Laconia is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 16,227 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Laconia is the 15th largest community in New Hampshire.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Laconia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Laconia is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laconia who work in sales jobs (12.00%), office and administrative support (11.65%), and management occupations (8.65%).
Laconia is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Laconia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.70% of adults in Laconia have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Laconia in 2010 was $28,702, which is lower middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,808 for a family of four. However, Laconia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Laconia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laconia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Laconia include French , English, French Canadian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Laconia is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.