2027 : Demographics


For Number of Children in Region Rises

Number of Children in Region Rises

For the first time in decades, the number of children living in the region has ticked up slightly.

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School Student Population Variable

This fall, Lake Placid had it's lowest number of students in year.  Keene was up 10 with a large entering kindergarten.  Saranac Lake was up slightly.  Tupper Lake was down the most.  Pandemic students who appeared last year, have mostly returned to their home schools.

Read the news story here.

Number of Births Falling

The birth decline at AMC Saranac Lake is a continuation of a long state-wide trend.

Read the news story here.

Tri Lakes School Enrollments Tick Up

It varies by district but most areas are seeing slight upticks in public school enrollments.

Read the news story here.

Keene Central School to welcome largest kindergarten in years

There were 20 children in the entering kindergarten at Keene Central this year, and it will also have the smallest graduating class in years, only 6, so the school population will increase by 16 just by this change added almost 10% to the student population.

A link to the schools web site is here.

For Number of Children in Region Rises


Non-White Population in Essex County Hits 10%