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People

Total Population 3,494
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,736
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32%
Median Earnings25+ $33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,406
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,806

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,632
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $968
Median House Value $252,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 25.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake George Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Warren
Metro Area Glens Falls
Standard Zip Codes 12845
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.426
Longitude -73.712

Lake George Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GLENS FALLS FARM
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station GLENS FALLS AP
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station CONKLINGVILLE DAM
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lake George, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Assembly Point (12845)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corinth 6,503 $63,529
Glens Falls 14,496 $59,506
Hudson Falls 7,239 $48,179
Warrensburg 4,049 $62,446

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake George Public Libraries

Library
Caldwell-lake George Library
336 CANADA STREET
Lake George, New York
(518) 668-2528
Library Web Site
Mountainside Free Library
3090 ROUTE 9L
Lake George, New York

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Lake George High Schools

LAKE GEORGE JSHS
381 CANADA ST
518-668-5452
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 553 students.

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Historic Lake George

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Marion House i.e. Hotel from the lake c1904.

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Marion House i.e. Hotel from the lake c1904.

Lake George from Fort William Henry Hotel c1908.

The Pergola Casino (Fort William Henry Hotel) between 1900 and 1920

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