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.
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 (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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.76 minutes every day commuting to work.
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.