Manchester is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 111,196 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.
Unlike some cities, Manchester isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Manchester are a mix of both white- and blue-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.
In terms of college education, Manchester is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 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.