Manchester is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 110,506 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the largest community in New Hampshire. Manchester has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Manchester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Manchester is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), sales jobs (11.89%), and management occupations (8.32%).
Also of interest is that Manchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Manchester is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Manchester, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The overall education level of Manchester is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.98% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Manchester in 2010 was $28,721, 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 $114,884 for a family of four. However, Manchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Manchester is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Manchester include French , French Canadian, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.