Newmarket is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,908 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newmarket is the 31st largest community in New Hampshire.
Newmarket home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Newmarket real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newmarket is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newmarket is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newmarket who work in management occupations (11.32%), sales jobs (10.46%), and teaching (10.11%).
Also of interest is that Newmarket has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Newmarket 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.
One of the nice things about Newmarket is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The citizens of Newmarket are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.92% of adults in Newmarket have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newmarket in 2010 was $32,894, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,576 for a family of four. However, Newmarket contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Newmarket home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newmarket residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Newmarket include English, French , German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Newmarket is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Spanish.