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Population characteristics

Population
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Hispanic origin
Race
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Income and poverty

Poverty rate, overall
Poverty rate, by age
Median household income
Per capita income
Personal income by source
Reduced price school lunch program


Employment

Unemployment rate
Number of jobs
Wage per job
Employment by industry
Self-employment rate
Labor force participation rate


Family / kids

Household types
Teen birth rate
Teens unemployed and not in school


Housing

Total housing units
Value of owner occupied housing


Education

Educational attainment
High school drop out rate
Student teacher ratio


Health

Late or no prenatal care
Low birth weight babies
Infant mortality
Number of physicians


Crime and safety

Juvenile arrests
Violent crimes reported
Total crimes reported
Number of police officers

New Hampshire: Poverty rate, overall

The poverty rate is the percentage of people living below the poverty level or “threshold.” Each year, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget establishes a series of poverty thresholds for different family sizes and ages of household heads.

Among New Hampshire's residents, the overall poverty rate . . .

  • was 8.6 percent in 2010, 8.6 percent in 2009, and 6.5 percent in 1999;
  • ranked 1st – from lowest to highest – out of the 50 states in 2010.
 

Poverty rate
New Hampshire and U.S., 1989-2010

Source: 1989 and 1999: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census of Population and Housing, American Factfinder, (http://factfinder2.census.gov/)
2000-2010: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, (http://www.census.gov//did/www/saipe/)

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