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Sullivan County, New Hampshire (NH)

County population in 2019: 43,474 (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: 81 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sullivan County: 99.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.2%), Retail trade (16.7%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Sullivan County, NH (2019)
    • 41,091101.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7932.0%Two or more races
    • 7231.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3410.8%Asian alone
    • 2990.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1160.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

46.4 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.0 years
Males: 21,600  (49.7%)
Females: 21,874  (50.3%)
Average household size:
Sullivan County:

2.0 people
New Hampshire:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,242 ($40,938 in 1999)
This county:

$62,242
New Hampshire:

$77,933

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $874 (lower quartile is $727, upper quartile is $1,039)
This county:

$874
State:

$1001


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $186,668 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Sullivan:

$186,668
New Hampshire:

$281,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,202 - $292,456

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $308,671
Here:

$308,671
State:

$315,175

Townhouses or other attached units: $411,962
Here:

$411,962
State:

$247,795

In 2-unit structures: $203,774
Here:

$203,774
State:

$271,845

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $316,715
Here:

$316,715
State:

$236,572

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,098
Here:

$113,098
State:

$194,910

Mobile homes: $76,148
Here:

$76,148
State:

$71,285

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,615
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $715

Institutionalized population: 364
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Health of residents in Sullivan County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
74.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
60.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
69.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 103 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 1998: 134 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2000: 202 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2001: 147 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 221 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 265 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2004: 287 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2005: 244 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2006: 210 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 48 buildings, average cost: $200,600
  • 2016: 53 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2018: 59 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2019: 52 buildings, average cost: $298,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Sullivan, NH residents
Average permit cost in Sullivan, NH
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,872 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,610 (2.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Sullivan, NH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sullivan, NH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sullivan, NH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
Sullivan County:

11.2%
New Hampshire:

7.3%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.4 years old
(Males: 45.4 years old, Females: 47.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 30.9 years old, American Indian residents: 51.6 years old, Asian residents: 58.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 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 November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
New Hampshire:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Sullivan, NH
County total employment by year in Sullivan, NH
County average yearly wages by year in Sullivan, NH

Current college students: 1,053
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,333 (77.8% naturalized citizens)

Sullivan County:

3.1%
Whole state:

6.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1822010 or later
  • 3722000 to 2009
  • 1711990 to 1999
  • 1041980 to 1989
  • 1931970 to 1979
  • 578Before 1970

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: 15,746
  • One, attached: 368
  • Two: 1,353
  • 3 or 4: 1,295
  • 5 to 9: 911
  • 10 to 19: 235
  • 20 to 49: 492
  • 50 or more: 329
  • Mobile homes: 2,045

Housing units in Sullivan County with a mortgage: 7,260 (88 second mortgage, 637 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,683

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

64.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sullivan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Sullivan County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the 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) 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 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from Sullivan 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 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 Hampshire Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4516-NH: April 3, 2020, FEMA Id: 4516, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New Hampshire Severe Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2017 - November 1, 2017, FEMA Id: 4355, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Hampshire Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4139: August 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4139, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4105: March 19, 2013, FEMA Id: 4105, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to October 31, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3360: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 3360, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Hampshire Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4095: November 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 4095, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Hampshire Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3344: November 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 3344, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New Hampshire Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4026: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4026, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 23, 2010 to March 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1892: March 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1892, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1812: January 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1812, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 18 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sullivan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,830 (78.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,500 (10.0%)
  • Bus: 30 (0.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 2 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 48 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 478 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,126 (7.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Somalia (15%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Thailand (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sullivan County


  • English (15%)
  • American (10%)
  • French Canadian (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (5%)
  • Polish (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $67,817.

