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Apartments in Rockingham, NH

The Residences at Portwalk Place
Portsmouth, NH 03801
$1,770 - $4,290
Studio - 3 Beds
Clipper Harbor
Portsmouth, NH 03801
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Langdon Place of Exeter
Exeter, NH 03833
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Birch Heights
Derry, NH 03038
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Emeritus at Spruce Wood
Durham, NH 03824
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Lonvale Gardens
Amesbury, MA 01913
$770 - $1,050
Studio - 2 Beds
The Residences at Little River
Haverhill, MA 01830
$1,350 - $1,640
1 - 2 Beds
Atria Merrimack Place
Newburyport, MA 01950
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Tidewater at Salisbury
Salisbury, MA 01952
Call for rates
1 - 2 Beds
Summit Place
Methuen, MA 01844
$1,400 - $2,200
1 - 2 Beds
Maple Suites
Dover, NH 03820
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Wellington Hill
Manchester, NH 03104
Call for rates
1 - 3 Beds
Langdon Place of Dover
Dover, NH 03820
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Wall Street Tower
Manchester, NH 03101
$1,285 - $1,945
1 - 2 Beds
Short-Term
Colonial Village
Manchester, NH 03104
$970 - $1,270
1 - 2 Beds
Kittery Estates
Kittery, ME 03904
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Lofts at Mill West
Manchester, NH 03102
$1,200 - $2,550
1 - 3 Beds
University Heights
Hooksett, NH 03106
$890 - $1,400
Studio - 2 Beds
Hilltop Ridge - Phase 2
Manchester, NH 03102
$890 - $1,225
1 - 2 Beds
Andover Place
Andover, MA 01810
$1,235 - $2,455
Studio - 3 Beds
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Residents of Rockingham County, New Hampshire consider themselves the “Commerce Center of Southern New Hampshire.” They may be right; this county certainly seems one of the best locations in which to establish a home and a thriving business. The city of Portsmouth (in Rockingham County) has most recently been ranked by Money magazine as the fifth-best place to live in the US, based on the outstanding opportunities in education; strategic, central business location (60 minutes north of Boston); the area’s skilled, dedicated labor force; zero state income tax and an excellent quality of life.

The numbers bear out the claims: with a population of just under 300,000, the unemployment rate here is 6.7 percent, less than the national average. The area is affluent, also; the median income for a household in the county was $58,150, and the median income for a family was $66,345, higher than the national average. Only three percent of families in Rockingham County live below the poverty line.

Rockingham County is located in the southeastern portion of the state and contains all 18 miles of New Hampshire’s coastline. The county is bordered by Maine to the northeast and Massachusetts to the south. The county’s area covers 699 square miles. Its largest towns are Derry and Salem; businesses and industry most popular in the county include construction, electric, gas and sanitation services, retail trade, services and manufacturing. . Rockingham County includes one city, Portsmouth, and 36 towns. The county seat is Brentwood.

Rockingham County was home to New Hampshire’s first European settlements, Pannaway and Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth. The county contains all of the state’s 17 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline; the Piscataqua River and Portsmouth Harbor separate the county from Maine, and it shares a 56-mile border to the south with Massachusetts. Adjacent counties include Strafford to the north, York County, Maine to the northeast, Essex County, Massachusetts to the south, Hillsborough to the west and Merrimack to the northwest.

Notable attractions include the Rockingham County Botanical Garden in Brentwood; Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, a collection of historic buildings from the 17th through 19th centuries; and Canobie Lake Park, an amusement park dating from 1902. Derry was home to poet Robert Frost, who taught at nearby Pinkerton Academy. His home, the Robert Frost Farm, has been preserved as a state park.