New Hampshire is in the New England region of the northeastern part of United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, Vermont to the west, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. New Hampshire is the 5th smallest by land area and around the 9th least populous state.
By January 1776 it became the first of the British North American colonies to establish a government independent of Great Britain’s authority and it was the first to establish it’s own state constitution. Later, it became one of the original 13 states that founded the United States of America.
POPULATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE IN 2016:
Going to the discussion about Population, in the year 2011 the population was 1.318 Million, 2012 – 1.321 Million, 2013 – 1.323 Million, 2014 – 1.327 Million. Taking a look at the information of population of New Hampshire in the most recent four years from 2011-2014, the Population of New Hampshire have expanded by 0.009 Million. Thus, the present year populace ought to be around 1.32925 Million and the anticipated population of New Hampshire of the year 2016 ought to be 1.3315 Million.
The vast and large Irish American and French-Canadian populations are descended largely from mill workers and many still live in the former mill towns, like Manchester. New Hampshire has one of the highest percentages (23.3% of the population) of residents of French/French-Canadian/Acadian ancestry of any U.S. state. As of the year 2013 estimates, Maine had a slightly higher percentage.
Regarding the 2000 US Census, 3.41% of the population aged 5 and older speak French at home, while 1.60% speak Spanish. In Coos County around 16% of the population speaks French at home.
DEMOGRAPHY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE:
The US Census estimates that the population of New Hampshire was 1,326,813 on July 1, 2014, a 0.79% increase since the 2010 United States Census. The center of population of New Hampshire is located in Merrimack County, in the town of Pembroke. The center of population has moved south 12 miles (19 km) since the year 1950, a sure reflection of the fact that the fastest growth in the state has been around it’s southern border and which is within commuting range of Boston and other Massachusetts cities.
According to the 2010 Census, the racial combination of New Hampshire was as follows:
93.9% White American (92.3% Non-Hispanic White, 1.6% White Hispanic)
2.2% Asian American
1.1% Black or African American
0.2% Native American/American Indian
1.6% Two or more races
1.0% other race
Hispanic and Latino Americans consisted up of 2.8% of the population in the year 2010.
POPULATION DENSITY AND GROWTH OF NEW HAMPSHIRE:
147.8 per square mile is the population density of the state.
New Hampshire had a population in 2013 estimated at 1,322,847, a sizable increase over it’s population of 1.31 million at the 2010 Census. It has one of the slowest growth rates in the country at a mere 0.16%, which ranks 45th in the country. Not a surprise.
The most recent set of figures related to population of New Hampshire dates from the last nationwide census of 2010. That survey confirmed that there were 1,316,470 people here and that figure was up by around 6.5% on the numbers declared at the 2000 US Census. The year 2013 projection for New Hampshire places the population at 1,322,847, making it the 42nd most populous state in the US.
FACTS ABOUT NEW HAMPSHIRE:
- New Hampshire was the first to declare It’s independence from Mother England — a full six months before the Declaration of Independence was signed.
- The highest wind speed recorded at ground level is at Mt. Washington, on April 12, 1934. The winds were three times as fast as those in most hurricanes.
- New Hampshire is the only state that ever played host at the formal conclusion of a foreign war.