Langdon, New Hampshire


Langdon, New Hampshire

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Langdon, New Hampshire
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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in Sullivan County, New Hampshire
settlement_type = Town


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = New Hampshire
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Sullivan
government_type =
leader_title = Board of Selectmen
leader_name = John Revilla, Chairman
Robert C. Cunniff
Clarence Koss
established_title = Incorporated
established_date = 1787
area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 42.3
area_total_sq_mi = 16.3
area_land_km2 = 42.1
area_land_sq_mi = 16.3
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
area_water_percent = 0.37
population_as_of = 2000
population_note =
population_total = 586
population_density_km2 = 13.9
population_density_sq_mi = 36.0
timezone = Eastern
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = Eastern
utc_offset_DST = -4
latd = 43 |latm = 10 |lats = 00 |latNS = N
longd = 72 |longm = 22 |longs = 49 |longEW = W
elevation_m = 206
elevation_ft = 676
website = [http://www.keenenh.com/langdon/ www.keenenh.com/langdon/]
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area_code = 603
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 33-40900
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blank1_info = 0873642
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Langdon is a town in Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 586 at the 2000 census. It is drained by the Cold River.

History

Incorporated in 1787, the town is named after Governor John Langdon.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of convert|16.3|sqmi|km2, of which convert|0.1|sqmi|km2|abbr=on is water, comprising 0.37% of the town. The highest point in town is the summit of Holden Hill, at convert|1348|ft|m above sea level. Langdon lies fully within the Connecticut River watershed.cite book |title=Water Use in New Hampshire: An Activities Guide for Teachers |url=http://nh.water.usgs.gov/Publications/nh.intro.html |last=Foster |first=Debra H. |coauthors=Batorfalvy, Tatianna N.; and Medalie, Laura |publisher=U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Geological Survey |year=1995]

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 586 people, 237 households, and 174 families residing in the town. The population density was 36.0 people per square mile (13.9/km²). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 16.5/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.66% White, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 237 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 113.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $42,083, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $24,444 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,572. About 3.3% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.keenenh.com/langdon Town website]
* [http://www.nh.gov/nhes/elmi/htmlprofiles/langdon.html New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile]


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