Gilford, NH Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 6,803. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,510 (+10.4% change)
Males: 3,259 (47.9%), Females: 3,544 (52.1%)

Belknap County

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $48,658
Median house value: $134,800

Races in Gilford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (21.0%), Irish (16.8%), French (13.5%), Italian (11.8%), French Canadian (10.8%), German (10.0%).

Elevation: 741 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gilford

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilford town

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

2.3% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gilford:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gilford:

  • MANCHESTER (about 43 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Abbreviation: MHT)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 53 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Abbreviation: PSM)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 75 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gilford:

  • LACONIA MUNI (about 2 miles; LACONIA, NH; Abbreviation: LCI)
  • LAKES REGION (about 12 miles; WOLFEBORO, NH; Abbreviation: 8B8)
  • ALTON BAY (about 14 miles; ALTON BAY, NH; Abbreviation: B18)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilford:

  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 43 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 60 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 61 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 62 miles; LOWELL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,373)

Schools

Public high school in Gilford:

  • GILFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 88 ALVAH WILSON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gilford:

  • GILFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 76 BELKNAP MT RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GILFORD MIDDLE (Students: 308; Location: 88 ALVAH WILSON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Gilford:

  • MT VIEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 11 HAMMOND ROAD; Grades: PK – UG)

Libraries

Library in Gilford:

  • GILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $201,271; Location: 2 BELKNAP MOUNTAIN ROAD; 31,624 books; 1,182 audio materials; 1,037 video materials; 91 serial subscriptions)

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