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Sullivan County, New Hampshire (NH)

County population in 2014: 43,103 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 40,458 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,721
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,400
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,915
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,005 (it was 4,615 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

29%

Land area: 537 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sullivan County: 100.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.1%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sullivan County, New Hampshire:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  41.0 years
Males: 21,305  (49.4%)
Females: 21,798  (50.6%)

Sullivan County,NH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sullivan County:

2.0 people
New Hampshire:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,037 ($40,938 in 1999)

This county:

$57037
New Hampshire:

$64230

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $726 (lower quartile is $564, upper quartile is $945)
This county:

$726
State:

$883


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $166,976 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Sullivan:

$166,976
New Hampshire:

$233,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,373 - $262,980

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $241,764
Here:

$241,764
State:

$285,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $292,516
Here:

$292,516
State:

$223,593

In 2-unit structures: $159,105
Here:

$159,105
State:

$214,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,660
Here:

$146,660
State:

$193,523

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,632
Here:

$135,632
State:

$168,531

Mobile homes: $58,035
Here:

$58,035
State:

$61,577
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,439
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $621

Institutionalized population: 364
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 159 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2008: 108 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2009: 73 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2011: 53 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $391,400
  • 2013: 56 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2014: 53 buildings, average cost: $226,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,359 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,027 (2.4%)

Sullivan County household income distribution in 2009 Sullivan County home values distribution Sullivan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.6% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.6%
Sullivan County:

7.6%
New Hampshire:

8.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 41 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Area name: Sullivan County, NH
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sullivan County is $533 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $920 a month.

Cities in this county include: Claremont, Newport, Sunapee, Plainfield, Grantham, Cornish, Unity, Charlestown, Lempster, Springfield.

Sullivan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sullivan County: Parker Mountain Camp (A), Trinity Camp (B), Ayers Lake Campground (C), Camp Don Bosco (D), Len Kay Camping Area (E), Lee Ridge Aviaries (F), Camp Speedwell (G), Nippo Lake Golf Club (H), Nippo Lake Ski Touring Center (I), Camp Foss (J), Fox Run Campground (K), Forest Glen Campground (L), Butternut Farm (M), Demeritt Hill Farm (N), Powder Mill Fish Hatchery (O), Birch Hill Camp (P), Barrington Ambulance Service (Q), Rollinsford School Library (R), New Durham Fire Department (S), Strafford Fire and Rescue Bow Lake Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sullivan County include: Full Gospel Church (A), Gerrish Chapel (B), New Durham Meetinghouse (C), Lee Congregational Church (D), Green Hill Chapel (E), Free Will Baptist Church (F), First Congregational Church (G), Abundant Life Christian Church (H), Barrington Evangelical Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Layne Cemetery (1), Hayes Cemetery (2), Jenkins Cemetery (3), James Cemetery (4), Old Town Cemetery (5), Whitehouse Cemetery (6), Clark Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Milton Pond (A), Barbadoes Pond (B), Bowser Pond (C), Chalk Pond (D), Club Pond (E), Coldrain Pond (F), Gould Pond (G), Hale Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Oyster River (A), Stonehouse Brook (B), Spruce Brook (C), Smith Creek (D), Sligo Brook (E), Woodman Brook (F), Pokamoonshine Brook (G), Piscassic River (H), Wentworth Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sullivan County include: Adams Point State Wildlife Refuge (1), Jones Brook Wildlife Management Area (2), Salmon Falls Mill Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fulton County, New York , Lane County, Oregon , Oneida County, New York , Isabella County, Michigan , Tripp County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
New Hampshire:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,053
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,184 (52% naturalized citizens)

Sullivan County:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 171
  • 1990 to 1994: 138
  • 1985 to 1989: 53
  • 1980 to 1984: 51
  • 1975 to 1979: 83
  • 1970 to 1974: 110
  • 1970 to 1974: 71
  • 1965 to 1969: 507

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.6%

Sullivan County marital status for males Sullivan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,340
  • One, attached: 630
  • Two: 1,089
  • 3 or 4: 1,326
  • 5 to 9: 731
  • 10 to 19: 232
  • 20 or more: 728
  • Mobile homes: 2,061
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Sullivan County with a mortgage: 5,028 (305 second mortgage, 448 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,770

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sullivan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0081
Mainline Protestant3,11828
Evangelical Protestant84914
Orthodox1852
Other292
None33,553-
Sullivan County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sullivan County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Sullivan County:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sullivan County:

8.0%
New Hampshire:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

26.9%
State:

24.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Sullivan County:

Average size of farms: 149 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $49,328
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $447.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,053
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,408
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.10%
Vegetables: 220 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 54 acres

Tornado activity:

Sullivan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 6073343.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Sullivan County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from Sullivan County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 107.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from Sullivan County center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New HampshireSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 23, 2010 to March 3, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1892): March 29, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1892, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New HampshireSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 23, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3297): December 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3297, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New HampshireSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1812): January 2, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1812, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New HampshireSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1695): April 27, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1695, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New HampshireSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 7, 2005 to October 18, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1610): October 26, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1610, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New HampshireHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3258): September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3258, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New HampshireSnow, Incident Period: March 11, 2005 to March 12, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3211): April 28, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3211, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • New HampshireSnow, Incident Period: February 10, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3208): March 30, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3208, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • New HampshireSnow, Incident Period: January 22, 2005 to January 23, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3207): March 30, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3207, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • New HampshireSnow, Incident Period: December 6, 2003 to December 7, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3193): January 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3193, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (27%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Indonesia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sullivan County (%):

  • English (17%)
  • French (except Basque) (15%)
  • French Canadian (12%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (6%)
  • Italian (5%)

Sullivan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,939 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,541 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 54 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 23 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 439 (2%)
  • Other means: 115 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 929 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Sullivan County, New Hampshire in 2000:

  • 311 people in nursing homes
  • 110 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 55 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Sullivan County, New Hampshire in 2010:

  • 254 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 71 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in college/university student housing
  • 44 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 38 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,674.

