Laconia is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 16,581 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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laconia who work in sales jobs (11.23%), management occupations (10.50%), and office and administrative support (9.94%).
In terms of college education, Laconia is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.40% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Laconia in 2018 was $33,387, 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 $133,548 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Laconia include English, Irish, French, French Canadian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Laconia is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.