South Hooksett, New Hampshire

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South Hooksett, New Hampshire
Census-designated place
Grace Chapel Church of the Nazarene
Grace Chapel Church of the Nazarene
Location in Merrimack County and the state of New Hampshire.
Location in Merrimack County and the state of New Hampshire.
Coordinates: 43°1′50″N 71°26′13″W / 43.03056°N 71.43694°W / 43.03056; -71.43694Coordinates: 43°1′50″N 71°26′13″W / 43.03056°N 71.43694°W / 43.03056; -71.43694
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Merrimack
Town Hooksett
 • Total 5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)
 • Land 5.3 sq mi (13.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 443 ft (135 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,418
 • Density 1,000/sq mi (400/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 603
FIPS code 33-71220
GNIS feature ID 0870038

South Hooksett is a village[1] and census-designated place (CDP) within the town of Hooksett in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 5,418 at the 2010 census.[2]

It is a suburban area adjacent to the city of Manchester, New Hampshire's largest city. South Hooksett includes suburban housing developments and large retail stores and plays an important part in the Greater Manchester area.[citation needed]


South Hooksett is located at 43°1′51″N 71°26′5″W / 43.03083°N 71.43472°W / 43.03083; -71.43472 (43.030833, -71.434860).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km2), of which 0.19% is water.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 5,282 people, 1,645 households, and 1,230 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,003.4 people per square mile (387.7/km²). There were 1,717 housing units at an average density of 326.2 per square mile (126.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.68% White, 0.80% African American, 0.15% Native American, 2.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 1,645 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 21.1% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $65,222, and the median income for a family was $73,472. Males had a median income of $42,300 versus $30,069 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,714. About 1.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


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  2. ^ United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.