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New Hampshire State Profile

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Population

  • With 1,309,940 residents in 2005, New Hampshire is the 41st most populated state in the U.S.
  • The total population of New Hampshire grew 6.0 percent from 2000 to 2005 – a growth rate above the U.S. average of 5.3 percent.
  • The population in New Hampshire is becoming slightly more diverse. The percentage of whites is declining and the percentages of Hispanics and Asians are growing (see below)

Distribution (%) of Total Population by Race/Ethnicity from 2000 to 2005
Race/Ethnicity 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
White 95.3% 95.0% 94.7% 94.5% 94.3% 94.1%
Hispanic, Latino 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 2.0% 2.1% 2.2%
African-American 0.7% 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
Native American, AK Native 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Asian, Pacific Islander 1.3% 1.4% 1.5% 1.6% 1.7% 1.8%
Two or More Races 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.9% 0.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates

  • The largest city in New Hampshire is Manchester-Nashua with 401,921 residents in 2005 – the 120th largest metropolitan area in the U.S.

New Hampshire - Income and Poverty

  • In 2004, New Hampshire had the 6th highest personal income per capita among the 50 states ($36,616 per resident).
  • New Hampshire’s personal income relative to the U.S. rose from a low of 91 percent in 1975 to 112 percent in 2000 – and still remains well above the U.S. average (see below).

Personal Income per Capita in New Hampshire as a Percent of the U.S. Average from 1960 to 2004
New Hampshire per capita income map
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

  • Among the 50 states, New Hampshire has the lowest percentage of its total population living in poverty (7.5%) and the lowest percentage of children under 18 living in poverty (9.4%) – 2005 American Community Survey.

New Hampshire - Educational Attainment

  • In 2005, New Hampshire ranked 10th among the 50 states in the percentage of its adults aged 25 to 64 with at least high school diploma (92.3%).
  • New Hampshire ranked 8th in the percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a bachelor’s degree or higher (34.0%) and 10th in the percentage with a graduate or professional degree (12.1%).
  • Relative to the U.S. average, New Hampshire has a larger percentage of adults who have completed college degrees (associate and higher) and a slightly larger percentage who have completed high school but no college (see below).

Educational Attainment of 25 to 64 Year Olds in 2005 – New Hampshire and the U.S. Average
New Hampshire education attainment
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

New Hampshire - Workforce and Economy

  • In 2005, New Hampshire had the 5th lowest unemployment rate of all states – 3.6 percent compared to the U.S. average of 5.1 percent. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Relative to the U.S. average, New Hampshire has larger percentages of its workforce employed in management, professional, and construction occupations, and smaller percentages employed in all other occupational categories (see below).

Distribution (%) of Employment by Occupation in 2005
Distribution (%) of Employment by Occupation in 2005
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

  • By industry in New Hampshire – relative to the U.S. average – there are larger percentages of employment in education and healthcare, retail and wholesale trades, manufacturing, and construction industries (see below)

Distribution (%) of Employment by Industry in 2005
Distribution (%) of Employment by Industry in 2005
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

  • New Hampshire ranked 15th among the states on the Progressive Policy Institute’s 2002 State New Economy Index – an index that measures the degree to which states are structured according to the new “knowledge-based” economy. (Located at: http://www.neweconomyindex.org/states/index.html)

New Hampshire - Health and Well-Being

  • 11.7 percent of New Hampshire residents do not have health insurance – the 12th lowest percentage in the U.S. (2005 Current Population Survey)
  • 21.5 percent of New Hampshire residents are overweight enough to be labeled obese – lower than the national average of 23.1 percent (Centers for Disease Control)
  • In New Hampshire, 203 per 100,000 residents died of cancer during the years 2000 to 2002 – about the same as the U.S. average of 204 per 100,000 residents (Centers for Disease Control).
  • A higher proportion of New Hampshire residents (298 of 100,000) died of cardiovascular complications from 2000 to 2002 – but lower than the national rate of 333 per 100,000 residents (Centers for Disease Control).
  • On the 2005 America’s Health Rankings (United Health Foundation), New Hampshire ranked 3rd among the states in overall health. The state rankings and measures can be accessed at http://www.unitedhealthfoundation.org/ahr2005.html.

New Hampshire - Crime and Corrections

  • In 2004, New Hampshire had the 4th lowest rate of violent crime among the 50 states (167 incidences per 100,000 residents). The U.S. rate was 466 incidences per 100,000 residents. (FBI, Uniform Crime Reports)
  • In the same year, there were 2,040 incidences of property crime per 100,000 residents in New Hampshire – the 3rd lowest rate among states and well below the U.S. average of 3,517.
  • New Hampshire had the 4th lowest incarceration rate per capita in 2004 – with 188 prisoners under federal and state jurisdiction per 100,000 residents. The rate of incarceration in New Hampshire has remained well below the U.S. average since 1980 (see below).

Number of Prisoners (Federal and State) Per 100,000 Residents – New Hampshire and the U.S. Average
Number of Prisoners (Federal and State) Per 100,000 Residents – New Hampshire and the U.S. Average
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau

New Hampshire Counties

State averages often mask vast disparities within states. For example, the personal income per capita in New Hampshire ranges from $28,884 in Coos County to $41,623 in Rockingham County. Also, the percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a bachelor’s degree or higher ranges from 13.0 percent in Coos County to 33.9 percent in Rockingham County.

Therefore, it is important to display regional and county differences. Many of these data are available to MyOnlineMaps.com subscribers at the state and county levels – and can be used to generate state and county maps or to download for research purposes. Furthermore, the “Resources” section of MyonlineMaps.com contains links to these and other valuable data sources.

New Hampshire Counties

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