Hanover is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 11,379 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hanover is the 26th largest community in New Hampshire.
Hanover home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Hanover real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hanover is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hanover is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanover who work in teaching (23.44%), management occupations (10.14%) and healthcare (9.55%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Hanover has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Hanover is also a town of artists. Hanover has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hanover’s character.
Also of interest is that Hanover has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Hanover is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Hanover to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
For a small town, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Hanover. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Hanover.
One of the benefits of Hanover is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.52 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In Hanover, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Hanover is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Hanover is a pretty powerful place. 78.13% of the adults in Hanover have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Hanover in 2010 was $34,140, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,560 for a family of four. However, Hanover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hanover is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hanover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hanover residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hanover include English, Irish, German, Italian, Scottish and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hanover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,958|
|HANOVER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||37.39%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||62.61%|
|TYPE OF HANOVER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||65.47%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.78%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.99%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.39%|
|SIZE OF HANOVER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.68%|
|AGE OF HANOVER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.27%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.93%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.77%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||22.03%|
|HANOVER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$478,395|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,354|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $51,000||0.92%|
|$51,001 - $103,000||1.32%|
|$103,001 - $206,000||6.13%|
|$206,001 - $309,000||9.11%|
|$309,001 - $411,000||18.61%|
|$411,001 - $514,000||20.96%|
|$514,001 - $771,000||23.88%|
|$771,001 - $1,028,000||13.00%|
|PEOPLE OF HANOVER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.17%|
|5 TO 17||9.57%|
|18 TO 24||40.56%|
|25 TO 34||9.08%|
|35 TO 54||16.60%|
|55 TO 64||9.13%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.88%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.82%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$94,063|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,140|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.99%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (44.25%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.93%)
Information Technology (2.64%)
Public Service (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.75%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.42%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.88%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.18%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.58%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (19.52%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.38%)
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