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ZIP Code 03246

Primary City:Laconia, NH (View All Cities)
County: Belknap County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14pm)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.56, -71.48
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03246

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03246. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 03246. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03246, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Laconia, NH
Unacceptable:
Lakeport, Weirs Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 03246 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03246 is located in south New Hampshire and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 03246 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03246 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,963
Population Density 796 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,885
Median Home Value $187,000
Land Area 20.04 sq mi
Water Area 6.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,843
Median Household Income $47,757

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male435420470528446516407427530594588565511363255205194151
Female444424434476450530434487544613624586593405323283291417
Total8798449041,0048961,0468419141,0741,2071,2121,1511,104768578488485568

Gender

 Male 7,605 48%
 Female 8,358 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,085 94.5%
 Black Or African American 150 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.3%
 Asian 391 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 42 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 240 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33284559845978613406145
Renter248602543560404236197190
Total2818861,1021,4051,382849603335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,878 42%
 Single Guardian 1,189 17%
 Singles 2,216 32%
 Singles With Roommate 560 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,992 73%
 Households with Kids 1,851 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8988899081104639181909410096908710913590107103
Female89868981799973848980819779979498105998076
Total178174178171160203136175170170175197175187181207240189187179

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03246 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 03246 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 03246 real estate data, the median home value of $187,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 03246 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 03246 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03246 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,518 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 95 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 325 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,703 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,160 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,980 30%
 Households Vacant 3,042 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 320 10.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 0.6%
 For Sale Only 212 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,294 75.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 170 5.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,014 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,199 39%
 3+ Bedroom 746 24%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $47,757 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03246 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 03246 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,346 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,965 23%
 No Earnings 4,807 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,346 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,965 23%
 No Earnings 4,807 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,072 94.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 29 0.4%
 Motorcycle 30 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 224 3.0%
 Worked at Home 134 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 768 14.1%
 High School Graduate 2,980 54.9%
 Associate's degree 475 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 859 15.8%
 Master's degree 258 4.8%
 Professional school degree 55 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,005 73.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 351 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 375 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03246

ZIP Code 03246 is in the Laconia School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03246.

Elm Street School
478 Elm St
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laconia School District
Laconia Middle School
150 McGrath St
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laconia School District
Pleasant Street School
350 Pleasant St
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laconia School District
Woodland Heights Elementary School
225 Winter St Ext.
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laconia School District
Laconia High School
345 Union Ave
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laconia School District
Holy Trinity School
50 Church St
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Laconia Christian School
1386 Meredith Center Rd
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lakes Region Christian School
85 Zion Hill Rd
Laconia, NH 03246
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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