Rindge is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 5,956 people and just one neighborhood, Rindge is the 55th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Rindge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rindge is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rindge who work in office and administrative support (15.46%), healthcare (8.37%) and sales jobs (7.98%).
Of important note, Rindge is also a town of artists. Rindge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rindge’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.67% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Rindge 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 Rindge area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Rindge maintain a good economy.
One downside of living in Rindge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rindge, the average commute to work is 31.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.