APRAP town-by-town breakdown

JOHNSBURG - This past week the Adirondack Park Regional Assessment Project - a $93,000 demographic survey - was released by the Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages. Included with the 120 page document is a town-by-town breakdown of demographic data.

Below is some of the information provided for each community within our coverage region.


The population of Johnsburg has increased from 2,026 in 1950 to 2,674 in 2006. In 1960, 636 households were in the community, that number increased to 999 in 2000.

The median age of a Johnsburg resident is 41.4 years, up from 35.5 in 1990.

The median household income dropped nearly $1,800 annually between the years of 1990 and 2000. The median household income was $38,504 in 2000.

90 families and 63 other household units fall within poverty designations. Only 49 families were considered impoverished in 1990.

Over 22 percent of the Johnsburg work force is employed in educational, health or social services. Nearly 15 percent are employed in the entertainment, food service and recreation industries.

In 2000, 604 Johnsburg residents had less than a high school education. 826 were high school graduates and 289 had Bachelor's Degrees.

In 2007, 60.2 percent of private property was owned by individuals with addresses outside of the Blue Line. An average residential acres costs $12,460.

Indian Lake:

The Indian Lake population in 2006 was 1,433, up from 1,099 in 1950. The number of households have increased to 651 in 2000, up from 367 in 1960.

The average Indian Lake resident is 45.8 years old - a decade older than the state average.

Median household income was $40,733, up from $36,581 in 1990.

61 households fall under the poverty line.

In 2000, 304 residents had less than a high school education, 552 were high school graduates and 211 had a Bachelor's Degree.

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