Lake Placid, New York Population 2024

2,183

Lake Placid is a city located in Essex County New York. Lake Placid has a 2024 population of 2,183. Lake Placid is currently declining at a rate of -1% annually and its population has decreased by -3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,271 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Placid is $73,326 with a poverty rate of 11.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Placid is 51.2 years, 54.1 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Lake Placid Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Placid was:

  • White: 93.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,603.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.87% (-88)
The current population of Lake Placid, New York is 2,183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,271.

Lake Placid, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,13993.82%
Two or more races853.73%
Other race371.62%
Asian110.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.35%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Lake Placid Population by Race

Lake Placid Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Placid Median Age

51.2

Total

54.1

Male

44.4

Female

Lake Placid Adults

There are 1,958 adults, (428 of whom are seniors) in Lake Placid.

Lake Placid Age Dependency

49

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Placid Sex Ratio

Female1,29856.93%
Male98243.07%

Lake Placid Population by Age

Lake Placid Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3071.7255.444.6
Non Family8241.2653.246.8
Married3732.6267.832.2
Female1012.1332.767.3
Male91.780100

2.46

Average Family Size

1.72

Average Household Size

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Placid Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade734.14%
High School Graduate50828.8%
Some College29116.5%
Associates Degree1277.2%
Bachelors Degree50628.68%
Graduate Degree25914.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Placid Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Placid Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6521,584743
2+ Races605518
Hispanic373718
Other Race37370
Islander884
Asian770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 50%.

Lake Placid Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$54,712$65,125$38,846
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$47,986$65,417$28,634
Some College$0$73,228$21,923
Bachelors Degree$69,770$0$75,708
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$54,712

Average Earnings

$65,125

Average Male

$38,846

Average Female

Lake Placid Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Placid Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Placid Language

75.38% of Lake Placid residents speak only English, while 24.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.5% of the population.

Lake Placid Language

Lake Placid Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,12222310.51%
Multiple852529.41%
Other372259.46%
Hispanic62711.29%

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

14.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Placid

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Placid is Other, with 59.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Placid is White, with 10.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.77%.

Lake Placid Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.81%
Some College11.48%
High School8.46%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lake Placid Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.84%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed16.06%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake Placid Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Placid Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,475$73,326
Families$113,414$116,132
Married Families$114,534$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,792$47,581

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Placid Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Placid Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Placid Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake Placid Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Placid Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War67
Vietnam41
World War II11
Second Gulf War0
Korea0

Lake Placid Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5467
65 to 7433
75+19
55 to 6411
18 to 340

Lake Placid Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1126.1%
2+ Races1826.87%

Lake Placid Veterans by Race

Lake Placid Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Placid Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Placid Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Placid Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Placid Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.3%

Born in Lake Placid

81.4%

Native Born

18.6%

Foreign Born

11.58%

Non Citizen

7.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.4% of Lake Placid residents were born in the United States, with 64.3% having been born in New York. 11.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Placid Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,073-22-1.05%
20282,095-22-1.04%
20272,117-22-1.03%
20262,139-22-1.02%
20252,161-22-1.01%
20242,183-22-1%
20232,205-22-0.99%
20222,227-38-1.68%
20212,265-6-0.26%
20202,271-92-3.89%
20192,363-23-0.96%
20182,386-11-0.46%
20172,397-15-0.62%
20162,412-19-0.78%
20152,431-15-0.61%
20142,446-22-0.89%
20132,468-22-0.88%
20122,490-28-1.11%
20112,518-7-0.28%
20102,525-113-4.28%
20002,638-93-3.41%
19702,731-267-8.91%
19602,998-1-0.03%
19502,999-137-4.37%
19403,1362067.03%
19302,93000%
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Lake Placid Population by Year