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People

Total Population 3,566
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,566
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,601
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $579
Median House Value $96,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 23.6%

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

Tupper Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NE of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 214 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 12986
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.223
Longitude -74.464

Tupper Lake 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 TUPPER LAKE SUNMOUNT
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 25 F
Apr Temp 27 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station RAY BROOK
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 27 to 51 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station NEWCOMB
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Conifer (12986)

Massawepie (12986)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lake Placid 2,539 $65,737

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

Tupper Lake Public Libraries

Library
Tupper Lake Public Library
41 LAKE STREET
Tupper Lake, New York
(518) 359-9421

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Tupper Lake High Schools

TUPPER LAKE MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL
25 CHANEY AVE
518-359-3322
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 566 students.

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