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Population in 2012: 16,055 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 

Males: 7,509  (46.8%)
Females: 8,546  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03246, 03253.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,605 (it was $37,796 in 2000)
Laconia:

$46,605
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,165

Laconia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $188,147 (it was $94,800 in 2000)
Laconia:

$188,147
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $241,264; Detached houses: $252,490; Townhouses or other attached units: $282,607; In 2-unit structures: $209,934; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $221,545; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,505; Mobile homes: $127,725

Median gross rent in 2012: $834.

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  • White alone - 15,223 (94.8%)
  • Asian alone - 259 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 225 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 218 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 44 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 43 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laconia: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (16.1%), Irish (14.3%), English (12.9%), United States (10.8%), French Canadian (7.8%), German (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 506 feet

Land area: 20.3 square miles.

Population density: 792 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Laconia:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laconia city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

638 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:  4.0%
New Hampshire:  5.1%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Laconia, New Hampshire as of October 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Laconia to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,723 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,476 (1.7%)

Laconia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (39.1 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (87.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (233.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Gilford, NH (1.9 miles ), Belmont, NH (2.3 miles ), Sanbornton, NH (2.5 miles ), Meredith, NH (2.7 miles ), Tilton, NH (2.8 miles ), New Hampton, NH (3.1 miles ), Tilton-Northfield, NH (3.1 miles ), Gilmanton, NH (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2005: 95 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $295,800
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2010: 57 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $199,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 71.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,586 (+9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,615 (46.0%)

Area code: 603

Laconia household income distribution Laconia home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Laconia by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100010000
per 100,000 0.05.80.00.00.05.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 71210713714131210
per 100,000 40.969.457.940.975.841.281.776.675.162.4
Robberies 6106889148138
per 100,000 35.157.834.746.746.652.981.747.181.450.0
Assaults 18233523264035443942
per 100,000 105.2133.0202.7134.3151.6235.2204.4259.2244.2262.2
Burglaries 94101989310096110143128120
per 100,000 549.2584.1567.4543.1583.0564.4642.3842.5801.4749.3
Thefts 525513547618560559562672607575
per 100,000 3067.12966.93167.23608.83264.73286.73281.43959.23800.43590.2
Auto thefts 35342927262531121319
per 100,000 204.5196.6167.9157.7151.6147.0181.070.781.4118.6
Arson 53774103435
per 100,000 29.217.440.540.923.358.817.523.618.831.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 232.9275.9267.0258.7277.9279.7309.7337.4335.2311.1

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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 Laconia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
New Hampshire average:

2.18

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Laconia, New Hampshire accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +580 (+3.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Laconia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Laconia city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1963, a category F2 tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laconia-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 7.5 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 44.2 miles away from Laconia center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 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 16.6 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 92.8 miles away from Laconia 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 87.1 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).
Laconia topographic map

Birthplace of: Harrison Thyng - War veteran and flying ace, Connie Converse - Singer-songwriter, Doris Haddock - Centenarian, Steve Stetson - Football player and coach, William Odlin - Football player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers in Laconia:

  • CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 87 SPRING STREET)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 780 N MAIN ST)
  • LAKES REGION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 80 HIGHLAND ST)
  • BELKNAP COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 30 COUNTY DRIVE)
  • LACONIA CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 175 BLUEBERRY LANE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 406 COURT STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Laconia, NH

Airports located in Laconia:


Local government website: www.city.laconia.nh.us

Colleges/Universities in Laconia:

  • Lakes Region Community College (Full-time enrollment: 618; Location: 379 Belmont Road; Public; Website: www.lrcc.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Laconia (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 556 Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: empirebeautyschools.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laconia:

  • Plymouth State University (about 19 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,634)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 23 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 36 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)
  • Hesser College (about 40 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Dartmouth College (about 43 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • University of New England (about 55 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)

Public high schools in Laconia:

Private high schools in Laconia:

  • LACONIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 1386 MEREDITH CENTER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LAKES REGION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 85 ZION HILL RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Laconia:

Private elementary/middle school in Laconia:

  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 50 CHURCH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Laconia, map of school districts: LACONIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Laconia:

  • LACONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $754,110; Location: 695 MAIN STREET; 47,673 books; 2,610 audio materials; 2,982 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 167 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Laconia: Belknap Mill (A), Boston and Main Railroad Station (B), Busiel-Seeburg Mill (C), Laconia Country Club (D), Thurstons Marina (E), Weirs Drive-In (F), Laconia Fire Department Lakeport Station (G), Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid (H), Laconia Fire Department Weirs Station (I), Greater Laconia-Weirs Beach Chamber of Commerce (J), Laconia Fire Department Central Station (K), Gale Memorial Library (L), Goss Library (M), Laconia City Hall (N), Laconia Congregational United Church of Christ Library (O), New Hampshire Technical College Library (P), Belknap County Courthouse (Q), Saint Francis Home for the Aged (R), Careplus Ambulance Services Station 7 - Gilford (S), Bestcare Ambulance Services (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Laconia include: United Baptist Church of Lakeport (A), Unitarian Universalist Society (B), Lakes Region Christian Church (C), Lakeport Advent Christian Church (D), Laconia Congregational United Church of Christ (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), Saint Helena Church (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H), First Free Will Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Lambert Cemetery (1), Old Town Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3), Doe Cemetery (4), Saint Lamberts Cemetery (5), Hillside Cemetery (6), Union Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Opechee Bay (A), Perley Pond (B), Pickerel Pond (C), Opechee Bay Reservoir (D), Footes Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jewett Brook (A), Durkee Brook (B), Black Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Laconia include: Opechee Park (1), Bond Park (2), Wyatt Park (3), Bond Park (4), Endicott Rock Park (5), Leavitt Park Playground (6), Memorial Park (7), Mill Plaza (8), Opechee Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society Museum (503 Endicott Street North) (1), Belknap Mill Society (Museums; The Mill Plaza) (2), Laconia City - Libraries- GOSS Reading RM (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 188 Elm Street) (3), Nothin' Fancy Mexican Bar & Grill (306 Lakeside Avenue Weirs Beach) (4), Weirs Railroad Station (Tours & Charters; Lakeside Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Red Parrot Boutique at the Naswa Resort (1086 Weirs Boulevard) (1), Lake Opechee Inn (62 Doris Ray Ct) (2), Half Moon Motel & Cottages (12 Tower) (3), Birch Knoll Motel (867 Weirs Boulevard) (4), Brickyard Mountain Resort & Condominiums (Route 3) (5), Bay Top Motel (Weirs Boulevard) (6), Winnipesaukee Motel (Danl Webster Hghwy) (7), Cozy Inn (12 Maple Street) (8), 1848 Inn & Motor Resort (Endicott Street North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Laconia District Court (26 Academy Street) (1), Belknap County - Superior Court (64 Court Street) (2), New Hampshire State - Multiple DWI Offender Intervention Detention Ce (North Main) (3), Belknap County - Superior Court- Family Division (64 Court) (4). 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
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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. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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 23.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.59
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

24.6

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

LACONIA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (Population served: 600, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-01-2005 and APR-01-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-01-2005 and APR-01-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DUNKIN DONUTS/BASKIN ROBBINS (Address: 31 DAVIDSON DRIVE , Serves NY, Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 108 regular monitoring violations
DOCKHAM SHORES ESTATES (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2003), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-15-2003 to SEP-15-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2005)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
OLD LAKE SHORE COOP (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2004), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2004), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-26-2004 and DEC-01-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2000 and APR-03-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-26-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2001)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW APTS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-02-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (MAY-09-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-02-2003)
STONE HOUSE TAVERN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAR-28-2005 and MAY-03-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PLEASANT VALLEY PARK ESTATES (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-1996), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-1997), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-20-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and AUG-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-21-2002 to AUG-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-30-2002 to AUG-30-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-02-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-02-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-02-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and APR-06-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-1996), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-1997)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 138 regular monitoring violations
TAMARACK RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • NORTHBROOK MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOWN LINE MOTEL (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.2%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 74.1% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.4%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laconia, NH

People in group quarters in Laconia in 2010:

  • 325 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Laconia in 2000:

  • 409 people in state prisons
  • 311 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Laconia compared to New Hampshire state average:

Laconia, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Laconia (2011 data):

  • Laconia Savings Bank: J. Olivia Huot Tech. Ctr. Branch, Taylor Home Branch, at 62 Pleasant Street. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Laconia Drive Up Branch at 62 Beacon Street, branch established on 2005/07/01; Laconia Branch at 587 Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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: Laconia Branch at 277 Union Avenue, branch established on 1996/10/07. 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
  • Northway Bank: Laconia Branch at 400 South Main Street, branch established on 1979/03/21. Info updated 2006/04/17: Bank assets: $814.2 mil, Deposits: $619.0 mil, headquarters in Berlin, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Northway Financial, Inc.
  • Meredith Village Savings Bank: Laconia Branch at 379 South Main Street, branch established on 2005/08/17. 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: Laconia Branch at 11 Veterans Square, branch established on 2006/09/25. 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 Laconia, New Hampshire:

  • Christine's Island Motel, 630 Weirs Blvd, Laconia, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 366-4378
  • Paugus Bay Plaz Motor Inn, 143 LK St, Laconia, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 527-0566, Fax: (603) 524-7389
  • Bluebird Motel Court, 67 Lake St, Laconia, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 524-5806
  • Happy Landing Motel, 84 Lake St, Laconia, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 524-3834
  • ST Moritz Terrace Motel, 939 Weirs Blvd, Laconia, NH 03246 , Phone: (603) 366-4482
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Laconia, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Laconia travel time to work - commute


