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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lake Placid Town, Florida give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 163

5 to 9 years : 91

10 to 14 years : 38

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 56

20 years : 58

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 86

25 to 29 years : 190

30 to 34 years : 105

35 to 39 years : 81

40 to 44 years : 90

45 to 49 years : 89

50 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 30

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 26

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 19

80 to 84 years : 25

85 years and over : 13

Female:

Under 5 years : 162

5 to 9 years : 76

10 to 14 years : 70

15 to 17 years : 75

18 and 19 years : 42

20 years : 29

21 years : 30

22 to 24 years : 28

25 to 29 years : 78

30 to 34 years : 52

35 to 39 years : 62

40 to 44 years : 48

45 to 49 years : 68

50 to 54 years : 80

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 13

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 55

75 to 79 years : 35

80 to 84 years : 45

85 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,212

Multiple ancestry : 241

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 137


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,689

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 130

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 49

Not a U.S. citizen : 722


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 325

5 to 17 years : 420

18 to 24 years : 364

25 to 34 years : 425

35 to 44 years : 281

45 to 54 years : 299

55 to 59 years : 95

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 144

75 years and over : 148

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 302

5 to 17 years : 261

18 to 24 years : 67

25 to 34 years : 128

35 to 44 years : 74

45 to 54 years : 75

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 19

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 17 years : 103

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 78

45 to 54 years : 99

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 109

75 years and over : 105

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 26

18 to 24 years : 69

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 8

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 30

18 to 24 years : 180

25 to 34 years : 272

35 to 44 years : 129

45 to 54 years : 101

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 452

Female : 557

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 305

Female : 375

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 62

Female : 68

Foreign born:

Male : 598

Female : 173


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 666

Born in other state in the United States : 674

Native: born outside the United States : 130

Foreign born : 633


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 148

Now married, except separated : 258

Divorced : 57

Separated : 3

Widowed : 5

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 173

Now married, except separated : 310

Divorced : 75

Separated : 5

Widowed : 71

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 110

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Foreign born:

Never married : 415

Now married, except separated : 308

Divorced : 23

Separated : 6

Widowed : 16


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Speak only English : 1,157

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 391

Speak English less than "very well" : 679

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

German:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Urdu:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 4


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • Other Groups: 771   (49.8%)
  • German: 158   (10.2%)
  • English: 157   (10.1%)
  • United States Or American: 132   (8.5%)
  • Irish: 101   (6.5%)
  • Italian: 36   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 35   (2.3%)
  • Polish: 31   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 28   (1.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 22   (1.4%)
  • French Canadian: 18   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 15   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 12   (0.8%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 5   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lake Placid Town, Florida is 2,590



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lake Placid Town, Florida: 1,417
Female Population in Lake Placid Town, Florida: 1,173


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lake Placid Town, Florida: 26.8
Median Female Resident Age in Lake Placid Town, Florida: 29.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lake Placid Town, Florida


White


Both sexes

42.4

Male

39.1

Female

45.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

24.3

Male

24.7

Female

23.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.8

Male

48.5

Female

51.5

Asian


Both sexes

27.7

Male

28.0

Female

27.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

51.5

Male

41.5

Female

61.5

Other


Both sexes

25.5

Male

27.5

Female

19.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.0

Male

12.5

Female

23.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.6

Male

27.0

Female

22.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.9

Male

52.1

Female

56.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Lake Placid Town, Florida


  • White: 2,103
  • African American: 351
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 115
  • Two or More Races: 18



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Lake Placid Town, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lake Placid Town, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 15   (3.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (2.26%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 57   (12.9%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 39   (8.82%)
  • 9th Grade: 47   (10.63%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (5.2%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (3.62%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (5.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 125   (28.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 12   (2.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 35   (7.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 13   (2.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (5.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (1.9%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (1.33%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 63   (11.98%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 16   (3.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (2.66%)
  • 10th Grade: 33   (6.27%)
  • 11th Grade: 31   (5.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (3.61%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 186   (35.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 41   (7.79%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 61   (11.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 4   (0.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (4.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (3.42%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • Lake Placid Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 101 Green Dragon Drive W, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5070, Students: 732 )

  • Lake Placid Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 201 S Tangerine Drive, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5030, Students: 632 )

  • Lake Country Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 516 County Road 29, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5050, Students: 544 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • Lake Placid High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 202 Green Dragon Drive, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5010, Students: 796 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • Lakeview Christian School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 503 Kent Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 465-0313, Students: 99 )

  • Montessori Children's School, Inc.


