Nashua is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 87,970 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nashua who work in office and administrative support (14.67%), sales jobs (11.57%), and management occupations (10.42%).
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%): 35.03% of adults in Nashua have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Nashua in 2010 was $32,842, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,368 for a family of four. However, Nashua contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Nashua is a somewhat 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 11.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nashua include French , English, French Canadian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Nashua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.