The Village of Lake Placid had a population of 2,429 as of July 1, 2021. Lake Placid ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Lake Placid is located at latitude 44.2795 and longitude -73.9799 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lake Placid encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,795 feet.
The Village of Lake Placid has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||2,429 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,303 (94.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,527 (62.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||126 ( 5.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$65,247|
|Average Household Income||$77,518|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$37,056|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,932 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||731 (37.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||522 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||679 (35.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$298,491|
|Average Home Value||$389,398|
|Housing Affordability Index3||126|
|Average Household Size||1.84|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.66%|
|Per Capita Income||1.33%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.08%|
The table below compares Lake Placid to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 551||54th|
|Population Density||# 455||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 618||48th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 476||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 520||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 890||25th|
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