Derry, NH


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Derry is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 33,199 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Derry is the fourth largest community in New Hampshire.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Derry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Derry is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Derry who work in office and administrative support (14.81%), sales jobs (12.04%), and management occupations (8.88%).

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 downside of living in Derry, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of people in Derry who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.95% of adults in Derry have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Derry in 2010 was $31,447, 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 $125,788 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Derry include Italian, French , English, and German.

The most common language spoken in Derry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.