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Capital City:
Concord
State FLower:
Purple lilac
State Bird:
Purple Finch
State #36 Admitted to Union:
June 21, 1788
    People Facts New Hampshire USA
Population, 2010 1,316,470 308,745,538
Population, 2000 1,235,786 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.6% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 23.1% 24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 12.5% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.7% 50.7%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a) 96.1% 80.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a) 1.0% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a) 0.2% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a) 1.7% 4.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a) 0.0% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.0% 1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b) 2.2% 14.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 94.1% 66.9%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 55.4% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.4% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 8.3% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 87.4% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 28.7% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 193,893 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 25.3 25.5
 
Housing units, 2005 583,324 124,521,886
Homeownership rate, 2000 69.7% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 26.5% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $133,300 $119,600
 
Households, 2000 474,606 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.53 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $53,377 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $23,844 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 6.6% 12.7%
    Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 39,224 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 562,398 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 2.9% 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 103,075 19,523,741
 
Total number of firms, 2002 125,388 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.2% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.0% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.7% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.7% 28.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 15,235,144 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 13,741,876 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 20,830,057 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $16,330 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,082,145 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 5,677 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 7,958,518 2,143,781,727
    Geography Facts New Hampshire USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 8,968.10 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 137.8 79.6