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 (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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Derry, the average commute to work is 32.05 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: 26.95% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Derry in 2010 was $31,447, 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.