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.64% relocated from other counties in New Hampshire ($17,581 average AGI)
3.16% relocated from other states ($26,333 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

3.16%
New Hampshire average:

3.38%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  0.94% ($44,975 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.62% ($33,583)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.59% ($31,637)
from Cheshire County, NH  0.54% ($38,947)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.32% ($35,709)
from Windham County, VT  0.13% ($30,955)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.11% ($42,526)


6.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($824 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

2.80% relocated to other counties in New Hampshire ($19,535 average AGI)
3.67% relocated to other states ($21,331 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

3.67%
New Hampshire average:

3.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  1.08% ($43,000 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.68% ($60,983)
to Windsor County, VT  0.61% ($29,991)
to Cheshire County, NH  0.41% ($35,972)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.30% ($41,923)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.14% ($48,167)
to Strafford County, NH  0.11% ($24,105)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Sullivan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Sullivan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sullivan County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,976 (6,426 aged, 1,550 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 777 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Sullivan County, New Hampshire in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (474)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (418)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (383)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (321)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (284)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (249)
  • Unspecified dementia (172)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (147)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (120)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (102)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3781.580
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 65.93
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30127.86

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 957.230
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1043.190
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.65

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39.97
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58.08

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.97

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 137.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.3
  • Other - 48.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,041
  • In family households: 35,316 (8,322 male householders, 3,703 female householders)
    9,292 spouses, 10,851 children (9,806 natural, 327 adopted, 718 stepchildren), 690 grandchildren, 217 brothers or sisters, 323 parents, 268 other relatives, 1,423 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,725 (3,004 male householders (2,189 living alone)), 3,097 female householders (2,537 living alone)), 1,624 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 701 (364 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,071 2-persons, 2,575 3-persons, 2,139 4-persons, 783 5-persons, 322 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,726 1-person, 1,205 2-persons, 118 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

6,503 married couples with children.
2,313 single-parent households (744 men, 1,569 women).

95.6% of residents of Sullivan County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $255,271,000 ($6011 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,746,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $141,841,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $44,077,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $283,000
Federal grants: $60,120,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,242,000 ($367,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,708,000 ($26,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,078,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,168,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,609,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,469
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

57 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,007
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

39 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +121
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,047
Here:

+48 per 1000 residents
State:

+31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sullivan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.84 millions of gallons per day (26% from ground, 74% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 154
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,644
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,186
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,392
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,283
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,792
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,020
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,010
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,741
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 291
  • 4 rooms: 1,533
  • 5 rooms: 2,744
  • 6 rooms: 2,595
  • 7 rooms: 2,139
  • 8 rooms: 1,332
  • 9+ rooms: 1,213
  • 1 room: 118
  • 2 rooms: 352
  • 3 rooms: 839
  • 4 rooms: 1,313
  • 5 rooms: 1,006
  • 6 rooms: 560
  • 7 rooms: 178
  • 8 rooms: 147
  • 9+ rooms: 102
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 410
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,284
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,664
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,014
  • 5+ bedrooms: 532
  • no bedroom: 148
  • 1 bedroom: 1,203
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,867
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,095
  • 4 bedrooms: 219
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County, New Hampshire in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 373
  • 1 vehicle: 3,012
  • 2 vehicles: 5,804
  • 3 vehicles: 2,011
  • 4 vehicles: 535
  • 5+ vehicles: 180
  • no vehicle: 758
  • 1 vehicle: 2,121
  • 2 vehicles: 1,353
  • 3 vehicles: 296
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5+ vehicles: 32

60% of Sullivan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in New Hampshire.

Sullivan County:

59.9%
State average:

56.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21283
  • Northeast: 14792
  • Midwest: 1035
  • South: 1251
  • West: 686

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $99,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sullivan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.1%)
  • Wood (10.8%)
  • Electricity (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • Electricity (9.7%)
  • Utility gas (4.4%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 295
Here:

6.4%
New Hampshire:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 161
Here:

6.9%
New Hampshire:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 228
Here:

26.7%
New Hampshire:

36.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sullivan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $10,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,399,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,259,000
    General - Other: $1,716,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Central Staff Services: $355,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $353,000
    General Public Buildings: $347,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $274,000
    Financial Administration: $260,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $2,705,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $691,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,903,000

Sullivan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $943,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $396,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $209,000
    Interest Earnings: $87,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,187,000
    General Local Government Support: $150,000
    All Other: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,433,000

Sullivan County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $561,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $561,000

Sullivan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $670,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 800
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 778
  • Number of recipients under 18: 132
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 590
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 78
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 299
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 362
Sullivan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sullivan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Sullivan County, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26875.1 years
Mary23781.1 years
William22874.0 years
Robert21871.5 years
George20276.3 years
Charles15876.8 years
Joseph15077.6 years
Richard12769.0 years
Arthur12476.5 years
Dorothy12378.8 years
Most common last names in Sullivan County, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11175.6 years
Johnson8173.8 years
Brown7475.9 years
Davis6876.0 years
Jones5273.7 years
Williams3578.6 years
Bailey3579.7 years
Stone3381.7 years
Richardson3271.2 years
Wilson3278.0 years
Businesses in Sullivan County, NH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Circle K1Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry4Sears1
Dunkin Donuts5Shaw's1
FedEx5Staples1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
KFC1Toyota1
Kmart1True Value3
Lane Furniture1U-Haul4
Lowe's1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets14UPS6
McDonald's2Walmart1
New Balance1YMCA1