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Grafton - Alexandria, NH

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Overview


Grafton - Alexandria is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 3,475 people and just one neighborhood, Grafton - Alexandria is the 118th largest community in New Hampshire.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grafton - Alexandria is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grafton - Alexandria is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton - Alexandria who work in office and administrative support (11.20%), management occupations (9.55%), and healthcare suport services (8.37%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.29% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Grafton - Alexandria’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Grafton - Alexandria has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Grafton - Alexandria has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Grafton - Alexandria than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Grafton - Alexandria may be for you.

In Grafton - Alexandria, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.91 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Grafton - Alexandria doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Grafton - Alexandria who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.94% of adults in Grafton - Alexandria have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Grafton - Alexandria in 2022 was $40,671, which is lower middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,684 for a family of four. However, Grafton - Alexandria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Grafton - Alexandria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grafton - Alexandria residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grafton - Alexandria include English, Irish, German, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Grafton - Alexandria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Grafton - Alexandria, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 32 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 92.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.8% have Canadian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Grafton - Alexandria are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 54.7% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 30.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.0%), and 19.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Grafton - Alexandria, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report German roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (77.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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