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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Conway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (17.00%), sales jobs (15.86%), and office and administrative support (9.45%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Conway is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Conway is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.72 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Conway is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.90% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Conway in 2010 was $26,121, 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 $104,484 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).