Henniker is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 4,850 people and just one neighborhood, Henniker is the 70th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Henniker is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Henniker is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henniker who work in teaching (14.57%), management occupations (12.83%) and sales jobs (10.63%).
Also of interest is that Henniker 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: 10.27% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Henniker, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Henniker provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Henniker is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Henniker’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.