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: 9,53780A+DA+ABB+D
3Durham, NHPopulation: 8,89780A+DA+A+C+B+D+
4Dover, NHPopulation: 30,02179A+DA+B+C+B+D
5Londonderry, NHPopulation: 10,68379BDA+AB+B+D+
6Milford, NHPopulation: 8,54779A+DA+AC+B+D+
7Wolfeboro, NHPopulation: 2,42579ADA+A+C+B+F
8Portsmouth, NHPopulation: 21,14079A+DBABAD+
9Hudson, NHPopulation: 7,29779A+DA+BBB+D+
10New London, NHPopulation: 1,36279ADA+AC+AF
11Pinardville, NHPopulation: 3,98878AD+A+B+C+BD+
12Amherst, NHPopulation: 65178C+FAA+AAD+
13Nashua, NHPopulation: 86,82378A+DB+B+BB+D+
14Hampton, NHPopulation: 8,99778AFAA+BAD
15South Hooksett, NHPopulation: 5,47178C+DA+B+AB+D+
16East Merrimack, NHPopulation: 3,85578B+DA+B+C+BD+
17Derry, NHPopulation: 21,85578A+DA+ABBD+
18Newmarket, NHPopulation: 5,32278ADA+AC+B+D
19Peterborough, NHPopulation: 2,84378A+DA+A+D+BF
20Concord, NHPopulation: 42,76777A+DB+B+C+BD
21Goffstown, NHPopulation: 3,29977BDA+B+BB+D+
22Alton, NHPopulation: 63677C+D+A+A+BB+F
23Raymond, NHPopulation: 2,82777B+D+A+B+C+BD+
24North Conway, NHPopulation: 2,28676AD+A+B+CBF
25Newfields, NHPopulation: 23576CDA+B+BAD
26Hampton Beach, NHPopulation: 2,28076BDA+B+C+B+D
27North Walpole, NHPopulation: 1,31576ACA+BCBF
28Tilton Northfield, NHPopulation: 3,86376BD+A+BC+BF
29Wilton, NHPopulation: 1,13875CD+A+B+C+BD+
30Littleton, NHPopulation: 4,60875A+BA+BCC+F
31Contoocook, NHPopulation: 1,63075FDA+AB+B+D
32Henniker, NHPopulation: 1,73475FDA+AB+B+D
33Warner, NHPopulation: 43175C+DA+AC+BD
34Loudon, NHPopulation: 67575DDA+A+B+B+D
35Hancock, NHPopulation: 24474DDA+ABB+F
36Suncook, NHPopulation: 5,25874AD+A+BCBD
37North Woodstock, NHPopulation: 40574AD+AAC+BF
38Seabrook Beach, NHPopulation: 1,32074D+FA+BBA+D
39Keene, NHPopulation: 23,38974A+D+D+AC+BF
40Woodsville, NHPopulation: 1,25473BAA+BD+CF
41Meredith, NHPopulation: 1,52173B+DAAD+BF
42Manchester, NHPopulation: 109,78673A+DDBC+BD+
43Charlestown, NHPopulation: 83773FC+A+ACC+F
44New Hampton, NHPopulation: 38273DDA+B+BBF
45Franklin, NHPopulation: 8,49973B+CABCBF
46Lebanon, NHPopulation: 13,27573ADCAC+B+F
47Hillsborough, NHPopulation: 2,79673BD+A+C+C+BD
48Plainfield, NHPopulation: 18972FDA+B+B+AF
49Berlin, NHPopulation: 10,00972B+A+A+CCD+F
50Troy, NHPopulation: 1,51072D+CA+C+C+C+F
51Plymouth, NHPopulation: 3,91972ADBADBF
52Epping, NHPopulation: 1,49672B+D+B+CBBD
53Walpole, NHPopulation: 49372C+D+AB+CBF
54Center Sandwich, NHPopulation: 9172DDA+A+CAF
55Rochester, NHPopulation: 29,83072A+D+DBC+BD
56Bethlehem, NHPopulation: 95372CBA+BCC+F
57West Swanzey, NHPopulation: 1,01871DCA+B+CBF
58Hooksett, NHPopulation: 4,06571D+DBABBD
59Jaffrey, NHPopulation: 2,45671D+CA+BCBF
60Pittsfield, NHPopulation: 1,60571CD+A+CCBD
61Claremont, NHPopulation: 13,30471ACCBCC+F
62Suissevale, NHPopulation: 9871FDA+CBA+F
63Marlborough, NHPopulation: 1,01271FD+A+BC+BF
64Newport, NHPopulation: 4,86471B+CC+BCC+F
65Laconia, NHPopulation: 16,06271A+D+D+BC+BF
66Bradford, NHPopulation: 31371DDAB+C+BD
67Lincoln, NHPopulation: 72071ACCBCBF
68Somersworth, NHPopulation: 11,78271B+DD+BC+BD
69Milton, NHPopulation: 84571FB+BC+BBD
70Blodgett Landing, NHPopulation: 5171FDA+A+C+B+F
71Sanbornville, NHPopulation: 92570DCB+AC+BF
72Antrim, NHPopulation: 1,44570DD+B+B+BBF
73Ashland, NHPopulation: 97270BBBBCC+F
74Farmington, NHPopulation: 3,61270BCBC+CC+D
75Canaan, NHPopulation: 47270DCB+ACBF
76Whitefield, NHPopulation: 1,11170FAA+BD+C+F
77Lancaster, NHPopulation: 1,57570CBABCC+F
78Milton Mills, NHPopulation: 12970FD+BA+CBF
79Greenville, NHPopulation: 1,37669FCA+CC+BF
80Belmont, NHPopulation: 1,58769D+CC+B+C+C+F
81Union, NHPopulation: 35969FDB+AC+BD
82Melvin Village, NHPopulation: 9069FDA+CCAF
83Bennington, NHPopulation: 24668FCBB+C+C+F
84Bristol, NHPopulation: 1,82368CCBBD+BF
85Lisbon, NHPopulation: 1,05768FB+A+C+CCF
86Groveton, NHPopulation: 1,31068FAA+C+CD+F
87Gorham, NHPopulation: 1,52268BAB+BCCF
88Center Ossipee, NHPopulation: 57568FC+BC+C+BF
89Enfield, NHPopulation: 1,05967FD+ABC+BF
90Conway, NHPopulation: 1,26167B+C+DBDBF
91Colebrook, NHPopulation: 1,38967BAC+CD+D+F
92Hinsdale, NHPopulation: 1,49567FCABCC+F
93Winchester, NHPopulation: 1,79067D+CAD+D+BF
94Mountain Lakes, NHPopulation: 47465FD+B+B+BC+F
95West Stewartstown, NHPopulation: 32364D+AC+DD+D+F
96Bartlett, NHPopulation: 18764DD+A+A+FB+F
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