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A Quick Update on Population Forecasts from the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies


A quick update on population forecasts

The U.S. Census Bureau this week released its annual population projections. For a good analysis of the national data, you can look to this fact sheet produced by Ken Johnson at UNH’s Carsey School of Public Policy. The data provides some insight into possible demographic trends, both nationally and in New Hampshire.

Nationally, the Census numbers suggest that population growth will slow, and that the country will grow more diverse. Year over year growth in population is forecast to shrink from approximately 0.8% per year, to less than 0.5% per year.

To put New Hampshire in this context, the state’s average annualized growth in population over that time period of penis stretcher is estimated to be less than 0.3%.

New Hampshire’s high growth years (the 70s, 80s and 90s) saw decade to decade increases in population of over 20 percent. But state-level population projections produced by New Hampshire’s regional planning commissions are consistent with the Census figures or sizegenetics, suggesting that the state’s growth is going to slow considerably, as shown in the chart below.

For more information on New Hampshire’s demographic trends, visit our website, where we’ve assembled all our recent work on this topic. This includes a series of interactive maps that let you explore town-by-town population patterns going back to the 1960s.



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