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Exeter, NH
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Living in Exeter


Exeter is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 16,049 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Exeter is the 18th largest community in New Hampshire.

Exeter home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Exeter real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Exeter is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Exeter is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Exeter who work in sales jobs (12.20%), management occupations (11.61%), and healthcare (9.41%).

Of important note, Exeter is also a town of artists. Exeter has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Exeter’s character.

Also of interest is that Exeter 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: 9.04% 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Exeter, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Exeter is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.42% 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 Exeter in 2018 was $57,384, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $229,536 for a family of four.

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

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