Laconia, New Hampshire

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Population in 2017: 16,464 (73% urban, 27% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 7,992  (48.5%)
Females: 8,472  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.2 years

Zip codes: 03246, 03253.

Laconia Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,068 (it was $37,796 in 2000)
Laconia:

$56,068
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,335 (it was $19,540 in 2000)

Laconia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $195,994 (it was $94,800 in 2000)
Laconia:

$195,994
NH:

$263,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $261,801; detached houses: $276,031; townhouses or other attached units: $257,605; in 2-unit structures: $200,010; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,675; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $215,280; mobile homes: $90,849

Median gross rent in 2017: $932.

March 2019 cost of living index in Laconia: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.4%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Laconia, NH (2017)
    • 15,47094.6%White alone
    • 2921.8%Two or more races
    • 1831.1%Hispanic
    • 1641.0%Asian alone
    • 1110.7%Black alone
    • 150.09%American Indian alone
    • 130.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Laconia, New Hampshire as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Laconia is 325 to 1.


Crime rates in Laconia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(57.9)
7
(40.9)
13
(75.8)
7
(41.2)
14
(81.7)
13
(76.6)
12
(75.1)
10
(62.4)
10
(62.1)
8
(49.9)
13
(80.7)
8
(49.1)
11
(66.2)
11
(66.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(34.7)
8
(46.7)
8
(46.6)
9
(52.9)
14
(81.7)
8
(47.1)
13
(81.4)
8
(50.0)
19
(117.9)
16
(99.7)
7
(43.4)
15
(92.0)
12
(72.2)
11
(66.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(202.7)
23
(134.3)
26
(151.6)
40
(235.2)
35
(204.4)
44
(259.2)
39
(244.2)
42
(262.2)
40
(248.3)
41
(255.6)
39
(242.1)
54
(331.3)
54
(325.0)
18
(108.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
98
(567.4)
93
(543.1)
100
(583.0)
96
(564.4)
110
(642.3)
143
(842.5)
128
(801.4)
120
(749.3)
112
(695.3)
76
(473.7)
75
(465.5)
66
(404.9)
63
(379.2)
75
(450.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
547
(3,167)
618
(3,609)
560
(3,265)
559
(3,287)
562
(3,281)
672
(3,959)
607
(3,800)
575
(3,590)
478
(2,967)
506
(3,154)
554
(3,439)
569
(3,491)
484
(2,913)
436
(2,617)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(167.9)
27
(157.7)
26
(151.6)
25
(147.0)
31
(181.0)
12
(70.7)
13
(81.4)
19
(118.6)
19
(117.9)
19
(118.4)
19
(117.9)
30
(184.0)
21
(126.4)
43
(258.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(40.5)
7
(40.9)
4
(23.3)
10
(58.8)
3
(17.5)
4
(23.6)
3
(18.8)
5
(31.2)
8
(49.7)
8
(49.9)
7
(43.4)
4
(24.5)
2
(12.0)
1
(6.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)277.1268.6288.5290.3321.5350.3348.0322.9336.3289.7305.6315.8292.8251.1

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City-data.com crime index in Laconia, NH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Irish (17.7%), American (17.5%), French (12.0%), French Canadian (11.7%), English (10.9%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 506 feet

Land area: 20.3 square miles.

Population density: 812 people per square mile   (low).

Laconia, New Hampshire map

588 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
New Hampshire:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,108 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,966 (2.1%)

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+: Bronx, NY (224.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 71.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,937 (+11.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,466 (43.3%)

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Laconia, NH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laconia, NH in 2017
Laconia satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 67 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $236,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Laconia, NH residents
Average permit cost in Laconia, NH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
New Hampshire:

2.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Laconia, NH
Historical housing units in Laconia, NH

Population change in the 1990s: +580 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in Laconia, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Laconia, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Laconia, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Laconia, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Laconia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 60% 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 near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% 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 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from Laconia center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 129.3 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 the city 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 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Laconia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Belknap County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laconia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Laconia:

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

Airports and heliports located in Laconia:

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Colleges/Universities in Laconia:

  • Lakes Region Community College (Full-time enrollment: 884; Location: 379 Belmont Road; Public; Website: www.lrcc.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Laconia (Full-time enrollment: 92; Location: 556 Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeautyschools.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laconia:

  • Plymouth State University (about 19 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 23 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 36 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 40 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Mount Washington College (about 41 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Dartmouth College (about 43 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

Public high school in Laconia:

Private high schools in Laconia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Laconia:

Private elementary/middle school in Laconia:

See full list of schools located in Laconia

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Belknap County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WINNISQUAM BEACH CAMPGROUND (Population served: 348, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2008)
SORRELL MHP (Address: 142 CHURCH ST , Serves VT, Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 30 minor monitoring violations
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW APTS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
NORTHBROOK MHP (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLEASANT VALLEY PARK ESTATES (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-01-2011 and AUG-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2011)
EASTBLUFF VILLAGE CONDOS (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-02-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN VIEW PARK ESTATES (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
TAVERN 27 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-01-2011 and NOV-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-01-2010 and MAY-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • RICHHAVEN COTTAGES (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRESCOTT FARM ENVIRON ED CTR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Laconia:

