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 1,317,474 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
1Newfields, NHPopulation: 23580CAA+B+BAD
2Hanover, NHPopulation: 8,60879A+FB+A+B+A+F
3Exeter, NHPopulation: 9,53779A+DAABB+D
4Durham, NHPopulation: 8,89779A+DAA+C+B+D+
5Portsmouth, NHPopulation: 21,14078A+DC+ABAD+
6New London, NHPopulation: 1,36278ADA+AC+AF
7Dover, NHPopulation: 30,02177A+DB+B+C+B+D
8Amherst, NHPopulation: 65177C+FB+A+AAD+
9Nashua, NHPopulation: 86,82377A+DBB+BB+D+
10Londonderry, NHPopulation: 10,68377BDAAB+B+D+
11Milford, NHPopulation: 8,54777A+DB+AC+B+D+
12Hampton, NHPopulation: 8,99777AFBA+BAD
13Wolfeboro, NHPopulation: 2,42576ADAA+C+B+F
14Hudson, NHPopulation: 7,29776A+DB+BBB+D+
15Pinardville, NHPopulation: 3,98876AD+AB+C+BD+
16Derry, NHPopulation: 21,85576A+DBABBD+
17East Merrimack, NHPopulation: 3,85576B+DAB+C+BD+
18South Hooksett, NHPopulation: 5,47176C+DAB+AB+D+
19Concord, NHPopulation: 42,76776A+DC+B+C+BD
20Newmarket, NHPopulation: 5,32275ADB+AC+B+D
21Peterborough, NHPopulation: 2,84375A+DAA+D+BF
22Hampton Beach, NHPopulation: 2,28075BDA+B+C+B+D
23Goffstown, NHPopulation: 3,29975BDAB+BB+D+
24Plainfield, NHPopulation: 18975FAB+B+B+AF
25North Conway, NHPopulation: 2,28675AD+A+B+CBF
26Alton, NHPopulation: 63675C+D+B+A+BB+F
27North Walpole, NHPopulation: 1,31574ACA+BCBF
28Raymond, NHPopulation: 2,82774B+D+B+B+C+BD+
29Suissevale, NHPopulation: 9874FAA+CBA+F
30Keene, NHPopulation: 23,38974A+D+CAC+BF
31Contoocook, NHPopulation: 1,63074FDA+AB+B+D
32Loudon, NHPopulation: 67574DDB+A+B+B+D
33Tilton Northfield, NHPopulation: 3,86373BD+ABC+BF
34Hancock, NHPopulation: 24473DDA+ABB+F
35Warner, NHPopulation: 43173C+DB+AC+BD
36Blodgett Landing, NHPopulation: 5173FAB+A+C+B+F
37Seabrook Beach, NHPopulation: 1,32073D+FA+BBA+D
38Wilton, NHPopulation: 1,13873CD+AB+C+BD+
39Manchester, NHPopulation: 109,78673A+DDBC+BD+
40Henniker, NHPopulation: 1,73473FDAAB+B+D
41North Woodstock, NHPopulation: 40573AD+BAC+BF
42Milton Mills, NHPopulation: 12973FAC+A+CBF
43Littleton, NHPopulation: 4,60873A+BB+BCC+F
44Meredith, NHPopulation: 1,52173B+DB+AD+BF
45Suncook, NHPopulation: 5,25872AD+B+BCBD
46Union, NHPopulation: 35972FABAC+BD
47Lebanon, NHPopulation: 13,27572ADCAC+B+F
48Rochester, NHPopulation: 29,83072A+D+D+BC+BD
49Lincoln, NHPopulation: 72072ACBBCBF
50Epping, NHPopulation: 1,49671B+D+BCBBD
51Franklin, NHPopulation: 8,49971B+CBBCBF
52Charlestown, NHPopulation: 83771FC+A+ACC+F
53Plymouth, NHPopulation: 3,91971ADC+ADBF
54Woodsville, NHPopulation: 1,25471BAABD+CF
55New Hampton, NHPopulation: 38271DDAB+BBF
56Claremont, NHPopulation: 13,30471ACCBCC+F
57Laconia, NHPopulation: 16,06271A+D+D+BC+BF
58Somersworth, NHPopulation: 11,78271B+DD+BC+BD
59Troy, NHPopulation: 1,51071D+CA+C+C+C+F
60Hooksett, NHPopulation: 4,06571D+DBABBD
61Newport, NHPopulation: 4,86471B+CC+BCC+F
62Hillsborough, NHPopulation: 2,79671BD+BC+C+BD
63Melvin Village, NHPopulation: 9071FAACCAF
64Berlin, NHPopulation: 10,00970B+A+BCCD+F
65Walpole, NHPopulation: 49370C+D+BB+CBF
66Bethlehem, NHPopulation: 95370CBA+BCC+F
67West Swanzey, NHPopulation: 1,01870DCA+B+CBF
68Pittsfield, NHPopulation: 1,60570CD+A+CCBD
69Ashland, NHPopulation: 97270BBC+BCC+F
70Marlborough, NHPopulation: 1,01270FD+A+BC+BF
71Jaffrey, NHPopulation: 2,45670D+CBBCBF
72Bradford, NHPopulation: 31370DDBB+C+BD
73Center Sandwich, NHPopulation: 9169DDB+A+CAF
74Farmington, NHPopulation: 3,61269BCCC+CC+D
75Sanbornville, NHPopulation: 92569DCBAC+BF
76Milton, NHPopulation: 84569FB+CC+BBD
77Canaan, NHPopulation: 47269DCBACBF
78Antrim, NHPopulation: 1,44569DD+C+B+BBF
79Lancaster, NHPopulation: 1,57569CBBBCC+F
80Belmont, NHPopulation: 1,58768D+CCB+C+C+F
81Whitefield, NHPopulation: 1,11168FAABD+C+F
82Bennington, NHPopulation: 24668FCBB+C+C+F
83Conway, NHPopulation: 1,26168B+C+D+BDBF
84Bristol, NHPopulation: 1,82367CCC+BD+BF
85Greenville, NHPopulation: 1,37667FCA+CC+BF
86Center Ossipee, NHPopulation: 57567FC+C+C+C+BF
87Lisbon, NHPopulation: 1,05767FB+A+C+CCF
88Gorham, NHPopulation: 1,52266BABBCCF
89Colebrook, NHPopulation: 1,38966BACCD+D+F
90Enfield, NHPopulation: 1,05966FD+BBC+BF
91Groveton, NHPopulation: 1,31066FAAC+CD+F
92Hinsdale, NHPopulation: 1,49566FCBBCC+F
93Winchester, NHPopulation: 1,79065D+CBD+D+BF
94Mountain Lakes, NHPopulation: 47464FD+BB+BC+F
95West Stewartstown, NHPopulation: 32364D+AC+DD+D+F
96Bartlett, NHPopulation: 18761DD+AA+FB+F
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