Derry is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 34,317 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Derry is the fourth largest community in New Hampshire.
Derry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Derry is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Derry who work in office and administrative support (12.36%), sales jobs (10.32%), and management occupations (10.26%).
Also of interest is that Derry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Derry is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Derry, the average commute to work is 31.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Derry citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.49% of adults in Derry have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Derry in 2018 was $37,471, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,884 for a family of four. However, Derry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Derry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Derry residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Derry include Irish, English, Italian, French, and German.
The most common language spoken in Derry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.