|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lake Placid is 2,245. Lake Placid, New York is the 7,201st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lake Placid was in 2000, when its population was 2,635. In 2000, Lake Placid was the 6,316th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,201st largest city in the US. Lake Placid is currently 14.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Lake Placid has shrunk 14.8% since the year 2000. Lake Placid, New York's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7174||Oyster Bay Cove||2,257||-0.1%|
|7197||Rising Sun, Indiana||2,246||-10.0%|
|7198||Star City, Arkansas||2,246||-9.5%|
|7200||Gates Mills, Ohio||2,245||-9.7%|
|7201||Lake Placid, New York||2,245||-14.8%|
|7202||Georgetown-Quitman County, Georgia||2,243||-13.8%|
|7203||Hinton, West Virginia||2,243||-21.6%|
|7207||Pelican Bay, Texas||2,236||47.1%|
The total voting age population of Lake Placid, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,484. The voting age population is 43.7% male and 56.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.9% of the residents of Lake Placid are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lake Placid are 97.2% White, 1.7% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 2.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lake Placid, 18.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.5%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Lake Placid.
Among those aged 16 and older, 75.5% of Lake Placid residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.8% of Lake Placid residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.0% have a bachelor's degree and 10.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lake Placid residents aged 5 and older, 18.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 12.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lake Placid is 0.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lake Placid, 2.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lake Placid is $56,167.
In Lake Placid, 35.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 64.1% of housing units in Lake Placid.
Of all the housing units in Lake Placid, 23.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Lake Placid, 14.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lake Placid is $1,031.
In Lake Placid, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.