Coos County, NH

County

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2020 Population
31,486
0.803% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
48.7
1.04% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
11.7%
6.81% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,945
3.88% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$132,500
3.52% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
14,425
0.467% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Coos County, NH had a population of 31.5k people with a median age of 48.7 and a median household income of $48,945. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Coos County, NH declined from 31,741 to 31,486, a −0.803% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,117 to $48,945, a 3.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coos County, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%), White (Hispanic) (1.06%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.54%).

None of the households in Coos County, NH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Coos County, NH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Coos County, NH are White Mountains Community College (202 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Coos County, NH was $132,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.2%.

Most people in Coos County, NH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Coos County, NH was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Coos County, NH is home to a population of 31.5k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.61% of Coos County, NH residents were born outside of the country (823 people).

In 2020, there were 48.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.7k people) in Coos County, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 610 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 364 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
98.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Coos County, NH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Coos County, NH was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coos County, NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.7k ± 75
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    610 ± 160
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    364 ± 126
1.88%
Hispanic Population
592 people

In 2020, there were 48.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.7k people) in Coos County, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 610 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 364 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.88% of the people in Coos County, NH are hispanic (592 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Coos County, NH as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    8,844 ± 2,301 people
  2. India
    8,039 ± 2,195 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    4,679 ± 1,676 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 8,844 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 8,039 and Dominican Republic with 4,679.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.61%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
823 people
3.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.05k people

As of 2020, 2.61% of Coos County, NH residents (823 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Coos County, NH was 3.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    984 ± 127
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    602 ± 152
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    311 ± 110

Coos County, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Coos County, NH employs 14.4k people. The largest industries in Coos County, NH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,457 people), Retail Trade (2,013 people), and Manufacturing (1,352 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,964), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,875), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,618).

Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,232. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

14.4k
2020 Value
± 655
0.467%
1 Year growth
± 6.17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Coos County, NH grew at a rate of 0.467%, from 14.4k employees to 14.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coos County, NH, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,570 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,519 people), and Management Occupations (1,203 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coos County, NH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.4k
2020 Value
± 655
0.467%
1 Year growth
± 6.17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Coos County, NH grew at a rate of 0.467%, from 14.4k employees to 14.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coos County, NH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,457 people), Retail Trade (2,013 people), and Manufacturing (1,352 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coos County, NH, though some of these residents may live in Coos County, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,549
Median earning men ± $1,895
$30,323
Median earning women ± $1,564

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,361), Public Administration ($65,170), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($55,391), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,083), and Public Administration ($40,781).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Hampshire. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Hampshire.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 291
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 204
    Retail Trade
  3. 182
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $206k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $94.7k
    Manufacturing
  3. $71.6k
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.9B
  2. $7.68B
  3. $4.58B

In 2020, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($7.68B) and Machinery ($4.58B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Hampshire products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$58.4B
2020 Value in New Hampshire
$105B
Projected 2050 Value in New Hampshire
79.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $58.4B. This is expected to increase 79.8% to $105B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Hampshire trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $8.06B
  2. $3.44B
  3. $3.15B

In 2020, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $8.06B, followed by New York with $3.44B and Maine and $3.15B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Hampshire shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Coos County, NH went to Donald J. Trump with 52.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.56%).

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing the state of New Hampshire. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Hampshire

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Jeanne Shaheen
Senator from New Hampshire2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Maggie Hassan
Senator from New Hampshire3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing New Hampshire.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Hampshire over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Hampshire

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Hampshire have changed over time starting in 2008.

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Coos County, NH awarded 202 degrees. The student population of Coos County, NH in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 230 male students and 419 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Coos County, NH are White (191 and 94.6%), followed by Unknown (9 and 4.46%), Black or African American (1 and 0.495%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 0.495%).

The largest universities in Coos County, NH by number of degrees awarded are White Mountains Community College (202 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Coos County, NH are Registered Nursing (30 and 14.9%), Welding Technology (25 and 12.4%), and Medical Assistant (17 and 8.42%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 649 students enrolled in Coos County, NH, 35.4% men and 64.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 559 records, of which 64.6% were women and 35.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 30 degree-majors awarded
  2. 11 degree-majors awarded
  3. 11 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Coos County, NH was Registered Nursing with 30 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Coos County, NH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
202 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was White Mountains Community College with 202 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 78 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Coos County, NH, which is 0.629 times less than the 124 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 191 degrees mean that there were 21.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 9 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($600) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.481% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.459% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (307k), Bachelors Degree (241k), and Some college (224k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Coos County, NH was $132,500 in 2020, which is 0.577 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $128,000 to $132,500, a 3.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Coos County, NH is 72.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Coos County, NH have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Coos County, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Coos County, NH is $48,945. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Coos County, NH was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $60,000, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9509, with respective values of $59,500 and $58,245.

In 2021, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Coos County, NH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.14%.

Property

$132,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,971
$10,091
Median Property Taxes
±$498

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Coos County, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Coos County, NH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.2%
Homeownership
2020
57.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.2% of the housing units in Coos County, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9509

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Coos County, NH was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $60,000, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9509, with respective values of $59,500 and $58,245.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Coos County, NH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,945
Median Household Income
± $1,963
14k
Number of Households
± 641

In 2020, the median household income of the 14k households in Coos County, NH grew to $48,945 from the previous year's value of $47,117.

The following chart displays the households in Coos County, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Coos County, NH is from New Hampshire.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2020, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.753% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.88%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.23%)

In 2020, 77.2% of workers in Coos County, NH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.88%) and those who worked at home (7.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coos County, NH have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.79% of the workforce in Coos County, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Coos County, NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Coos County, NH have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Coos County, NH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.14%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coos County, NH (3.43k out of 29.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Coos County, NH is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 18.1% of the children was living in poverty in Coos County, NH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 4.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 159 in Coos County, NH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 16 per 100,000 population.

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pulseHealth

91.9% of the population of Coos County, NH has health coverage, with 36.9% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 2.33% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Hampshire was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in Coos County, NH see 854 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.84% decrease from the previous year (879 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1578 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 501 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Hampshire, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

854 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Coos County, NH

Primary care physicians in Coos County, NH see an average of 854 patients per year. This represents a 2.84% decrease from the previous year (879 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Coos County, NH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.2% under 18 years, 16.2% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.08%
Uninsured
36.9%
Employer Coverage
20.5%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
2.33%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coos County, NH grew by 11.5% from 7.24% to 8.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Coos County, NH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Coos County, NH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.7% in Coos County, NH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.82% in Coos County, NH.

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