Lake Placid, Essex County, New York

Lake Placid: Town in Essex County, New York, United States

About

Lake Placid is a town located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,521 and a population density of 633 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,356 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Lake Placid

Population : 2,356 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 12946
Phone Area Codes : 845
Area : 3.98 km2
Official name : Lake Placid
Altitude : 1,801 feet / 549 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:44:40 (4th December 2022)
Density : 592 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7% (2010-2020)
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Location of Lake Placid on New York map.
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Geography

Lake Placid is located at 44°16'47"N 73°58'55"W (44.2796200, -73.9819800).

Lake Placid map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lake Placid decreased by 7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,521 - census
2011 2,518 -0.12% estimation process
2012 2,490 -1.12% estimation process
2013 2,468 -0.89% estimation process
2014 2,445 -0.94% estimation process
2015 2,430 -0.62% estimation process
2016 2,410 -0.83% estimation process
2017 2,395 -0.63% estimation process
2018 2,384 -0.46% estimation process
2019 2,357 -1.15% estimation process
2020 2,356 -0.04% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,496
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,238
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,555
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,225
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.4%
People over 65 (%) : 19.5%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 94.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 2.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 529
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.1%

Lake Placid zip code is 12946. County name: Essex, County fips: 36031

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $129,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,028
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $387
2015-2019 median gross rent : $714
2015-2019 Households : 3,407
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,182
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 144,934
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,542
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,023
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,698
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 763
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 407
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 705
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 110
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 596
2010 population per square mile : 1,054.5
2010 land area in square miles : 7.80

People born in Lake Placid (31)

People born in Lake Placid, including bobsledder Curtis Stevens, alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht, ski jumper Art Devlin, .

List

  • Jack Shea (US speed skater) he was born in 07/09/1910
  • Frederick Fortune (bobsledder) he was born in 01/04/1921
  • Paul Stevens (bobsledder) he was born in 16/10/1889
  • Stanley Benham (American bobsledder) he was born in 21/12/1913
  • James Bickford (bobsledder) he was born in 02/11/1912
  • Caleb Smith (American skeleton racer) he was born in 05/10/1983
  • Casey Colby (American ski jumper) he was born in 03/11/1974
  • Francis Tyler (bobsledder) he was born in 11/12/1904
  • George A. Woods (American literary critic and writer (1926-1988)) he was born in 26/01/1926
  • Hubert Stevens (bobsledder) he was born in 07/03/1890
  • George R. Viscome (American astronomer) he was born in 01/01/1956
  • Nina Lussi (American ski jumper) she was born in 29/03/1994
  • Phil Duprey (American bobsledder) he was born in 06/02/1944
  • Craig Wood (professional golfer) he was born in 18/11/1901
  • Gary Sheffield (American bobsledder) he was born in 18/08/1936
  • Joe Wilson (American bobsledder and cross-country skier (1935-2019)) he was born in 22/05/1935
  • Carrie Donovan (American fashion editor) she was born in 22/03/1928
  • Freda Kirchwey (American journalist) she was born in 26/09/1893

Schools in Lake Placid

College & universities near Lake Placid, NY

Code Name City ZIP
194028 North Country Community College Saranac Lake (NY) 12983-0089

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake Placid, NY

Code Name Address Type
LPD Lake Placid, New York 1 Mirror Lake Drive BUS
WSP Westport station Hwy 9N and Ledge Hill Rd RAIL
POH Port Henry station 20 Park Place RAIL
PRK Port Kent station Hwy 373 & Back Rd RAIL
PLB Plattsburgh station Bridge and Dock Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Lake Placid

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake Placid Post Office Lake Placid (NY) 12946

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Essex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Rome 32,145 City in New York, United States
Stillwater 9,092 Town in New York, United States
North Elba 8,118 Town in New York
Ticonderoga 4,728 Town in New York
Moriah 4,453 Human settlement in Essex County, New York, United States of America
Jay 2,397 Town in New York, United States
Willsboro 1,963 Human settlement in Essex County, New York, United States of America
Crown Point 1,875 Town in New York
Keeseville 1,750 Village in both Clinton County as Essex County, New York, United States of America
Wilmington 1,269 Town in New York, USA
Westport 1,239 Town in New York, USA
Port Henry 1,148 Village in New York, USA
Elizabethtown 1,093 Human settlement in Essex County, New York, United States of America
Keene 1,060 Town in New York
Schroon Lake 833 Town in Essex County, New York
Baldwin 791 Census designated place in New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Placid distances to largest New York cities