Gilmanton is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 3,768 people and just one neighborhood, Gilmanton is the 98th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Gilmanton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gilmanton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilmanton who work in sales jobs (15.58%), office and administrative support (15.01%) and teaching (14.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Gilmanton is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Because of many things, Gilmanton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gilmanton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Gilmanton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gilmanton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Gilmanton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gilmanton, the average commute to work is 31.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Gilmanton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.