Strafford County, New Hampshire 

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Population

131,533

+3.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$59,580

Median Home Price

$335,900

Median Age

37

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.4

summer / winter

United States / New Hampshire / No Metro Area / Strafford County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Strafford County, New Hampshire

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Strafford County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: New Hampshire
County: Strafford County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Dover, Rochester, 13 total
Zip Codes: 03820, 03867, 03824, 03878, 03825, 03835, 03868, 03861, 03884, 03839, 15 total
Cost of Living: 1.8% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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strafford, NH Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Strafford County is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Strafford County jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Strafford County's cost of living is 1.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Strafford County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Strafford County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Strafford county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.5% to 41.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Strafford County's population is 131,533 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Strafford County is Real Estate: $335,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.

SCHOOLS
Strafford County public schools spend $14,510 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Strafford County. More Education



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Housing Market in strafford

It's a good time to buy in Strafford. Home Appreciation is up 18.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Strafford is $335,900.
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ZIP CODES IN STRAFFORD COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE
03820, 03867, 03824, 03878, 03825, 03835, 03868, 03861, 03884, 03839, 15 total

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