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Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Seal of Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Map of New Hampshire highlighting Sullivan County
Location in the state of New Hampshire
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Hampshire
New Hampshire's location in the U.S.
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), 2.63%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40,458
75/sq mi (29/km²)
Founded 1827
Website www.sullivancountynh.gov

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of 2000, the population was 40,458. Its county seat is Newport[1].

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History

Sullivan County was organized at Newport in 1827, and is named for John Sullivan, revolutionary war hero and former governor. It was formed from the northern part of Cheshire County.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 552 square miles (1,430 km2), of which 537 sq mi (1,390 km2) is land and 15 square miles (39 km2) (2.63%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, 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 according to Census 2000. 96.1% spoke English and 1.6% French as their first language.

There were 16,530 households out 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.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.90% 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 income for a household in the county was $40,938, and the median income for a family 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.

Cities and towns

References

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


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Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Seal of Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Map
File:Map of New Hampshire highlighting Sullivan County.png
Location in the state of New Hampshire
Map of the USA highlighting New Hampshire
New Hampshire's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1827
Seat Newport
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.63%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40458
Website: www.sullivancountynh.gov

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of 2000, the population was 40,458. Its county seat is Newport6.

Contents

History

Sullivan County was organized at Newport in 1827, and is named for John Sullivan, revolutionary war hero and former governor. It was formed from the northern part of Cheshire County.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,429 km² (552 sq mi). 1,392 km² (537 sq mi) of it is land and 38 km² (15 sq mi) of it (2.63%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, 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 14/km² (38/sq mi). 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. 96.1% spoke English and 1.6% French as their first language.

There were 16,530 households out 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.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.90% 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 income for a household in the county was $40,938, and the median income for a family 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.

Cities and towns

External link

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

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