Sullivan County, NH Demographics

Overview for Sullivan County, NH
Part of: Claremont NH, Micropolitan Area
Part of: Claremont-Lebanon NH-VT, Combined Statistical Area

Sullivan County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 537.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 80.1 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 30.7%. On the 2000 census form, 99.1% 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 2.41 persons compared to an average family size of 2.88 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $40,961. Per capita income grew by 20.5% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

County Map

Map of Sullivan County, NH

Census and Job Statistics

People & Income Census
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Statistics (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 43,041 Covered Employment 13,867
   Growth (%) since 1990 11.5%    Avg wage per job $32,007
Households (2000) 16,530 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 22.5%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 21,886    Avg wage per job $40,961
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.0 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $32,224    Avg wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $43,826 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 7.6    Avg wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 83.0 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.0%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 19.7    Avg wage per job $44,293