Carroll County, New Hampshire


Carroll County is a county located in the state of New Hampshire, in the United States As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,818,1 making it the third-least populous county in New Hampshire Its county seat is Ossipee2 The county was created in 1840 and organized at Ossipee from towns removed from Strafford County It was named in honor of Charles Carroll of Carrollton,3 who had died in 1832, the last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence

Contents

  • 1 Geography
    • 11 Adjacent counties
    • 12 National protected area
  • 2 Demographics
    • 21 2000 census
    • 22 2010 census
  • 3 Politics
  • 4 Communities
    • 41 Towns
    • 42 Township
    • 43 Census-designated places
    • 44 Villages
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Geographyedit

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 992 square miles 2,570 km2, of which 931 square miles 2,410 km2 is land and 61 square miles 160 km2 62% is water4 It is the third-largest county in New Hampshire by total area Northern Carroll County is known for being mountainous Several ski areas, including Cranmore Mountain, Attitash, King Pine, and Black Mountain, are located here

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Coos County north
  • Oxford County, Maine northeast
  • York County, Maine southeast
  • Strafford County south
  • Belknap County southwest
  • Grafton County west

National protected areaedit

  • White Mountain National Forest part

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1850 20,157
1860 20,465 15%
1870 17,332 −153%
1880 18,224 51%
1890 18,124 −05%
1900 16,895 −68%
1910 16,316 −34%
1920 15,017 −80%
1930 14,277 −49%
1940 15,589 92%
1950 15,868 18%
1960 15,829 −02%
1970 18,548 172%
1980 27,931 506%
1990 35,410 268%
2000 43,666 233%
2010 47,818 95%
Est 2016 47,289 −11%
US Decennial Census6
1790-19607 1900-19908
1990-20009 2010-20161

2000 censusedit

As of the census10 of 2000, there were 43,666 people, 18,351 households, and 12,313 families residing in the county The population density was 18/km² 47/sq mi There were 34,750 housing units at an average density of 14/km² 37/sq mi The racial makeup of the county was 9822% White, 017% Black or African American, 028% Native American, 038% Asian, 001% Pacific Islander, 017% from other races, and 077% from two or more races 048% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race 225% were of English, 156% Irish, 105% American, 97% French, 67% German, 58% Italian and 52% Scottish ancestry 965% spoke English and 16% French as their first language

There were 18,351 households out of which 2740% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 5530% were married couples living together, 780% had a female householder with no husband present, and 3290% were non-families 2660% of all households were made up of individuals and 1110% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 235 and the average family size was 282

In the county, the population was spread out with 2260% under the age of 18, 530% from 18 to 24, 2650% from 25 to 44, 2770% from 45 to 64, and 1780% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 42 years For every 100 females there were 9660 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 9420 males

The median income for a household in the county was $39,990, and the median income for a family was $46,922 Males had a median income of $31,811 versus $23,922 for females The per capita income for the county was $21,931 About 550% of families and 790% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1000% of those under age 18 and 670% of those age 65 or over

2010 censusedit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 47,818 people, 21,052 households, and 13,569 families residing in the county11 The population density was 514 inhabitants per square mile 198/km2 There were 39,813 housing units at an average density of 428 per square mile 165/km212 The racial makeup of the county was 975% white, 06% Asian, 03% American Indian, 03% black or African American, 02% from other races, and 11% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 10% of the population11 In terms of ancestry,13

The largest ancestry group in Carroll County are people of English ancestry, who make up 293% of people in the county The second largest ancestry group in the county are people of Irish ancestry who make up 247% The third largest group is people of French ancestry who make up 138% of people in the county14

Of the 21,052 households, 242% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 522% were married couples living together, 81% had a female householder with no husband present, 355% were non-families, and 284% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 225 and the average family size was 272 The median age was 483 years11

The median income for a household in the county was $49,897 and the median income for a family was $60,086 Males had a median income of $41,634 versus $32,402 for females The per capita income for the county was $28,411 About 61% of families and 96% of the population were below the poverty line, including 146% of those under age 18 and 55% of those age 65 or over15

