Derry, NH

Derry profile

Living in Derry

Derry is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 33,485 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 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 (12.88%), sales jobs (10.70%), and management occupations (10.52%).

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 31.76 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Derry is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.85% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Derry in 2018 was $36,531, 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 $146,124 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 Irish, Italian, English, French, and French Canadian.

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