Located on Great Sacandaga Lake, Mayfield is a picturesque town that's ideal for families and retirees. It's just the right distance away from the hustle and bustle of big cities while still offering residents plenty to do. This quiet and peaceful town is home to a close-knit community and attracts enough tourists to keep things interesting. Here, you'll also find plenty of beautiful scenery and a variety of wildlife right in your backyard.
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With a population of just 736, Mayfield is the type of city where everyone knows their neighbors. The median age here is 46.8 and residents are mostly conservative. Fulton County voted Republican in the last five presidential elections. Demographics are primarily white (96.0%), mixed-race (2.1%) and Hispanic (1.4%).
The median home value is $98,700. This is 47% lower than the national average and 66% lower than the average in the state of New York. Most residents (82%) own their homes. Those who rent pay an average of $732 per month (23% less than the United States average). Browse the newest real estate listings in Mayfield, NY.
Mayfield schools boast a high school graduation rate that is 3% higher than the national average and test scores that are 6% higher than average. The top schools serving Mayfield are Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School. Broadalbin-Perth High School, Broadalbin-Perth Middle School, Mayfield Junior/Senior High School, and Mayfield Elementary School. Find homes in Mayfield by school district.
The cost of living in Mayfield is 8% lower than the U.S. average and 21% lower than the average for the state of New York. At the same time, the median household income of $55,847 is 1% higher than the national average. The income per capita is around $25,905 and the unemployment rate here is lower than the U.S. average. The primary industries in Mayfield are healthcare and social assistance, educational services, and manufacturing.
Mayfield is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. During the summer, you'll enjoy time boating, fishing, swimming, or just lounging on the sandy beaches. In the winter, you'll want to head to the Adirondacks where you can spend time snowmobiling, ice fishing, and participating in other winter sports.
Residents also enjoy camping at Northampton Beach State Park and taking the family out for an adventure at Grandview Mini Golf. When you want more, it's just a quick drive to the popular tourist destinations Saratoga Springs and Lake George.
Mayfield is one of the best places to live in New York State. If you're ready to find your dream home, we can help! Contact us today to speak with one of our Mayfield realtors to get started!
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