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Retire To Lake Placid, NY
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Lake Placid, New York is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Lake Placid, New York


Lake Placid Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Essex County blank blank blank 39,370
Lake Placid 2,485 2,638 2,521 2,471



Lake Placid
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$424,24522.6%
Dec $425,000 . .
Nov $856,000 . .
Oct $689,000 . .
Sep $227,000 . .
Aug $225,000 . .
Jun $301,000 . .
May $380,000 . .
Apr $322,000 . .
Mar $259,000 . .
Feb $474,000 . .
Jan $689,000 . .
2015 .$346,137-11.0%
2014 .$388,833na
2013 .nana
2012 . na na
2011 . na na
2010 . $414,846 33.8%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Lake Placid GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $424,245 $374,000
Nearest Big City Albany na
Home Sales Price in Albany $203,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 169% of Albany home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Lake Placid GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $424,245 $374,000
Monthly Rent $1,098 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 25.9 times the annual rent 17.1



Lake Placid
Cost of Living (2016)
113% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Lake Placid Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 8.5% -- 9* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 132 days 3* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Lake Placid Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 5
2014 3
2013 3
2012 3
2011 1
2010 4



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