Income/capita 42%
Household income 58%
Unemployment 38%
IndexLake PlacidFloridaNational
Income per capita$17,318$27,598$29,829
Median household income$23,177$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,080$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,419$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$15,768$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$10,920$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level54.7%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Placid is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Placid is 58% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Placid is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Placid is 262% higher than the national average

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      Lake Placid employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector1.5%67.4%
      Financial & insurance services5.8%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.5%9.4%
      Public administration0.0%5.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.6%24.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sebring, FL10,423$25,96353%
      Lake Placid, FL2,321$23,17758%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hickman, KY2,321$20,48863%
      East Bronson, FL2,321$31,00044%
      Deep River Center, CT2,321$68,55324%
      Jackson, KY2,321$26,89151%
      Thayer, MO2,322$26,58052%
      Lake Placid, FL2,321$23,17758%
      Source: The Lake Placid, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).