Laconia Belknap County, New Hampshire

Laconia: City in New Hampshire, United States

About

Laconia is a city located in the county of Belknap in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,951 and a population density of 236 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,646 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1854.

Laconia Quick Facts

Population : 16,646 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
County : Belknap County
Postal code : 03246, 03247, 03249
Phone Area Codes : 603
Area : 67.63 km2
Altitude : 502 feet / 153 meters
Capital city : Laconia is capital of Belknap County
Establishment : January 01, 1855 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:20:01 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 246 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.18% (2010-2020)
Laconia locator map
Location of Laconia on New Hampshire map.
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Geography

Laconia is located at 43°31'40"N 71°28'13"W (43.5278500, -71.4703500).

Laconia map

Demographics

The population of Laconia increased by 4.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,951 - census
2011 16,054 0.64% estimation process
2012 16,122 0.42% estimation process
2013 16,065 -0.35% estimation process
2014 16,119 0.34% estimation process
2015 16,209 0.56% estimation process
2016 16,477 1.63% estimation process
2017 16,497 0.12% estimation process
2018 16,582 0.51% estimation process
2019 16,581 -0.01% estimation process
2020 16,646 0.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,985
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,043
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 17.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,292
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,966
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.6%
People over 65 (%) : 21.8%
Female persons, % : 54.6%
White only, percent : 68.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 25.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 21.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 51.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,054
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.8%

Laconia zip code is 03246. County name: Belknap, County fips: 33001

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $142,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,201
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $453
2015-2019 median gross rent : $688
2015-2019 Households : 4,951
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 21.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 70,836
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 242,089
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 250,546
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 676,893
2012 total retail sales per capita : $59,696
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $36,335
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,974
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,167
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 527
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 345
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 299
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 721
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 111
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 900
2010 population per square mile : 904.7
2010 land area in square miles : 12.12
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $250,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,548
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $464
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,464
2015-2019 Households : 5,443
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.86
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,805
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 169,843
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 103,327
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,186
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $85,193
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,329
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,070
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 680
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 897
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 998
2010 population per square mile : 1,748.8
2010 land area in square miles : 7.91
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,293
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $148,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,132
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $419
2015-2019 median gross rent : $673
Permits for construction, 2020 : 34
2015-2019 Households : 9,372
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,390
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,264
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 337,098
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 204,433
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,209
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,879
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,239
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 490
2019 total employment : 6,156
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 201,856
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,813
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,276
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,374
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 662
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,201
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 162
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,030
2010 population per square mile : 63.0
2010 land area in square miles : 391.35

Best Things to Do in Laconia

1 Funspot

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2 Weirs Beach

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3 Endicott Rock State Historic Site

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4 Opechee Park

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Opechee Park

5 The Escape Room Experience

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The Escape Room Experience

Where ot Eat in Laconia

1 Mount Washington Cruises

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Mount Washington Cruises

2 Sal's Pizza Laconia

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3 Dunkin'

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4 Dunkin'

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5 Subway

Rating: 4 (164)

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Subway

Where to Stay in Laconia

1 Best Western Plus Landmark Inn

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Other Places in Laconia

1 Laconia City Hall

Rating: 4.6 (22)

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Laconia City Hall

People born in Laconia (1)

Greek military officer, politician, and Olympic foil fencer (1863-1938) Periklis Pierrakos-Mavromichalis was born in Laconia

Schools in Laconia

College & universities near Laconia, NH

Code Name City ZIP
182704 Empire Beauty School-Laconia Laconia (NH) 03246

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Laconia, NH

Code Name Address Type
TLT Tilton, New Hampshire I-93 and US hwy 3 BUS
NHN New Hampton, New Hampshire 325 Route 104 BUS
PMO Plymouth, New Hampshire 83 Main St. BUS
CNH Concord, New Hampshire 30 Stickney Ave. BUS
CAY Conway, New Hampshire 392 West Main St. BUS

Post offices near Laconia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Laconia Post Office Laconia (NH) 03246

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Belknap County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Belknap County , NH.

City Name Population Title
Belmont 7,314 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Gilford 7,278 Town of the United States
Meredith 6,476 Town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Alton 5,364 Town in New Hampshire (United States)
Barnstead 4,777 City in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Gilmanton 3,797 Town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States
Tilton 3,556 Town located in New Hampshire, United States
Sanbornton 3,012 Town in New Hampshire
New Hampton 2,234 Human settlement in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Laconia distances to largest New Hampshire cities