Derry, NH

Derry profile

Living in Derry

Derry is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 33,485 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Derry is the fourth largest community in New Hampshire.

Unlike some towns, Derry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Derry are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Derry is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Derry who work in office and administrative support (12.88%), sales jobs (10.70%), and management occupations (10.52%).

Also of interest is that Derry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Derry, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The percentage of people in Derry who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.85% of adults in Derry have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Derry in 2018 was $36,531, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,124 for a family of four. However, Derry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Derry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Derry residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Derry include Irish, Italian, English, French, and French Canadian.

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