New Hampshire: Profile

Government 
Governor:Margaret Hassan (D)
Treasurer:William Dwyer (R)
Senators:Jeanne Shaheen (D)
Kelly Ayotte (D)
Entered Union:June 21, 1788
U.S. Representatives:2
Area 
Total Area24,214 km2 / 9,349 mi2
Land Area23,187 km2 / 8,953 mi2
Water Area1,027 km2 / 397 mi2
Water Area Percentage4.24 %
Time Zone  
Standard TimeGMT -5
Daylight-Saving TimeGMT -4
Weather 
Record High Temperature106°F / 42°C , Nashua (July 4, 1911)
Record Low Temperature-47°F / -44°C , Mount Washington (January 29, 1934)
GDP 
Total Gross Domestic Product (USD Billions)$72 (2014)
Per Capita Real GDP (USD)$49,951 (2014)
Population 
Population1,318,194 (2011)
Under 19 Population325,802 / 24.7% (2010)
65 and older Population178,268 / 13.5% (2010)
Male Population649,394 / 49.3% (2010)
Female Population667,076 / 50.7% (2010)
Non-English Speaker (at home) 98,008 (2007)
Net International Immigration 1,787 (2009)
Birth Rate (per 1,000)10.1 per 1,000 (2009)
Percent of People Under Poverty Level (%)9% (2013)
Major Cities 
CityPopulation (2012)
Manchester 110,209
Nashua 86,933
Concord 42,630
Employment 
Employment 657,400 (2015)
Average Weekly Wage (USD)$833 (2015)
Unemployment Rate (%)4.3% (2014)
Expenditures 
Per Capita State Spending (USD)$3,791 (2013)
Energy Expenditures per Person (USD)$4,600 (2013)
Expenditures of State and Local Government Employee-Retirement Systems (USD Thousands)$601 (2012)
Revenue 
Per Capita Personal Income (USD)$52,773 (2014)
State Internal Revenue Collection (USD Thousands)$11 (2014)
Cash and Security Holdings by State Government (USD Thousands)$13,889 (2013)
Per Capita State Tax Collection (USD)$1,761 (2011)
Education 
High School Graduation Rate (%)92.2% (2014)
Percent of Population with a Bachelor's Degree (%)35% (2014)
Percent of Population with an Advanced Degree (%)13.3% (2014)
Largest Universities  
University of New Hampshire
Southern New Hampshire University
Dartmouth College
Logistics 
Public Road Length (Miles)16,105 Miles (2012)
Gas Tax Rate (%)23.83% (2015)
Number of Public Airports 24 (2015)
Main Airports 
CodeNameCity
LEBLebanon MunicipalLebanon
MHTManchesterManchester
Ports 
Manchester
Portsmouth

Sources:
Air Nav (2009)
American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) (2009)
Bureau of Business and Economic Research (2009)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009)
Bureau of Transportation (2008)
Education Portal (2010)
Federal Aviation Administration (2009)
Internal Revenue Service (2009)
National Association of State Budget Officers (2008)
National Climatic Data Center (2009)
National Governors Association (2011)
Tax Foundation (2008)
U.S. Census Bureau (2000, 2007, 2008, 2009)
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (2009)
U.S. Energy Information Administration (2008)
U.S. House of Representatives (2011)
United States Senate (2011)

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