Exeter, NH

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Living in Exeter

Exeter is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 15,082 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Exeter is the 19th 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.

Exeter is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.50% 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 (16.06%), management occupations (13.94%), and office and administrative support (10.19%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Exeter telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.98% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

The citizens of Exeter are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.02% of adults in Exeter have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Exeter in 2010 was $46,827, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,308 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 Irish, English, Italian, German, and French.

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