The unemployment rate in Lake Placid is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Placid jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Placid's cost of living is 10.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Lake Placid, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Essex county voted Republican in three of the five previous Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. More Voting Stats
Lake Placid's population is 2,606 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lake Placid is $329,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%. Check out the homes in the area
Lake Placid public schools spend $22,257 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 9.1 students per teacher in Lake Placid. More Education