Profile of New Hampshire’s Foreign-born Population

Ross Gitell and Timothy Lord, “Profile of New Hampshire’s Foreign-born Population,” Carsey Institute, Spring 2008. “At the turn of the 20th century, new Hampshire had over 88,000 foreign-born persons, over 15,000 more than it has today. In 1900, the state’s concentration of foreign-born (21 percent) was higher than the national average percentage and more than three times the current percentage of 6 percent in the state. In 1900, New Hampshire ranked 15th of all states in the percentage of the foreign-born population. Currently, New Hampshire ranks 26th of the 50 states. The number of foreign-born living in new Hampshire and New England peaked around 1920…”