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Plaistow
  • Suburb in New Hampshire

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

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Plaistow is a suburb of Boston with a population of 7,812. Plaistow is in Rockingham County. Living in Plaistow offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Plaistow there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Plaistow and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Plaistow are above average.

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About Plaistow...
Population
7,812

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$329,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,355
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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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
    12.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    63.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    356.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Plaistow

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,508
National
$69,021

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