Hooksett is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 14,098 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hooksett is the 21st largest community in New Hampshire.
Hooksett is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hooksett is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hooksett who work in sales jobs (14.53%), management occupations (12.88%), and office and administrative support (11.84%).
Also of interest is that Hooksett has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Hooksett is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hooksett really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hooksett perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Hooksett are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.40% of adults in Hooksett have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hooksett in 2010 was $35,645, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,580 for a family of four.
The people who call Hooksett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hooksett residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hooksett include French , Italian, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Hooksett is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.