Lake Placid, NY (Village Center)




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About Lake Placid, NY (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Lake Placid is $366,568, which is less expensive than 50.2% of New York neighborhoods and 50.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Lake Placid Village Center is currently $1,203, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.1% of New York neighborhoods.

Lake Placid Village Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake Placid, New York.

Real estate in the Village Center of Lake Placid, NY is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Village Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Lake Placid Village Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 44.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (35.3%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lake Placid, the Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Lake Placid Village Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lake Placid Village Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New York, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.9% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood has more Welsh and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 20.0% have English ancestry.

Lake Placid Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 44.2% of the residential real estate vacant, the Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Lake Placid Village Center choose to walk to work each day (12.6%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 59.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Village Center neighborhood in Lake Placid are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood, 47.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 5.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Village Center neighborhood in Lake Placid, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (24.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (20.0%), and residents who report German roots (16.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.4% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Lake Placid Village Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.8%) and 12.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Lake Placid 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Lake Placid 0.101011101001110
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Lake Placid 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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SARANAC LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Petrova Elementary School
79 Canaras Ave
Saranac Lake, NY, 12983
KG-05
Saranac Lake Middle School
79 Canaras Ave
Saranac Lake, NY, 12983
06-08
Saranac Lake Senior High School
79 Canaras Ave
Saranac Lake, NY, 12983
09-12
Bloomingdale School
79 Canaras Ave
Saranac Lake, NY, 12983
KG-05

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LAKE PLACID CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lake Placid Elementary School
318 Old Military Rd
Lake Placid, NY, 12946
KG-05
Lake Placid Junior Senior High School
34 School St
Lake Placid, NY, 12946
06-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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