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.14% relocated from other counties in New Hampshire ($23,842 average AGI)
3.33% relocated from other states ($41,411 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

3.33%
New Hampshire average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  1.16% ($52,584 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.68% ($55,320)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.66% ($51,325)
from Cheshire County, NH  0.64% ($38,371)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.38% ($61,188)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.16% ($42,759)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.14% ($118,840)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.88% relocated to other counties in New Hampshire ($24,343 average AGI)
3.28% relocated to other states ($28,877 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

3.28%
New Hampshire average:

3.78%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  0.94% ($51,959 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.74% ($62,097)
to Windsor County, VT  0.53% ($37,895)
to Cheshire County, NH  0.51% ($40,891)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.31% ($54,527)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.16% ($52,690)
to Windham County, VT  0.12% ($27,045)

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 2019: 10.0

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 population in Sullivan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sullivan County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Sullivan County, New Hampshire in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (616)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (522)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (473)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (403)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (383)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (302)
  • Unspecified dementia (272)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (86)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (51)
  • Senility (34)

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: 3,782
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 66
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,128

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 957
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,043
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

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: 43,474
  • Male householders: 8,454 (2,488 living alone), Female householders: 9,182 (2,728 living alone)
  • 8,338 spouses (8,236 opposite-sex spouses), 1,746 unmarried partners, (1,711 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,810 children (10,171 natural, 145 adopted, 490 stepchildren), 950 grandchildren, 299 brothers or sisters, 732 parents, 16 foster children, 551 other relatives, 1,724 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 728

Size of family households: 6,231 2-persons, 2,102 3-persons, 1,766 4-persons, 745 5-persons, 233 6-persons, 225 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,215 1-person, 1,036 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,464 married couples with children.
2,459 single-parent households (840 men, 1,619 women).

96.2% of residents of Sullivan speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $255,271,000 ($6,011 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:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • Year house built in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • 2822014 or later
  • 3822010 to 2013
  • 2,1932000 to 2009
  • 1,8951990 to 1999
  • 3,8471980 to 1989
  • 3,3681970 to 1979
  • 1,6261960 to 1969
  • 1,6371950 to 1959
  • 9421940 to 1949
  • 6,7201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • 71 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 5023 rooms
  • 1,6074 rooms
  • 3,0195 rooms
  • 2,7676 rooms
  • 1,7317 rooms
  • 1,4948 rooms
  • 1,7409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • 1651 room
  • 2892 rooms
  • 9293 rooms
  • 1,2664 rooms
  • 9365 rooms
  • 5576 rooms
  • 2527 rooms
  • 1198 rooms
  • 1619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • 42no bedroom
  • 5111 bedroom
  • 3,8642 bedrooms
  • 5,6573 bedrooms
  • 2,1684 bedrooms
  • 7045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  • 175no bedroom
  • 1,3231 bedroom
  • 1,7662 bedrooms
  • 9923 bedrooms
  • 3174 bedrooms
  • 935+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County, New Hampshire in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 286no vehicle
  • 3,1921 vehicle
  • 5,8182 vehicles
  • 2,5333 vehicles
  • 7654 vehicles
  • 2905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sullivan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 804no vehicle
  • 2,2331 vehicle
  • 1,3672 vehicles
  • 2453 vehicles
  • 784 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

88.5% of Sullivan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in New Hampshire.

Sullivan County:

88.5%
State average:

86.1%

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

  • This state: 22,086
  • Other state: 19,490
  • Northeast: 14,749
  • Midwest: 1,623
  • South: 1,835
  • West: 1,318
Year householders moved into unit in Sullivan County, NH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sullivan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.2%Wood
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 439
Here:

12.1%
New Hampshire:

9.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 204
Here:

10.2%
New Hampshire:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 330
Here:

36.5%
New Hampshire:

34.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Sullivan County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $18,497,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $13,952,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,762,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,433,000
    General - Other: $1,008,000
    Police Protection: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $925,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,285,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,462,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $823,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $114,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,474,000

Sullivan County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $18,497,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $13,952,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,762,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,433,000
    General - Other: $1,008,000
    Police Protection: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $925,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,285,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,462,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $823,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $114,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,474,000

Sullivan County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $18,497,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $13,952,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,762,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,433,000
    General - Other: $1,008,000
    Police Protection: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $925,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,285,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,462,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $823,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $114,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,474,000

Sullivan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $18,497,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $13,952,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,762,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,433,000
    General - Other: $1,008,000
    Police Protection: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $925,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,285,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,462,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $823,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Interest Earnings: $114,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,474,000

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
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