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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$236,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,145
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%

Hooksett Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    70
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    51
    41
  • Robbery
    28
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    225
    500
  • Theft
    1,244
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    63
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$84,159
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Hooksett is an incredibly safe, quiet town. I have always loved living in this town as it is very clean, safe, and only a fifteen minute drive away from well-loved places like the mall, the movies, grocery stores, and many others. Hooksett is only a forty minute drive from New Hampshire's beautiful coastline, a two hour drive away from the mountains, and a one hour drive from Boston. This town truly feels like home. Although Hooksett is a larger small town with about 10,000 residents, growing up here was fun as you were able to maintain the same friend group from kindergarten to high school graduation. As a current Boston University college student, I absolutely love coming back to this town during breaks.
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Hooksett is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,451 at the 2010 census.[1] The town is located between Manchester, the state's largest city, and Concord, the state capital. A prominent landmark is Robie's Country Store, a National Historic Landmark and a frequent stop for presidential candidates during the New Hampshire primary.
The central village in town, where 4,147 people resided at the 2010 census,[1] is defined as the Hooksett census-designated place and is located at a bridge crossing of the Merrimack River. The town also contains the census-designated place of South Hooksett.
Murphy's Taproom is a popular locally owned and operated bar in my area. The bar has the best selection of beers on tap than any other establishment with 120 taps, always featuring locally brewed options from surrounding towns. In addition to the beer selection, Murphy's also offers a diverse environment; the front taproom is never empty, but it is easy to converse with other guests or enjoy a sports game on one of the TVs. The back room often hosts live, local bands along with a variety of other events such as comedy night, trivia night, and private functions. The best spot in the whole place, however, is the deck in warmer months. The deck seats 300 people, and almost always features a local musician. Overall the service and selection is unbeatable!