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Bow, NH
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Bow profile

Living in Bow

Bow is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,386 people and two associated neighborhoods, Bow is the 39th largest community in New Hampshire.

Housing costs in Bow are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.

Also of interest is that Bow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Bow telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.22% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Bow 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, Bow really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bow 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Bow, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Bow is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 62.12% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Bow in 2018 was $64,380, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,520 for a family of four.

The people who call Bow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bow residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bow include Irish, English, German, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Bow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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