Sullivan County, New Hampshire


Sullivan County is a county located in the US 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 Newport2

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

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
    • 21 Adjacent counties
    • 22 National protected area
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 2000 census
    • 32 2010 census
  • 4 Politics
  • 5 Communities
    • 51 City
    • 52 Towns
    • 53 Census-designated places
    • 54 Other populated places
  • 6 See also
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

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 US 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 27% is water3 It is the third-smallest county in New Hampshire by area

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Grafton County north
  • Merrimack County east
  • Hillsborough County southeast
  • Cheshire County south
  • Windham County, Vermont southwest
  • Windsor County, Vermont west

National protected areaedit

  • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1830 19,669
1840 20,340 34%
1850 19,375 −47%
1860 19,041 −17%
1870 18,058 −52%
1880 18,161 06%
1890 17,304 −47%
1900 18,009 41%
1910 19,337 74%
1920 20,922 82%
1930 24,286 161%
1940 25,442 48%
1950 26,441 39%
1960 28,067 61%
1970 30,949 103%
1980 36,063 165%
1990 38,592 70%
2000 40,458 48%
2010 43,742 81%
Est 2016 43,004 −17%
US Decennial Census5
1790-19606 1900-19907
1990-20008 2010-20161

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 9799% White, 024% Black or African American, 029% Native American, 037% Asian, 002% Pacific Islander, 014% from other races, and 094% from two or more races 055% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race 169% were of English, 147% French, 117% French Canadian, 107% American, 100% Irish, 62% German and 51% Italian ancestry 961% spoke English and 16% French as their first language

There were 16,530 households of which 2940% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 5470% were married couples living together, 860% had a female householder with no husband present, and 3240% were non-families 2570% of all households were made up of individuals and 1090% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 241 and the average family size was 288

2390% of the population were under the age of 18, 640% from 18 to 24, 2800% from 25 to 44, 2590% from 45 to 64, and 1580% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 40 years For every 100 females there were 9710 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 9350 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 520% of families and 850% of the population were below the poverty line, including 950% of those under age 18 and 880% 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 county10 The population density was 814 inhabitants per square mile 314/km2 There were 22,341 housing units at an average density of 416 per square mile 161/km211 The racial makeup of the county was 970% white, 06% Asian, 04% black or African American, 03% American Indian, 03% from other races, and 14% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 11% of the population10 In terms of ancestry, 239% were English, 163% were Irish, 92% were German, 71% were Italian, 60% were French Canadian, 52% were Scottish, 51% were Polish, and 44% were American12

Of the 18,126 households, 285% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 513% were married couples living together, 99% had a female householder with no husband present, 337% were non-families, and 261% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 237 and the average family size was 282 The median age was 439 years10

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 75% of families and 100% of the population were below the poverty line, including 126% of those under age 18 and 79% of those age 65 or over13

Politicsedit

Presidential Elections Results14
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 476% 10,796 450% 10,210 74% 1,677
2012 425% 9,269 557% 12,166 18% 402
2008 403% 9,169 582% 13,249 15% 336
2004 465% 10,142 524% 11,434 11% 228
2000 498% 9,304 441% 8,224 61% 1,140
1996 395% 6,824 486% 8,380 119% 2,056
1992 355% 6,318 445% 7,921 200% 3,560
1988 578% 8,836 417% 6,378 05% 69
1984 648% 9,220 349% 4,962 04% 57
1980 529% 7,472 346% 4,889 126% 1,776
1976 506% 6,679 479% 6,323 16% 205
1972 581% 7,901 409% 5,554 10% 137
1968 494% 6,094 472% 5,817 34% 417
1964 312% 3,975 689% 8,787
1960 523% 7,105 477% 6,469
1956 664% 8,403 335% 4,239 00% 5
1952 637% 8,317 363% 4,743
1948 555% 6,003 434% 4,696 11% 119
1944 498% 5,935 501% 5,972 01% 6
1940 487% 5,583 513% 5,872
1936 507% 5,347 485% 5,113 07% 78
1932 538% 5,153 456% 4,368 06% 58
1928 616% 5,754 380% 3,549 05% 43
1924 680% 5,187 297% 2,268 22% 170
1920 644% 4,647 349% 2,521 08% 54
1916 493% 2,193 498% 2,215 09% 38
1912 389% 1,677 353% 1,523 259% 1,117
1908 632% 2,758 337% 1,469 31% 136
1904 642% 2,774 335% 1,447 23% 99
1900 614% 2,559 369% 1,538 17% 69
1896 715% 2,750 225% 865 61% 234
1892 538% 2,434 447% 2,021 15% 66
1888 550% 2,588 433% 2,040 17% 82
1884 540% 2,477 442% 2,031 18% 83
1880 555% 2,729 442% 2,175 04% 17
1876 549% 2,568 450% 2,106 01% 3

Communitiesedit

Cityedit

  • Claremont

Townsedit

  • Acworth
  • Charlestown
  • Cornish
  • Croydon
  • Goshen
  • Grantham
  • Langdon
  • Lempster
  • Newport county seat
  • Plainfield
  • Springfield
  • Sunapee
  • Unity
  • Washington

Census-designated placesedit

  • Charlestown
  • Newport
  • Plainfield

Other populated placesedit

  • Balloch
  • Cornish Flat
  • East Lempster
  • Georges Mills
  • Guild
  • Meriden
  • South Acworth

See alsoedit

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Sullivan 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 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  3. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  5. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau Retrieved December 27, 2014 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau 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 Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  11. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau 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 Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  13. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-01-12 
  14. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS

External linksedit

  • Sullivan County official website
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