Canaan 49 Poor
Canaan Livability #94 ranked city in New Hampshire#25,676 ranked city in the USARanks better than 12% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Canaan

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • Housing

    With a lower than average score in the housing category, this area could struggle with housing affordability, poor appreciation rates and home values well below the national average.

  • Ratings

    AreaVibes conducted surveys and polls with locals who live in the area. The results were not favorable for walkability of amenities, parks, public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

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      Canaan transportation information

      Statistic Canaan New Hampshire National
      Average one way commute21min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work42.2%81.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool29.9%7.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk24.0%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home3.9%6.1%4.6%
      Source: The Canaan, NH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).