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Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
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Hanover, NH

Class: Town
Class rank: 1

Hanover epitomizes the blend of small town atmosphere, outdoor recreation and urban cultural opportunities. It scores high in entertainment, restaurants, book stores, information-oriented companies and support of its public library system.

As the late writer Michael Dorris (an adjunct professor at Dartmouth) wrote in 1996, "Hanover and its environs will probably make you dissatisfied and grumpy with wherever you live, because it's one of those rare spots about which tourists say 'A nice place to visit and I would want to live there.' "



Combined college enrollment: 5,386

Population: 10,850
Population change, 1990-2000: 63.80%

Median age: 22.8
(National: 35.3)

Per capita income: $30,393
(National: $21,587)

Unemployment rate: 2%
(National: 4.0%)

Owner-occupied housing:62.6%

Public library expenditures, per capita: $74.48

Community profiles:
Hanover, NH
Hanover demographics

College profiles:
Dartmouth College

Notes:
1. All figures are for the years 1999-2000.
2. Combined enrollment figures are for the four-year colleges included in this survey.
3. Unemployment rates are an annual average.
4. Per-capita income and unemployment rates are county-level statistics.

For more on the sources and statistics used in this study, see methodology.


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