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 9 Lakeview Street, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-1164, Students: 15 )

  • American Heritage Private School


    ( Grades: 2-12, Location: 116 Dunty Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-1685, Students: 10 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • Lake Placid Memorial Library


    205 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lake Placid Town, Florida


  • 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum


    Olympic Center 2634 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946
    http://www.orda.org

  • Lake Placid North Elba Historical Society


    Po Box 189, Lake Placid, NY 12946

  • The 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum


    Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lake Placid Town, Florida affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Lake Placid Town, Florida.

Area Features of Lake Placid Town, Florida


Airport


(1) Blue Head Ranch Airport   (2) Florida Hospital Lake Placid Heliport   (3) Lake Persimmon Airstrip   (4) Placid Lakes Airport   (5) Sunshine Ranchettes Airport Historical   (6) Vince S Condominium Association Airport  

Building


(1) Florida Highway Patrol Station   (2) Highland Parks Volunteer Fire Department Station 33   (3) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid   (4) Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid Tomoka   (5) Lake Placid Fire Department   (6) Lake Placid Police Department   (7) Leisure Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 29   (8) Placid Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 39   (9) Sun N Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 41  

Cemetery


(1) Oak Hill Cemetery  

Census


(1) Placid Lakes Census Designated Place   (2) Sylvan Shores Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Bethel Baptist Church   (2) Church Of Christ   (3) Church Of God Of Placid Temple   (4) Church Of The Nazarene   (5) Faith Baptist Church   (6) First Baptist Church   (7) First Baptist Church Of Leisure Lakes   (8) Lake Placid Seventh Day Adventist Church   (9) Memorial United Methodist Church   (10) New Grace Temple Church Of God By Faith   (11) New Life Assembly Church   (12) Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Highlands County   (2) Lake Placid Division   (3) Town Of Lake Placid  

Hospital


(1) Florida Hospital Lake Placid  

Island


(1) Hog Island Hammock  

Lake


(1) Blue Lake   (2) Buck Lake   (3) Center Lake Nellie   (4) Grassy Lake   (5) Lake Annie   (6) Lake Apthorp   (7) Lake Carrie   (8) Lake Clay   (9) Lake Crews   (10) Lake Francis   (11) Lake Harry   (12) Lake Henry   (13) Lake Hill   (14) Lake Huntley   (15) Lake June In Winter   (16) Lake Lachard   (17) Lake Mccoy   (18) Lake Pearl   (19) Lake Placid   (20) Lake Simmons   (21) Lake Sirena   (22) Little Red Water Lake   (23) Lost Lake   (24) Mirror Lake   (25) Northwest Lake Nellie   (26) Persimmon Lake   (27) Red Water Lake   (28) Saddlebags Lake   (29) Southeast Lake Nellie  

Locale


(1) Carlton Ranch   (2) Childs Station   (3) Citrus Plaza   (4) Compton Plaza   (5) Island Country Club   (6) Jacaranda Golf Club   (7) Lake Placid Shopping Center   (8) View Station  

Park


(1) Lake June-in-winter Scrub State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bairs Den   (2) Bear Hollow   (3) Childs   (4) Crawfords Trailer Park   (5) Hen Scratch   (6) Hickory Grove Trailer Park   (7) Highlands Park Estates   (8) Lake Gardens Mobile Home Park   (9) Lake Placid   (10) Lake Redwater Mobile Home Park   (11) Lakeside Village Mobile Home Park   (12) Negrotown Knoll   (13) Paradise Mobile Village   (14) Parker Island   (15) Placid Lakes   (16) Sylvan Shores   (17) Tower Wood Mobile Home Park   (18) Tropical Harbor Estates Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Lake Placid Post Office  

