Did you know that New Hampshire has the first primary in the U.S. presidential election cycle? The Iowa caucus is before the New Hampshire primary, but it is an electoral event. This week we are discussing New Hampshire employment background check information, New Hampshire crime data, and other general state information in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!
About New Hampshire*
New Hampshire Population and Age Distribution. New Hampshire’s estimated population was 1.3 million. The median age was 41.9 years. 21% of the population was under the age of 18, and 15% was 65 years and over.
Median Household Income. The median income of households was $63,280. The total number of households was 519,137 with an average of 2.47 people.
New Hampshire Employment and Unemployment Rate. 64.1% of the New Hampshire population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 6th in the nation. The New Hampshire unemployment rate is 6.5% which was ranked 44th in the country.
Types of Employers. The types of employers in New Hampshire were as follows: 50,648 (7.3%) were self-employed, 94,594 (13.7%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 546,146 (78.9%) were employed by the private sector.
Top Five Industries. The top five industries by percent in New Hampshire were: Educational Services and Health Care (24.5%), Manufacturing (12.5%), Retail (12.4%), Professional/Administrative/Scientific (10.3%), and Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (8.9%).
New Hampshire Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in New Hampshire’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (39.9%), Sales and Office (24%), Service (16.2%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (10.9%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (9.1%).
New Hampshire Health Insurance Coverage. 89% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (11% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 75% had private coverage and 27% had public coverage.
Disability. 12% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of New Hampshire reported a disability. The New Hampshire disability claim rate was ranked 30th in the country.
For a list of New Hampshire counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.
New Hampshire Crime Data*
Total Violent Crimes. New Hampshire had 2,481 total violent crimes (which ranked 48th in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.19% (which ranked it 50th among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 15 were murders, 449 were forcible rapes, 472 were robberies, and 1,545 were aggravated assaults.
Property Crime. New Hampshire had 30,693 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 5,444 were burglaries, 24,226 were larceny/thefts, and 1,023 were motor vehicle thefts.
Law Enforcement. New Hampshire had the 34th most law enforcement employees per population. New Hampshire ranked 28th in the nation for the most police officers per population.
For more New Hampshire crime information, please see the New Hampshire State Police Criminal Records Criminal History Record Information (CHRI).
New Hampshire Employment Background Check Products
InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two New Hampshire employment background check products: a New Hampshire county criminal background check and a New Hampshire state criminal background check.
The New Hampshire state criminal background check includes a New Hampshire corrections background check, a sex offender record search of New Hampshire as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The corrections background check pulls from records of currently incarcerated inmates. The New Hampshire state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our New Hampshire criminal background check webpage.
The New Hampshire county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments from the Superior courts over the past seven years. The results are provided within seven to fourteen business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.
Other New Hampshire employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).
*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About New Hampshire” data is from 2011. “New Hampshire Crime Data” data is from 2012.