About Henniker

Welcome to the official website of the Town of Henniker, NH. Incorporated in 1768, the "Only Henniker on Earth" is an exceptional community intersected by the beauty of the Contoocook River. With a quaint Main Street, engaging community, ski mountain and private college, Henniker sits proudly at the crossroads of key highways just to the west of the state capital. As a municipality, the town of Henniker strives for outstanding civic service, community bridging, and working together to preserve and enhance the Henniker way of life for all our residents and businesses, both today and into future.

Quick Facts

Data Quick Facts for Henniker, NH
Population: 4,933
Housing Units: 2,000
Median age: 31.3 years
Median Household Income: $69,609
Per Capita Income: $29,422

Government: Five-member Board of Selectmen, Town Administrator, Town Meeting

Property Tax Rate:
$9.94 Town
$16.75 School
$ 1.99 State School
$ 2.56 County
$31.24 per $1,000

2020 Median Equalization Ratio 92.0%