Barnstead is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 4,593 people and just one neighborhood, Barnstead is the 77th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Barnstead is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Barnstead is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barnstead who work in office and administrative support (14.57%), management occupations (7.45%) and teaching (7.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Barnstead 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, Barnstead really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Barnstead 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Barnstead is worth considering.
One downside of living in Barnstead, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.94 minutes every day commuting to work.