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 (11.88%), sales jobs (9.48%), and healthcare (9.05%).
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.
Overall, Newmarket’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Newmarket is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Newmarket ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Newmarket, 42.22% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Newmarket in 2010 was $32,633, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,532 for a family of four. However, Newmarket contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newmarket is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Newmarket is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Spanish.