Atkinson is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 6,828 people and just one neighborhood, Atkinson is the 48th largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Atkinson home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Atkinson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Atkinson is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Atkinson is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkinson who work in office and administrative support (15.93%), sales jobs (13.58%) and management occupations (13.16%).
Also of interest is that Atkinson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Atkinson is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Atkinson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Atkinson perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Atkinson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.44 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Atkinson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.