The village lies in the southwestern part of the town of Conway, situated at the juncture of the Saco River, the Swift River, and Pequawket Brook. New Hampshire Route 16, Route 113, and Route 153 converge at the village center.
There were 754 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 42.3% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.
The median income for a household is $31,392, and the median income for a family was $37,000. Males had a median income of $29,702 versus $20,865 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,987. 14.2% of the population and 10.0% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 23.1% are under the age of 18 and 11.5% are 65 or older.