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New Hampshire

32.6%

Population of State Living in Coastal Areas

$9.8 Billion
Heron at the shore

Coastal Employment

Annual Wages

5

Climate and Weather Disasters

(Affecting New Hampshire 2010 to 2018)*

Coastal Demographics

Of the total population of 1.3 million in New Hampshire, approximately 424,300 live in coastal portions of the state.

Coastal Economy

Coastal New Hampshire employs 190,000 people annually, earning a total of almost $9.8 billion. This equates to almost $23 billion in gross domestic product.

Natural Hazards

One billion-dollar weather disaster affected New Hampshire in 2018—and a total of 5 affected the state between 2010 and 2018. The most expensive and devastating of these was Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, which, in total, caused $72.8 billion in damage to 13 states throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

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