Monthly Archive September 2018

Byrich green

Nashua rated best in NH by Money Magazine!

The accolades just keep coming!!

In December, Money Magazine ranked Nashua as the best place to live in NH.    “Residents enjoy the perks of being an hour’s drive from the cultural and educational hub of Boston, but arrive home to a charming town with no sales tax and a rich history”

Earlier this year, WalletHub ( a personal finance website) rated Nashua as the 9th best-run city in the US out of 150 surveyed.

Click here to view the entire survey

Nashua ranked 2nd in providing city services.  Six categories were considered:

  • Financial stability
  • Education
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Economy
  • Infrastructure / pollution


In December, this site declared Nashua as the safest city in America.  182 cities were analyzed in the December study.

AND Nashua was also voted the 34th safest city to retire in the US by Security Choice analysts (out of 495 metropolitan areas).  No other NH city was listed in the top 100.  Factor weighting (Nashua’s rating = 80.53):

  • 50% – 2016 crime data
  • 10% – % of population 65+ (2010 data)
  • 10% – city cost of living (2010 data)
  • 10% – healthcare costs (2010 data)
  • 10% – laws protecting against elder card abuse
  • 10% – state’s average retirement age