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Population in 2012: 2,126 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.5%
Males: 1,032  (48.6%)
Females: 1,094  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  34.4 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33852.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,981 (it was $21,178 in 2000)
Lake Placid:

$35,981
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,526

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $141,802 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Lake Placid:

$141,802
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $235,347; Detached houses: $235,792; Townhouses or other attached units: $450,211; In 2-unit structures: $207,790; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $235,495; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,379; Mobile homes: $103,895

Median gross rent in 2012: $633.

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  • Hispanic - 1,024 (46.1%)
  • White alone - 991 (44.6%)
  • Black alone - 150 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)

Races in Lake Placid detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Placid: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (18.3%), Irish (8.3%), Subsaharan African (6.2%), United States (5.4%), German (4.9%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 136 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 829 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lake Placid:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Placid town:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

558 residents are foreign born

This town:  23.2%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Lake Placid, Florida as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Placid to the number of sex offenders is 89 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,905 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,344 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (59.3 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (82.0 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (868.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Sylvan Shores, FL (1.3 miles ), Placid Lakes, FL (1.9 miles ), Sebring, FL (3.8 miles ), Avon Park, FL (4.7 miles ), Northeast Glades, FL (5.1 miles) , Lemon Grove, FL (5.1 miles ), Gardner, FL (5.2 miles ), North Okeechobee, FL (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 27.30 N, Longitude: 81.36 W

Area code: 863

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Crime rates in Lake Placid by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000010000
per 100,000 0.00.057.70.00.00.00.053.30.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100110210021
per 100,000 58.40.00.057.155.80.0107.153.30.00.088.844.5
Robberies 181023312171453
per 100,000 1052.0573.4115.5171.2167.4661.553.6373.352.7200.4221.9133.4
Assaults 12821171620675667
per 100,000 701.3458.71212.5970.3892.91102.5321.4373.3263.6300.6266.3311.2
Burglaries 535937322222325712282615
per 100,000 3097.63383.02136.31826.51227.71212.81714.03040.0632.61402.81154.0667.0
Thefts 10715510197108835910355676586
per 100,000 6253.78887.65831.45536.56026.84575.53160.15493.32899.33356.72885.03823.9
Auto thefts 91013573352202
per 100,000 526.0573.4750.6285.4390.6165.4160.7266.7105.4100.20.088.9
Arson 040001010011
per 100,000 0.0229.40.00.00.055.10.053.30.00.044.444.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 1053.1938.8869.6690.4657.5728.7442.7822.2246.9375.5402.9358.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lake Placid detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Florida average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (29%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Therapists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lake Placid-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Lake Placid town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1982, a category F2 tornado 8.6 miles away from the town center injured 9 people.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Highlands County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Lake Placid:

  • LAKE PLACID HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 125 TOMOKA BLVD S)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lake Placid:

  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; SEBRING, FL)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - SEBRING (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SEBRING, FL)
  • SEBRING NURSING SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SEBRING, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Placid, FL

Airports and heliports located in Lake Placid:


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Amtrak station near Lake Placid:

  • 15 miles: SEBRING (601 E. CENTER ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website: WWW.LAKEPLACIDFL.NET

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Placid:

  • Polk State College (about 56 miles; Winter Haven, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,262)
  • Southwest Florida College (about 58 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Edison State College (about 61 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 5,724)
  • Southeastern University (about 62 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Indian River State College (about 63 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 5,966)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 63 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 8,317)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 71 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,723)

Private elementary/middle schools in Lake Placid:

  • LAKEVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 503 KENT AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S SCHOOL INC (Students: 33; Location: 9 LAKEVIEW ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • AMERICAN HERITAGE PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 140 DUNTY RD; Grades: 5 - 9)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lake Placid Christian School- Private Middle School Grades 6-8 Enrollment-57 students

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Notable locations in Lake Placid: Compton Plaza (A), Citrus Plaza (B), Lake Placid Fire Department (C), Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Lake Placid (D), Lake Placid Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Placid include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Church of Christ (B), Bethel Baptist Church (C), Memorial United Methodist Church (D), Lake Placid Seventh Day Adventist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake LaChard (A), Lake Sirena (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Behrman Dale (180 Berton Drive).

 
Highlands County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Placid and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE PLACID CAMPGROUND (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHARLIE CREEK-THE VILLAGE OF (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKE PLACID NAZARENE CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005)
LAKESHORE MOTEL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE MINISTRY CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2003)
LAKE PLACID FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Placid that have no violations reported:

  • LUPITA GROCERY (Population served: 155, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE PLACID VFW POST 3880 (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY WALK (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEEANN LAKEFRONT ESTATES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE PLACID CONG. OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ISTOKAPOGA MARINA R.V. PARK (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HENDERSON'S FISHING RESORT (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEZA LEISURE LAKES (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE GRASSY HOMESITES (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EAGLE'S NEST ESTATES (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.1% for Black residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Placid, FL

9 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Lake Placid compared to Florida state average:

