Derry, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 22,015.
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
Males: 10,676  (48.5%)
Females: 11,339  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 03036, 03038.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,279 (it was $49,792 in 2000)
Derry:

$65,279
NH:

$77,933

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,231 (it was $21,938 in 2000)

Derry CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $249,245 (it was $121,500 in 2000)
Derry:

$249,245
NH:

$281,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $257,718; detached houses: $285,577; townhouses or other attached units: $242,700; in 2-unit structures: $218,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $199,530; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,844; mobile homes: $90,733

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,243.

March 2019 cost of living index in Derry: 133.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.1%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.9% for other race residents, 3.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Derry, NH (2019)
    • 20,13991.5%White alone
    • 1,0084.6%Hispanic
    • 3201.5%Two or more races
    • 2701.2%Asian alone
    • 2441.1%Black alone
    • 160.07%Other race alone

Races in Derry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Derry, New Hampshire as of January 30, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Derry is 682 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Derry by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
1
(3.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(23.2)
14
(41.0)
8
(23.5)
5
(14.6)
4
(11.7)
10
(30.2)
8
(24.0)
22
(66.1)
14
(42.0)
14
(41.9)
12
(36.1)
7
(21.0)
9
(26.7)
18
(53.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(37.8)
20
(58.6)
10
(29.4)
11
(32.2)
18
(52.8)
9
(27.1)
5
(15.0)
5
(15.0)
8
(24.0)
8
(24.0)
4
(12.0)
5
(15.0)
12
(35.6)
3
(8.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(159.8)
38
(111.4)
39
(114.8)
42
(122.8)
67
(196.6)
62
(187.0)
47
(141.2)
30
(90.1)
32
(96.0)
27
(80.9)
22
(66.2)
26
(77.9)
23
(68.2)
11
(32.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
139
(403.8)
150
(439.7)
147
(432.6)
140
(409.5)
195
(572.3)
203
(612.3)
182
(546.8)
135
(405.5)
102
(306.0)
104
(311.5)
54
(162.4)
40
(119.8)
37
(109.7)
22
(65.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
533
(1,549)
488
(1,430)
547
(1,610)
550
(1,609)
582
(1,708)
627
(1,891)
574
(1,725)
535
(1,607)
499
(1,497)
453
(1,357)
413
(1,242)
305
(913.7)
252
(747.2)
247
(733.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(156.9)
54
(158.3)
54
(158.9)
49
(143.3)
39
(114.5)
33
(99.5)
37
(111.2)
27
(81.1)
17
(51.0)
34
(101.8)
33
(99.3)
19
(56.9)
26
(77.1)
10
(29.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
31
(90.1)
16
(46.9)
25
(73.6)
21
(61.4)
24
(70.4)
26
(78.4)
18
(54.1)
13
(39.0)
15
(45.0)
7
(21.0)
5
(15.0)
6
(18.0)
4
(11.9)
5
(14.8)
City-Data.com crime index164.6179.2158.0156.2182.1196.2168.1174.5145.4141.1120.786.395.394.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Derry, NH

Crime rate in Derry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 67 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), Italian (10.5%), English (9.5%), French Canadian (9.3%), American (7.4%), French (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1827

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,427 people per square mile   (low).

Derry, New Hampshire map

994 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This place:

4.5%
New Hampshire:

6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,198 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,440 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (10.1 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (40.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (193.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Londonderry, NH (1.9 miles ),
Windham, NH (2.3 miles ),
Chester, NH (2.6 miles ),
Hampstead, NH (2.6 miles ),
Sandown, NH (2.7 miles ),
Litchfield, NH (2.8 miles ),
Salem, NH (2.8 miles ),
Atkinson, NH (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 71.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,575 (-16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,024 (24.5%)

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Derry, NH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Derry, NH in 2019
Derry satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2016: 28 buildings, average cost: $236,500
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2018: 28 buildings, average cost: $262,300
  • 2019: 34 buildings, average cost: $254,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Derry, NH residents
Average permit cost in Derry, NH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
New Hampshire:

3.5%
Historical population in Derry, NH
Historical housing units in Derry, NH
Most common industries in Derry, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (11.1%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Derry, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)

Average climate in Derry, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Derry, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.63. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.63
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.825
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.21
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Derry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Derry place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 19.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Derry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Derry center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 169.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 163.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from Derry center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Derry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Derry:

  • NUTFIELD SURGICENTER (44 BIRCH STREET, SUITE 304)
  • PARKLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1 PARKLAND DRIVE)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE PARKLAND MEDICAL CTR (44 BIRCH STREET SUITE 104)
  • TENDER CARE HOME NURSING SERV (4 BIRCH STREET)
  • AURORA SENIOR LIVING OF DERRY, LLC (20 CHESTER ROAD)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY NURSING CENTER (8 PEABODY ROAD)

Heliports located in Derry:

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Amtrak stations near Derry:

  • 14 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 19 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Derry:

  • Mount Washington College (about 11 miles; Manchester, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 13 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 14 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 15 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 16 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Merrimack College (about 18 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 25 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)

Public high schools in Derry:

  • PINKERTON ACADEMY (Students: 3,358, Location: 5 PINKERTON ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • NEXT CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 1 WEST RUNNING BROOK LANE, Grades: 9-11, Charter school)
  • GRANITE STATE ARTS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 16 ROUTE 111, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Derry:

Private elementary/middle school in Derry:

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Library in Derry:

  • DERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,119,203; Location: 64 EAST BROADWAY; 97,238 books; 2 e-books; 7,404 audio materials; 6,754 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 166 print serial subscriptions)

