Laconia, NH Profile: Facts & Data

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Laconia, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The City of Laconia is the 9th largest city in New Hampshire with a population of 16,605 as of July 1, 2018. Laconia ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Laconia is located at latitude 43.5765 and longitude -71.4823 in Belknap County. The formal boundaries for the City of Laconia (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.82 sq. miles and a water area of 6.14 sq. miles. Belknap County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 502 feet.

The City of Laconia (GNIS ID: 873639) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laconia: City of the Lakes, Meredith Bridge.

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Laconia, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,605
Population in Households 16,141
Population in Familes 11,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 464
Population Density2 838
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,713
Average Household Income $72,009
Per Capita Income $30,947

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,815 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,247 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,133 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $193,462
Average Home Value $264,858
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,062
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,138
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.52%
Households 0.4% 0.47%
Families 0.22% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Laconia, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laconia to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 92nd
Population Density # 43 57th
Diversity Index # 23 76th
Median Household Income # 64 35th
Per Capita Income # 50 49th

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