Lake Placid, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lake Placid (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Lake Placid Branch at 1 Us 27 North, 621 East, branch established on 2002/08/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wauchula State Bank: Interlake Boulevard Branch at Interlake Boulevard At Main Street, branch established on 1960/01/08. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $576.7 mil, Deposits: $507.4 mil, headquarters in Wauchula, FL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Crews Banking Corporation
  • Highlands Independent Bank: Lake Placid Branch at 207 U.S. Highway #27 South, branch established on 2002/03/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $260.6 mil, Deposits: $240.6 mil, headquarters in Sebring, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Lake Placid Branch at 611 E Interlake Boulevard, branch established on 1986/06/02. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lake Placid Branch at 354 Us 27 North, branch established on 1953/08/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lake Placid Branch at 611 Dal Hall Blvd., branch established on 1974/05/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Heartland National Bank: Heartland Branch at 600 U.S. Highway 27 North, branch established on 1999/09/23. Info updated 2010/07/06: Bank assets: $278.1 mil, Deposits: $249.6 mil, headquarters in Sebring, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancshares, Inc.
  • Seacoast National Bank: Lake Placid Branch at 199 North U.S. Highway 27, branch established on 1956/03/09. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $2,135.8 mil, Deposits: $1,726.5 mil, headquarters in Stuart, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Iii Lp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Placid, Florida:

  • Lakeshore Resort Motel, Sunset Dr, Lake Placid, FL 33852
  • Leisure Lakes Motel, 1040 LK June Blvd, Lake Placid, FL 33852
  • Best Western Lake Placid Inn & Conference Cen, 2165 S US 27, Lake Placid, FL 33852 , Phone: (239) 465-3133, Fax: (239) 465-3354
  • Sunshine Motel & Apartments, 410 PLZ Ave, Lake Placid, FL 33852
  • Ramada Inn, 2165 US 27 S, Lake Placid, FL 33852 , Phone: (863) 465-3133, Fax: (863) 465-3354
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suite, 608 S Lakeview Rd, Lake Placid, FL 33852 , Phone: (863) 465-9916, Fax: (863) 465-9917
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Placid, Florida

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Placid travel time to work - commute


Lake Placid mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lake Placid town (based on Highlands County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.75%
Here35.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian Church
Adherents31.1%14.9%13.0%5.5%3.8%
Congregations20.8%4.2%7.3%6.3%3.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents3.8%3.4%2.8%2.7%19.0%
Congregations8.3%5.2%2.1%4.2%38.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Highlands County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Highlands County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Highlands County:

13.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Highlands County:

25.3%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$7,032
Police Protection - Officers 9$19,271$25,6950$0
Police - Other 2$4,898$29,3883$1,189
Streets and Highways 3$7,312$29,2480$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,623$25,8690$0
Sewerage 1$2,020$24,2400$0
Parks and Recreation 4$7,822$23,4660$0
Water Supply 7$20,210$34,6460$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,156
Totals for Government 30$70,156$28,06211$9,377

Lake Placid government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,047,000 ($492.47)
    Police Protection: $525,000 ($246.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $356,000 ($167.45)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($107.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($93.13)
    Regular Highways: $186,000 ($87.49)
    General - Other: $168,000 ($79.02)
    Sewerage: $117,000 ($55.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($48.45)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($11.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($9.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,328,000 ($624.65)

Lake Placid government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($102.54)
    All Other: $168,000 ($79.02)
    Sewerage: $115,000 ($54.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $297,000 ($139.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $168,000 ($79.02)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($16.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $750,000 ($352.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $352,000 ($165.57)
    General Support: $290,000 ($136.41)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($44.68)
    Highways: $72,000 ($33.87)
  • Tax - Property: $391,000 ($183.91)
    Individual Income: $0 ($0.00)

Lake Placid government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $469,000 ($220.60)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $112,000 ($52.68)

9.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.56%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Highlands County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broward County, FL  0.75% ($44,252 average AGI)
from Polk County, FL  0.54% ($25,436)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.47% ($35,696)


7.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($144 average AGI)
Highlands County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, FL  0.63% ($34,634 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.27% ($27,571)
to Orange County, FL  0.27% ($22,405)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Placid:

  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWTK (730 AM; 1 kW; LAKE PLACID, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Placid:

  • W208AR (89.5 FM; LAKE PLACID, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWLL (105.7 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W207AY (89.3 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Placid:

  • W27AE (Channel 27; SEBRING, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
Lake Placid, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 164
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Lake Placid fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 31,758
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,649

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Placid)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lake Placid, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 152 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Placid)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lake Placid)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 91 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 205
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Service Call: 21
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Lake Placid


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Placid, FL

Most common first names in Lake Placid, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William19575.9 years
John19375.9 years
Robert18174.8 years
James17574.0 years
Mary14078.3 years
Charles12375.8 years
George10075.9 years
Dorothy7879.8 years
Joseph7875.1 years
Helen7781.0 years
Most common last names in Lake Placid, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7475.4 years
Williams5476.4 years
Jones4878.2 years
Johnson4172.0 years
Brown4077.4 years
Miller3575.9 years
Davis2576.0 years
Moore2476.1 years
Taylor2277.8 years
Lewis2078.3 years
Businesses in Lake Placid, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Publix Super Markets1
FedEx4RadioShack1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Browse common businesses in Lake Placid, FL


Lake Placid on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Rulx Ganthier, Jr. (1)
  • Johnathan Everrett Lonsdale (1)
  • Kenneth Leblanc (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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