Hopkinton is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 5,602 people and just one neighborhood, Hopkinton is the 59th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Hopkinton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hopkinton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopkinton who work in management occupations (11.69%), healthcare (11.08%) and office and administrative support (9.67%).
Also of interest is that Hopkinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Hopkinton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.09% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 of many things, Hopkinton 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, Hopkinton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hopkinton 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.
Being a small town, Hopkinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.