Nashua, NH


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Living in Nashua

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, Nashua isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nashua are a mix 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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Nashua is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Nashua, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Nashua citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 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.