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 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 percentage of the foreign-born population. As of 2008, New Hampshire ranks 26th out of the 50 states.
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Gittell, Ross and Lord, Timothy, "A profile of New Hampshire's foreign-born population" (2008). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. Paper 45.
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