Loudon (CDP), New Hampshire
Loudon, New Hampshire
|• Total||1.66 sq mi (4.31 km2)|
|• Land||1.66 sq mi (4.31 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||379 ft (116 m)|
|• Density||336/sq mi (129.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2629726|
Loudon is a census-designated place (CDP) and the main village in the town of Loudon in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population of the CDP was 559 at the 2010 census, out of 5,317 in the entire town of Loudon.
The CDP is in the southern part of the town of Loudon, on both sides of the Soucook River. The northern boundary of the CDP is north of School Street, Church Street, and New Hampshire Route 129, and follows Wiggins Road to the northeast corner of the CDP. To the east, all houses on East Cooper Street, Hemlock Hill Drive, Ilona Lane, and Brown Lane are within the CDP. The border extends south along New Hampshire Route 106 to Wales Bridge over the Soucook River, then turns north upriver before jogging west to Island Brook south of Iris Lane and Morning Glory Drive. Island Brook forms the western boundary of the CDP until north of School Street.
Route 106 passes through the east side of the CDP, leading north 18 miles (29 km) to Laconia and south 8 miles (13 km) to U.S. Route 3 in Pembroke. Concord, the state capital, is eight miles to the southwest via Route 106 and Interstate 393. Route 129 leads northeast from Loudon 9 miles (14 km) to New Hampshire Route 107 in the southern part of Gilmanton.
As of the census of 2010, there were 559 people, 233 households, and 147 families residing in the CDP. There were 256 housing units, of which 23, or 9.0%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.5% white, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.2% some other race, and 1.4% from two or more races. 0.9% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 233 households in the CDP, 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were headed by married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.2% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40, and the average family size was 2.96.
20.9% of residents in the CDP were under the age of 18, 6.0% were from age 18 to 24, 21.3% were from 25 to 44, 30.9% were from 45 to 64, and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.1 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Loudon CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "TIGERweb: Loudon CDP, New Hampshire". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1): Loudon CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Loudon CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 27, 2017.