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  6. Diversity
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Atkinson is a suburb of Boston with a population of 6,952. Atkinson is in Rockingham County and is one of the best places to live in New Hampshire. Living in Atkinson offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Atkinson there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Atkinson and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Atkinson are above average.

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About Atkinson...
Population
6,952

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$367,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$882
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    184.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    213.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Atkinson

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$118,712
National
$62,843

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