Franconia, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 1,104.
Population change since 2000: +19.5%
 
Males: 521  (47.2%)
Females: 583  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

53.9 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.9 years

Zip codes: 03580.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $78,432 (it was $40,114 in 2000)
Franconia:

$78,432
NH:

$89,992

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $46,278 (it was $20,351 in 2000)

Franconia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $443,956 (it was $138,900 in 2000)
Franconia:

$443,956
NH:

$384,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $486,096; detached houses: $533,852; townhouses or other attached units: $375,744; in 2-unit structures: $230,260; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $242,363; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $588,257; mobile homes: $127,035
March 2022 cost of living index in Franconia: 108.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Franconia, NH (2010)
    • 1,07197.0%White alone
    • 141.3%Two or more races
    • 90.8%Asian alone
    • 80.7%Hispanic
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Franconia, New Hampshire as of June 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franconia is 368 to 1.


Crime rates in Franconia by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.7)
1
(90.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.6)
1
(89.8)
3
(266.2)
2
(178.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.8)
1
(90.0)
1
(90.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(472.1)
4
(362.3)
5
(452.5)
11
(996.4)
4
(362.3)
1
(89.8)
4
(354.9)
2
(178.6)
1
(90.7)
1
(90.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(181.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(1,322)
29
(2,627)
25
(2,262)
26
(2,355)
14
(1,268)
24
(2,154)
17
(1,508)
17
(1,518)
21
(1,906)
6
(545.0)
13
(1,170)
13
(1,176)
15
(1,343)
6
(545.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(94.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.6)
2
(181.2)
1
(89.8)
2
(177.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index93.5148.6122.2243.7108.7117.6223.6108.9155.2119.072.0150.253.7100.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Franconia, NH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 4 (4 officers - 3 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
New Hampshire average:

2.14
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Ancestries: English (39.2%), Irish (19.6%), Scottish (13.5%), German (12.1%), French (11.5%), Italian (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1764

Elevation: 977 feet

Land area: 65.9 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Franconia, New Hampshire map

41 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This town:

4.4%
New Hampshire:

4.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Franconia town:

1.9% ($2,684)
New Hampshire:

2.3% ($2,946)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (81.9 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (134.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (257.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Sugar Hill, NH (1.7 miles ),
Bethlehem, NH (2.5 miles ),
Littleton, NH (2.6 miles ),
Easton, NH (2.6 miles ),
Landaff, NH (3.0 miles ),
Lisbon, NH (3.0 miles ),
Lyman, NH (3.3 miles ),
Lincoln, NH (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 71.73 W

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Franconia, NH in 2022
Franconia satellite photo by USGS

Franconia tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 6 buildings, average cost: $949,900
  • 2021: 20 buildings, average cost: $733,100
  • 2020: 6 buildings, average cost: $487,500
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $324,300
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $324,300
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $324,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $706,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $329,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $383,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $386,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $403,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $537,500
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $463,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $311,400
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $357,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $310,700
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $37,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Franconia, NH residents
Average permit cost in Franconia, NH
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

1.8%
New Hampshire:

2.5%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Franconia, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (10.7%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.1%)
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Franconia, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Top executives (5.8%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Franconia, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Franconia, New Hampshire average temperatures Franconia, New Hampshire average precipitation Franconia, New Hampshire humidity Franconia, New Hampshire wind speed Franconia, New Hampshire snowfall Franconia, New Hampshire sunshine Franconia, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 44.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.6
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 35.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Franconia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Franconia 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) earthquake occurred 100.3 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) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from Franconia center
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 49.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.6 miles away from the city 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 Grafton County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 16, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franconia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Franconia:

  • LAFAYETTE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (93 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Franconia:

  • NORTH COUNTRY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LITTLETON, NH)
  • MORRISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WHITEFIELD, NH)
  • COTTAGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WOODSVILLE, NH)

Airports located in Franconia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franconia:

  • Plymouth State University (about 32 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 46 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Norwich University (about 47 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 68 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 70 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Middlebury College (about 74 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 74 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)

Public elementary/middle school in Franconia:

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Library in Franconia:

  • ABBIE GREENLEAF LIBRARY (Operating income: $87,040; Location: 439 MAIN STREET; 22,081 books; 1,512 audio materials; 802 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Franconia: Mittersill Alpine Resort (A), Coppermine Shelter WMNF (B), Galehead Hut (C), Cannon Mountain Aerial Passenger Tramway (D), Cannon Mountain Ski Area (E), Greenleaf Hut (F), Cannon Mountain Winter Sports Area (G), Eagle Lakes Hut (H), Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway (I), Profile Golf Club (J), Thirteen Falls Campsite (K), Stone Iron Furnace Museum (L), Robert From Museum (M), Franconia Town Hall (N), Franconia-Sugar Hill-Easton Chamber of Commerce (O), Franconia Fire Department (P), Abbie Greenleaf Memorial Library (Q), Franconia Life Squad (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franconia include: Community Church of Christ (A), Our Lady of the Snows Roman Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Willow Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Profile Lake (A), Echo Lake (B), Eagles Lakes (C), Garfield Pond (D), Bethlehem Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wiseman Brook (A), Hellgate Brook (B), Ham Branch (C), Meadow Brook (D), Redrock Brook (E), Coppermine Brook (F), Burnt Brook (G), Bowen Brook (H), Beaver Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Franconia: Franconia Notch State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Franconia Heritage Museum (553 Main) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: 1784-Lovett's Inn (1474 Profile Rd) (1), Franconia Inn (Easton Road) (2), Pinestead Farm Lodge (2059 Easton Road) (3), Franconia Village Hotel (87 Wallace Hill Rd) (4), Cannon Mountain View Motel (729 Main St) (5), Gale River Motel (1 Main Street) (6), Mittersill Alpine Inn (Route 18) (7), Westwind Vacation Cottages (Profile Rd.) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Grafton 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 Franconia and their reported violations in the past:

MITTERSILL WATER DEPT (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-07-2013 and OCT-07-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
FRANCONIA VILLAGE WATER (Population served: 427, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-26-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
  • Public Education - In DEC-11-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PROFILE CLUB GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.0%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

2.8%
64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Franconia (2011 data):

  • Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank: Franconia Branch at 278 Main Street, branch established on 2007/05/30. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $393.0 mil, Deposits: $296.3 mil, headquarters in Woodsville, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp, Inc.
  • Connecticut River Bank, National Association: Franconia Branch at Kelly's Foodtown, 347 Main Street, branch established on 2000/07/01. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $267.5 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, headquarters in Springfield, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut River Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Franconia:

Marital status in Franconia, NH
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Franconia:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franconia, NH (based on Grafton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,50312
Mainline Protestant7,83257
Evangelical Protestant1,49429
Other1,32011
None68,969-
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: 33
Grafton County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Grafton County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
This county:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
This county:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grafton County:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

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

15.9%
State:

15.9%
Businesses in Franconia, NH
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Strongest AM radio stations in Franconia:

  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franconia:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYKR-FM (101.3 FM; HAVERHILL, NH; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Franconia:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMUR-LP (Channel 29; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W38CB (Channel 38; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • Franconia, New Hampshire
  • Fatal accident count24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents33
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New Hampshire average
  • Fatal accident count2490
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3578
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1105
  • Fatalities2708
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5865
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents163
See more detailed statistics of Franconia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 282ft / 86.3mTotal length
  • $75,408,000Total costs
  • 71,372Total average daily traffic
  • 6,089Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Franconia, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 71950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Franconia, NH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • PERRY S WILLIAMS, 1643 Profile Road (Lat: 44.200972 Lon: -71.719222), Type: 15.0, Structure height: 33009 m, Overall height: 15 m, Registrant: Perry Williams 158 Quebec Road Lyman Nh 03585, Perrywilliams@earthlink.Net, , Lyman, Phone: (603) 838-6896

  • Perry Williams, 1643 Profile Road (Lat: 44.200889 Lon: -71.718556), Type: 13.0, Structure height: 33009 m, Overall height: 13 m, Registrant: Perrywilliams@earthlink.Net, , Lyman, Phone: (603) 838-6896

  • Perry S Williams, 1643 Profile Road (Lat: 44.200889 Lon: -71.718556), Type: 13.0, Structure height: 33009 m, Overall height: 13 m, Registrant: Perrywilliams@earthlink.Net, , Lyman, Phone: (603) 838-6896

  • Perry Williams, 1643 Profile Road (Lat: 44.200889 Lon: -71.718556), Type: 13.0, Structure height: 33009 m, Overall height: 13 m, Registrant: Perrywilliams@earthlink.Net, , Lyman, Phone: (603) 838-6896

  • Perry Williams, 1643 Profile Road (Lat: 44.200889 Lon: -71.718556), Type: 13.0, Structure height: 33009 m, Overall height: 13 m, Registrant: Perrywilliams@earthlink.Net, , Lyman, Phone: (603) 838-6896


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Fire Station Rt 18 (Lat: 44.221722 Lon: -71.734528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KNGG386, Licensee ID: L00071708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/04/2023, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2023, Registrant: Franconia, Town Of, Franconia, NH 03580, Phone: (603) 823-8821

  • 840 Easton Road (Lat: 44.205000 Lon: -71.753333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KAQ977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.965 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2021, Expiration Date: 09/27/2031, Registrant: 816 Profile Rd, Franconia, NH 03580, Phone: (603) 823-7025, Email:

  • Hwy Patrol 124 (Lat: 44.204500 Lon: -71.709528), Call Sign: WBC275, Licensee ID: L00307774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.925 MHz, 458.975 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/21/2025, Registrant: State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Transportation, Division Of Operations, Seven Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483, Phone: (603) 271-6862, Fax: (603) 271-8626

  • Cannon Mountain Fire Tower (Lat: 44.157000 Lon: -71.698417), Call Sign: KCA453,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1200 MHz, 48.4200 MHz, 48.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2022, Expiration Date: 09/23/2032, Registrant: Utilities Technology Council, 2550 South Clark St., Suite 960, Arlington, VA 22202, Phone: (202) 833-6818, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:

  • Lat: 44.214083 Lon: -71.737556, Call Sign: WQCM994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.645 MHz, 159.645 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2005, Expiration Date: 04/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Certifier: John L Taylor, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

  • Lat: 44.214083 Lon: -71.737556, Call Sign: WQRP456, Licensee ID: L01759703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.645 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2013, Expiration Date: 07/01/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2023, Certifier: Gregg Weiskerger, Registrant: Weiskerger Campground Operations LLC, 974 Profile Rd, Franconia, NH 03580, Phone: (603) 823-5675, Fax: (603) 823-5676, Email:

  • Lat: 44.205306 Lon: -71.691583, Call Sign: WRYD537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2023, Expiration Date: 07/27/2033, Certifier: Matt Fiorentino, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:


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:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franconia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Franconia)
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franconia, NH
  • 76.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Wood
  • 2.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franconia, NH
  • 69.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas


Franconia compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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