Income/capita 2%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 18%
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IndexDerryNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$30,332$35,264$29,829
Median household income$60,985$68,485$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,811$83,641$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,791$40,305$35,192
Median earnings male$41,577$42,158$36,919
Median earnings female$30,217$29,994$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%8.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Derry is 2% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Derry is 10% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Derry is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Derry is 54% lower than the national average

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      Derry employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector17.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%10.2%
      Wholesale & retail services18.9%14.5%
      Public administration3.5%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%3.0%
      Education, health & social services7.4%32.9%

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      Amherst, NH670$131,450137.6%
      South Hooksett, NH5,958$89,59962.0%
      Londonderry, NH11,049$85,89355.3%
      Goffstown, NH3,225$72,79231.6%
      Methuen Town, MA49,043$72,63131.3%
      Derry, NH22,392$60,98510.2%

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      Derry, NH22,392$60,98510.2%
      Source: The Derry, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).