Best Place to Raise Your Kids: New Hampshire

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: New Hampshire

Concord

Nearest city: Concord
Population: 45,657
Median family income: $64,252
Runners-up: Nashua, Manchester

Concord, the state capital, is home to the Franklin Pierce Law Center and the St. Paul's School, a private preparatory school, along with many of New Hampshire's charitable organizations. The picturesque city has a low crime rate and is just 80 minutes from downtown Boston.