Langdon New Hampshire Town Information

Langdon New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Langdon Board of Selectmen
Robert Cunniff, Administrative Assistant
122 NH Route 12A #1
Langdon, NH 03602
Telephone (603) 835-2389
Fax (603) 835-6055
Web Site

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen: Meeting Monday 7 pm; Administrative Assistant: Monday, Wednesday, 9 am - 1 pm; Town Clerk: Wednesday, Thursday, 4:30 pm - 7 pm, first Saturday, 8 am - 11 am

County Sullivan
Labor Market Area Charlestown NH LMA
Tourism Region Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee
Planning Commission Southwest Region
Regional Development Capital Regional Development Council

Election Districts
US Congress District 2
Executive Council District 2
State Senate District 8
State Representative Sullivan County Districts 7, 11

Incorporated: 1787
Origin: Carved out of several adjacent towns, this town was named in honor of Governor John Langdon. Governor Langdon was active in the Revolution, and also owned a ship-building business in Portsmouth. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and served on a committee with Benjamin Franklin and John Adams to secure military supplies for the American forces. Governor Langdon served as a member of the State senate, was Speaker of the House of Representatives, and served as president pro-tem of the Senate in the first United States Congress, supervising the canvass of electoral votes to elect Washington as President. He was an eight-term Governor of New Hampshire.
Villages and Place Names: Cold River District, Condon Corner
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 244 residents in 1790
Population Trends: Population change for Langdon totaled 345 over 51 years, from 338 in 1960 to 683 in 2011. The largest decennial percent change was a 33 percent increase between 1980 and 1990, which followed a 30 percent increase over the previous decade. The 2011 Census estimate for Langdon was 683 residents, which ranked 210th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2010 (US Census Bureau): 42.3 persons per square mile of land area. Langdon contains 16.3 square miles of land area and 0.08 square miles of inland water area.

Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2011 $736,789
Budget: School Appropriations, 2010-2011 $890,781
Zoning Ordinance 1973/10
Master Plan 2004
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By
Boards and Commissions
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Heritage
Public Library No Library

Police Department Part-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Cheshire Medical Center, Keene 19 miles 140
Valley Regional, Claremont 20 miles 25

Electric Supplier Granite State; NH Electric Coop
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Private wells
Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupNone
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramNone
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Limited
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration)PROPERTY TAXES
2011 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $24.99
2011 Equalization Ratio 100.0
2011 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $24.86
2011 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings91.6%
Commercial Land and Buildings5.5%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other2.9%

(ACS 2007-2011)HOUSING
Total Housing Units 305
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 264
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 13
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 28
Total Population Community County
2011 683 43,462
2010 688 43,742
2000 588 40,560
1990 581 38,652
1980 437 36,063
1970 337 30,949
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2007-2011
Population by Gender
Male:   385 Female:   340
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 48
Age 5 to 19 161
Age 20 to 34 121
Age 35 to 54 181
Age 55 to 64 117
Age 65 and over 97
Median Age 40.3 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 93.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 33.3%

Per capita income $29,222
Median family income $69,554
Median household income $69,583
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $47,625
Female $42,250
Families below the poverty level 5.4%

Annual Average 2001 2011
Civilian Labor Force 355 400
Employed 346 383
Unemployed 9 17
Unemployment Rate 2.5% 4.3%

Annual Average Covered Employment 2001 2011
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 43 35
Average Weekly Wage $521 $581
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 34 18
Average Weekly Wage $414 $601
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 77 53
Average Weekly Wage $474 $588
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 8 5
Average Weekly Wage $209 $633
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 85 58
Average Weekly Wage $450 $592
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards

Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are part of Fall Mountain Regional (Acworth, Alstead, Charlestown, Langdon, Walpole) SAU 60
Career Technology Center(s): Cheshire Center of Applied Science, Keene; Fall Mountain High School, Langdon Region: 13
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools 2 1
Grade Levels P 1-4 9-12
Total Enrollment 48 568
2012 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: River Valley
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Keene State

Noise Reduction Products Fabricated metal enclosures 5 1975
Woodell & Daughters Lumber 4
Connecticut River Bank Banking services 3
Fall Mountain Timber Sizing Sized timber
Hubbard Farms, Inc Chicken research
C & L Petroleum Oil supplier
Great Brook Forest Products Lumber
Landry Oil Heating oil 3
AEBI New England Tractors & equipment 5

(Distance estimated from city/town hall)TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes
State Routes 12A, 123, 123A
Nearest Interstate, Exit I-91 (VT), Exits 5 - 6
Distance 11 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Claremont Municipal
Runway 3,100 ft. asphalt
Lighted? Yes Navigational Aids? Yes
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Lebanon Municipal Distance 38 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 1
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 69 miles
Portland, ME 161 miles
Boston, MA 119 miles
New York City, NY 233 miles
Montreal, Quebec 222 miles

Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 77.9%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 9.4%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 4.2%
Other Means 0.0%
Worked at home 8.6%
Mean Travel Time to Work 23.5 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2007-2011)
Working in community of residence 37.2%
Commuting to another NH community 38.3%
Commuting out-of-state 24.5%
Municipal Parks
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourists Attractions
X Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
Youth Sports: Baseball
Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
X Fishing/Hunting
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
X Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
Nearest Ski Area(s): Mount Ascutney, Okemo (VT)
Other: Langdon Fall Festival

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, 2013.
Community Response Received 06/21/12

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