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Population in 2010: 7,126. Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 

Males: 3,463  (48.6%)
Females: 3,663  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  47.9 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03246.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,171 (it was $48,658 in 2000)
Gilford:

$62,171
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,581

Gilford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $256,663 (it was $123,800 in 2000)
Gilford:

$256,663
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $329,638; Detached houses: $384,639; Townhouses or other attached units: $306,772; In 2-unit structures: $385,603; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $414,557; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,917; Mobile homes: $48,111
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Gilford races chart
  • White alone - 6,899 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 93 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 56 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gilford: 204.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (21.0%), Irish (16.8%), French (13.5%), Italian (11.8%), French Canadian (10.8%), German (10.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1812

Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 39.0 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gilford:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilford town:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

157 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  2.3%
New Hampshire:  5.1%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Gilford, New Hampshire as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gilford to the number of sex offenders is 1,491 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Gilford town:  2.1% ($2,646)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Gilford satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2002: 113 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $240,900
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $272,800
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $318,800
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $441,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.56 N, Longitude: 71.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Gilford household income distribution Gilford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Gilford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.50.00.0
Rapes 002001133045
per 100,000 0.00.027.60.00.013.313.240.139.90.056.169.9
Robberies 334202323110
per 100,000 43.342.755.126.70.026.539.626.839.913.514.00.0
Assaults 63527976413611
per 100,000 86.642.768.926.793.4119.492.580.353.1175.084.1153.7
Burglaries 193053191027191729244438
per 100,000 274.1427.4730.2254.1133.4358.2251.0227.4385.3323.1616.7531.0
Thefts 195221205164105153128185201186176170
per 100,000 2813.03148.62824.52193.41400.72029.71691.12474.92670.72504.42466.72375.6
Auto thefts 1911129779310866
per 100,000 274.1156.7165.3120.493.492.9118.940.1132.9107.784.183.8
Arson 000101011000
per 100,000 0.00.00.013.40.013.30.013.413.30.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 191.0197.1238.5133.595.0162.1140.9181.0206.5205.0222.7234.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
New Hampshire average:

2.18

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Gilford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gilford, New Hampshire

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Tornado activity:

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).
Gilford topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Gilford:

  • LAKES REGION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; LACONIA, NH)
  • CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LACONIA, NH)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LACONIA, NH)

Political contributions by individuals in Gilford, NH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilford:

  • Plymouth State University (about 21 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,634)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 25 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 37 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 38 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)
  • Hesser College (about 41 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Dartmouth College (about 46 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • University of New England (about 51 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)

Public high school in Gilford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gilford:

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Library in Gilford:

  • GILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $309,998; Location: 31 POTTER HILL ROAD; 43,689 books; 3,145 audio materials; 3,674 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gilford: Alpine Ridge Ski Area (A), Gilford Hills Tennis and Fitness Center (B), Gunstock Acres (C), Gunstock Recreation Area (D), Mount Washington Boat Route (E), Pheasant Ridge Country Club (F), Stonybrook Farm (G), Guilford Public Library (H), Gilford Fire Rescue Department (I), Gunstock Safety Service (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Belknap Mall Shopping Center (1), Kellers Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lakes Region Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gilford include: Immaculate Conception Church (A), Guilford Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), McCoy Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lily Pond (A), Round Pond (B), Saltmarsh Pond (C), Lake Winnipesaukee (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Poorfarm Brook (A), Meadow Brook (B), Gunstock River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gilford include: Ellacoya State Park (1), Ellacoya State Recreational Vehicle Park (2), Belknap Mountain State Forest (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Gilford Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Amalfi Racing Legends (Museums; 29 Gilford East Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Silver Sands Motel & Marina - Motel (Route 11B) (1), Inn at Smith Cove (19 Roberts Rd) (2), B Mae's Resort Inn & Suites (Route 11 & 11B) (3), Ellacoya Resort & Cottages (110 Scenic Drive) (4), Meadowbrook Farm Box Office (72 Meadowbrook Lane) (5), Greystone Motor Inn & Motel (132 Scenic Drive) (6), Belknap Point Motel (107 Belknap Point Road) (7), Misty Harbor Rentals Resman Inc (72 Meadowbrook Lane) (8), Misty Harbor Resort Hotel (Route 11B) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Belknap County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.4. This is better than average.
City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

5.98
U.S.:

9.59
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.
City:

