Laconia, NH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
61,174
0.471% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maggie Hassan
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
47.9
1.05% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.69%
0.528% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$67,328
3.05% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$232,000
2.43% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
31,475
0.418% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Laconia, NH had a population of 61.2k people with a median age of 47.9 and a median household income of $67,328. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Laconia, NH grew from 60,887 to 61,174, a 0.471% increase and its median household income declined from $69,447 to $67,328, a −3.05% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Laconia, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%), White (Hispanic) (1.26%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.61%).

None of the households in Laconia, NH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Laconia, NH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Laconia, NH are Lakes Region Community College (129 degrees awarded in 2020) and Empire Beauty School-Laconia (53 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Laconia, NH was $232,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.6%.

Most people in Laconia, NH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Laconia, NH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Laconia, NH is home to a population of 61.2k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.65% of Laconia, NH residents were born outside of the country (1.62k people).

In 2020, there were 56.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.8k people) in Laconia, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 771 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
98.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Laconia, NH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Laconia, NH was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Laconia, NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57.8k ± 218
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 280
  3. White (Hispanic)
    771 ± 166
1.77%
Hispanic Population
1.08k people

In 2020, there were 56.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.8k people) in Laconia, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 771 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.77% of the people in Laconia, NH are hispanic (1.08k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    8,844 ± 2,301 people
  2. India
    8,039 ± 2,195 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    4,679 ± 1,676 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 8,844 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 8,039 and Dominican Republic with 4,679.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.65%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.62k people
2.96%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.8k people

As of 2020, 2.65% of Laconia, NH residents (1.62k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Laconia, NH was 2.96%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,772 ± 237
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    607 ± 198
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    596 ± 145

Laconia, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Laconia, NH employs 31.5k people. The largest industries in Laconia, NH are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,553 people), Retail Trade (4,203 people), and Educational Services (3,393 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($62,171), Utilities ($62,067), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,639).

Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,232. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

31.5k
2020 Value
± 1,350
0.418%
1 Year growth
± 5.85%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Laconia, NH grew at a rate of 0.418%, from 31.3k employees to 31.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Laconia, NH, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,646 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,487 people), and Management Occupations (3,385 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Laconia, NH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

31.5k
2020 Value
± 1,350
0.418%
1 Year growth
± 5.85%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Laconia, NH grew at a rate of 0.418%, from 31.3k employees to 31.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Laconia, NH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,553 people), Retail Trade (4,203 people), and Educational Services (3,393 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Laconia, NH, though some of these residents may live in Laconia, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,831
Median earning men ± $2,818
$33,303
Median earning women ± $1,738

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,968), Public Administration ($65,365), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,125).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($70,213), Public Administration ($45,731), and Manufacturing ($44,734).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Hampshire. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Hampshire.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 548
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 392
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 392
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $749k
    Manufacturing
  2. $407k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $165k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.9B
  2. $7.68B
  3. $4.58B

In 2020, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($7.68B) and Machinery ($4.58B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Hampshire products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$58.4B
2020 Value in New Hampshire
$105B
Projected 2050 Value in New Hampshire
79.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $58.4B. This is expected to increase 79.8% to $105B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Hampshire trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $8.06B
  2. $3.44B
  3. $3.15B

In 2020, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $8.06B, followed by New York with $3.44B and Maine and $3.15B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Hampshire shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing the state of New Hampshire. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Hampshire

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Jeanne Shaheen
Senator from New Hampshire2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Maggie Hassan
Senator from New Hampshire3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing New Hampshire.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Hampshire over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Hampshire

New Hampshire is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Hampshire have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Laconia, NH awarded 182 degrees. The student population of Laconia, NH in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 294 male students and 467 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Laconia, NH are White (163 and 89.6%), followed by Unknown (13 and 7.14%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 1.65%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (2 and 1.1%).

The largest universities in Laconia, NH by number of degrees awarded are Lakes Region Community College (129 and 70.9%) and Empire Beauty School-Laconia (53 and 29.1%).

The most popular majors in Laconia, NH are General Cosmetology (36 and 19.8%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (22 and 12.1%), and Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (20 and 11%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 761 students enrolled in Laconia, NH, 38.6% men and 61.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 639 records, of which 62.1% were women and 37.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majors awarded
  2. 20 degree-majors awarded
  3. 15 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Laconia, NH was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 21 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Laconia, NH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 129 degrees awarded
  2. 53 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lakes Region Community College with 129 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 67 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Laconia, NH, which is 0.583 times less than the 115 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 163 degrees mean that there were 12.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 13 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($288) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.481% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.459% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (307k), Bachelors Degree (241k), and Some college (224k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Laconia, NH was $232,000 in 2020, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $226,500 to $232,000, a 2.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Laconia, NH is 76.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Laconia, NH have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Laconia, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Laconia, NH is $67,328. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Laconia, NH was Rockingham County, NH with a value of $93,962, followed by Hillsborough County, NH and Merrimack County, NH, with respective values of $82,099 and $77,937.

Property

$232,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,481
$19,588
Median Property Taxes
±$895

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Laconia, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Laconia, NH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.6%
Homeownership
2020
59.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.6% of the housing units in Laconia, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.5%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Laconia, NH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Laconia, NH was Rockingham County, NH with a value of $93,962, followed by Hillsborough County, NH and Merrimack County, NH, with respective values of $82,099 and $77,937.

The following map shows all of the counties in Laconia, NH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,328
Median Household Income
± $4,828
25.6k
Number of Households
± 1,133

In 2020, the median household income of the 25.6k households in Laconia, NH declined from $67,328 from the previous year's value of $69,447.

The following chart displays the households in Laconia, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Laconia, NH is from New Hampshire.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2020, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.753% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.91%)

In 2020, 79.9% of workers in Laconia, NH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (5.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Laconia, NH have a shorter commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.97% of the workforce in Laconia, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Laconia, NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Laconia, NH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Laconia, NH (5.25k out of 60.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Laconia, NH is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.4% of the population of Laconia, NH has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 17% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Hampshire was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in New Hampshire see 1100 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.181% decrease from the previous year (1102 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1302 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 311 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Hampshire, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,100 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Hampshire

Primary care physicians in New Hampshire see an average of 1,100 patients per year. This represents a 0.181% decrease from the previous year (1,102 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Hampshire in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Hampshire across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.8% under 18 years, 16.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.64%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
14.7%
Medicaid
17%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.31%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Laconia, NH declined by 0.168% from 6.65% to 6.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Laconia, NH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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