Derry, NH


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Living in Derry

Derry is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 33,246 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Derry is the fourth largest community in New Hampshire.

Unlike some towns, Derry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Derry are a mix 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 (15.02%), sales jobs (11.90%), and management occupations (8.45%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Derry, the average commute to work is 32.16 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Derry is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.79% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Derry in 2010 was $31,967, which is lower middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,868 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 French , Italian, English, and German.

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