New London is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 4,648 people and just one neighborhood, New London is the 81st largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
New London home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but New London real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
New London is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New London is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New London who work in healthcare (12.74%), office and administrative support (11.59%) and sales jobs (11.08%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.24% 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
New London is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the New London area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps New London maintain a good economy.
A large number of seniors call New London home: people 65 and over are 30.75% of the population. Because of the prominence of the retirement community, this is good place for the over-65 crowd to settle, as many of the town’s services and social community are geared to this demographic.
The overall crime rate in New London is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.