Manchester is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 115,462 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the largest community in New Hampshire.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.84% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing that you will notice about Manchester is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Manchester a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
In terms of college education, Manchester is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.89% of adults in Manchester have a college degree.
The per capita income in Manchester in 2018 was $36,440, 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 $145,760 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 Black or African-American. Manchester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manchester include Irish, French, French Canadian, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.