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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
South Hooksett is a suburb of Manchester with a population of 5,811. South Hooksett is in Merrimack County. Living in South Hooksett offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Hooksett there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in South Hooksett and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in South Hooksett are above average.
About South Hooksett...
Population
5,811

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$257,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,142
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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South Hooksett Rankings

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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    24%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in South Hooksett

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,717
National
$55,322
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South Hooksett Reviews

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I have lived my entire life in Hooksett. I feel safe and the town in quite. We are close to the mountains, Boston, and the beaches so there is a wide varitey of activities all withing 1-2 hours of my hometown.
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The winter is bad! But to be honest I think NH (New England in general) has great weather. We really don;t get hit with tropical storms or hurricanes or tornadoes. Its very rare when we do. Flooding is an issue within my town because its not leveled in certain areas. So some shopping plazas become flooded. The only issue we have thats every year is winter storms. NH gets hit bad with snow. But the fall, spring and summer are wonderful and really we barely experience any weather issues. It doesn't rain too much either.
Living here is great! Everything is pretty local and easy access to highways.