For population 25 years and over in Gilford:
For population 15 years and over in Gilford town:
157 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (39.9 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (87.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (236.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Laconia, NH (1.9 miles ), Belmont, NH (2.7 miles ), Meredith, NH (2.9 miles ), Tuftonboro, NH (3.0 miles ), Alton, NH (3.1 miles ), Gilmanton, NH (3.1 miles ), Wolfeboro, NH (3.1 miles ), Sanbornton, NH (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.56 N, Longitude: 71.40 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Gilford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Work and jobs in Gilford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gilford, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gilford-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/3/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Gilford town center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/18/1963, a category F2 tornado 10.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gilford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 11.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from Gilford center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Gilford center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Belknap County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gilford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilford:
Public high school in Gilford:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Gilford:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilford and their reported violations in the past:GUNSTOCK ACRES VILLAGE DIST (Population served: 1425, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE SHORE PARK (Address: 2600 LAKE SHORE RD , Population served: 790, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MOUNTAIN VIEW HOUSING COOP (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:BROOKSIDE CROSSING (Population served: 138, Groundwater):
Past health violations:BROADVIEW CONDOS (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:EDGE OF WOODS (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:GILFORD FOREST ESTATES (Population served: 113, Groundwater):
Past health violations:COUNTRY VILLAGE WAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilford that have no violations reported:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
Gilford compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Gilford (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilford, New Hampshire:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Gilford town (based on Belknap County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,894 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,957 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($370 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Gilford, New Hampshire:
See more detailed statistics of Gilford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gilford, NH
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total costs: $80,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 109,212
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,035
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gilford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gilford, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gilford)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Gilford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.