North Country

North Country
The North Country is a large, mostly rural region of New York State near the Canadian border that is sparsely populated and peppered with small towns and cities, such as Lake Placid and Plattsburgh.
Economic and Demographic Trends
Population 2020Pop growth 2020, 10-year change (%)GDP 2020,
Job growth 2021, 5-year change
Median household income 2020
Median home price 2020
Pop share age 25+ with BA+ 2020
North Country305,000-3.814-4.456,000121,00024.6
Glens Falls*127,000-1.57-7.863,200175,00030.1
New York State20,201,0004.21,725-4.172,600350,00039.4
United States331,449,0007.420,8941.267,000250,00035.1
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; IPUMS USA-University of Minnesota. Data retrieved through, Moody's, or directly from source.
*Neighboring Metros

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