Laconia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (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 Laconia city (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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$34,006$40,8070$0
Other Government Administration 13$50,854$46,9423$3,007
Police Protection - Officers 36$169,622$56,5412$3,122
Police - Other 9$29,931$39,9088$8,477
Firefighters 34$171,805$60,6370$0
Fire - Other 3$11,719$46,87611$17,052
Streets and Highways 19$92,708$58,5522$1,745
Airports 1$5,594$67,1281$899
Welfare 2$4,872$29,2320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,994$35,9280$0
Sewerage 7$40,065$68,6830$0
Parks and Recreation 7$23,686$40,6051$399
Water Supply 15$55,526$44,4211$2,591
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 322$1,155,456$43,06064$59,061
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 62$182,197$35,26440$36,175
Local Libraries 11$34,320$37,4403$762
Other and Unallocable 3$8,371$33,4840$0
Totals for Government 555$2,073,726$44,837136$133,290

Laconia government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $177,000 ($11.02)
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,015,000 ($187.79)
    Water Utilities: $473,000 ($29.46)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,797,000 ($1606.79)
    Police Protection: $3,749,000 ($233.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,868,000 ($178.64)
    Sewerage: $1,927,000 ($120.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,725,000 ($107.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,668,000 ($103.89)
    Central Staff Services: $1,561,000 ($97.23)
    Water Utilities: $1,339,000 ($83.40)
    General - Other: $765,000 ($47.65)
    Libraries: $651,000 ($40.55)
    Financial Administration: $625,000 ($38.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $581,000 ($36.19)
    Air Transportation: $262,000 ($16.32)
    General Public Buildings: $214,000 ($13.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $128,000 ($7.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000 ($5.67)
    Public Welfare - Other: $37,000 ($2.30)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($1.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000 ($35.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Public Welfare - Other: $313,000 ($19.50)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $105,000 ($6.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $312,000 ($19.43)
    General - Other: $204,000 ($12.71)
    Water Utilities: $86,000 ($5.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,476,000 ($1524.51)

Laconia government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,061,000 ($128.37)
    All Other: $1,423,000 ($88.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $604,000 ($37.62)
    Air Transportation: $282,000 ($17.56)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $155,000 ($9.65)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $23,000 ($1.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $578,000 ($36.00)
    All Other: $541,000 ($33.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $318,000 ($19.81)
    Education: $43,000 ($2.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $749,000 ($46.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $507,000 ($31.58)
    Sale of Property: $317,000 ($19.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000 ($5.67)
    Rents: $51,000 ($3.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,760,000 ($109.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,266,000 ($826.28)
    General Local Government Support: $1,258,000 ($78.36)
    All Other: $437,000 ($27.22)
    Highways: $285,000 ($17.75)
  • Tax - Property: $27,369,000 ($1704.70)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $431,000 ($26.85)
    Other License: $355,000 ($22.11)

Laconia government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,700,000 ($1476.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,641,000 ($1347.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,470,000 ($153.85)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $411,000 ($25.60)

Laconia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $916,000 ($57.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,932,000 ($1490.63)

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 Laconia:

  • WEMJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC.)
  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • 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)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laconia:

  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WLNH-FM (98.3 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WBHG (101.5 FM; MEREDITH, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFTN-FM (94.1 FM; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • W264AH (100.7 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: KNIGHT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC 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)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Laconia:

  • 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 accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Laconia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $55,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 149,510
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,798

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Laconia, NH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Laconia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (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 Laconia, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laconia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laconia)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 104
  • Hazardous Condition: 136
  • Service Call: 21
  • Good Intent Call: 33

Incident types - Laconia


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Laconia, NH

Most common first names in Laconia, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17780.6 years
John15772.4 years
Robert13769.9 years
William13474.9 years
George13277.8 years
Joseph12375.9 years
Alice10582.7 years
Dorothy10378.8 years
Charles10277.0 years
Raymond9772.3 years
Most common last names in Laconia, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10879.8 years
Morin5776.0 years
Johnson3575.4 years
Brown3477.6 years
Davis3380.2 years
Jacques3076.9 years
Richardson2976.6 years
Landry2678.7 years
Williams2573.4 years
Thompson2577.5 years
Businesses in Laconia, NH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry2Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2SAS Shoes1
FedEx6True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS8
H&R Block1Vans2
KFC1Walgreens1
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  • William L. Howat (7)
  • Raymond P. Legassie (5)
  • Thomas A. Tardif (4)
  • John C. Dahlheimer (3)
  • Gerald F. Briggeman, Iii (3)
  • Steven Laramie (3)
  • Lara Bezich (2)
  • Ken Freeman (2)
  • Gerald F. Briggeman (2)
  • Michael Glines (1)

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