Marital status in Laconia, NH
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Laconia:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New Hampshire average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laconia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Laconia:

(Laconia, New Hampshire Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Laconia, NH (based on Belknap County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8108
Mainline Protestant4,81926
Evangelical Protestant1,31519
Other7934
Orthodox1201
None40,231-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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
Belknap County:

13.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Belknap County:

8.5%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Belknap County:

25.0%
State:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Belknap County:

20.8%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Laconia:

49.2%
New Hampshire:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Laconia:

45.0%
New Hampshire:

48.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
New Hampshire:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Laconia:

21.4%
New Hampshire:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.9%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Laconia:

6.8
New Hampshire:

6.8

Overweight people:
Laconia:

35.6%
New Hampshire:

34.0%

General health condition:
Laconia:

55.4%
State:

57.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Laconia:

76.4%
New Hampshire:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laconia, NH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 285$1,193,183$50,23964$34,569
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 54$161,911$35,98071$50,592
Police Protection - Officers 40$199,064$59,7190$0
Firefighters 39$213,138$65,5810$0
Streets and Highways 21$89,333$51,0470$0
Water Supply 17$70,897$50,0453$204
Financial Administration 12$47,045$47,0450$0
Police - Other 10$43,320$51,9844$7,533
Local Libraries 9$37,258$49,6774$6,758
Sewerage 7$28,715$49,2260$0
Parks and Recreation 5$19,176$46,0223$7,205
Fire - Other 2$9,867$59,2022$1,196
Solid Waste Management 1$3,716$44,5920$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,688$32,25625$59,639
Welfare 0$0 1$3,902
Totals for Government 503$2,119,311$50,560177$171,598

Laconia government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $4,686,000 ($284.62)
    Sewerage: $665,000 ($40.39)
    Water Utilities: $362,000 ($21.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($6.26)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($2.92)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,945,000 ($2122.51)
    Police Protection: $6,338,000 ($384.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,048,000 ($306.61)
    Sewerage: $4,296,000 ($260.93)
    Water Utilities: $4,201,000 ($255.16)
    Regular Highways: $3,410,000 ($207.12)
    Financial Administration: $2,125,000 ($129.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,771,000 ($107.57)
    Air Transportation: $1,432,000 ($86.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,290,000 ($78.35)
    Central Staff Services: $1,240,000 ($75.32)
    Libraries: $953,000 ($57.88)
    General Public Buildings: $231,000 ($14.03)
    Public Welfare - Other: $149,000 ($9.05)
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,774,000 ($107.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $123,000 ($7.47)
    Other - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $265,000 ($16.10)
    Water Utilities: $196,000 ($11.90)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,642,000 ($1132.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($5.41)

Laconia government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,296,000 ($260.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,083,000 ($65.78)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $359,000 ($21.81)
    Air Transportation: $330,000 ($20.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $286,000 ($17.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000 ($9.11)
    Parking Facilities: $60,000 ($3.64)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $6,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $311,000 ($18.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($8.81)
    Education: $27,000 ($1.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $974,000 ($59.16)
    Interest Earnings: $99,000 ($6.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($1.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($1.52)
    Rents: $16,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,811,000 ($292.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $17,926,000 ($1088.80)
    Other: $821,000 ($49.87)
    Highways: $335,000 ($20.35)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($3.22)
  • Tax - Property: $43,848,000 ($2663.27)
    Other License: $879,000 ($53.39)

Laconia government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,900,000 ($2423.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,485,000 ($2216.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,415,000 ($207.42)

Laconia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,692,000 ($2350.10)

7.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Merrimack County, NH  1.79% ($44,235 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.74% ($68,108)
from Grafton County, NH  0.68% ($49,697)


6.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Merrimack County, NH  1.74% ($43,068 average AGI)
to Grafton County, NH  0.54% ($46,575)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.50% ($43,215)
Businesses in Laconia, NH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1KFC1
CVS1La-Z-Boy1
Chevrolet1Little Caesars Pizza1
Circle K1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2Toyota1
FedEx6True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS8
Goodwill1Vans2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hyundai1

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
See more detailed statistics of Laconia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.9mTotal length
  • $50,272,000Total costs
  • 129,520Total average daily traffic
  • 6,947Total average daily truck traffic
  • 180,293Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Laconia, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22000-2009
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: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Laconia, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (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: 131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laconia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laconia)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 121. The highest number of reported fires - 183 took place in 2016, and the least - 30 in 2005. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Laconia, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.2%), and Outside Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Laconia, NH
    • 1,34665.2%Structure Fires
    • 49123.8%Outside Fires
    • 1205.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1085.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laconia, NH
  • 63.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laconia, NH
  • 47.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood


Laconia compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Laconia on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #98 (03246) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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