School


(1) American Heritage Private School Of Highlands County   (2) Interlake Academy   (3) Lake Placid Elementary School   (4) Lake Placid Middle School   (5) Lake Placid Senior High School  

Stream


(1) Boggy Branch   (2) Grassy Creek   (3) Jack Creek   (4) Josephine Creek  

Swamp


(1) Long Point Marsh   (2) Negrotown Marsh  

Trail


(1) Footman Trail  

Valley


(1) Jones Gully  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lake Placid Town, Florida

33852 (pop. 19,653)


Cities Nearby Lake Placid Town, Florida

Lake Placid Ccd, FL  (pop. 22,753) 0.5 Miles
Sylvan Shores Cdp, FL  (pop. 2,721) 1.8 Miles
Placid Lakes Cdp, FL  (pop. 2,813) 3.5 Miles
Sebring Ccd, FL  (pop. 42,457) 12.4 Miles
Sebring City, FL  (pop. 10,478) 14.6 Miles
Avon Park Ccd, FL  (pop. 32,528) 21.9 Miles
Avon Park City, FL  (pop. 8,847) 22.3 Miles
Northeast Glades Ccd, FL  (pop. 3,628) 25.5 Miles
Zolfo Springs Ccd, FL  (pop. 8,535) 25.6 Miles
North Okeechobee Ccd, FL  (pop. 7,371) 27.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lake Placid Town, Florida

863



Elevation in Lake Placid Town, Florida is 95.0 ft. (29.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lake Placid Town, Florida

Lat: 27.296252 N        Long: -81.364817 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lake Placid Town, Florida need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Florida

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
  Total Electric Industry 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
  Total Electric Industry 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Lake Placid Town, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 6   (0.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 69   (10.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 84   (12.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 146   (21.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 116   (17.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 107   (15.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 46   (6.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 28   (4.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 46   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 679

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 185

In 3-person carpool : 39

In 4-person carpool : 108

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 8

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 53

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 4

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 12

Other means : 95

Worked at home : 24


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 138

5 to 9 minutes : 190

10 to 14 minutes : 180

15 to 19 minutes : 57

20 to 24 minutes : 116

25 to 29 minutes : 56

30 to 34 minutes : 271

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 54

45 to 59 minutes : 78

60 to 89 minutes : 9

90 or more minutes : 22


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

With Social Security income : 268

No Social Security income : 541


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

With retirement income : 140

No retirement income : 669


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 83

$10,000 to $14,999 : 82

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $74,999 : 34

$75,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 41


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $31,548


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • WJCM (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WITS (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WFHT (1390 AM; 1.0 kW; Avon Park, FL; Owner: Odyssey Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WFLN (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Arcadia, FL; Owner: Integrity Radio Of Florida Llc)
  • WOKC (1570 AM; 0.8 kW; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llc)
  • WOKC (1570 AM; 0.7 kW; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llc)
  • WOKC (1570 AM; 0.014 kW; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llc)
  • WWTK (730 AM; 0.5 kW; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • WWLL (105.7 FM; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; Zolfo Springs, FL; Owner: Heartland Broadcasting Corp.)
  • 990420ME (89.3 FM; Avon Park, FL; Owner: Radio Training Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: District Board Of Trustees Indian River Community College)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Emmaus Broadcasting Service)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Basinger, FL; Owner: Faith Baptist Church Of Fort Pierce, Florida)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Basinger, FL; Owner: Westminster Academy)
  • WREH (90.5 FM; Basinger, FL; Owner: Reach Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Oscar Aguero Ministry)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Seminole Tribe Of Florida)
  • WJFH (91.5 FM; Sebring, FL; Owner: Radio Training Network, Inc.)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • 960920YT (Channel 60; Sebring, FL; Owner: Marri Broadcasting, Lp)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lake Placid Town, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 41  (10.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 35  (9.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 28  (7.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 111  (28.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 99  (25.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 71  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 108  (34.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 63  (20.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 49  (15.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 254 Farms In Lake Placid Town, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lake Placid Town, Florida

Seacoast National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Suntrust Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $178.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Wauchula State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $601.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

