Peterborough, NH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,290 housing units in Peterborough. This represents a 5% growth from 1,228 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,113 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 177 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Peterborough is about 57.8%. Peterborough's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Peterborough were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom10.20%
Two Bedrooms40.80%
Three Bedrooms32.10%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more6.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$116,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$27,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1946
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$396

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.90%
Home Equity Loan4.60%
Simple Mortgage51.50%
Debt Free42%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%