FL

National Population : 333,590,059
Florida State Population : 22,541,935

About Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid, FL is located in Highlands County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Lake Placid is about 18,227 with about 256 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 26,550.

The Average Home Value is $120,300.00, which is roughly 42% lower than the Average Home Value of $207,987.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $36,972.00, which is roughly 33% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lake Placid is about 10.9%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Highlands County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 51.42% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 66.84%
Democratic: 32.47%
Libertarian: 0.43%
Other: 0.16%
Green: 0.1%


Nearby Locations

Lorida, FL (12.95 mi.)
Venus, FL (13.52 mi.)
Sebring, FL (13.95 mi.)
Avon Park, FL (23.46 mi.)
Zolfo Springs, FL (29.38 mi.)
Lake Suzy, FL (30.07 mi.)
Arcadia, FL (30.07 mi.)
Sidell, FL (30.07 mi.)
Yeehaw, FL (31.95 mi.)
Okeechobee, FL (31.95 mi.)
Basinger, FL (31.95 mi.)
Wauchula, FL (32.83 mi.)
Frostproof, FL (33.15 mi.)
Moore Haven, FL (35.35 mi.)
Bowling Green, FL (36.89 mi.)
Ona, FL (38.28 mi.)
Babson Park, FL (38.75 mi.)
Fort Meade, FL (40.38 mi.)
River Ranch, FL (41.70 mi.)
Alva, FL (43.02 mi.)
Lake Wales, FL (43.65 mi.)
Labelle, FL (45.21 mi.)
Fort Denaud, FL (45.21 mi.)
Ft Denaud, FL (45.21 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 33852
Latitude : 27.270801
Longitude : -81.322933
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 93 ft.
Area Code(s) : 863

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 41.30%
Female Population Estimate : 40.77%
Median Age : 51.6
Male Median Age : 48.6
Female Median Age : 54.3

White Population Estimate : 68.02%
Black Population Estimate : 6.69%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 17.79%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.70%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.73%
Other Population Estimate : 7.63%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lake Placid specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Highlands County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Highlands County: About 318 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Highlands County is about 33% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 10% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.