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Grantham - Springfield, NH

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Overview


Grantham - Springfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 5,617 people and just one neighborhood, Grantham - Springfield is the 69th largest community in New Hampshire.

Housing costs in Grantham - Springfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.

Occupations and Workforce

Grantham - Springfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grantham - Springfield is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grantham - Springfield who work in healthcare (22.05%), management occupations (9.74%), and sales jobs (7.54%).

Of important note, Grantham - Springfield is also a town of artists. Grantham - Springfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Grantham - Springfield’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.31% 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

Another notable thing is that Grantham - Springfield is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

Grantham - Springfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Grantham - Springfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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

Demographics

Grantham - Springfield is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.57% of adults in Grantham - Springfield have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Grantham - Springfield in 2022 was $45,290, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $181,160 for a family of four.

The people who call Grantham - Springfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grantham - Springfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grantham - Springfield include English, Scottish, Irish, German, and French.

The most common language spoken in Grantham - Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 45.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 12.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of New Hampshire. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 6.3% have Eastern European ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Grantham - Springfield are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.1% 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 71.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 51.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.9%), and 9.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.5% of households. Some people also speak Italian (8.9%).

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 Grantham - Springfield, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (27.3%). There are also a number of people of Scottish ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.7%) 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 (8.5%) . 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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