Candia is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 3,920 people and just one neighborhood, Candia 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, Candia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Candia is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Candia who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), sales jobs (12.38%) and management occupations (10.22%).
Also of interest is that Candia 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, Candia 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, Candia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Candia 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Candia has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Candia a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Candia, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.61 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.