The town of Lake Placid is nestled among the Adirondack Mountains and named after a nearby lake.
Lake Placid has been a year-round resort destination for over 100 years with spectacular mountain scenery, heavy winter snows and a mild summer climate.
The town hosted the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games.
Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Lake Placid ranks high in crime and natural hazards risk. Lake Placid ranks low in taxes, medical care and demographic diversity.
For more detailed town facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:
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