Peterborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 6,474 people and just one neighborhood, Peterborough is the 51st largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Peterborough is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Peterborough is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peterborough who work in management occupations (14.24%), office and administrative support (12.03%) and teaching (11.42%).
A relatively large number of people in Peterborough telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.44% 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