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Manchester, NH

Manchester is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
111,657
Manchester Population6
$
45,183
Median Income5
5.2
%
Unemployment Rate15
 

City Score

 

Population

Manchester's aged 10- to 14-years old saw the steapest decline since 2010, falling by 14%, whereas the average population in that segment grew slightly by 1%

Age

36.0
Median Age6
1.7
%
Population Growth Since 20106

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average6

 

Race and Ethnicity

Manchester residents are mostly white; however, the city is becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 10.7% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 37.6%

Race

90.4
%
New Hampshire Population, White6
61.1
%
United States population, White6

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity6

 

Climate

Manchester has comfortable summers, but otherwise, it is regularly cold with heavy snowfall. The temperature drops to 32°F or below 170 days per year with an average temperature in January of 21°F and 65 inches of annual snowfall

Weather

35
%
Chance of Rain10
55
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature36

 

Housing

The average home value in Manchester increased by 28% since 2010 which is 14% lower than the national average and 7% lower than the state average

Rent

$
1,480
Monthly Average11
55
%
Renters37

Average Home Value4

 

Taxes

Manchester is a somewhat low tax location with no state or local income tax and no sales tax, but property tax 97% higher than the national average.

Other

2.2
%
Property Tax19
0.0
%
Sales Tax18
1.8
%
Vehicle Tax19

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)38

 

Employment

Manchester has a high employment rate of 95% which is 1% higher than the national average. The largest employers are Surge Resources and Integrated Deicing Services

Income

13.8
%
<$25,0005
8.2
%
$100,000+5

Distribution by Industry15

 

Politics

Manchester is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results39

Representatives

Mayor27 Joyce Craig
Democratic
House of Representative27 Chris Pappas
Democratic
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Exeter Hospital Inc, is 26.6 miles from the center of Manchester, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Manchester VA Medical Center, is 14.3 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Winchester Hospital, is 40.5 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical28 Yes, but no home cultivation
Decriminalized28 Yes
 

Safety

In New Hampshire, 46.3% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, but gun ownership has increased since 2000 when 39.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks29
No
Permit to Purchase Law29

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#12 2020 Best Cities to Retire by U.S. News & World Report30
#15 2020 Best Cities for Families by U.S. News & World Report31
#43 2019 Best Cities to Live by U.S. News & World Report32
 

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