Lake Placid, Florida Population 2022

2,388
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Lake Placid is a city located in Highlands County Florida. With a 2020 population of 2,388, it is the 617th largest city in Florida and the 9997th largest city in the United States. Lake Placid is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,360 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Lake Placid has a population density of 639 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Placid is $56,967 with a poverty rate of 36.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $108,000. The median age in Lake Placid is 36.9 years, 33.3 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Lake Placid Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Placidwas:

  • White: 76.24%
  • Other race: 10.36%
  • Black or African American: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 5.85%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Placid, Florida is 2,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,360.

Lake Placid, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lake Placid Population by Race

Lake Placid Population Pyramid 2022

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Lake Placid Median Age

36.9


Total

39.3


Male

31.7


Female

Lake Placid Adults

There are 1,731 adults, (541 of whom are seniors) in Lake Placid.

Lake Placid Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Placid Sex Ratio

Female

1,214

52.65%

Male

1,092

47.35%

Lake Placid Population by Age

Lake Placid Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Placid Household Types

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Placid Households and Families

3.69

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Lake Placid Households by Type

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Lake Placid Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Placid Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 55.56%.

Lake Placid Educational Attainment by Race

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$22,261

Average Earnings

$24,286

Average Male

$19,125

Average Female

Lake Placid Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Placid Language by Age

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Lake Placid Language

48.69% of Lake Placid residents speak only English, while 51.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.31% of the population.

Lake Placid Language

Lake Placid Poverty by Race

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36.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.96%

Male Poverty Rate

40.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Placid

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Placid is Black, with 80.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Placid is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.48%.

Lake Placid Poverty

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Lake Placid Poverty Rate by Education

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Lake Placid Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Placid Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lake Placid Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Placid Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Placid Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Placid Marital Status by Race

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Lake Placid Marital Status

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125

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lake Placid Veterans by War

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Lake Placid Veterans by Age

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Lake Placid Veterans by Race

Lake Placid Veterans by Education

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6.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Placid Veterans by Education

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40.3%

Labor Force Participation

30.4%

Employment Rate

24.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Placid Employment by Age

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Lake Placid Employment by Race

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Lake Placid Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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42.63%

Born in Lake Placid

72.42%

Native Born

27.58%

Foreign Born

14.14%

Non Citizen

13.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.42% of Lake Placid residents were born in the United States, with 42.63% having been born in Florida. 14.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Placid Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lake Placid Population by Year