Hooksett, NH

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Living in Hooksett

Hooksett is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 14,542 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hooksett is the 21st largest community in New Hampshire.

Unlike some towns, Hooksett isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hooksett are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (12.66%), office and administrative support (12.45%), and management occupations (12.22%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.75% 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.

Hooksett is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Hooksett enrolled in college, Hooksett has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The citizens of Hooksett are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.45% of adults in Hooksett have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hooksett in 2018 was $38,778, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,112 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, Irish, French Canadian, English, and Italian.

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