Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a four-season resort destination and a vibrant community of year-round residents.

Welcome to Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a four-season resort destination and vibrant community of year-round residents. Lake Placid’s world-class Winter Olympic facilities host national and World Cup events. Visitors and residents enjoy a range of cultural and recreational opportunities, including performances at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts and the Lake Placid Sinfonietta, and some of the country’s finest hiking, biking, Alpine and Nordic skiing, and golf. Lake Placid can be reached in 5 hours by car from New York City or Boston. The region is served by daily flights to the Adirondack Regional Airport (17 miles) and Plattsburgh International Airport (50 miles), and trains arriving in Saratoga Springs, Albany, and Westport.

Overview for Lake Placid, NY

4,633 people live in Lake Placid, where the median age is 39.2 and the average individual income is $42,821. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,633

Total Population

39.2 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,821

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Placid, NY

Lake Placid has 2,000 households, with an average household size of 2.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Placid do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,633 people call Lake Placid home. The population density is 33.78 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,633

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.2

Median Age

48.39 / 51.61%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,000

Total Households

2.21

Average Household Size

$42,821

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lake Placid, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Placid. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
4th - 9th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Mountain Lake Academy
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Lake Placid Junior-Senior High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Lake Placid Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5

Around Lake Placid, NY

There's plenty to do around Lake Placid, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Boat Tasting Room, Canoes Juice, and The Good Bite Kitchen.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.83 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.3 miles 22 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.33 miles 96 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 3.73 miles 44 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 3.01 miles 128 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.24 miles 25 reviews 4.6/5 stars

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