Nashua is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 87,882 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Nashua is the second largest community in New Hampshire.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nashua is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nashua is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nashua who work in office and administrative support (14.46%), sales jobs (10.58%), and management occupations (10.32%).
Also of interest is that Nashua has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Nashua is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Nashua area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The population of Nashua is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.93% of adults in Nashua have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Nashua in 2010 was $33,896, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,584 for a family of four. However, Nashua contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Nashua is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nashua home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nashua residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Nashua also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nashua include French , Italian, French Canadian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Nashua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.