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Population (year 2000): 6,803. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,510 (+10.4% change)
Males: 3,259 (47.9%), Females: 3,544 (52.1%)

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $48,658 (year 2000)
Median house value: $134,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Gilford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (21.0%), Irish (16.8%), French (13.5%), Italian (11.8%), French Canadian (10.8%), German (10.0%).

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Elevation: 741 feet

Gilford,

For population 25 years and over in Gilford

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilford town

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

2.3% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NH Manchester, (38.9 miles pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (87.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (261.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NH Laconia, (4.2 miles NH (8.5 miles Gilmanton, NH (8.6 miles Belmont, NH Meredith, (9.9 miles Harbor, NH Center (11.8 miles NH (12.7 miles Sanbornton, NH (14.1 miles Wolfeboro,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 41 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2002: 113 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $240,900

Latitude: 43.55 N, Longitude: 71.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.3%), Retail trade (15.6%).


 

Crime in Gilford by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 29.4 0.0
Robberies 3 3 4 2
    per 100,000 44.1 44.1 58.8 29.4
Assaults 6 3 5 2
    per 100,000 88.2 44.1 73.5 29.4
Burglaries 19 30 53 19
    per 100,000 279.3 441.0 779.1 279.3
Thefts 195 221 205 164
    per 100,000 2866.4 3248.6 3013.4 2410.7
Auto thefts 19 11 12 9
    per 100,000 279.3 161.7 176.4 132.3
187.4 195.8 233.3 141.3


Average climate in Gilford, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gilford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1972, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Gilford city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1963, a category 2 tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Gilford:
  • LAKES REGION GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LACONIA, NH)
  • HUGGINS HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; WOLFEBORO, NH)
  • FRANKLIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; FRANKLIN, NH)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gilford:
  • MANCHESTER (about 43 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 53 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 75 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gilford:
  • LACONIA MUNI (about 2 miles; LACONIA, NH; ID: LCI)
  • LAKES REGION (about 12 miles; WOLFEBORO, NH; ID: 8B8)
  • ALTON BAY (about 14 miles; ALTON BAY, NH; ID: B18)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilford:
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 43 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 60 miles; HANOVER, NH; FT enrollment: 5,309)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 61 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 62 miles; LOWELL, MA; FT enrollment: 8,373)
Public high school in Gilford:
  • GILFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 88 ALVAH WILSON RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gilford:
  • GILFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 76 BELKNAP MT RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GILFORD MIDDLE (Students: 308; Location: 88 ALVAH WILSON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Gilford:
  • MT VIEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 11 HAMMOND ROAD; Grades: PK - UG)
Library in Gilford:
  • GILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $201,271; Location: 2 BELKNAP MOUNTAIN ROAD; 31,624 books; 1,182 audio materials; 1,037 video materials; 91 serial subscriptions)

Gilford compared to New Hampshire state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilford:
  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • WEMJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC.)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilford:
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLNH-FM (98.3 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBHG (101.5 FM; MEREDITH, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFTN-FM (94.1 FM; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W264AH (100.7 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: KNIGHT RADIO, INC.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WVNH (91.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)

TV broadcast stations around Gilford:
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

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