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A Double Dose of Number Crunch

Published Monday Jan 3, 2022

Author Matthew J. Mowry

While many parents are thankful kids are back in school, it’s not without trepidation. In fact, NH ranks third among states most stressed about kids being back in student-filled classrooms.
Source: Brainly



$2 billion
The amount of Federal Emergency Management Agency funds available to help families who paid for funeral costs related to COVID-19.
Source: Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium



7 in 10
How many businesses nationwide permanently closed some or all of their office space since the start of the pandemic.
Source: August survey



Percent of small business owners with less than three months’ cash reserves.
Source: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices




That’s brisk! The number of visits to NH for downhill and cross-country skiing as well as tubing last winter, up 4% from the previous winter.
Source: Ski NH



Percent of remote workers who have a full- or part-time side gig, with half saying they do so to pay off debt and to have more spending money.
Source: Survey by of 1,250 full-time remote workers



How many days, on average, employees planned to take off between mid-October and year end.
Source: Robert Half



The number of Dartmouth College women who each donated $1 million to the college’s Call to Lead campaign, making history as one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts by alumnae in higher education.
Source: Dartmouth College







Did You Know?

The Granite State ranks 43rd among the best states to start a farm, although we’re still ahead of all other New England states except Vermont.
Source: LawnStarter analysis using 42 key metrics



Forget dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh. Sales of new snowmobiles in the U.S. spiked 16% between the 2019/2020 season and last winter.
Source: International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association

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