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.
Best cities in
United States of America
Population minimum
Population maximum
Sorted by
Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Exeter, NHPopulation: 9,53781A+DA+ABB+D
2Hanover, NHPopulation: 8,60880A+FA+A+B+A+F
3Dover, NHPopulation: 30,02179A+DA+B+C+B+D
4Portsmouth, NHPopulation: 21,14079A+DB+ABAD+
5Amherst, NHPopulation: 65179C+FA+A+AAD+
6Durham, NHPopulation: 8,89779B+DA+A+C+B+D+
7Londonderry, NHPopulation: 10,68379BDA+AB+B+D+
8Wolfeboro, NHPopulation: 2,42579ADA+A+C+B+F
9New London, NHPopulation: 1,36279ADA+AC+AF
10Hampton, NHPopulation: 8,99778AFA+A+BAD
11Hudson, NHPopulation: 7,29778B+DA+BBB+D+
12Goffstown, NHPopulation: 3,29977BDA+B+BB+D+
13Nashua, NHPopulation: 86,82377A+DBB+BB+D+
14Milford, NHPopulation: 8,54777ADAAC+B+D+
15Alton, NHPopulation: 63677C+D+A+A+BB+F
16Pinardville, NHPopulation: 3,98877BD+A+B+C+BD+
17Peterborough, NHPopulation: 2,84377ADA+A+D+BF
18North Conway, NHPopulation: 2,28676AD+A+B+CBF
19Newfields, NHPopulation: 23576CDA+B+BAD
20Derry, NHPopulation: 21,85576B+DAABBD+
21East Merrimack, NHPopulation: 3,85576C+DA+B+C+BD+
22Hampton Beach, NHPopulation: 2,28076BDA+B+C+B+D
23North Walpole, NHPopulation: 1,31576ACA+BCBF
24South Hooksett, NHPopulation: 5,47176D+DA+B+AB+D+
25Tilton Northfield, NHPopulation: 3,86376BD+A+BC+BF
26Newmarket, NHPopulation: 5,32276BDA+AC+B+D
27Contoocook, NHPopulation: 1,63075FDA+AB+B+D
28Concord, NHPopulation: 42,76775A+DBB+C+BD
29Keene, NHPopulation: 23,38975A+D+CAC+BF
30Hancock, NHPopulation: 24474DDA+ABB+F
31Loudon, NHPopulation: 67574DDAA+B+B+D
32Warner, NHPopulation: 43174C+DAAC+BD
33North Woodstock, NHPopulation: 40574AD+AAC+BF
34Ashland, NHPopulation: 97274BBA+BCC+F
35Raymond, NHPopulation: 2,82774C+D+AB+C+BD+
36Seabrook Beach, NHPopulation: 1,32074D+FA+BBA+D
37Henniker, NHPopulation: 1,73474FDA+AB+B+D
38Littleton, NHPopulation: 4,60874B+BA+BCC+F
39Bradford, NHPopulation: 31373DDA+B+C+BD
40Manchester, NHPopulation: 109,78673A+DDBC+BD+
41Woodsville, NHPopulation: 1,25473BAA+BD+CF
42Jaffrey, NHPopulation: 2,45673D+CA+BCBF
43Wilton, NHPopulation: 1,13873CD+AB+C+BD+
44Charlestown, NHPopulation: 83773FC+A+ACC+F
45Meredith, NHPopulation: 1,52172B+DB+AD+BF
46Lebanon, NHPopulation: 13,27572B+DC+AC+B+F
47Plainfield, NHPopulation: 18972FDA+B+B+AF
48Suncook, NHPopulation: 5,25872C+D+A+BCBD
49Rochester, NHPopulation: 29,83072AD+CBC+BD
50Troy, NHPopulation: 1,51072D+CA+C+C+C+F
51Berlin, NHPopulation: 10,00972C+A+A+CCD+F
52Walpole, NHPopulation: 49372C+D+AB+CBF
53Center Sandwich, NHPopulation: 9172DDA+A+CAF
54Bethlehem, NHPopulation: 95372CBA+BCC+F
55West Swanzey, NHPopulation: 1,01871DCA+B+CBF
56Milton, NHPopulation: 84571FB+B+C+BBD
57Epping, NHPopulation: 1,49671B+D+BCBBD
58Suissevale, NHPopulation: 9871FDA+CBA+F
59Marlborough, NHPopulation: 1,01271FD+A+BC+BF
60Antrim, NHPopulation: 1,44571DD+AB+BBF
61New Hampton, NHPopulation: 38271DDB+B+BBF
62Belmont, NHPopulation: 1,58771D+CB+B+C+C+F
63Plymouth, NHPopulation: 3,91971BDBADBF
64Gorham, NHPopulation: 1,52271BAA+BCCF
65Blodgett Landing, NHPopulation: 5171FDA+A+C+B+F
66Colebrook, NHPopulation: 1,38971BAA+CD+D+F
67Sanbornville, NHPopulation: 92570DCB+AC+BF
68Hillsborough, NHPopulation: 2,79670D+D+A+C+C+BD
69Canaan, NHPopulation: 47270DCB+ACBF
70Whitefield, NHPopulation: 1,11170FAA+BD+C+F
71Enfield, NHPopulation: 1,05970FD+A+BC+BF
72Franklin, NHPopulation: 8,49970D+CABCBF
73Claremont, NHPopulation: 13,30470BCCBCC+F
74Milton Mills, NHPopulation: 12969FD+BA+CBF
75Hooksett, NHPopulation: 4,06569FDBABBD
76Greenville, NHPopulation: 1,37669FCA+CC+BF
77Union, NHPopulation: 35969FDBAC+BD
78Melvin Village, NHPopulation: 9069FDA+CCAF
79Bristol, NHPopulation: 1,82368CCBBD+BF
80Farmington, NHPopulation: 3,61268D+CBC+CC+D
81Newport, NHPopulation: 4,86468BCD+BCC+F
82Somersworth, NHPopulation: 11,78268BDFBC+BD
83Pittsfield, NHPopulation: 1,60568CD+B+CCBD
84Lisbon, NHPopulation: 1,05768FB+A+C+CCF
85Groveton, NHPopulation: 1,31068FAA+C+CD+F
86Center Ossipee, NHPopulation: 57568FC+BC+C+BF
87Lancaster, NHPopulation: 1,57567CBC+BCC+F
88Bennington, NHPopulation: 24667FCC+B+C+C+F
89Conway, NHPopulation: 1,26167B+C+DBDBF
90Laconia, NHPopulation: 16,06267C+D+DBC+BF
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
Photos provided by Panoramio. Photos are under the copyright of their owners.