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Langdon, NH

langdon New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Langdon Board of Selectmen
Jessica Jarvis, Administrative Assistant
122 NH Route 12A #1
Langdon, NH 03602
Telephone (603) 835-2389
Fax (603) 835-6055
E-mail townoflangdon@yahoo.com
Web Site www.langdonnh.org

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen: Meeting Monday, 7 pm; Administrative Assistant: Monday, Wednesday, 9 am - 1 pm; Town Clerk: Monday, 1 pm - 2:30 pm, Thursday, 4 pm - 6:30 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 District 2
Executive Council District District 2
State Senate District 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 420 over 53 years, from 338 in 1960 to 758 in 2013. The largest decennial percent change was a 33 percent increase between 1980 and 1990, followed by a 30 percent increase over the previous decade. The 2013 Census estimate for Langdon was 758 residents, which ranked 202nd among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Population Density and Land Area, 2013 (US Census Bureau): 46.4 persons per square mile of land area, which tied with Monroe. Langdon contains 16.3 square miles of land area and 0 square miles of inland water area.

Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2014 $683,582
Budget: School Appropriations, 2015-2016 $1,070,683
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 169
Valley Regional, Claremont 20 miles 25

Electric Supplier NH Electric Coop; Liberty Utilities
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 ProgramVoluntary
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
2014 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $25.12
2014 Equalization Ratio 104.2
2014 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $25.84
2014 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings91.0%
Commercial Land and Buildings6.1%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other2.9%

(ACS 2009-2013) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 296
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 265
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 19
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 12
Total Population Community County
2013 758 43,183
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) 2009-2013
Population by Gender
Male:   368 Female:   390
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 41
Age 5 to 19 165
Age 20 to 34 125
Age 35 to 54 219
Age 55 to 64 90
Age 65 and over 118
Median Age 41.3 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 93.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher 28.2%

(ACS 2009-2013) ANNUAL INCOME, 2013
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income 31,937
Median family income 74,028
Median household income 71,522
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male 48,906
Female 41,731
Individuals below the poverty level 5.3%

Annual Average 2004 2014
Civilian Labor Force 353 373
Employed 342 357
Unemployed 11.0 16
Unemployment Rate 3.1% 4.3%

Annual Average Covered Employment 2004 2014
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment n 37
Average Weekly Wage n $692
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment n 30
Average Weekly Wage n $1,008
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 37 67
Average Weekly Wage $447 $834
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 12 135
Average Weekly Wage $216 $817
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 49 202
Average Weekly Wage $391 $822
'n' indicates 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): Fall Mountain RHS - CTE; Cheshire Career Center (Keene) 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 45 526
2015 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

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

(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 3,098 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 81.5%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 3%
Public transportation 0%
Walked 4.4%
Other Means 0%
Worked at home 11%
Mean Travel Time to Work 27.9 minutes
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2009-2013)
Working in community of residence 17.9%
Commuting to another NH community 56.2%
Commuting out-of-state 25.9%
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, October 2015.
Community Response Received 05/26/15

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