Nashua, NH Population

By | June 21, 2019

Population: 86,605. Estimated population in July 2020: 87,321 (+0.8% change)
Males: 42,775 (49.4%), Females: 43,830 (50.6%)

Hillsborough County

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $51,969
Median house value: $137,500

Races in Nashua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.2%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (20.8%), French (13.5%), French Canadian (12.8%), English (12.5%), Italian (9.0%), German (7.9%).

Elevation: 169 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nashua

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nashua city

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

10.1% Foreign born (3.5% Asia, 3.0% Latin America, 1.9% Europe, 1.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,668 (+8.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Nashua:

  • SOUTHERN NH MEDICAL CENTER (8 PROSPECT STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (172 KINSLEY ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Nashua:

  • DR HARRY SOLOMON MHC (about 13 miles; LOWELL, MA)
  • LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; LOWELL, MA)
  • SAINTS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 15 miles; LOWELL, MA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nashua:

  • MANCHESTER (about 13 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Abbreviation: MHT)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 24 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 43 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Abbreviation: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nashua:

  • BOIRE FIELD (about 2 miles; NASHUA, NH; Abbreviation: ASH)
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 20 miles; METHUEN, MA; Abbreviation: MA2)
  • SHIRLEY (about 20 miles; SHIRLEY, MA; Abbreviation: 9B4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Nashua:

  • RIVIER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,455; Location: 429 MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rivier.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE-NASHUA (Full-time enrollment: 1,101; Location: 505 AMHERST ST; Public)
  • DANIEL WEBSTER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 909; Location: 20 UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dwc.edu)
  • SAINT JOSEPH SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 34; Location: 5 WOODWARD AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • SAINT JOSEPH SCHOOL OF HEALTH OCCUPATIONS (Location: 5 WOODWARD AVE; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nashua:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 13 miles; LOWELL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,373)
  • BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WALTHAM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,251)
  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,501)
  • FITCHBURG STATE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; FITCHBURG, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,660)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 26 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,384)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)

Schools

Public high school in Nashua:

  • NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL NORTH (Students: 2,008; Location: 10 CHUCK DRUDGING DR; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high schools in Nashua:

  • BISHOP GUERTIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 792; Location: 194 LUND RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • CHRISTIAN BIBLE CHURCH ACAD (Students: 44; Location: 205 MANCHESTER STREET; Grades: 1 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Nashua:

  • ELM STREET JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,393; Location: 117 ELM ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL – SOUTH (Students: 1,073; Location: 36 RIVERSIDE DR; Grades: 10 – 10)
  • FAIRGROUNDS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 940; Location: 27 CLEVELAND ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • BICENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 829; Location: 296 E DUNSTABLE RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 37 BLANCHARD ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PENNICHUCK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 814; Location: 207 MANCHESTER ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CHARLOTTE AVE ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 713; Location: 48 CHARLOTTE AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LEDGE STREET SCHOOL (Students: 680; Location: 137 LEDGE ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MAIN DUNSTABLE SCHOOL (Students: 669; Location: 20 WHITFORD RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BIRCH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 17 BIRCH HILL DR; Grades: KG – 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Nashua:

  • SMALL WORLD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: CHILD DEV CTR 138 SPIT BROOK R; Grades: PK – 4)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 20 CUSHING AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • INFANT JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 3 CROWN STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • NASHUA CATHOLIC REGIONAL JR HI (Students: 335; Location: 6 BARTLETT AVE; Grades: 7 – 9)
  • NASHUA CHR ACAD AND HIGH SCH (Students: 246; Location: 34 FRANKLIN ST; Grades: KG – 11)
  • ADULT LEARNING CENTER (Students: 220; Location: 4 LAKE ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • NASHUA CHILD LEARNING CENTER (Students: 180; Location: 5 SAINT LAURENT STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WHITE WING SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 58 LOWELL STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • RIVIER COLLEGE EARLY CHLDHD CT (Students: 100; Location: 29 CLEMENT STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CREATIVE YEARS CHILD DEV & LRN (Students: 97; Location: 15 TRAFALGAR SQUARE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Nashua:

  • NASHUA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,976,821; Location: 2 COURT STREET; 209,230 books; 10,000 audio materials; 3,500 video materials; 1,230 serial subscriptions)