The medium-size city of Manchester, New Hampshire is home to approximately 110,000 residents. With an average age of just over 38, the city's residents are younger than most cities in New Hampshire. By a small 55%-46% margin, renters slightly outnumber homeowners in Manchester. At $1,101 a month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.
Manchester residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 48% of workers, while public transportation is not used extensively. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number surpasses the national average.
Compared to the national average (5%), Manchester has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). In addition, 13% possess a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are four primary industries in Manchester: retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 28% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $68,000, Manchester workers earn around $6,000 less than the average New Hampshire resident. Manchester's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.