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Sullivan County, New Hampshire
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Map of New Hampshire highlighting Sullivan County
Location in the state of New Hampshire
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New Hampshire's location in the U.S.
Founded 1827
Named for John Sullivan
Seat Newport
Largest city Claremont
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

552 sq mi (1,430 km²)
537 sq mi (1,391 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 2.7%
PopulationEst.
 - (2016)
 - Density

43,004
81/sq mi (31/km²)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.sullivancountynh.gov

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,742,[1] making it the second-least populous county in New Hampshire. Its county seat is Newport.[2]

Sullivan County is included in the Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT Micropolitan Statistical Area.

HistoryEdit

Sullivan County was organized at Newport in 1827 and is named for John Sullivan (1740–1795), the Revolutionary War hero and a former governor. It was formed from the northern part of Cheshire County.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 552 square miles (1,430 km2), of which 537 square miles (1,390 km2) is land and 15 square miles (39 km2) (2.7%) is water.[3] It is the third-smallest county in New Hampshire by area.

Adjacent countiesEdit

National protected areaEdit

Template:Rivers of New Hampshire

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 19,669
1840 20,340 3.4%
1850 19,375 −4.7%
1860 19,041 −1.7%
1870 18,058 −5.2%
1880 18,161 0.6%
1890 17,304 −4.7%
1900 18,009 4.1%
1910 19,337 7.4%
1920 20,922 8.2%
1930 24,286 16.1%
1940 25,442 4.8%
1950 26,441 3.9%
1960 28,067 6.1%
1970 30,949 10.3%
1980 36,063 16.5%
1990 38,592 7.0%
2000 40,458 4.8%
2010 43,742 8.1%
Est. 2016 43,004 [4] 6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2016[1]

2000 censusEdit

At the 2000 census,[9] there were 40,458 people, 16,530 households and 11,174 families residing in the county. The population density was 29/; (75/sq mi). There were 20,158 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile (14/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.99% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 0.55% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 16.9% were of English, 14.7% French, 11.7% French Canadian, 10.7% American, 10.0% Irish, 6.2% German and 5.1% Italian ancestry. 96.1% spoke English and 1.6% French as their first language.

There were 16,530 households of which 29.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.70% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.88.

23.90% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.

The median household income was $40,938 and the median family income was $48,516. Males had a median income of $32,185 versus $24,615 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,319. About 5.20% of families and 8.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.50% of those under age 18 and 8.80% of those age 65 or over.

2010 censusEdit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 43,742 people, 18,126 households, and 12,025 families residing in the county.[10] The population density was 81.4 inhabitants per square mile (31.4 /km2). There were 22,341 housing units at an average density of 41.6 per square mile (16.1 /km2).[11] The racial makeup of the county was 97.0% white, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% black or African American, 0.3% American Indian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.1% of the population.[10] In terms of ancestry, 23.9% were English, 16.3% were Irish, 9.2% were German, 7.1% were Italian, 6.0% were French Canadian, 5.2% were Scottish, 5.1% were Polish, and 4.4% were American.[12]

Of the 18,126 households, 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.7% were non-families, and 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.82. The median age was 43.9 years.[10]

The median income for a household in the county was $50,689 and the median income for a family was $61,959. Males had a median income of $44,408 versus $34,233 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,322. About 7.5% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.[13]

PoliticsEdit

Presidential Elections Results[14]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 47.6% 10,796 45.0% 10,210 7.4% 1,677
2012 42.5% 9,269 55.7% 12,166 1.8% 402
2008 40.3% 9,169 58.2% 13,249 1.5% 336
2004 46.5% 10,142 52.4% 11,434 1.1% 228
2000 49.8% 9,304 44.1% 8,224 6.1% 1,140
1996 39.5% 6,824 48.6% 8,380 11.9% 2,056
1992 35.5% 6,318 44.5% 7,921 20.0% 3,560
1988 57.8% 8,836 41.7% 6,378 0.5% 69
1984 64.8% 9,220 34.9% 4,962 0.4% 57
1980 52.9% 7,472 34.6% 4,889 12.6% 1,776
1976 50.6% 6,679 47.9% 6,323 1.6% 205
1972 58.1% 7,901 40.9% 5,554 1.0% 137
1968 49.4% 6,094 47.2% 5,817 3.4% 417
1964 31.2% 3,975 68.9% 8,787
1960 52.3% 7,105 47.7% 6,469
1956 66.4% 8,403 33.5% 4,239 0.0% 5
1952 63.7% 8,317 36.3% 4,743
1948 55.5% 6,003 43.4% 4,696 1.1% 119
1944 49.8% 5,935 50.1% 5,972 0.1% 6
1940 48.7% 5,583 51.3% 5,872
1936 50.7% 5,347 48.5% 5,113 0.7% 78
1932 53.8% 5,153 45.6% 4,368 0.6% 58
1928 61.6% 5,754 38.0% 3,549 0.5% 43
1924 68.0% 5,187 29.7% 2,268 2.2% 170
1920 64.4% 4,647 34.9% 2,521 0.8% 54
1916 49.3% 2,193 49.8% 2,215 0.9% 38
1912 38.9% 1,677 35.3% 1,523 25.9% 1,117
1908 63.2% 2,758 33.7% 1,469 3.1% 136
1904 64.2% 2,774 33.5% 1,447 2.3% 99
1900 61.4% 2,559 36.9% 1,538 1.7% 69
1896 71.5% 2,750 22.5% 865 6.1% 234
1892 53.8% 2,434 44.7% 2,021 1.5% 66
1888 55.0% 2,588 43.3% 2,040 1.7% 82
1884 54.0% 2,477 44.2% 2,031 1.8% 83
1880 55.5% 2,729 44.2% 2,175 0.4% 17
1876 54.9% 2,568 45.0% 2,106 0.1% 3

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Census-designated placesEdit

Other populated placesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/33/33019.html. Retrieved September 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/docs/gazetteer/counties_list_33.txt. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest/data/tables.2016.html. Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/nh190090.txt. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/briefs/phc-t4/tables/tab02.pdf. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  10. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/DEC/10_DP/DPDP1/0500000US33019. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  11. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/DEC/10_SF1/GCTPH1.CY07/0500000US33019. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  12. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_5YR/DP02/0500000US33019. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  13. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/10_5YR/DP03/0500000US33019. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  14. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

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Coordinates: 43°22′N 72°13′W / 43.36, -72.22


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