New Hampshire Division of Economic Development

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New Hampshire Division of Economic Development

New Hampshire

About

The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development is the single point of contact for business. Our staff works with companies within the state, providing them with resources, including export expertise, government contracting assistance and job training grants, to help them grow, prosper and be competitive. For businesses considering expansion or relocation to our business friendly state, we offer confidential assistance and customized solutions to meet their needs.

We serve the following communities

Communities listed alphabetically

CommunityPopulation
County of Belknap60,676
County of Carroll47,147
County of Cheshire75,697
County of Coos30,881
County of Grafton89,357
County of Hillsborough407,628
County of Merrimack148,156
County of Rockingham303,180
County of Strafford127,474
County of Sullivan42,856

People

The total population covered by NH Division of Economic Development is 1,333,052. The median age is 43.435

1,333,052

Total Population

49.4%

Male

50.6%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

43

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in NH Division of Economic Development has completed at least a high school degree, and 44.66% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

2.52%

Grade 9-12

5.18%

High School

28.5%

Some College

19.15%

Assoc Degree

9.75%

Bach Degree

21.93%

Grad Degree

12.98%

Labor Force

NH Division of Economic Development has a labor force of 751,867 people.

751,867

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

13.45%

96,417

Sales

12.48%

89,451

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

9.74%

69,770

Education, Training/Library

7.66%

54,884

Production Workers

5.71%

40,894

The work distribution of total employees in NH Division of Economic Development is:

32%

Blue Collar

67%

White Collar

Total Establishments

68,649

Total Employees

716,623

Businesses and Jobs

NH Division of Economic Development has a total of 68,649 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in NH Division of Economic Development were Health Care and Social Services, Retail, Education, and Accommodation and Food Services.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Health Care and Social Services

214,358

Jobs

20,625

Establishments

2

Retail

211,289

Jobs

17,742

Establishments

3

Education

111,172

Jobs

3,483

Establishments

4

Accommodation and Food Services

81,517

Jobs

4,898

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in NH Division of Economic Development have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

63.45%

5-9 Employees

17.92%

10-19 Employees

9.15%

20-49 Employees

5.81%

50-99 Employees

2.1%

100+ Employees

1.57%

Income and Spending

Households in NH Division of Economic Development earn a median yearly income of 63,658.5. 57.06% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 65,392 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Entertainment.

$63,658.5

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$13,513

Transportation

$12,251

Food and Beverages

$9,441

Health Care

$5,114

Entertainment

$3,691

$65,392

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 40% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Contact Us

Michael Bergeron & Cynthia Harrington

Business Development Managers