New Hampshire Fast Facts 2000

New Hampshire Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 15,211 miles
Interstate: 224 miles
Road bridges: 2,348
Railroad trackage: 415 miles
Inland waterways: 8 miles
Public use airports: 26 (3 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 670 thousand
Light trucks registered: 355 thousand
Heavy trucks registered: 5,800
Buses registered: 1,700
Motorcycles registered: 49,000
Numbered boats: 98,000

Geographic

Land area: 8,969 sq. miles (rank: 44)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 13.24 (rank: 14)
Persons per square mile: 137.8 (rank: 20)
Highest point: Mount Washington (6,288 ft.)
Lowest point: Atlantic Ocean (0 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 10
Municipal governments: 133
Congressional districts: 2

Demographic

Population: 1,235,786 (rank: 41)
Percent urban population: 512 (rank: 44)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $44 billion4 (rank: 38)
Civilian labor force: 686 thousand4 (rank: 40)
Median household income: $48,928 (rank: 8)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 83.3
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 9.3
Public transportation (including taxi): 0.6
Walked: 2.3
Other means: 0.8
Worked at home: 3.8

State Transportation Department

New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT)
1 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483
(603) 271-3734
http://www.state.nh.us/dot/

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