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Key Contact for New Hampshire
New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care
Offers technical assistance to rural health care providers and organizations, supports clinician recruitment and retention efforts, and disseminates healthcare related information to rural healthcare stakeholders. A division of the Department of Health and Human Services.
New Hampshire Nonmetro Population
People living in nonmetro areas
Source: U.S. Census ACS 2020 estimate
New Hampshire Rural Healthcare Facilities
Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites located outside of Urbanized Areas according to data.HRSA.gov
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural New
5.3% of New Hampshire residents lack health insurance
(Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research
Service (ERS), the average per capita income for New
Hampshire residents in 2020 was $67,097, with the rural
per capita income at $62,323. Based on 2020 American
Community Survey (ACS) data, the ERS reports that the
poverty rate in rural New Hampshire is 8.1%, compared
with 6.3% in urban areas of the state. 7.3% of the rural
population has not completed high school, while 6.4% of
the urban population lacks a high school diploma (ERS
report using 2016-2020 ACS data). The unemployment rate
of rural areas in New Hampshire is 3.5, and the rate
in urban areas is 3.5% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Foundation State Health Facts;
USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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