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New Hampshire; Iowa

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New Hampshire
Iowa
Population per square mile, 2010 147.0 54.5
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,359,711 3,155,070
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1,356,458 3,156,145
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 1,316,462 3,046,871
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 1,316,464 3,046,872
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3.3% 3.6%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 3.0% 3.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 1,316,470 3,046,355
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.7%
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.0%
23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.1%
17.1%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.2%
90.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.7%
4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.0%
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.9%
6.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.0%
85.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 97,644 188,867
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 6.0% 5.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 638,091 1,409,650
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 71.0% 71.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $252,800 $142,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,917 $1,234
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $792 $472
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,077 $766
Building permits, 2018 4,445 11,518
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 528,078 1,256,855
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.46 2.41
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.0% 84.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 7.9% 8.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 92.2% 87.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 86.2% 78.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 92.9% 92.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 36.5% 28.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 8.8% 7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.9%
5.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 67.7% 67.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.6% 63.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,942,278 5,468,687
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,616,460 18,583,828
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 18,895,624 116,668,830
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 18,029,179 62,318,301
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 26,018,201 44,905,624
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $19,700 $14,607
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 27.3 19.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $74,057 $58,580
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,548 $31,085
Persons in poverty, percent
7.6%
11.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 38,3711 82,6851
Total employment, 2017 603,9231 1,353,6811
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 30,634,0921 58,926,0501
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 1.6%1 -0.1%1
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 107,083 211,320
All firms, 2012 131,638 259,121
Men-owned firms, 2012 76,716 135,382
Women-owned firms, 2012 38,525 82,345
Minority-owned firms, 2012 6,111 14,707
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 121,297 236,561
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 16,119 25,889
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 108,817 217,779
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 147.0 54.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 8,952.65 55,857.13
FIPS Code 33 19
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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