Epping is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 7,223 people and just one neighborhood, Epping is the 46th largest community in New Hampshire. Much of the housing stock in Epping was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Epping economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Epping, where the median household income is $88,671.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Epping is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Epping is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Epping who work in office and administrative support (11.25%), sales jobs (10.59%), and management occupations (9.98%).
Also of interest is that Epping has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.53% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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, Epping is worth considering.
One downside of living in Epping is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Epping, the average commute to work is 30.63 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Epping does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Epping citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.69% of adults in Epping have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Epping in 2018 was $42,556, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $170,224 for a family of four. However, Epping contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Epping home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Epping residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Epping include Irish, English, French, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Epping is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Tagalog.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Epping, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 15.1% have French ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Epping are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 32.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.2%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households. Some people also speak Polish (6.1%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Epping, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.0%), and residents who report French roots (15.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.