Heartland National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $309.1k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

Highlands Independent Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $251.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6

Td Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $219.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1,328

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lake Placid Town, Florida

  • Sebring Regional


    (about 10.9 miles in Sebring, Florida; Airport Code: SEF)

  • Avon Park Executive


    (about 22.7 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Avon Park Municipal


    (about 22.8 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Okeechobee County


    (about 31.7 miles in Okeechobee, Florida; Airport Code: OBE)

  • Airglades


    (about 43.3 miles in Lake Harbor, Florida; Airport Code: FL6)

  • Punta Gorda Airport


    (about 46.5 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Charlotte County


    (about 46.5 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Bartow Municipal


    (about 51.5 miles in Eloise, Florida; Airport Code: BOW)

  • Southwest Florida International


    (about 57.8 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: RSW)

  • Page Field


    (about 57.8 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: FMY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lake Placid Town, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

54.70%

Carpooled

35.89%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.87%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

5.21%

Other Means

1.59%

Worked At Home

1.74%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lake Placid Town, Florida, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 333

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 81

Female householder, no husband present : 144

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 197

Householder not living alone : 54


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 54

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 33

All other households : 722


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 230

Renter-occupied housing units : 103

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 64

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 116

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 100

Renter-occupied housing units : 151


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 98

$10,000 to $14,999 : 147

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 97

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 56

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $44,999 : 8

$45,000 to $49,999 : 31

$50,000 to $59,999 : 86

$60,000 to $74,999 : 38

$75,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 44


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Total : 993


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Occupied : 809

Vacant : 184


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 13

Built 2000 to 2004 : 120

Built 1990 to 1999 : 141

Built 1980 to 1989 : 241

Built 1970 to 1979 : 214

Built 1960 to 1969 : 132

Built 1950 to 1959 : 97

Built 1940 to 1949 : 16

Built 1939 or earlier : 19


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Utility gas : 3

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 3

Electricity : 792

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 3

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 8


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 18

$60,000 to $69,999 : 10

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 27

$90,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 42

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $174,999 : 25

$175,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 to $249,999 : 28

$250,000 to $299,999 : 10

$300,000 to $399,999 : 42

$400,000 to $499,999 : 13

$500,000 to $749,999 : 14

$750,000 to $999,999 : 41

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 3

Home equity loan only : 68

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 139

Housing units without a mortgage : 165


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lake Placid Town, Florida)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $774,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $340,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $145,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $112,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $102,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $81,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $95,000

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lake Placid Town, Florida: 58.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lake Placid Town, Florida

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Lake Placid Town, FL): $21,178
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lake Placid Town): $62,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lake Placid Town): $393
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lake Placid Town, Florida

Utility Gas: 1.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.6%
Electricity: 93.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 1.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Lake Placid Town, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lake Placid Town, Florida

Palms Home Care


     Address: 236 Oak Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/2006

Gentiva Health Svc Sebring


     Address: 255 Us Hwy 27 North, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/25/1985

Sebring Nursing Services Inc


     Address: 3210 Physicians Way, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/16/2006

Homecare Solutions Group


     Address: 102 South Ridgewood Drive #7, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/28/2005

Ace Homecare Llc


     Address: 4325 Sun North Lake Blvd, Ste 105, Sebring, Florida 33872
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/28/2005

Hospitals Close To Lake Placid Town, Florida

Highlands Regional Medical Center


     Address: 3600 S Highlands Ave, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center


     Address: 4200 Sun N' Lake Blvd, Sebring, Florida 33871
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Raulerson Hospital


     Address: 1796 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Desoto Memorial Hospital


     Address: 900 N Roberts Ave, Arcadia, Florida 34265
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Florida Hospital Wauchula


     Address: 533 W Carlton Rd, Wauchula, Florida 33873
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Lake Placid Town, Florida

Lake Placid Health Care Center


     Address: 125 Tomoka Boulevard South, Lake Placid, Florida 33852
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 166
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Palms Of Sebring


     Address: 725 S Pine St, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Kenilworth Care & Rehab Center


