New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's

New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's

PostBy: dll On: Wed Dec 23, 2009 7:52 pm

New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's for the first time in more than 200 years.
Updated Dec. 23, 3 p.m.
By Associated Press
Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2009


CONCORD — New Census Bureau data shows New Hampshire’s population exceeding that of Maine for the first time in 209 years.

Both states have about 1.3 million residents. Estimates released Wednesday put New Hampshire’s population ahead by 6,274 people.

Demographer Kenneth Johnson at the University of New Hampshire says New Hampshire has been growing faster than Maine throughout the decade, gaining 89,000 new residents since 2000 compared to Maine’s 43,000.

Maine also has a much older population and therefor more deaths and fewer births than New Hampshire.

New Hampshire’s growth rate has slowed recently. Migration from Massachusetts, for example, has declined by 34 percent in the last several years.
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Re: New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's

PostBy: ckf On: Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:29 pm

Saw that on TV earlier tonight. Kind of surprising given the total area of the two states.
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Re: New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's

PostBy: Black_And_Blue On: Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:37 pm

Migration from Massachusetts, for example, has declined by 34 percent in the last several years.


It may have declined but I contend it is the source.
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Re: New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:41 pm

HA! Good news for you guys! :D

I think there's 1.3 million people waiting in line at the MA Registry on any given weekday! :shock: :lol:
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Re: New Hampshire's population exceeds Maine's

PostBy: whistlenut On: Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:22 pm

The problem is when the Mass-pot-holes hit Maine, they get their Land Yachts up to about 90 on cruise control and only slow down at the Canadian Border....only to keep going on to PEI!!!! The roads are much better there and NH has this issue with Blue Light Weekends, and the below the border folks are too broke to get back over the border to get the tax-ankle bracelet back on before they are caught. :oops: :shock:
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