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Part of a constitutional monarchy. In , New England had a population of 14,,, a growth of 3. Although a great disparity exists between New England's northern and southern portions, the region's average population density is New England has a significantly higher population density than that of the U.
Three-quarters of the population of New England, and most of the major cities, are in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
The combined population density of these states is According to the —08 American Community Survey , The six states of New England have the lowest birth rate in the U.
White Americans make up the majority of New England's population at As of , Hispanics and Latinos of any race made up Connecticut had the highest proportion at There were nearly 1.
Puerto Ricans were the most numerous of the Hispanic and Latino subgroups. Over , Puerto Ricans lived in New England in , forming 4. The Dominican population is over ,, and the Mexican and Guatemalan populations are each over , People of all other Hispanic and Latino ancestries, including Salvadoran , Colombian , and Bolivian , formed 2.
According to the American Community Survey, the top ten largest reported European ancestries were the following: English is, by far, the most common language spoken at home.
Roughly 1,, people 7. Over , people 2. Southern New England forms an integral part of the BosWash megalopolis , a conglomeration of urban centers that spans from Boston to Washington, D.
The region includes three of the four most densely populated states in the U. Greater Boston , which includes parts of southern New Hampshire, has a total population of approximately 4.
The most populous cities as of the Census Bureau's estimates were metropolitan areas in parentheses: During the 20th century, urban expansion in regions surrounding New York City has become an important economic influence on neighboring Connecticut, parts of which belong to the New York metropolitan area.
Several factors combine to make the New England economy unique. The region is distant from the geographic center of the country, and it is a relatively small region but densely populated.
It historically has been an important center of industry and manufacturing and a supplier of natural resource products, such as granite, lobster, and codfish.
The service industry is important, including tourism, education, financial and insurance services, and architectural, building, and construction services.
Department of Commerce has called the New England economy a microcosm for the entire U. The region underwent a long period of deindustrialization in the first half of the 20th century, as traditional manufacturing companies relocated to the Midwest, with textile and furniture manufacturing migrating to the South.
In the lateth century, an increasing portion of the regional economy included high technology, military defense industry, finance and insurance services, and education and health services.
New England exports food products ranging from fish to lobster, cranberries, potatoes, and maple syrup. About half of the region's exports consist of industrial and commercial machinery, such as computers and electronic and electrical equipment.
In , Boston was ranked as having the ninth-most competitive financial center in the world and the fourth-most competitive in the United States.
State Street Corporation specializes in asset management and custody services and is based in the city. Boston is also a printing and publishing center.
Martin's and Beacon Press. The General Electric Corporation announced its decision to move the company's global headquarters to the Boston Seaport District from Fairfield, Connecticut in , citing factors including Boston's preeminence in the realm of higher education.
Rockport , Puma , and Wolverine World Wide have headquarters or regional offices  just outside the city.
It is also home to the corporate headquarters of U. Fairfield County, Connecticut has a large concentration of investment management firms in the area, most notably Bridgewater Associates one of the world's largest hedge fund companies , Aladdin Capital Management, and Point72 Asset Management.
Agriculture is limited by the area's rocky soil, cool climate, and small area. Some New England states, however, are ranked highly among U.
Maine is ranked ninth for aquaculture ,  and has abundant potato fields in its northeast part. Vermont is fifteenth for dairy products,  and Connecticut and Massachusetts seventh and eleventh for tobacco, respectively.
The region is mostly energy-efficient compared to the U. During the Great Recession , unemployment rates ballooned across New England as elsewhere; however, in the years that followed, these rates declined steadily, with New Hampshire and Massachusetts having the lowest unemployment rates in the country, respectively.
As of December , the metropolitan statistical area MSA with the lowest unemployment rate, 2. In , four of the six New England states were among the top ten states in the country in terms of taxes paid per taxpayer.
The rankings included 3 Maine New England town meetings were derived from meetings held by church elders, and are still an integral part of government in many New England towns.
At such meetings, any citizen of the town may discuss issues with other members of the community and vote on them. This is the strongest example of direct democracy in the U.
By contrast, James Madison wrote in Federalist No. Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.
State and national elected officials in New England recently have been elected mainly from the Democratic Party.
