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Exeter
  • Town in New Hampshire

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Exeter is a town in New Hampshire with a population of 15,077. Exeter is in Rockingham County and is one of the best places to live in New Hampshire. Living in Exeter offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Exeter and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Exeter are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$280,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,185
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    123.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    58.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    71.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    551.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    19.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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