Laconia is located close to the center of New Hampshire. Laconia is part of Belknap County. Laconia has 20.06 square miles of land area and 6.52 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Laconia population is 16,007, which has shrunk 2.46% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 6.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Laconia median household income is $49,925 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.09% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.39% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Laconia median house value is $186,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 92.76% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 78.09% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Laconia is much better than the state average in quality. The Laconia area code is 603.