Best Places to Retire in New Hampshire

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State Overview

Known as ‘The Granite State,’ New Hampshire is home to approximately 1.3 million people. The 55+ community enjoys New Hampshire retirement because of its natural scenic beauty, choice of rural towns, and close proximity to Boston, MA when big-city amenities are desired. New Hampshire ranks seventh for lowest taxes, at a rate of 8.11%. Social security and retirement incomes are not taxed in the state and there is no sales tax or income tax. Travel an hour and be on top of the mountains or at the beach, thanks to the amazing geographical location of the state. Scroll up to see some of the best places to retire in New Hampshire!

State Facts

Demographics

Median Age:

41.1

Percent of people 65+:

16.5%

Median Household Income:

$ 65,986

Unemployment Rate:

2.7%

Geography

Region:

Northeast

Capital:

Concord

Largest City:

Manchester

Largest City:

Nashua

Fun Facts

Nick Name:

The Granite State

State Mammal:

White -tailed deer

State Food:

Pumpkin

State Song:

"Old New Hampshire"