Concord 82 Exceptional
Concord Livability #8 ranked city in New Hampshire#2,395 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Concord Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D Concord Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than New Hampshire
1088% more expensive than the US average
New Hampshire
11212% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Concord cost of living
B+ Concord Crime Total crime is 49% higher than New Hampshire
Total crime
1,85421% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5421% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Concord crime
C Concord Employment Household income is 16% lower than New Hampshire
Median household income
$57,5664% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$30,8513% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%28% lower than the US average
Concord employment
C+ Concord Housing Home value is 15% lower than New Hampshire
Median home value
$204,60011% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9914% higher than the US average
Home ownership
53%16% lower than the US average
Concord real estate or Concord rentals
C Concord Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than New Hampshire
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
50%4% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:17% higher than the US average
Concord K-12 schools
A Concord User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Concord
Overall user rating
82% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
79% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Concord, NH

      Concord, New Hampshire is a moderately-sized city with a population of 42,634 residents. According to the most recent Census, 91% of Concord residents are White, 4% Asian and 2% Black. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 72% of the population considered married and 59% with kids under the age of 18, Concord could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a great experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Concord, New Hampshire. Finding the best places to live in Concord and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, weather, education, housing and other important metrics.

      Concord, NH receives 71 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #18 in New Hampshire and #9,008 in the USA. If we take a closer look at each of the categories individually, we see that Concord ranks well for amenities (A+) and crime (B). Concord does not fare well for the following: cost of living (F), weather (F) and education (D). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Concord has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: Capitol Center for the Arts, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, and State Capitol.

      Concord real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Concord. The median home price for Concord homes is $204,600, which is 14.6% lower than the New Hampshire average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Concord, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 2.9% higher than the New Hampshire average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Concord area were 7% and 5 year appreciation rates were 5.4%.

      Concord transportation information

      StatisticConcordNew HampshireNational
      Average one way commute21min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.5%81.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.0%7.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%0.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.8%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home4.8%6.1%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Concord, NH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).