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Population (year 2000): 34,021. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,290 (+0.8% change)
Males: 16,893 (49.7%), Females: 17,128 (50.3%)

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $54,634 (year 2000)
Median house value: $134,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Derry:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (25.6%), English (15.4%), French (14.8%), Italian (14.7%), German (9.7%), French Canadian (8.2%).

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Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles

Derry,

For population 25 years and over in Derry

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Derry town

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

4.5% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.7% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NH Manchester, (12.1 miles pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (41.7 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (234.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NH (0.0 miles Derry, NH (4.1 miles Londonderry, NH (5.8 miles Windham, NH Chester, (6.1 miles NH (8.7 miles Hampstead, NH Auburn, (8.8 miles NH (8.9 miles Sandown,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 52 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 111 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $198,700

Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 71.31 W

Area code: 603

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.2%), Retail trade (14.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.7%).


 

Crime in Derry by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 17 20 19 9 21 17
    per 100,000 50.0 58.8 55.8 26.5 61.7 50.0
Robberies 7 12 13 5 14 9
    per 100,000 20.6 35.3 38.2 14.7 41.2 26.5
Assaults 11 20 18 55 35 47
    per 100,000 32.3 58.8 52.9 161.7 102.9 138.1
Burglaries 169 147 145 164 122 137
    per 100,000 496.8 432.1 426.2 482.1 358.6 402.7
Thefts 517 488 454 523 572 503
    per 100,000 1519.6 1434.4 1334.5 1537.3 1681.3 1478.5
Auto thefts 82 104 83 73 96 85
    per 100,000 241.0 305.7 244.0 214.6 282.2 249.8
147.5 160.9 147.1 159.7 172.5 162.9


Average climate in Derry, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Derry,

Derry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Derry city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.9 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Derry:
  • PARKLAND MEDICAL CENTER (1 PARKLAND DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Derry:
  • HAMPSTEAD HOSP (about 9 miles; HAMPSTEAD, NH)
  • NORTHEAST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; SALEM, NH)
  • ELLIOT HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MANCHESTER, NH)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Derry:
  • MANCHESTER (about 10 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 29 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 37 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Derry:
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 15 miles; METHUEN, MA; ID: MA2)
  • BOIRE FIELD (about 16 miles; NASHUA, NH; ID: ASH)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 18 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; ID: LWM)

Amtrak station near Derry:
  • 18 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE). Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Derry:
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 17 miles; LOWELL, MA; FT enrollment: 8,373)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 20 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,384)
  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,501)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 30 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; WALTHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,444)
Public high school in Derry:
  • PINKERTON ACADEMY (Students: 3,378; Location: 5 PINKERTON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Derry:
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCH INC (Students: 506; Location: 145 HAMPSTEAD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Derry:
  • GILBERT H HOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 942; Location: 5 HOOD RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST RUNNING BROOK MIDDLE SCH (Students: 822; Location: 1 W RUNNING BROOK LN; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST DERRY MEMORIAL ELEM (Students: 711; Location: 18 DUBEAU DR; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • DERRY VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 28 SOUTH MAIN ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • GRINNELL SCHOOL (Students: 529; Location: 6 GRINNELL RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • SOUTH RANGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 1 DRURY LN; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • CHARLES M FLOYD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 37 HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: 01 - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Derry:
  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: PO BOX 387; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OVER THE RAINBOW PRESCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 233 ROCKINGHAM ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SONSHINE PRESCH & DAYCARE (Students: 112; Location: 53 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 14 CRESCENT STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CIRCLE OF FRIEND SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 49 SOUTH MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DERRY MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S CE (Students: 72; Location: 65 E BROADWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • STEPPING STONES (Students: 51; Location: 1 PARTRIDGE LANE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDRENS HOUSE OF DERRY (Students: 27; Location: 18 OAK ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SNHCSA CREATIVE KINDERGARTEN (Students: 6; Location: 109 HILLSIDE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Derry:
  • DERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $866,162; Location: 64 EAST BROADWAY; 92,964 books; 5,413 audio materials; 3,560 video materials; 224 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Derry: Hoodkroft Country Club (A), Robert Frost Farm (B), Derry Town Hall (C), Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce (D), Taylor Library (E), Parkland Medical Center Library (F), West Side Community Center (G), Boys and Girls Club (H), Derry Public Library (I).

Shopping Centers: Hood Commons Shopping Center (1), Hood Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Derry include: Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish Church (A), Trinity Assembly of God Church (B), Calvary Bible Church (C), Calvary Chapel Merrimack (D), Central Congregational Church (E), Church of the Transfiguration (F), Greater Derry Church of Christ (G), First Parish Church (H).

Lakes and reservoirs: Horns Pond (A), Lower Shields Pond (B), Benjamin Adams Pond (C), Beaver Lake (D), Hoods Pond (E), The Meadow Reservoir (F).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Leavitt Brook (A), Cunningham Brook (B), West Running Brook (C).

Parks in Derry include: Moonscape Playground (1), Carr Playground (2), East Derry Historic District (3), Alexander-Carr Playground (4), Hood Park (5), MacGregor Park (6).

Post offices: Derry Post Office (A), East Derry Post Office (B).


Derry compared to New Hampshire state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Derry:
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Derry:
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Derry:
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

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