Brookline, NH
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Living in Brookline

Brookline is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 5,715 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brookline is the 66th largest community in New Hampshire.

Housing costs in Brookline are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.

Also of interest is that Brookline has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Brookline telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.60% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Brookline is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Brookline really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Brookline perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Brookline, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.59 minutes every day commuting to work.

If knowledge is power, Brookline is a pretty powerful place. 58.83% of the adults in Brookline have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Brookline in 2018 was $54,066, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,264 for a family of four.

The people who call Brookline home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brookline residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brookline include Irish, English, French, German, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Brookline is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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