2.59
U.S.:

3.50

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:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
LAKE SHORE PARK (Address: 2600 LAKE SHORE RD , Population served: 790, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUN-26-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-1994), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-1997)
MOUNTAIN VIEW HOUSING COOP (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2001)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2000)
BROOKSIDE CROSSING (Population served: 138, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-2004 and NOV-16-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2004 and FEB-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2005)
BROADVIEW CONDOS (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAY-15-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (MAY-09-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-26-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-1995), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-1996)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
EDGE OF WOODS (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-22-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2000)
GILFORD FOREST ESTATES (Population served: 113, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-26-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-1998)
COUNTRY VILLAGE WAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and DEC-10-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-1994), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-1996)

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

  • RESORT ON THE BAY (Population served: 328, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKELAND MGT CO (Population served: 308, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SILVER SAND RESORT (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARINA BAY CONDOS I AND II (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BELKNAP HEIGHTS WATER ASSOC (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAMPSHIRE VILLAGE (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHALET VILLAGE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUN DECK COTTAGES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gilford, NH


2 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Gilford compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Gilford (2011 data):

  • Laconia Savings Bank: Gilford Branch at 1441 Lakeshore Road, branch established on 1979/02/09; Gilford Village Office at One Country Club Road, branch established on 1982/02/16. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, headquarters in Laconia, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial
  • TD Bank, National Association: Gilford Shop N Save Super. Branch at 1402 Lake Shore Road, branch established on 1998/03/05. 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
  • Meredith Village Savings Bank: Gilford Branch at 1383 Lakeshore Road, branch established on 1999/06/10. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $669.2 mil, Deposits: $513.6 mil, headquarters in Meredith, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Franklin Savings Bank: Gilford Branch at 11 Saw Mill Road, branch established on 2007/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $356.8 mil, Deposits: $268.6 mil, headquarters in Franklin, NH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilford, New Hampshire:

  • Gunstock Country Inn, 580 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 293-4307
  • Misty Harbor Resort Hotel, 118 Weirs Rd, Rt 11B, Gilford, NH 03249 , Phone: (603) 293-4500, Fax: (603) 293-0493
  • Fireside Inn & Suites, 17 Harris Shore Rd, Gilford, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 293-7526, Fax: (603) 293-4340
  • One Gilford Place, 144 LK St, Gilford, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 527-0566
  • Towneplace Suites, 14 Sawmill Rd, Gilford, NH 03249 , Phone: (603) 524-5533, Fax: (603) 524-2422
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilford, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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%
Here45.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents69.2%7.2%5.7%3.7%2.5%
Congregations15.7%17.6%9.8%5.9%5.9%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%1.5%1.1%1.1%5.8%
Congregations9.8%3.9%2.0%2.0%27.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Belknap County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Belknap County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Belknap County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Here:

13.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Belknap County:

25.0%
New Hampshire:

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

20.8%
State:

15.9%

7.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Belknap County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Merrimack County, NH  2.22% ($37,881 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.82% ($62,563)
from Grafton County, NH  0.61% ($29,110)


8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
New Hampshire average:

7.49%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($370 average AGI)
Belknap County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Merrimack County, NH  2.01% ($35,898 average AGI)
to Grafton County, NH  0.68% ($33,445)
to Carroll County, NH  0.63% ($74,931)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilford:

  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • WEMJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC.)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilford:

  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLNH-FM (98.3 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WBHG (101.5 FM; MEREDITH, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFTN-FM (94.1 FM; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • W264AH (100.7 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: KNIGHT RADIO, INC.)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Gilford:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Gilford, New Hampshire:
  • Fatal accident count: 45
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 71
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 18
  • Fatalities: 52
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New Hampshire average:
  • Fatal accident count: 61
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 67
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 144
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

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: 34
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total costs: $80,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 109,212
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,035

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gilford, NH

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:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Gilford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gilford, NH
Businesses in Gilford, NH
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Nike1
Decora Cabinetry2Payless1
Dunkin Donuts2Shaw's1
Fashion Bug1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx2True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Lowe's1UPS2
Marriott1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Gilford, NH


Gilford on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 (03246) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Amy Beth Hoke (12)
  • Douglas J. Lambert (3)
  • Dale Eddy (2)
  • Robert P. Laplante (2)
  • Joseph J. Howard (1)
  • Wayne Arthur Swanson (1)
  • Scott Mcneil (1)
  • Glenn S. Welch (1)
  • Edward G. Valpay (1)
  • John T. Ford (1)

Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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