Lake Placid, NY

Census Place

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2020 Population
2,229
4.99% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.5
8.07% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
20.2%
10.9% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$41,406
26.3% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$273,500
0.834% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
1,227
9.38% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Lake Placid, NY had a population of 2.23k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $41,406. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lake Placid, NY declined from 2,346 to 2,229, a −4.99% decrease and its median household income declined from $56,167 to $41,406, a −26.3% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake Placid, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.79%), White (Hispanic) (0.852%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.493%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.314%).

None of the households in Lake Placid, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

85% of the residents in Lake Placid, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Lake Placid, NY was $273,500, and the homeownership rate was 47.3%. Most people in Lake Placid, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake Placid, NY was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Lake Placid, NY is home to a population of 2.23k people, from which 85% are citizens. As of 2020, 23.1% of Lake Placid, NY residents were born outside of the country (516 people).

In 2020, there were 53.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.15k people) in Lake Placid, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40 Two+ (Hispanic) and 19 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake Placid, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.15k ± 445
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    40 ± 54.2
  3. White (Hispanic)
    19 ± 23
2.65%
Hispanic Population
59 people

In 2020, there were 53.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.15k people) in Lake Placid, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40 Two+ (Hispanic) and 19 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.65% of the people in Lake Placid, NY are hispanic (59 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lake Placid, NY as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
516 people
14.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
337 people

As of 2020, 23.1% of Lake Placid, NY residents (516 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake Placid, NY was 14.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 17.5
32
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 15.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Lake Placid, NY was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Lake Placid, NY are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Lake Placid, NY residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    495,720 ± 17,065 people
  2. China
    408,272 ± 15,522 people
  3. Jamaica
    227,326 ± 11,637 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 495,720 New York residents, followed by China with 408,272 and Jamaica with 227,326.

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Citizenship

85%
2020 Citizenship
88.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 85% of Lake Placid, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lake Placid, NY was 88.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16 ± 31
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 21
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 17

Lake Placid, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, NaNy times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New York, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,479. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Lake Placid, NY employs 1.23k people. The largest industries in Lake Placid, NY are Accommodation & Food Services (466 people), Retail Trade (205 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (152 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($75,197), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($61,797), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($61,719).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,406
2020 value
± $21,971
−26.3%
1 Year Growth
± 78.9%

Households in Lake Placid, NY have a median annual income of $41,406, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,167 in 2019, which represents a −26.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$85,171
Average Male Salary in New York
± $1,267
$66,479
Average Female Salary in New York
± $926

In 2020, full-time male employees in New York made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New York
  1. White
    $72,560 ± $946
  2. Asian
    $70,995 ± $2,574
  3. Two or More Races
    $56,378 ± $2,889

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New York.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake Placid, NY is from New York.
0.494
2020 Wage GINI in New York
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in New York

In 2020, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.645% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Lake Placid, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake Placid, NY (443 out of 2.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    443 ± 218
  2. Black
    0 ± 61
  3. Native American
    0 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake Placid, NY is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.23k
2020 Value
± 320
−9.38%
1 Year decline
± 37.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lake Placid, NY declined at a rate of −9.38%, from 1.35k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake Placid, NY, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (270 people), Sales & Related Occupations (261 people), and Management Occupations (163 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake Placid, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lake Placid, NY, by number of employees, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (270 people), Sales & Related Occupations (261 people), and Management Occupations (163 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake Placid, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (5.99 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (3.96 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (2.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lake Placid, NY, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($71,691), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($62,407), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($61,771).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.23k
2020 Value
± 320
−9.38%
1 Year decline
± 37.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lake Placid, NY declined at a rate of −9.38%, from 1.35k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake Placid, NY, are Accommodation & Food Services (466 people), Retail Trade (205 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (152 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake Placid, NY, though some of these residents may live in Lake Placid, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lake Placid, NY, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (466 people), Retail Trade (205 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (152 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake Placid, NY has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (5.24 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.67 times), and Retail Trade (1.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lake Placid, NY, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($75,197), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($61,797), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($61,719).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $140B
  2. $74.5B
  3. $67.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $140B, followed by Electronics ($74.5B) and Mixed freight ($67.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$818B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
98% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $818B. This is expected to increase 98% to $1.62T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $67.2B
  2. $49.9B
  3. $31.3B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $67.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.9B and California and $31.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%). The most partisan county was New York County, NY with 86% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for New York
60.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York
  1. 86% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 82.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York was New York County, NY with 86% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New York over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake Placid, NY was $273,500 in 2020, which is 1.19 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $275,800 to $273,500, a 0.834% decrease. The homeownership rate in Lake Placid, NY is 47.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Lake Placid, NY have an average commute time of 11.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake Placid, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$273,500
2020 Median
± $73,539
$275,800
2019 Median
± $39,047

In 2020, the median property value in Lake Placid, NY declined from to $273,500 from the previous year's value of $275,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lake Placid, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Placid, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$41,406
Median Household Income
± $21,971
1.09k
Number of Households
± 272

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.09k households in Lake Placid, NY declined from $41,406 from the previous year's value of $56,167.

The following chart displays the households in Lake Placid, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lake Placid, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Placid, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

47.3%
2020 Homeownership
35.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 47.3% of the housing units in Lake Placid, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 35.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lake Placid, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

11.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake Placid, NY have a shorter commute time (11.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Lake Placid, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (53.6%)
  2. Walked (20.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (12.9%)

In 2020, 53.6% of workers in Lake Placid, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (20.5%) and those who worked at home (12.9%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lake Placid, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake Placid, NY have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

96.8% of the population of Lake Placid, NY has health coverage, with 27.6% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 36.3% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New York was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Essex County, NY see 2664 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.3% increase from the previous year (2372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 605 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.7%). Additionally, Chenango County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,664 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Essex County, NY

Primary care physicians in Essex County, NY see an average of 2,664 patients per year. This represents a 12.3% increase from the previous year (2,372 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Essex County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New York
$5,338
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,803
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,179
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.19%
Uninsured
27.6%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
36.3%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake Placid, NY declined by 41.2% from 5.41% to 3.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake Placid, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.7% prevalence
  2. 14.3% prevalence
  3. 14.2% prevalence

Orleans County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 15.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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