Lake Placid, Florida 

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Population

2,496

-9.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$29,063

Median Home Price

$192,200

Median Age

32.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.1 / 9.1

summer / winter

FL Gifts

Best Places to Live in Lake Placid, Florida

Small town - Located in the center of Florida, about 130 miles from both Tampa and Orlando. November, December and April are the most pleasant months in Lake Placid, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Lake Placid, FL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Mild winters
Affordability
Low traffic
Cons
Humid
Few amenities
Few cultural resources


What Bert Has To Say About Sebring Metro Area

The Sebring, FL metro area is located located in the center of Florida, about 130 miles from both Tampa and Orlando. Sebring is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Highlands county.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Highlands County
Metro Area: Sebring Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Lake Placid
Zip Codes: 33852
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 138 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lake Placid is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Placid jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Placid's cost of living is 15.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lake Placid's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Highlands county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.8% to 32.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lake Placid's population is 2,496 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 9.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lake Placid is Real Estate: $192,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.9%.

SCHOOLS
Lake Placid public schools spend $9,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Lake Placid. More Education



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Housing Market in Lake Placid

It's a good time to buy in Lake Placid. Home Appreciation is up 18.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lake Placid is $192,200.

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Reviews for Lake Placid   4 Reviews
Great little town in central FL - 3/16/2019
So, I bought a house in Lake Placid about 7 months ago and so far I love it. Real Estate is very reasonable and plenty of properties to pick from. Seems like prices... Read More

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Home prices in Lake Placid, Fl. - 12/6/2016
Your site states it is not a good time to buy a home in Lake Placid because home prices are down. Wouldn't that be the perfect time to... Read More

Lake Placid, Fl. - 12/8/2015
South Florida definitely has the best weather but that comes with a price. I'm retiring to the wide open spaces of Lake Placid. Cost of living is lower and home prices,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LAKE PLACID, FLORIDA
33852

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