Manchester is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 115,462 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the largest community in New Hampshire.
Manchester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Manchester is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (10.79%), and management occupations (8.13%).
Also of interest is that Manchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Manchester is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Manchester a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The overall education level of Manchester citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.83% of adults in Manchester have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Manchester in 2018 was $34,096, which is lower middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,384 for a family of four. However, Manchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Manchester is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Manchester also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manchester include Irish, French, French Canadian, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.