Lake Placid Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lake Placid, NY

General Lake Placid Information

State: New York

County: Essex County

Close cities: Vermontville, NY, Rainbow-Lake, NY, Wilmington, NY, Saranac Lake, NY, Keene-Valley, NY, Bloomingdale, NY, Jay, NY, Keene, NY

Lake Placid Population (census data)
Total 2,761 (+5.6% since 2000)
Male 1,326 (48.0%)
Female 1,435 (52.0%)

Population Density: 2,002 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 100.1 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 1.38 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,772

Zip Codes: 12946.

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Lake Placid Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (24.2%)
  • French (20.7%)
  • English (16.3%)
  • German (12.3%)
  • Italian (9.4%)
  • Scottish (5.1%)
Foriegn Born: 184 people (6.7%)
  • Europe (70.6%)
  • North America (16.2%)
  • Asia (13.2%)

Local Lake Placid Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NBA Basketball: , New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

Lake Placid School Information

High Schools
Lake Placid Junior-Senior High School (34 School Street, Lake Placid, NY, 12946 - Lake Placid Central School District District)
Elementary Schools
Lake Placid Elementary School (318 Old Military Road, Lake Placid, NY, 12946 - Lake Placid Central School District District)

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