Moving To New Hampshire Is Now A Huge Thing For One Age Group
The Granite State has gained a large number of these residents in recent years.
Compared with earlier in this decade, the Granite State is seeing a surge in young adults, according to WMUR News 9. The latest U.S. Census estimates show that an average of 5,900 more people moved into New Hampshire from other states than moved out from 2013 to 2017. That's compared to a few years prior, when New Hampshire was struggling to reach triple digits in the number of people who moved in rather than packed up shop for another territory.
Kenneth Johnson, the senior demographer at the University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy, told WUMR News 9 the greatest gains came among those in their 20s.
New Hampshire has been become a more desirable location citing cost of living. With many starting their careers in larger cities like Boston, a daily trip across the border has become more common. Also, with others working from home, people have continued to site New Hampshire's high quality of life.