     Address: 3011 Kenilworth Blvd, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Oaks At Avon, The


     Address: 1010 Us 27 North, Avon Park, Florida 33825
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 102
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Royal Care Of Avon Park


     Address: 1281 Stratford Road, Avon Park, Florida 33825
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 68%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lake Placid Town, Florida

Name: St Lucie
Address: PO Box 128; Ft. Pierce, FL 34954-0128
Distance: 64 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lake Placid Town, Florida

    Retired Workers: 5,315
    Disabled Workers: 580
    Widowers Workers: 510
    Spouses Workers: 350
    Children Workers: 270


(updated 2007)



Highlands County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.98%
  • Bush & Cheney 62.36%
  • Other 0.65%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Lake Placid Town, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Highlands County, FL

9.56 % of Highlands County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $40,133

Florida Average 8.71 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,048

Florida Average 0.22 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Highlands County, FL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Broward County , FL 0.75 % ($44,252 AGI )
  • Polk County , FL 0.54 % ($25,436 AGI )
  • Palm Beach County , FL 0.47 % ($35,696 AGI )

Relocation away from Highlands County, FL

7.25 % of Highlands County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,034

Florida Average 7.73 %

0.10 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $10,387

Florida Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Highlands County, FL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Polk County , FL 0.63 % ($34,634 AGI )
  • Hillsborough County , FL 0.27 % ($27,571 AGI )
  • Orange County , FL 0.27 % ($22,405 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Florida

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Florida

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Lake Placid Town, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Lake Placid Town, Florida

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
04/25/1997, 06:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/27/2004, 01:42 pm 0 0 $85K --
08/01/2003, 04:47 pm 0 0 $10K --
03/14/2003, 07:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/06/2002, 04:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/03/2002, 12:55 pm 0 0 $15K --
04/03/2002, 12:37 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/21/2001, 05:05 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/15/2001, 06:06 pm 0 0 $75K --
07/05/2000, 06:48 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/24/2000, 03:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/23/2000, 12:34 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/22/2000, 01:55 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/08/1999, 04:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
01/03/1999, 12:55 am 0 0 $30K --
09/02/1998, 01:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/04/1998, 02:35 pm 0 0 $100K --
03/09/1998, 01:27 am 0 0 $150K --
02/17/1998, 06:30 am 0 0 $10K --
02/17/1998, 05:45 am 0 0 $5K --
01/08/1998, 10:12 am 0 0 $15K --
07/29/1997, 04:25 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/15/1997, 04:37 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/04/1997, 02:07 pm 0 1 $60K --
04/26/1997, 11:30 am 0 0 $4K --
04/23/1997, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/23/1997, 03:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/17/1996, 05:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1905, 12:00 am 0 0 $35K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Lake Placid Town, Florida directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Lake Placid Town, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 58 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 2
    per 100,000 58 0 0 57 56 0 107 53 0 0 89 44 94
Robbery 18 10 2 3 3 12 1 7 1 4 5 3 2
    per 100,000 1,052 573 115 171 167 662 54 373 53 200 222 133 94
Assault 12 8 21 17 16 20 6 7 5 6 6 7 5
    per 100,000 701 459 1,212 970 893 1,103 321 373 264 301 266 311 235
Burglary 53 59 37 32 22 22 32 57 12 28 26 15 16
    per 100,000 3,098 3,383 2,136 1,826 1,228 1,213 1,714 3,040 633 1,403 1,154 667 753
Larceny Theft 107 155 101 97 108 83 59 103 55 67 65 86 99
    per 100,000 6,254 8,888 5,831 5,537 6,027 4,576 3,160 5,493 2,899 3,357 2,885 3,824 4,659
Vehicle Theft 9 10 13 5 7 3 3 5 2 2 0 2 6
    per 100,000 526 573 751 285 391 165 161 267 105 100 0 89 282
Arson 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0 229 0 0 0 55 0 53 0 0 44 44 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
8 5 6 5 5 8 2 4 2 3 3 3 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
42 57 38 34 34 27 24 42 17 24 23 26 30
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
25 31 22 19 20 18 13 23 9 13 13 14 16


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



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