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by Maine to the east, Vermont to the west, Massachusetts to the south, and Canada to the north, the "Granite State"
was one of the original Thirteen Colonies whose fervent "Live
Free or Die" motto set the tone for the War for Independence
New Hampshire continues to make history every four years as
the site of the first U.S. presidential primary and is well-known
for its independent political tradition honoring individual
freedoms and an inbred aversion to governmental interference.
is the only state to have neither a general sales tax or personal
income tax, although the state makes up for it by levying
some of the highest property taxes in the nation.
relies heavily on light industry, farming, as well as
tourism with millions of visitors a year flocking to the state's
breathtaking fall foliage, scenic summer cottages and world
class New Hampshire ski resorts.
New Hampshire quality-of-life statistics
Hampshire Census Data)
Major cities: Concord (capital), Manchester, Exeter
Population : 1,314,895
White : 96.1%
Black, African American : 1.0%
Hispanic : 2.2%
High school graduates : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher : 28.7%
Average household income: $53,377
of Living: Sperling's
Best Places - New Hampshire - Compared to the rest of
the country, New Hampshire's cost of living is 6.36% higher
than the U.S. average.
Personal Income Taxes: New Hampshire does not collect a state sales tax nor individual income taxes. The state does tax income from interests and dividends from residents and businesses with nontransferable shares earning more than $2,400 annually ($4,800 for joint filers) from their investments. Residents must file interest and dividend .taxes using form DP-10.by April 15 each year.
Housing & Real Estate Overview :
Home ownership rate : 69.7%
Average home price : $265,800
Average travel time to work : 25.3 minutes
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Hampshire Department of Education
: While warm in summer, New Hampshire like most of the
other New England states experiences cold and snowy winters
with threats of nor'easters bringing blizzard conditions
and average snowfalls of 75 inches a year.
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Hampshire Crime Rates
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Hampshire Eviction Laws
about relocating to New Hampshire around the Web:
- Resources for New Hampshire Residents - The official state site with a link portal to helpful information
on education & child care, town & city profiles, voting
districts and registration, health care & hospitals.
Concord Relocation Information - Concord Chamber of
Commerce guide to city services, real estate & housing,
schools & education, health care services, utilities,
regional facts & statistics.
Quick Facts - One-stop browsing for demographic data,
facts and links to more information on city real estate and
apartments, local taxes, education & health care services,
jobs & major local employers.
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