Carroll County, NH

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Population

47,524

0.228% growth

Median Age

51.4


Median Household Income

$58,139

3.29% growth

Poverty Rate

9.2%


Number of Employees

23,324

1.07% growth

Median Property Value

$227,600

0.132% growth

About

In 2017, Carroll County, NH had a population of 47.5k people with a median age of 51.4 and a median household income of $58,139. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carroll County, NH grew from 47,416 to 47,524, a 0.228% increase and its median household income grew from $56,289 to $58,139, a 3.29% increase.

The population of Carroll County, NH is 96.1% White Alone, 1.37% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.35% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Carroll County, NH speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Carroll County, NH is $227,600, and the homeownership rate is 79.6%. Most people in Carroll County, NH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Carroll County, NH is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Carroll County, NH employs 23.3k people. The largest industries in Carroll County, NH are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,330 people), Retail Trade (3,056 people), and Construction (2,797 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,111), Public Administration ($57,438), and Information ($51,029).

Median household income in Carroll County, NH is $58,139. Males in Carroll County, NH have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,292. The income inequality in Carroll County, NH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,139

2017 value

± $3,515

3.29%

1 Year Growth

± 6.82%

Households in Carroll County, NH have a median annual income of $58,139, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,289 in 2016, which represents a 3.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,929

Average Male Salary

± $3,049

$52,292

Average Female Salary

± $2,191

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Hampshire made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,821 ± $14,027

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $58,194 ± $95,882

  3. White

    $53,561 ± $1,737

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Hampshire workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carroll County, NH is from New Hampshire.

0.463

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.132% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Hampshire across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9563

  2. Census Tract 9554

  3. Census Tract 9555

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carroll County, NH was Census Tract 9563 with a value of $74,625, followed by Census Tract 9554 and Census Tract 9555, with respective values of $61,265 and $60,938.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carroll County, NH (4.31k out of 46.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,055 ± 474

  2. Two Or More

    132 ± 114

  3. Hispanic

    80 ± 123

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carroll County, NH is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

23.3k

2017 Value

± 1,067

1.07%

1 Year growth

± 6.46%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carroll County, NH grew at a rate of 1.07%, from 23.1k employees to 23.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carroll County, NH, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,919 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,582 people), and Management Occupations (2,402 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carroll County, NH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carroll County, NH, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,919 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,582 people), and Management Occupations (2,402 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Carroll County, NH has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.74 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.43 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carroll County, NH, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($88,306), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($83,438), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,748).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.3k

2017 Value

± 1,067

1.07%

1 Year growth

± 6.46%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carroll County, NH grew at a rate of 1.07%, from 23.1k employees to 23.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carroll County, NH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,330 people), Retail Trade (3,056 people), and Construction (2,797 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carroll County, NH, though some of these residents may live in Carroll County, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Carroll County, NH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,330 people), Retail Trade (3,056 people), and Construction (2,797 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Carroll County, NH has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.97 times higher than expected), Construction (1.91 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carroll County, NH, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,111), Public Administration ($57,438), and Information ($51,029).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $10.4B

  2. $4.84B

  3. $3.85B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.4B, followed by Fuel oils ($4.84B) and Machinery ($3.85B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Hampshire products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$50B

2020 Value

$75.6B

Projected 2045 Value

51% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $50B. This is expected to increase 51% to $75.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Hampshire trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.4B

  2. $2.77B

  3. $2.19B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $6.4B, followed by Maine with $2.77B and New York and $2.19B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Hampshire shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.2% of the population of Carroll County, NH has health coverage, with 39.3% on employee plans, 13.1% on Medicaid, 19.8% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Carroll County, NH was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, NH see 1244 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.61% increase from the previous year (1156 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1576 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 438 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.5%). Additionally, Belknap County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,244 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, NH see an average of 1,244 patients per year. This represents a 7.61% increase from the previous year (1,156 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,589

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,880

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,129

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,397

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Hampshire (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.35%, from $9,369 to $9,589.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.8%

Uninsured

39.3%

Employer Coverage

13.1%

Medicaid

19.8%

Medicare

15.2%

Non-Group

1.66%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carroll County, NH declined by 15.1% from 12.8% to 10.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carroll County, NH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.5% prevalence

  2. 10.6% prevalence

  3. 10.1% prevalence

Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire, at 11.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Carroll County, NH is home to a population of 47.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.84% of Carroll County, NH residents were born outside of the country (1.35k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Carroll County, NH is composed of 45.7k White Alone residents (96.1%), 649 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.37%), 640 Two or More Races residents (1.35%), 279 Asian Alone residents (0.587%), 233 Black or African American Alone residents (0.49%), 37 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0779%), 10 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.021%), and 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0168%).

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

58

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Carroll County, NH was 51.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 58. But people in Carroll County, NH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Carroll County, NH residents was 51.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.84%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.35k people

3.18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.51k people

As of 2017, 2.84% of Carroll County, NH residents (1.35k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carroll County, NH was 3.18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    9,523 ± 2,387 people

  2. India

    7,906 ± 2,177 people

  3. Dominican Republic

    3,486 ± 1,448 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 9,523 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 7,906 and Dominican Republic with 3,486.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Carroll County, NH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Carroll County, NH was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    45.7k ± 55

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    649 ± 66.4

  3. Two or More Races

    640 ± 115

In 2017, there were 70.4 times more White Alone residents (45.7k people) in Carroll County, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 649 Hispanic or Latino and 640 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,811 ± 277

  2. Korea

    567 ± 155

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    408 ± 143

Carroll County, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carroll County, NH was $227,600 in 2017, which is 0.991 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $227,300 to $227,600, a 0.132% increase. The homeownership rate in Carroll County, NH is 79.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Carroll County, NH have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carroll County, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$227,600

2017 Median

± $9,292

$227,300

2016 Median

± $7,650

In 2017, the median property value in Carroll County, NH grew to to $227,600 from the previous year's value of $227,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Carroll County, NH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carroll County, NH the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$58,139

Median Household Income

± $3,515

21.2k

Number of Households

± 1,035

In 2017, the median household income of the 21.2k households in Carroll County, NH grew to $58,139 from the previous year's value of $56,289.

The following chart displays the households in Carroll County, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Carroll County, NH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carroll County, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

79.6%

2017 Homeownership

79.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.6% of the housing units in Carroll County, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carroll County, NH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carroll County, NH have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.18% of the workforce in Carroll County, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    7.71%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.19%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Carroll County, NH was Drove Alone (82%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.71%) and those who Worked At Home (6.19%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carroll County, NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carroll County, NH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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