Salisbury - Andover is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 3,882 people and just one neighborhood, Salisbury - Andover is the 113th largest community in New Hampshire.
Unlike some towns, Salisbury - Andover isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Salisbury - Andover are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Salisbury - Andover is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Salisbury - Andover who work in office and administrative support (11.89%), teaching (10.94%), and management occupations (10.32%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Salisbury - Andover is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Salisbury - Andover really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Salisbury - Andover perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Salisbury - Andover, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.56 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Salisbury - Andover doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Salisbury - Andover citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.74% of adults in Salisbury - Andover have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Salisbury - Andover in 2018 was $36,679, 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 $146,716 for a family of four. However, Salisbury - Andover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Salisbury - Andover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salisbury - Andover residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Salisbury - Andover include Irish, English, German, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Salisbury - Andover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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 Salisbury - Andover, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 3.7% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.4% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 6.8% have Scottish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Salisbury - Andover are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.0% 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 62.3% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 35.1% 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 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 14.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.9%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Salisbury - Andover, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report German roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (13.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.
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 (31.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.2%) 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 (13.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.