Derry, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Derry Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Derry Content

Also See: Derry, NH ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Derry, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Derry Census Designated Place had a population of 22,260 as of July 1, 2016. Derry ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Derry is located at latitude 42.8928 and longitude -71.2768 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the Derry Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Derry Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378058) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Derry Census Designated Place is located within Town of Derry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Derry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Derry: Derry Depot, West Derry.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Derry Census Designated Place, NH Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | NH Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Town of Derry | Rockingham County | New Hampshire Counties

Search the map for:

Derry, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,260
Population in Households 22,077
Population in Familes 17,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density1 1,462
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 9,019
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 5,823
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,003 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,016 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 480 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $216,682
Average Home Value $235,651


Median Household Income $57,470
Average Household Income $76,352
Per Capita Income $30,969
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.3%
Households 0.38% 0.43%
Families 0.33% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Derry, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Derry to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 94th
Population Density1 # 14 87th
Diversity Index2 # 12 89th
Median Household Income # 35 65th
Per Capita Income # 43 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.

New Hampshire Research Tools

New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare New Hampshire Census Data
Highest or Lowest: