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Langdon, NH


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
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: Wednesday, Thursday, 4:30 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 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 340 over 52 years, from 338 in 1960 to 678 in 2012. 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 2012 Census estimate for Langdon was 678 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.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2013 $671,145
Budget: School Appropriations, 2012-2013 $959,724
Zoning Ordinance 1973/10
Master Plan 2004
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen
Appointed:Planning; Zoning; Heritage
Public Library No Library

EMERGENCY SERVICES
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

UTILITIES
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 ProgramVoluntary
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access Yes
Cable Television Access Limited
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessYes
ResidentialLimited

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2012 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $25.23
2012 Equalization Ratio 100.0
2012 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $25.02
2012 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings91.5%
Commercial Land and Buildings5.5%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other2.9%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 306
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 271
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 20
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 15
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2012 678 43,074
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) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   402 Female:   374
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 30
Age 5 to 19 181
Age 20 to 34 145
Age 35 to 54 189
Age 55 to 64 119
Age 65 and over 112
Median Age 40 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher 28.5%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $26,566
Median family income $69,500
Median household income $70,982
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $48,966
Female $42,292
Individuals below the poverty level 4.4%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2002 2012
Civilian Labor Force 348 413
Employed 339 397
Unemployed 9 16
Unemployment Rate 2.6% 3.9%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2002 2012
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment 43 35
Average Weekly Wage $495 $604
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment 9 19
Average Weekly Wage $639 $662
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment 52 54
Average Weekly Wage $519 $624
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 7 7
Average Weekly Wage $349 $455
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment 59 61
Average Weekly Wage $499 $605
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards

(NH Dept. of Education) EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES
Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are part of Fall Mountain Regional (Acworth, Alstead, Charlestown, Langdon, Walpole) SAU 60
Career Technology Center(s): The Cheshire Career Center, Keene; Fall Mountain Regional High School - CTE, Langdon; Windham Regional Career Center, Brattleboro, VT 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 48 549
2013 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

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
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 3,098 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

(ACS 2008-2012) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 75.5%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 9.8%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 4.3%
Other Means 0.0%
Worked at home 10.4%
Mean Travel Time to Work 28.5 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 18.4%
Commuting to another NH community 56.1%
Commuting out-of-state 25.5%
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
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
Museums
Cinemas
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
Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
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, February 2014.
Community Response Received 05/09/13

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