Carroll County, NH Demographics

Overview for Carroll County, NH

Carroll County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 933.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 50.8 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 135.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 0.2% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.5% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.35 persons compared to an average family size of 2.82 persons.

In 2005 accommodation and food services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $16,170. Per capita income grew by 14.8% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

County Map

Map of Carroll County, NH

Census and Job Statistics

People & Income Census
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Statistics (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 47,439 Covered Employment 20,201
   Growth (%) since 1990 34.0%    Avg wage per job $27,729
Households (2000) 18,351 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 5.4%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 25,364    Avg wage per job $33,945
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.3 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $33,763    Avg wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $43,159 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 7.3    Avg wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 88.2 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.4%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 26.5    Avg wage per job $45,746