In , four of six of the New England states were polled as the most liberal in the United States; Maine and New Hampshire also were more liberal than the bottom-half.
The six states of New England voted for the Democratic Presidential nominee in the , , , , , and elections, and every New England state other than New Hampshire voted for Al Gore in the presidential election of New England is home to the only two independents currently serving in the U.
Senate, both of whom caucus with the Democratic Party: Bernie Sanders , a self-described democratic socialist ,   representing Vermont ; and Angus King , an Independent representing Maine.
In the presidential election , Barack Obama carried all six New England states by 9 percentage points or more.
Pursuant to the reapportionment following the census, New England collectively has 33 electoral votes. The following table presents the vote percentage for the popular-vote winner for each New England state, New England as a whole, and the United States as a whole, in each presidential election from to , with the vote percentage for the Republican candidate shaded in red and the vote percentage for the Democratic candidate shaded in blue:.
Judging purely by party registration rather than voting patterns, New England today is one of the most Democratic regions in the U.
This changed in the late 20th century, in large part due to demographic shifts  and the Republican Party's adoption of socially conservative platforms as part of their strategic shift towards the South.
Maine and Vermont were the only two states in the nation to vote against Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt all four times he ran for president.
Republicans in New England are today considered by both liberals and conservatives to be more moderate socially liberal compared to Republicans in other parts of the U.
Historically, the New Hampshire primary has been the first in a series of nationwide political party primary elections held in the United States every four years.
Held in the state of New Hampshire , it usually marks the beginning of the U. Even though few delegates are chosen from New Hampshire, the primary has always been pivotal to both New England and American politics.
One college in particular, Saint Anselm College , has been home to numerous national presidential debates and visits by candidates to its campus.
New England contains some of the oldest and most renowned institutions of higher learning in the United States and the world.
Harvard College was the first such institution, founded in at Cambridge, Massachusetts to train preachers.
Yale University was founded in Saybrook , Connecticut in , and awarded the nation's first doctoral PhD degree in Yale moved to New Haven, Connecticut in , where it has remained to the present day.
Brown University was the first college in the nation to accept students of all religious affiliations, and is the seventh oldest U.
It was founded in Providence, Rhode Island in Dartmouth College was founded five years later in Hanover, New Hampshire with the mission of educating the local American Indian population as well as English youth.
The University of Vermont , the fifth oldest university in New England, was founded in , the same year that Vermont joined the Union. At the pre-college level, New England is home to a number of American independent schools also known as private schools.
The concept of the elite "New England prep school " preparatory school and the " preppy " lifestyle is an iconic part of the region's image.
New England is home to some of the oldest public schools in the nation. Boston Latin School is the oldest public school in America and was attended by several signatories of the Declaration of Independence.
As of , the National Education Association ranked Connecticut as having the highest-paid teachers in the country.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island ranked eighth and ninth, respectively. These states can compare the resultant scores with each other.
Some of its institutions lead the open access alternative to conventional academic publication, including MIT , the University of Connecticut , and the University of Maine.
New England has a shared heritage and culture primarily shaped by waves of immigration from Europe. Today, New England is the least religious region of the U.
In , less than half of those polled in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont claimed that religion was an important part of their daily lives.
Many of the first European colonists of New England had a maritime orientation toward whaling first noted about  and fishing, in addition to farming.
New England has developed a distinct cuisine , dialect , architecture , and government. New England cuisine has a reputation for its emphasis on seafood and dairy; clam chowder , lobster, and other products of the sea are among some of the region's most popular foods.
New England has largely preserved its regional character, especially in its historic places. The enduring European influence can be seen in the region in the use of traffic rotaries , the bilingual French and English towns of northern Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, the region's heavy prevalence of English town- and county-names, and its unique, often non- rhotic coastal dialect reminiscent of southeastern England.
Within New England, many names of towns and a few counties repeat from state to state, primarily due to settlers throughout the region having named their new towns after their old ones.
For example, the town of North Yarmouth, Maine was named by settlers from Yarmouth, Massachusetts , which was in turn named for Great Yarmouth in England.
There are several American English accents spoken in the region normally north of Connecticut , including New England English and its derivative known as the Boston accent ,  which is native to the northeastern coastal regions of New England.