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Derry: Hoodkroft Country Club (A), Hidden Valley Campground (B), Robert Frost Farm (C), Derry Fire Department Station 4 Hampstead Road Station (D), Derry Fire Department Central Station Headquarters (E), Derry Public Library (F), Derry Town Hall (G), Derry Fire Department Station 2 Island Pond Road Station (H), Parkland Medical Center Library (I), Taylor Library (J), Boys and Girls Club (K), West Side Community Center (L), Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hood Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Hood Commons Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Derry include: Church of the Transfiguration (A), Calvary Bible Church (B), Trinity Assembly of God Church (C), Saint Lukes United Methodist Church (D), Calvary Chapel Merrimack (E), Greater Derry Church of Christ (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Baptist Church (H), Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horns Pond (A), Lower Shields Pond (B), The Meadow Reservoir (C), Benjamin Adams Pond (D), Beaver Lake (E), Hoods Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Running Brook (A), Leavitt Brook (B), Cunningham Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Derry include: East Derry Historic District (1), MacGregor Park (2), Carr Playground (3), Moonscape Playground (4), Alexander-Carr Playground (5), Hood Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Children's Metamorphosis (Museums; 6 West Broadway) (1), Mr B'S LAN Party (Amusement & Theme Parks; 35 Manchester Road) (2), A&A Balloon Rides (Recreational Trips & Guides; 78 Warner Hill Rd) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Derry District Court - Clerk of Court (10 Manning Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Alan Shepard - Astronaut, Paul Thompson (ice hockey b. 1988) - Ice hockey player, Aaron Fletcher Stevens - Union Army general, Charles M. Floyd - Politician, Fred Tyler (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Lefty Tyler - Baseball player, Tricia Dunn-Luoma - Ice hockey player, Pat Ingraham - Montana politician.

Rockingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Derry and their reported violations in the past:

PROMISES TO KEEP (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In FEB-09-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CENTENNIAL ESTATES (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-03-2012 and SEP-03-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
STONE HOUSE CLUB (Serves RI, Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
BARKLAND ACRES (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2014)
ROWES CORNER MARKET (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-28-2012 and JUL-28-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2010)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
FROST RESIDENTS (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-10-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-10-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROBERT FROST MOTOR INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Derry that have no violations reported:

  • DERRY WATER DEPT (Address: 14 MANNING ST , Population served: 15,145, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • EPSOM HEALTHCARE CTR (Population served: 226, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST MATTHEWS UNITED METHODIST (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRANCH RIVER APARTMENTS (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MORNINGSIDE DRIVE (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AUTUMN WOODS (Address: 14 MANNING ST , Population served: 73, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAKER HEIGHTS PROF PLAZA (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.8%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.6%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Derry in 2010:

  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Derry in 2000:

  • 160 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Derry (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Derry Branch at 51 Crystal Avenue, branch established on 2009/01/20; Derry Branch at 38 Birch Street, branch established on 2001/09/12. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Derry Branch at 20 East Broadway, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Enterprise Bank and Trust Company: Derry Nh Branch at 47 Crystal Avenue, branch established on 2010/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,488.4 mil, Deposits: $1,333.6 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Enterprise Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Derry Branch at 42 Pinkerton Street, branch established on 2000/04/15. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TD Bank, National Association: Manchester Road Branch at 35 Manchester Road, branch established on 2000/06/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Derry-Crystal Ave Branch at 57 Crystal Avenue, branch established on 1997/05/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Derry:

Marital status in Derry, NH
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Derry:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
New Hampshire average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Derry
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Derry:

(Derry, New Hampshire Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Derry, NH (based on Rockingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,69724
Mainline Protestant19,07278
Evangelical Protestant7,45661
Other3,49020
Orthodox2001
None180,308-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
Rockingham County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Here:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
This county:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
This county:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rockingham County:

7.6%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

23.3%
State:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
State:

51.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Derry:

48.6%
State:

49.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Derry:

21.9%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.8%
New Hampshire:

9.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Derry:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

33.6%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

58.7%
State:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
New Hampshire:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Derry, NH Residents

7.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($696 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, MA  1.37% ($74,166 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.32% ($68,726)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.75% ($85,602)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.37% ($54,619 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.88% ($52,198)
to Essex County, MA  0.74% ($57,814)
Businesses in Derry, NH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Circle K1Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts5Subway1
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx5U-Haul2
GNC1UPS4
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1

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)
  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, 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)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Derry:

  • 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)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

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)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • 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)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Derry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.9mTotal length
  • $50,272,000Total costs
  • 295,730Total average daily traffic
  • 18,424Total average daily truck traffic
  • 415,774Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Derry, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 111960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Derry, NH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Derry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Derry, NH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 299 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Derry)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Derry)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED87$176,72152$150,099300$183,30518$63,2271$248,00014$126,0123$56,597
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$188,4455$121,26832$178,1604$29,1301$2,000,0002$83,0100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$151,87823$132,783163$194,21017$45,1880$012$171,7386$87,597
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$182,6968$146,78977$196,6451$99,5300$04$135,4280$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$233,9602$188,86519$215,7182$76,5050$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.01 , 0033.02, 0034.00, 0035.00, 0036.01, 0036.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$179,3614$186,543
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$188,2802$308,615
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$157,9801$284,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$271,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$120,0200$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.01 , 0033.02, 0034.00, 0035.00, 0036.01, 0036.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Derry, NH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Derry, NH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 112. The highest number of reported fires - 194 took place in 2010, and the least - 42 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Derry, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (39.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Derry, NH
    • 88946.7%Structure Fires
    • 74539.2%Outside Fires
    • 20710.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 613.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Derry, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Derry, NH
  • 54.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Derry, NH
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 24.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke


Derry compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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