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Municipal Median Household Incomes Compared to the State Median Household Income

June 28, 2018 Data Viz
Interactive Data Map of Median Household Income by NH Municipality

Median household income is a useful measure to understand the typical middle-income levels of a given locality. Compared to the nationwide 2012-2016 American Community Survey estimate ($55,322, +/- $120), New Hampshire fares very well, with a median household income estimate of $68,485 (+/- $579), which places the state among the top ten highest median household incomes. However, differences within the state can be striking, and analyzing smaller regions can show how incomes deviate from the statewide estimates.

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State Revenues Receive Two Thumbs Up for FY 2016 Performance

July 8, 2016 Data Viz

Recent data from the Department of Administrative Services reveals that the General and Education Funds, two of the state’s main sources of revenue, experienced a banner year. Combined collections for these two funds in FY 2016, excluding one-time tax amnesty proceeds, were approximately 6 percent higher than what was yielded …

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Increased Hiring Since Early 2015, Strong Revenue Collections Evidence of Healthy Business Sector

May 6, 2016 Data Viz

Given the incredible difficulty of forecasting the future, it’s extremely rare that the amount of revenue collected by the state of New Hampshire precisely matches official projections. However, that is exactly what occurred in the month of April, as the General and Education Funds received $271.7 million, the exact amount …

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Business Taxes Sustain Surplus While Other Sources Fall Just Short

18 Jul 2018

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The State revenue figures from June show continued strength in business taxes, but suggested that other revenue sources may be faltering, such as lottery and liquor sales revenues, or just meeting their targets. The data release for June showed the cash revenues for the last month of the State fiscal year from tax and non-tax revenue sources, as well as tallies for the entire year. Final, audited figures will not be available until December, but the cash figures suggest a substantial surplus for the fiscal year, both relative to the State revenue plan and to State fiscal year 2017.