Best Places to Live in New Hampshire

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Hampshire by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in New Hampshire is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Hampshire has a population of 1,323,459 and a population density of 141.3. The capital city is Concord and the largest city in New Hampshire is Manchester. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Hanover, NHPopulation: 8,60881A+FA+A+B+A+F
2Exeter, NHPopulation: 9,53781A+DA+ABB+D
3Durham, NHPopulation: 8,89781A+DA+A+C+B+D+
4Dover, NHPopulation: 30,02180A+DA+B+C+B+D
5Portsmouth, NHPopulation: 21,14079A+DB+ABAD+
6Amherst, NHPopulation: 65179C+FA+A+AAD+
7Londonderry, NHPopulation: 10,68379BDA+AB+B+D+
8Hudson, NHPopulation: 7,29779A+DA+BBB+D+
9Hampton, NHPopulation: 8,99779AFA+A+BAD
10Wolfeboro, NHPopulation: 2,42579ADA+A+C+B+F
11New London, NHPopulation: 1,36279ADA+AC+AF
12Pinardville, NHPopulation: 3,98878AD+A+B+C+BD+
13East Merrimack, NHPopulation: 3,85578B+DA+B+C+BD+
14South Hooksett, NHPopulation: 5,47178C+DA+B+AB+D+
15Nashua, NHPopulation: 86,82378A+DBB+BB+D+
16Milford, NHPopulation: 8,54778A+DAAC+B+D+
17Newmarket, NHPopulation: 5,32278ADA+AC+B+D
18Goffstown, NHPopulation: 3,29977BDA+B+BB+D+
19Peterborough, NHPopulation: 2,84377A+DA+A+D+BF
20Alton, NHPopulation: 63677C+D+A+A+BB+F
21Derry, NHPopulation: 21,85577A+DAABBD+
22North Conway, NHPopulation: 2,28676AD+A+B+CBF
23Newfields, NHPopulation: 23576CDA+B+BAD
24Hampton Beach, NHPopulation: 2,28076BDA+B+C+B+D
25Concord, NHPopulation: 42,76776A+DBB+C+BD
26North Walpole, NHPopulation: 1,31576ACA+BCBF
27Tilton Northfield, NHPopulation: 3,86376BD+A+BC+BF
28Raymond, NHPopulation: 2,82775B+D+AB+C+BD+
29Contoocook, NHPopulation: 1,63075FDA+AB+B+D
30Keene, NHPopulation: 23,38975A+D+CAC+BF
31Littleton, NHPopulation: 4,60875A+BA+BCC+F
32Hancock, NHPopulation: 24474DDA+ABB+F
33Suncook, NHPopulation: 5,25874AD+A+BCBD
34Loudon, NHPopulation: 67574DDAA+B+B+D
35Warner, NHPopulation: 43174C+DAAC+BD
36North Woodstock, NHPopulation: 40574AD+AAC+BF
37Ashland, NHPopulation: 97274BBA+BCC+F
38Seabrook Beach, NHPopulation: 1,32074D+FA+BBA+D
39Manchester, NHPopulation: 109,78674A+DDBC+BD+
40Henniker, NHPopulation: 1,73474FDA+AB+B+D
41Bradford, NHPopulation: 31373DDA+B+C+BD
42Berlin, NHPopulation: 10,00973B+A+A+CCD+F
43Woodsville, NHPopulation: 1,25473BAA+BD+CF
44Rochester, NHPopulation: 29,83073A+D+CBC+BD
45Lebanon, NHPopulation: 13,27573ADC+AC+B+F
46Jaffrey, NHPopulation: 2,45673D+CA+BCBF
47Wilton, NHPopulation: 1,13873CD+AB+C+BD+
48Charlestown, NHPopulation: 83773FC+A+ACC+F
49Hillsborough, NHPopulation: 2,79673BD+A+C+C+BD
50Franklin, NHPopulation: 8,49973B+CABCBF
51Meredith, NHPopulation: 1,52172B+DB+AD+BF
52Plainfield, NHPopulation: 18972FDA+B+B+AF
53Plymouth, NHPopulation: 3,91972ADBADBF
54Troy, NHPopulation: 1,51072D+CA+C+C+C+F
55Walpole, NHPopulation: 49372C+D+AB+CBF
56Center Sandwich, NHPopulation: 9172DDA+A+CAF
57Bethlehem, NHPopulation: 95372CBA+BCC+F
58West Swanzey, NHPopulation: 1,01871DCA+B+CBF
59Milton, NHPopulation: 84571FB+B+C+BBD
60Hooksett, NHPopulation: 4,06571D+DBABBD
61Epping, NHPopulation: 1,49671B+D+BCBBD
62Suissevale, NHPopulation: 9871FDA+CBA+F
63Claremont, NHPopulation: 13,30471ACCBCC+F
64Marlborough, NHPopulation: 1,01271FD+A+BC+BF
65Antrim, NHPopulation: 1,44571DD+AB+BBF
66New Hampton, NHPopulation: 38271DDB+B+BBF
67Belmont, NHPopulation: 1,58771D+CB+B+C+C+F
68Gorham, NHPopulation: 1,52271BAA+BCCF
69Blodgett Landing, NHPopulation: 5171FDA+A+C+B+F
70Farmington, NHPopulation: 3,61271BCBC+CC+D
71Colebrook, NHPopulation: 1,38971BAA+CD+D+F
72Sanbornville, NHPopulation: 92570DCB+AC+BF
73Laconia, NHPopulation: 16,06270A+D+DBC+BF
74Canaan, NHPopulation: 47270DCB+ACBF
75Whitefield, NHPopulation: 1,11170FAA+BD+C+F
76Enfield, NHPopulation: 1,05970FD+A+BC+BF
77Somersworth, NHPopulation: 11,78270B+DFBC+BD
78Milton Mills, NHPopulation: 12969FD+BA+CBF
79Newport, NHPopulation: 4,86469B+CD+BCC+F
80Greenville, NHPopulation: 1,37669FCA+CC+BF
81Union, NHPopulation: 35969FDBAC+BD
82Melvin Village, NHPopulation: 9069FDA+CCAF
83Bristol, NHPopulation: 1,82368CCBBD+BF
84Pittsfield, NHPopulation: 1,60568CD+B+CCBD
85Lisbon, NHPopulation: 1,05768FB+A+C+CCF
86Groveton, NHPopulation: 1,31068FAA+C+CD+F
87Center Ossipee, NHPopulation: 57568FC+BC+C+BF
88Lancaster, NHPopulation: 1,57567CBC+BCC+F
89Bennington, NHPopulation: 24667FCC+B+C+C+F
90Conway, NHPopulation: 1,26167B+C+DBDBF
91Lincoln, NHPopulation: 72066ACFBCBF
92Hinsdale, NHPopulation: 1,49565FCBBCC+F
93Mountain Lakes, NHPopulation: 47465FD+B+B+BC+F
94Winchester, NHPopulation: 1,79065D+CBD+D+BF
95Bartlett, NHPopulation: 18764DD+A+A+FB+F
96West Stewartstown, NHPopulation: 32364D+AC+DD+D+F
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