Claremont is the redneck armpit of New Hampshire. If you want to live in the bowels of MAGAt town this is the place for you. Do you like seeing Confederate flags flying from your neighbors flag pole and the back of pick up trucks, then come on up. New England Dixie is awaiting. If you are looking for a rewarding career selling fertilizer and chicken coops, Runnings is hiring. If you prefer a more a more lucrative market, Walmart is always hiring Part Time workers with the added benefit of applying for Food Stamps. If selling chain saws is your thing there is a Home Depot. That basically covers the local employment atmosphere. In the "Historic Shopping District" businesses open and close faster than the speed of light. Except for the Bounce House. That has been there for about 2 years now. It's a great place to leave your kids unattended while parents talk about how it is the mother's fault a black boy was lynched last summer. The nightlife is non-existent. There is one Chinese Restaurant that a Neo-Nazi was recently shot and killed in front of the music/dance club adjoining. Claremont is the kind of town one can move to and live in for over 15 years and still be considered an outsider. There is one sculpture in the Visitor's Center, that the locals fought judiciously because they did not see a reason for 'art'. No matter how many times it was explained in the local paper that it was not paid for with tax dollars, it was funded entirely by Donations, people still insisted otherwise. Speaking of taxes, Claremont has the highest property taxes in the state, often exceeding $5,000.00 a year. For which you do not even get trash pickup. The police cannot keep experienced police officers because even with the outrageous taxes they cannot afford to keep them and they go to work in towns like New London. The City Council is populated with old white men who cannot think past 1959. The school system in Claremont is literally the worst in the state of New Hampshire. If your child is planning a career in pillow making than Claremont Middle School is the place for them. It is ranked in the at the bottom of State Rankings. If you are still planning to move to Claremont, you will not be able to find decent work with benefits without driving at least an hour or more to other towns like Hanover. There are far far far better options if you insist on living in the Live Free or Die Trying State.