A Little About New Hampshire
New Hampshire is promoted as “The Road Less Traveled” and on June 21, 1788 became the 9th state admitted to statehood. The capital city is Concord. The state bird is the Purple Finch and the state flower is the Purple Lilac.
Dairy products, cattle, nursery stock, eggs and apples are the agricultural interests in the state with machinery, rubber/plastic products, electric equipment and tourism adding to the economy.
New Hampshire Economy
New Hampshire’s gross state product in 2008 was $60-billion which ranked the state 40th and the unemployment rate was 7.1% (February 2010) but dropped to 5.4% (October 2010).
Taxation in New Hampshire is interesting in that there is no sales tax or income tax but a property tax is in place.