Counseling (86 and 6.97%), Occupational Safety & Health Technology (85 and 6.89%), and General Psychology (66 and 5.35%).

The median tuition cost in Keene, NH for a public four year colleges is $11,754 for in-state students and $22,663 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Keene, NH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 89.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,981 (37.7% men and 62.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,981 students enrolled in Keene, NH, 37.7% men and 62.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,056 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Keene, NH was General Business Administration & Management with 61 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 902 degrees awarded
  2. 315 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Keene State College with 902 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 408 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Keene, NH, which is 0.494 times less than the 826 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 977 degrees mean that there were 7.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 132 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,754) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,884) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.529% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.509% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (315k), Bachelors Degree (255k), and Some college (221k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Keene, NH was $221,400 in 2022, which is 0.785 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $193,400 to $221,400, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Keene, NH is 51.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Keene, NH have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Keene, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Keene, NH is $69,381. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Keene, NH was Census Tract 9714.02 with a value of $82,122, followed by Census Tract 9710 and Census Tract 9713, with respective values of $81,027 and $69,904.

Property

$221,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,551
$4,762
Median Property Taxes
±$495

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Rent vs Own

51.4%
Homeownership
2022
58.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.4% of the housing units in Keene, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9714.02
  2. Census Tract 9710
  3. Census Tract 9713

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Keene, NH was Census Tract 9714.02 with a value of $82,122, followed by Census Tract 9710 and Census Tract 9713, with respective values of $81,027 and $69,904.

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Household Income

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$69,381
Median Household Income
± $8,852
9.26k
Number of Households
± 698

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.26k households in Keene, NH grew to $69,381 from the previous year's value of $63,490.

The following chart displays the households in Keene, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Keene, NH is from New Hampshire.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2022, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.451% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.1%)
  3. Carpooled (10.3%)

In 2022, 68.3% of workers in Keene, NH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.1%) and those who carpooled to work (10.3%).

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Keene, NH have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Keene, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Keene, NH (2.26k out of 20.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Keene, NH is White, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.9% of the population of Keene, NH has health coverage, with 54.3% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.13% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cheshire County, NH see 1436 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.38% decrease from the previous year (1471 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1250 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 281 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,436 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cheshire County, NH

Primary care physicians in Cheshire County, NH see an average of 1,436 patients per year. This represents a 2.38% decrease from the previous year (1,471 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cheshire County, NH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.8% under 18 years, 32.1% between 18 and 34 years, 33.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.09%
Uninsured
54.3%
Employer Coverage
12.3%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.13%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Keene, NH grew by 0.419% from 5.07% to 5.09%.

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