New Hampshire

Last Updated: April 17, 2021


New Hampshire was one of the original 13 colonies that signed the United States Declaration of Independence and on June 21, 1788, became the ninth state to ratify the United States Constitution. The state is part of the six-state New England region of the north-eastern, United States. New Hampshire is the fifth smallest by area and the tenth least populous U.S. state. Concord is the capital of the state, meanwhile, Manchester is its largest city.

New Hampshire is bordered by three U.S. states and a Canadian province including Massachusetts to the south, Vermont to the west, Main and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north.

The climate in the state is with warm, humid summers and long cold and snowy winters. Although winters are cool and snowy in some areas, in mountainous areas the coolness reaches its extremes.

The state’s economy is mainly based on Smart Manufacturing, Technology, Tourism and Health Care fields. Tourism is one of the most important parts of the state’s economy.

There are many beautiful natural places that you can visit in the states. Amongst them, some are The Flume Gorge and Franconia Notch, Mountain Washington, Strawberry Banke, Kancamagus Highway and White Mountain National Forest, loon Mountain Resort, Mountain Monadnock, North Conway and Mt Washington Valley ski resorts, Hampton Beach, storyland, market square and Portsmouth’s Historic Houses.

Key Facts: 

  • New Hampshire’s imports value as of May 2020 amounted to about $445.5 million and its exports valued about $389.4 million in the same month.
  • In 2019, the GDP of New Hampshire was 77.87 billion U.S. dollars. 
  • In 2020, the unemployment rate in New Hampshire was at 6.7 percent.
  • The Per Capita real Gross Domestic Product of New Hampshire was 57,272.
  • The average annual pay of employees in New Hampshire amounted to 58,698 dollars in 2019.