Canaan is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 3,914 people and just one neighborhood, Canaan is the 96th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Canaan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canaan is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canaan who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), management occupations (8.81%) and sales jobs (8.51%).
Also of interest is that Canaan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Canaan is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Canaan is worth considering.
In Canaan, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.