Plaistow is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 7,857 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Plaistow is the 40th largest community in New Hampshire.
Also of interest is that Plaistow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The education level of Plaistow citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.43% of adults in Plaistow have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Plaistow in 2018 was $45,384, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $181,536 for a family of four.
Plaistow is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Plaistow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plaistow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Plaistow include Irish, Italian, French, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Plaistow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.