Politicsedit

Presidential Elections Results16
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 494% 14,635 439% 12,987 67% 1,994
2012 497% 14,207 489% 13,977 15% 418
2008 461% 13,387 524% 15,221 15% 448
2004 518% 14,614 472% 13,319 10% 289
2000 528% 12,597 413% 9,852 60% 1,430
1996 442% 9,168 428% 8,881 131% 2,714
1992 402% 8,715 334% 7,258 264% 5,730
1988 708% 12,983 281% 5,153 11% 208
1984 754% 11,891 241% 3,806 04% 67
1980 673% 9,980 210% 3,119 117% 1,742
1976 702% 8,561 277% 3,374 22% 263
1972 770% 8,525 216% 2,395 14% 150
1968 729% 6,795 232% 2,163 39% 359
1964 550% 4,957 450% 4,058
1960 796% 7,487 204% 1,918
1956 854% 7,527 145% 1,281 01% 8
1952 826% 7,498 174% 1,578
1948 761% 6,127 232% 1,869 07% 54
1944 681% 5,251 319% 2,461 00% 1
1940 663% 5,656 337% 2,870
1936 663% 5,521 333% 2,769 04% 35
1932 646% 5,269 352% 2,873 02% 19
1928 774% 5,509 224% 1,592 02% 16
1924 654% 4,372 331% 2,213 15% 100
1920 647% 4,214 350% 2,279 03% 17
1916 526% 2,259 467% 2,003 08% 32
1912 345% 1,454 431% 1,820 224% 947
1908 607% 2,562 377% 1,591 15% 65
1904 598% 2,594 388% 1,683 14% 62
1900 573% 2,626 405% 1,859 22% 101
1896 659% 2,800 286% 1,214 56% 236
1892 488% 2,253 491% 2,267 21% 95
1888 474% 2,338 493% 2,434 33% 162
1884 470% 2,286 502% 2,443 29% 140
1880 475% 2,426 516% 2,639 09% 47
1876 449% 2,016 551% 2,474 01% 3

The county is historically Republican, but in 2008 Barack Obama received 5239% of the county's vote17 This made him the first Democratic presidential nominee to win the county since 1912 and the first Democratic presidential nominee to win an absolute majority in the county since 1884

The county is politically divided between the more conservative southern half, home to several seasonal communities along the north shore of Lake Winnipesaukee including Moultonborough, Tuftonboro, and Wolfeboro, and the more liberal northern half, with several ski towns and resort towns such as Bartlett and Conway In both the 2012 Presidential and gubernatorial elections in New Hampshire, Democratic candidates easily won the northern half of the county, and Republican candidates easily won the southern half of the county18

Communitiesedit

Townsedit

  • Albany
  • Bartlett
  • Brookfield
  • Chatham
  • Conway
  • Eaton
  • Effingham
  • Freedom
  • Hart's Location
  • Jackson
  • Madison
  • Moultonborough
  • Ossipee county seat
  • Sandwich
  • Tamworth
  • Tuftonboro
  • Wakefield
  • Wolfeboro

Townshipedit

  • Hale's Location

Census-designated placesedit

  • Bartlett
  • Center Ossipee
  • Center Sandwich
  • Conway
  • Melvin Village
  • North Conway
  • Sanbornville
  • Suissevale
  • Union
  • Wolfeboro

Villagesedit

  • Center Conway
  • Chocorua
  • East Wakefield
  • Ferncroft
  • Glen
  • Intervale
  • Kearsarge
  • Lees Mill
  • Mirror Lake
  • North Sandwich
  • Redstone
  • Silver Lake
  • South Tamworth
  • West Ossipee
  • Wolfeboro Falls
  • Wonalancet

See alsoedit

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Carroll County, New Hampshire

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts" United States Census Bureau Retrieved September 24, 2013 
  2. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Archived from the original on 2011-05-31 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry 1905 The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States Govt Print Off p 70 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  6. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  8. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2013-09-11 Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  11. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  12. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  13. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  14. ^ "Archived copy" Archived from the original on 2016-04-17 Retrieved 2010-10-17 
  15. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  16. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS
  17. ^ David Leip's Presidential Election Database
  18. ^ 1

External linksedit

  • Carroll County official website
  • National Register of Historic Places listing for Carroll Co, New Hampshire

Coordinates: 43°52′N 71°13′W / 4387°N 7121°W / 4387; -7121



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