Sandown is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 6,243 people and just one neighborhood, Sandown is the 57th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Sandown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sandown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandown who work in office and administrative support (11.79%), management occupations (10.08%) and sales jobs (9.43%).
Also of interest is that Sandown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Sandown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sandown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sandown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sandown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Sandown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.60 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.