Conway, NH


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Conway is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 9,948 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Conway is the 29th largest community in New Hampshire.

Conway is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Conway is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conway who work in food service (16.41%), sales jobs (15.19%), and office and administrative support (9.28%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Conway has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Conway has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Conway than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Conway may be for you.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.88 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of people in Conway who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.97% of adults in Conway have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conway in 2010 was $26,022, which is low income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,088 for a family of four. However, Conway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Conway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conway residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Conway include English, French , Italian, and German.

The most common language spoken in Conway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).