Nashua, NH


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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 (14.52%), sales jobs (11.34%), and management occupations (9.96%).

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.

The education level of Nashua citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.68% of adults in Nashua have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nashua in 2010 was $33,100, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,400 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 11.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nashua include French , English, Italian, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Nashua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.