Lake George is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,008 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake George is the 759th largest community in New York. Lake George has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Lake George is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake George is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake George who work in office and administrative support (16.14%), food service (15.54%), and sales jobs (14.14%).
One of the benefits of Lake George is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.19 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Lake George is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Lake George who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.91% of adults in Lake George have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lake George in 2018 was $30,796, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,184 for a family of four. However, Lake George contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lake George is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lake George home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake George residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lake George also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.64% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake George include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Lake George is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Italian.