Laconia, New Hampshire Population 2021

16,579
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Laconia is a city located in Belknap County New Hampshire. With a 2020 population of 16,579, it is the 8th largest city in New Hampshire and the 2175th largest city in the United States . Laconia is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,951 in 2010. Laconia reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 26 miles, Laconia has a population density of 834 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laconia is $76,794 with a poverty rate of 11.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $193,300. The median age in Laconia is 46.4 years, 44.6 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Laconia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laconiawas:

  • White: 95.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Laconia, New Hampshire is 16,579 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,581.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,951.

Laconia, New Hampshire Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202161,6191580.26%
202061,4611580.26%
201961,3031580.26%
201861,1452730.45%
201760,8721250.21%
201660,7473770.62%
201560,370850.14%
201460,285500.08%
201360,235-203-0.34%
201260,4381030.17%
201160,3352340.39%
201060,1010.00%

Laconia Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,81095.96%
Two or More Races2681.63%
Black or African American2241.36%
Asian1180.72%
Some Other Race450.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.07%
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Laconia Population by Race

Laconia Population Pyramid $2021

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Laconia Median Age

46.4


Total

44.6


Male

47.4


Female

Laconia Adults

There are 13,534 adults, (3,633 of whom are seniors) in Laconia.

Laconia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Laconia Sex Ratio

Female

8,195

49.74%

Male

8,281

50.26%

Laconia Population by Age

Laconia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laconia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male25.5%74.5%
Female40.5%59.5%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
All58%42%
Married78.5%21.5%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laconia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9332.358
Married3,1152.978.5
Non Family2,7531.2642.9
Female8103.3640.5
Male2553.0425.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Laconia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3643.01%
9th to 12th Grade7726.38%
High School Graduate3,89532.20%
Some College2,34119.35%
Associates Degree1,28910.66%
Bachelors Degree2,18318.05%
Graduate Degree1,25210.35%
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Laconia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laconia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,58910,5313,361
2+ Races14912226
Hispanic1431293
Black1101103
Asian976045
Native American1111
Other Race1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.39%.

Laconia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,571$43,286$33,862
Less Than 9th Grade$17,684$21,429$11,477
High School Graduate$30,090$35,688$26,222
Some College$39,020$45,712$32,906
Bachelors Degree$48,196$80,125$38,109
Graduate Degree$71,250$62,297$76,632

$37,571

Average Earnings

$43,286

Average Male

$33,862

Average Female

Laconia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laconia Language by Age

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Laconia Language

96.15% of Laconia residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Laconia Language

Laconia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,1141,65010.92%
Hispanic3159831.11%
Multiple1903920.53%
Asian1181512.71%
Black22194.07%
Other4424.55%

11.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.28%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laconia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laconia is Hispanic, with 31.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laconia is Black, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.24%.

Laconia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.81%
Some College10.43%
High School9.37%
Bachelors or Greater1.40%

Laconia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed94.94%
Male Unemployed22.64%
Female Employed5.26%
Male Employed4.07%

Laconia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laconia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,960$76,794
Families$76,713$92,869
Married Families$89,122-
Non Families$35,295$50,306
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Income by Household Type

Laconia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Laconia Married by Age and Sex

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Laconia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Laconia Marital Status by Race

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Laconia Marital Status

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1,724

Number of Veterans

1,569

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam818
First Gulf War198
Korea189
World War II150
Second Gulf War147

Laconia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74634
75+531
55 to 64259
35 to 54212
18 to 3488

Laconia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,67912.81%
2+ Races4124.55%
Hispanic63.66%
Black43.54%

Laconia Veterans by Race

Laconia Veterans by Education

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11.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laconia Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Laconia Employment by Age

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Laconia Employment by Race

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Laconia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.63%

Born in Laconia

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Laconia residents were born in the United States, with 55.63% having been born in New Hampshire. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laconia Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,579-1-0.01%
202016,580-1-0.01%
201916,581-1-0.01%
201816,582850.52%
201716,497200.12%
201616,4772681.65%
201516,209900.56%
201416,119540.34%
201316,065-57-0.35%
201216,122680.42%
201116,054770.48%
201015,977-434-0.27%
200016,4116680.42%
199015,7431680.11%
198015,5756870.45%
197014,888-400-0.26%
196015,2885430.36%
195014,7451,2610.90%
194013,4841,0130.78%
193012,4711,5741.36%
192010,8977140.68%
191010,1832,1412.39%
19008,0421,8992.73%
18906,1430.00%

Laconia Population by Year