Londonderry is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 26,302 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Londonderry is the tenth largest community in New Hampshire.
Housing costs in Londonderry are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Londonderry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Londonderry is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Londonderry who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), management occupations (13.14%), and sales jobs (10.55%).
Also of interest is that Londonderry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Londonderry is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Londonderry really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Londonderry perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Londonderry, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.61 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Londonderry are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.49% of adults in Londonderry have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Londonderry in 2010 was $43,412, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $173,648 for a family of four.
The people who call Londonderry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Londonderry residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Londonderry include Irish, Italian, English, French, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Londonderry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.