The most identifiable features of the Boston accent are believed [ by whom? Another source was 17th century speech in East Anglia and Lincolnshire where many of the Puritan immigrants originated.
The Boston accent and those accents closely related to it cover eastern Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Some Rhode Islanders speak with a non-rhotic accent that many compare to a " Brooklyn " accent or a cross between a New York and Boston accent, where "water" becomes "wata".
Contra dancing and country square dancing are popular throughout New England, usually backed by live Irish, Acadian, or other folk music.
Fife and drum corps are common, especially in southern New England and more specifically Connecticut , with music of mostly Celtic, English, and local origin.
Traditional knitting , quilting , and rug hooking circles in rural New England have become less common; church , sports, and town government are more typical social activities.
These traditional gatherings are often hosted in individual homes or civic centers. New England leads the U. New England was an important center of American classical music for some time.
Prominent modernist composers also come from the region, including Charles Ives and John Adams. Quincy, Massachusetts native Dick Dale helped popularize surf rock.
New England Cable News is the largest regional hour cable news network in the U. New Englanders are well represented in American comedy.
Writers for The Simpsons and late-night television programs often come by way of the Harvard Lampoon.
SNL cast member Seth Meyers once attributed the region's imprint on American humor to its "sort of wry New England sense of pointing out anyone who's trying to make a big deal of himself", with the Boston Globe suggesting that irony and sarcasm are its trademarks, as well as Irish influences.
The literature of New England has had an enduring influence on American literature in general, with themes that are emblematic of the larger concerns of American letters, such as religion, race, the individual versus society, social repression, and nature.
Boston was the center of the American publishing industry for some years, largely on the strength of its local writers and before it was overtaken by New York in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Boston remains the home of publishers Houghton Mifflin and Pearson Education , and it was the longtime home of literary magazine The Atlantic Monthly.
Merriam-Webster is based in Springfield, Massachusetts. Higgins wrote about life in the New England criminal underworld, while H. Lovecraft set many of his works of horror in his native Rhode Island.
New England has a rich history in filmmaking dating back to the dawn of the motion picture era at the turn of the 20th century, sometimes dubbed Hollywood East by film critics.
A theater at Washington Street in Boston was the second location to debut a picture projected by the Vitascope , and shortly thereafter several novels were being adapted for the screen and set in New England, including The Scarlet Letter and The House of Seven Gables.
The New England area became known for a number of themes that recurred in films made during this era, including the development of yankee characters, smalltown life contrasted with city values, seafaring tales, family secrets, and haunted New England.
Since the turn of the millennium, Boston and the greater New England region have been home to the production of numerous films and television series, thanks in part to tax incentive programs put in place by local governments to attract filmmakers to the region.
A full list of those from Massachusetts can be found here , and a listing of notable films and television series produced in the area here.
Two popular American sports were invented in New England: Morgan , in Holyoke, Massachusetts. The major professional sports teams in New England are based in Massachusetts: Hartford had professional hockey team the Hartford Whalers from until they moved to North Carolina in New England is also home to the Worcester Blades , Boston Pride , and the Connecticut Whale which represent three of the five professional women's hockey teams in the United States.
The Springfield Armor in Springfield, Massachusetts previously played in the region. Thanksgiving Day high school football rivalries date back to the 19th century, and the Harvard-Yale rivalry " The Game " is the oldest rivalry in college football.
The Boston Marathon is run on Patriots' Day every year; it is a New England cultural institution and the oldest annual marathon in the world.
The race offers far less prize money than many other marathons, but its difficulty and long history make it one of the world's most prestigious marathons.
Amtrak provides interstate rail service throughout New England. Boston is the northern terminus of the Northeast Corridor. The long-distance Lake Shore Limited train has two eastern termini after splitting in Albany , one of which is Boston.
This provides rail service on the former Boston and Albany Railroad , which runs between its namesake cities. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Climate of New England. Demographics of New England. List of cities by population in New England. Economy of New England.
Town meeting and New England town. Politics of New England. Elections in New England. List of colleges and universities in Connecticut , List of colleges and universities in Maine , List of colleges and universities in Massachusetts , List of colleges and universities in New Hampshire , List of colleges and universities in Rhode Island , and List of colleges and universities in Vermont.
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