Sullivan, New Hampshire


Sullivan, New Hampshire

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Sullivan, New Hampshire
nickname =
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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in Cheshire County, New Hampshire
settlement_type = Town


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = New Hampshire
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Cheshire
government_type =
leader_title = Board of Selectmen
leader_name = Richard Hotchkiss, Chairman
Richard Labadie
Michael Carney
established_title = Incorporated
established_date = 1787
area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 48.4
area_total_sq_mi = 18.7
area_land_km2 = 47.9
area_land_sq_mi = 18.5
area_water_km2 = 0.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.2
area_water_percent = 1.02
population_as_of = 2000
population_note =
population_total = 746
population_density_km2 = 15.6
population_density_sq_mi = 40.3
timezone = Eastern
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = Eastern
utc_offset_DST = -4
latd = 43 |latm = 00 |lats = 47 |latNS = N
longd = 72 |longm = 13 |longs = 15 |longEW = W
elevation_m = 433
elevation_ft = 1421
website = [http://www.ci.sullivan.nh.us/ www.ci.sullivan.nh.us]
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 03445
area_code = 603
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 33-74900
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0873731
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Sullivan is a town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 746 at the 2000 census.

History

Named for General John Sullivan and incorporated in 1787, Sullivan was formed from parts of Gilsum, Keene, Nelson and Stoddard.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of convert|18.7|sqmi|km2|lk=on, of which convert|18.5|sqmi|km2|abbr=on is land and convert|0.2|sqmi|km2|abbr=on is water, comprising 1.02% of the town. The highest point in Sullivan is the summit of Boynton Hill at convert|1739|ft|m|lk=on above sea level, in the northern part of town.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 746 people, 282 households, and 208 families residing in the town. The population density was 40.3 people per square mile (15.6/km²). There were 299 housing units at an average density of 16.2/sq mi (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.39% White, 0.13% African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.27% Asian, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 282 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $51,058, and the median income for a family was $52,386. Males had a median income of $30,900 versus $24,896 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,143. About 0.9% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.ci.sullivan.nh.us Town website]
* [http://www.nh.gov/nhes/elmi/htmlprofiles/sullivan.html New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile]


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