Exeter, NH


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Exeter is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 14,567 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Exeter is the 19th largest community in New Hampshire.

Exeter is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (13.47%), teaching (12.58%), and office and administrative support (11.71%).

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.

Overall, Exeter’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The education level of Exeter ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Exeter, 47.76% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Exeter in 2010 was $40,616, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,464 for a family of four. However, Exeter contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 English, French , Italian, and German.

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