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 9,430 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Newmarket is the 30th largest community in New Hampshire.
Newmarket is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Newmarket is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newmarket who work in management occupations (15.27%), sales jobs (9.55%), and office and administrative support (8.02%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
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.
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 education level of Newmarket ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Newmarket, 46.93% 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 2018 was $42,844, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,376 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, Irish, Italian, French Canadian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Newmarket is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.