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N.H. Has Lowest Child Poverty Rate In U.S.

The Census Bureau has some good news for New Hampshire: The state has the lowest child poverty rate in the country.  For a family with two parents and two kids, the government considers “poverty” as an annual income of $22,811.  So these results are not terribly surprising in a state that has one of the […]

Is New Hampshire a Rich State?

The new US Census data released this week shows that New Hampshire’s median household income is among the highest in the country. In fact, we’re one of only eight states where household income is above the national average. Median income in New Hampshire is $61,042. That may seem like good money, but a closer look reveals that New […]

In New Hampshire, One County Claims Highest Proportion Of Woman-Headed Families

Nearly one-third of New England families with children are single-parent households.  That’s according to a map published in Communities And Banking, a quarterly publication released by the Boston Fed.  Using Census data, Robert Clifford mapped out the percentage of New England households that were single families.  He also notes with pie charts the proportion that […]

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