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Goffstown
  • Suburb of Manchester, NH

Report Card

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

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Goffstown is a suburb of Manchester with a population of 18,499. Goffstown is in Hillsborough County and is one of the best places to live in New Hampshire. Living in Goffstown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Goffstown there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Goffstown and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Goffstown are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$323,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,326
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Goffstown Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    54.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    32.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    576.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    32.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Goffstown

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$104,113
National
$75,149

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Goffstown Reviews

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