Hooksett : New hampshire

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What it's Like to Retire in Hooksett

Hooksett is a small town of about 12,000 in southern New Hampshire north of Manchester along I 93. About 30% of the population lives in the central district of Hooksett Village, others live in South Hooksett. The Merrimack River runs through the center of town.

Where to Retire in Hooksett and Home Prices

There is at least 1 active adult community in the Hooksett area (see Active Communities link at top right). Median home prices have been volatile in Hooksett.  City-Data reported the median price to be about $240,000 in mid 2013.


What is special about Hooksett

Robie's Country Store in Hooksett (see photo above courtesy of Wikipedia and Malber) is a National Historic Landmark and a frequent stop for presidential candidates during the  New Hampshire primaries. New Hampshire is a tax-friendly state.

What is not special about Hooksett

Hooksett is a small town in a cold place.

Who will like retirement in Hooksett

People who like 4 seasons and living in a small New England town will like living in Hooksett.

Local economy is driven by

A lot of people in Hooksett commute to nearby Manchester or high tech jobs in Mass.

Climate and Physical Environment

Hooksett is in south-central New Hampshire along I 93 and the Merrimack River. The average July high temperature is 83 and the average January low is 10. is the wettest month with 3+".

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

University of New Hampshire is 26 miles away in Durham. Nearby Manchester has movie theatres.


Hooksett has a little above average  crime rate concerning personal crimes, not violent crimes.


Medical facilities

The nearest hospitals are less than 10 miles away in Concord and Manchester.


I 93 runs through town.

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Town of Hooksett


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Facts about HOOKSETT
  • State: NH
  • Environment: Rural,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: No
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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