Derry, New Hampshire Population 2024

23,163

Derry is a city located in Rockingham County New Hampshire. Derry has a 2024 population of 23,163. Derry is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,891 in 2020.

The average household income in Derry is $103,141 with a poverty rate of 9.85%. The median age in Derry is 39 years: 37.9 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Derry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Derry was:

  • White: 92.04%
  • Two or more races: 3.5%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Other race: 1.86%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
16.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,445.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.19% (272)
The current population of Derry, New Hampshire is 23,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,891.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,19492.04%
Two or more races8053.5%
Asian5662.46%
Other race4291.86%
Native American270.12%
Black or African American60.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Derry Population by Race

Derry Population Pyramid 2024

Derry Median Age

39

Total

37.9

Male

39.5

Female

Derry Adults

There are 18,185 adults, (3,134 of whom are seniors) in Derry.

Derry Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Derry Sex Ratio

Female12,46654.14%
Male10,56145.86%

Derry Population by Age

Derry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,2752.465842
Married4,2783.0678.321.7
Non Family3,1521.2841.758.3
Female1,2773.0326.573.5
Male5683.1867.632.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Derry Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,2657.8%
Associates Degree1,4879.17%
Bachelors Degree3,57622.05%
Graduate Degree1,5789.73%
High School Graduate4,80429.62%
Less Than 9th Grade1530.94%
Some College3,35720.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Derry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Derry Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White14,85513,6344,636
Hispanic719546116
Asian450435255
2+ Races287182131
Other Race24821674
Native American20140
Black661

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.67%.

Derry Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,773$99,069$54,682
Graduate Degree$87,500$133,750$61,683
High School Graduate$46,949$58,830$34,037
Less Than 9th Grade$45,104$34,679$50,745
Overall$55,261$71,182$45,606
Some College$47,543$64,783$37,128

$55,261

Average Earnings

$71,182

Average Male

$45,606

Average Female

Derry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Derry Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Derry Language

92.01% of Derry residents speak only English, while 7.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Derry Language

Derry Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20,2081,9109.45%
Hispanic1,46627818.96%
Other42913431.24%
Multiple737466.24%
Asian56640.71%
Black6116.67%

9.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Derry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Derry is Other, with 31.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Derry is Asian, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.35%.

Derry Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.04%
Some College11.05%
High School8.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Derry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.06%
Female Employed2.75%
Male Employed1.77%
Male Unemployed0%

Derry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Derry Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$95,954$116,614
Households$83,750$103,141
Married Families$120,255$-999,999,999
Non Families$48,857$67,277

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Derry Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Derry Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Derry Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Derry Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Derry Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,467

Number of Veterans

1,145

Male Veterans

322

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam503
Second Gulf War449
First Gulf War344
Korea5
World War II0

Derry Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54359
65 to 74339
55 to 64320
18 to 34246
75+203

Derry Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4398.58%
Hispanic9210.08%
Other Race196.64%
2+ Races91.6%

Derry Veterans by Race

Derry Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Derry Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Derry Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Derry Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Derry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

27.57%

Born in Derry

94.97%

Native Born

5.03%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.97% of Derry residents were born in the United States, with 27.57% having been born in New Hampshire. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Derry Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202423,163680.29%
202323,095680.3%
202223,027-544-2.31%
202123,5716802.97%
202022,8911,0744.92%
201921,817-564-2.52%
201822,38130.01%
201722,378-14-0.06%
201622,392290.13%
201522,3632341.06%
201422,1291270.58%
201322,0021470.67%
201221,855-365-1.64%
201122,2202050.93%
201022,01500%

Derry Population by Year