New Hampshire, USA

New Hampshire, USA

Basic Information

Full Name: State of New Hampshire
Capital: Concord
Joined Union: June 21, 1788 (235 years ago)

Geographic Properties

Total Area: 9349 mi²
Land Area: 8953 mi²
Water Area: 396.5 mi²
Farmland Area: 472000 acres
Mean Elevation: 984.3 ft
Highest Point: Mount Washington, 6293 ft
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft (2002 data)

Demographics

Population: 1.389 million people (2021 estimate)
Population Growth: +0.15% per year (2010-12)
Population Density: 148.6 people/mi² (2021 estimate)
Race Distribution:
- White: 92.9%
- Asian: 2.7%
- Two or more races: 2.1%
- Others
Hispanic Origin: 3.7%
US Citizens: 97.3%

Education

College Degree and Above: 47.2% (1.16 × national average)
High School Diploma: 27.4% (1.02 × national average)
Less Than High School Diploma: 6.9% (0.575 × national average) (For population age 25 and older)

Housing

Housing Units: 617704 (2011 data)
Housing Units Change: +47028 (2000-07)
Housing Units Change Rate: +1.2% per year (2000-07)
Households: 514869 (2011 data)
People per Household: 2.562 people (2010 data)

Economy

Number of Businesses: 137815 (2007 data)
Nonemployer Businesses: 102823 (2010 data)
Private Non-farm Businesses: 37452 (2010 data)
Median Household Income: $76,768.00 per year (1.22 × national average)
Per Capita Income: $40,003 per year (1.17 × national average)
Population Below Poverty Line: 7.6% (0.563 × national average)

Crime

Total Rate of Crime: 1362 crimes/100,000 people/year (2019 estimate)
Total Number of Crimes: 18516 crimes per year (2019 estimate)

Voting and Registration Rates

Total Voting Rate: 72.4% (2020 data)
Total Registration Rate: 76.6% (2020 data)

Public School Finance Information

Total Expenditures: $2.595 billion ($13,112 per student) (2020 data)
Total Revenue: $2.717 billion ($13,725 per student) (2009 data)
Total Debt: $897.3 million ($4,533 per student) (2020 data)
Total Cash and Securities: $179.2 million ($905 per student) (2020 data)

State Symbols

State Bird: Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)
State Flower: Purple Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
State Tree: White Birch (Betula papyrifera)
State Motto: Live Free or Die
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