New Hampshire’s 50
Cities for Sleep
The Granite State is one of the oldest and least populated states in the country. Its past as a textile and manufacturing hub is evidenced by the red brick mills that still line riverbanks in towns like Manchester and Lebanon. New Hampshire boasts some of the highest mountains on the East Coast, making it a draw for snowboarders and skiers. The state has almost 1,000 lakes of ten acres or more, including Lake Winnipesaukee, which covers 71 square miles.
Things to know about New Hampshire:
- Squam Lake in Holderness, New Hampshire was the setting for the 1981 movie “On Golden Pond”
- The alarm clock was invented in Concord, New Hampshire in 1787
- The highest surface wind speed on Earth — 231 miles per hour — was documented on Mt. Washington in New Hampshire on April 12, 1934
- New Hampshire was the first of the original Thirteen Colonies to declare independence from England
- The state has 55 remaining covered bridges, including the longest covered bridge in the US, the 449.5-feet Cornish-Windsor Bridge
With a state motto like Live Free or Die, it’s obvious that New Hampshire folks are fiercely independent. So what’s their mindset when it comes to sleep? Do residents of The Granite State make good slumber a priority? Let’s check out the best cities for sleep in New Hampshire and find out.
The percentage of adults who report insufficient sleep each year. Insufficient sleep increases the chance of weight gain, cognitive problems, and cardiovascular disease
The percentage of adults who report a BMI — or body mass index — above 30%. Higher body mass usually equals a greater risk of sleep apnea
The percentage of adults who report excessive drinking. Heavy drinking is linked to disrupted sleep and less REM sleep
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New Boston, NH
South Hooksett, NH
New Ipswich, NH
Didn’t Find Your City in the Top 50?
Don’t worry! We ranked all of the best cities for sleep in your state, so scroll down to see where your city landed. And remember — there’s always next year!
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How Did We Determine the Best Cities for Sleep?
Sleep is impacted by important behavioral, environmental, and lifestyle factors. We compiled our list of Best Cities for Sleep by looking at 10 key metrics backed by scientific research. Keep reading to find out which metrics we chose and how they affect slumber.