Lake Placid, FL

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2020 Population
2,306
20.9% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36.9
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
36.6%
4.52% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$33,021
8.26% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$108,000
28.4% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
537
13.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Lake Placid, FL had a population of 2.31k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $33,021. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lake Placid, FL grew from 1,907 to 2,306, a 20.9% increase and its median household income declined from $35,993 to $33,021, a −8.26% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake Placid, FL are White (Hispanic) (40.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.6%), Other (Hispanic) (10.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.76%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.51%).

None of the households in Lake Placid, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

85.9% of the residents in Lake Placid, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Lake Placid, FL was $108,000, and the homeownership rate was 57.2%. Most people in Lake Placid, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake Placid, FL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Lake Placid, FL is home to a population of 2.31k people, from which 85.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 27.6% of Lake Placid, FL residents were born outside of the country (636 people).

In 2020, there were 1.14 times more White (Hispanic) residents (936 people) in Lake Placid, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 822 White (Non-Hispanic) and 239 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake Placid, FL
  1. White (Hispanic)
    936 ± 345
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    822 ± 198
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    239 ± 269
56.5%
Hispanic Population
1.3k people

In 2020, there were 1.14 times more White (Hispanic) residents (936 people) in Lake Placid, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 822 White (Non-Hispanic) and 239 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

56.5% of the people in Lake Placid, FL are hispanic (1.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lake Placid, FL as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
636 people
12.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
245 people

As of 2020, 27.6% of Lake Placid, FL residents (636 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake Placid, FL was 12.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 18.2
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 13.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Lake Placid, FL was 36.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Lake Placid, FL are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Lake Placid, FL residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 24,039 people
  2. Haiti
    335,997 ± 14,118 people
  3. Colombia
    281,766 ± 12,945 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,006,483 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 335,997 and Colombia with 281,766.

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Citizenship

85.9%
2020 Citizenship
92.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 85.9% of Lake Placid, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lake Placid, FL was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    90 ± 84
  2. Korea
    11 ± 13
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5 ± 17

Lake Placid, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 8.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,168. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lake Placid, FL employs 537 people. The largest industries in Lake Placid, FL are Retail Trade (74 people), Accommodation & Food Services (66 people), and Construction (57 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($95,865), Public Administration ($40,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($37,708).

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,021
2020 value
± $9,783
−8.26%
1 Year Growth
± 43.8%

Households in Lake Placid, FL have a median annual income of $33,021, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,993 in 2019, which represents a −8.26% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$64,321
Average Male Salary in Florida
± $888
$48,168
Average Female Salary in Florida
± $615

In 2020, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Florida
  1. Asian
    $60,417 ± $3,531
  2. White
    $53,356 ± $619
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,585 ± $1,774

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Florida.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake Placid, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9615
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Lake Placid, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

36.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake Placid, FL (844 out of 2.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    650 ± 250
  2. White
    504 ± 163
  3. Other
    215 ± 224

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake Placid, FL is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

537
2020 Value
± 163
−13.5%
1 Year decline
± 52.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lake Placid, FL declined at a rate of −13.5%, from 621 employees to 537 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake Placid, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (77 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (74 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (46 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake Placid, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lake Placid, FL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (77 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (74 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (46 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake Placid, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.22 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.47 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.49 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lake Placid, FL, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($96,154), Transportation Occupations ($58,438), and Management Occupations ($54,539).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

537
2020 Value
± 163
−13.5%
1 Year decline
± 52.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lake Placid, FL declined at a rate of −13.5%, from 621 employees to 537 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake Placid, FL, are Retail Trade (74 people), Accommodation & Food Services (66 people), and Construction (57 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake Placid, FL, though some of these residents may live in Lake Placid, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lake Placid, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (74 people), Accommodation & Food Services (66 people), and Construction (57 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake Placid, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.95 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.7 times), and Construction (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lake Placid, FL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($95,865), Public Administration ($40,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($37,708).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 89.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Florida
51.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 89.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 89.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Florida colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake Placid, FL was $108,000 in 2020, which is 0.47 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $84,100 to $108,000, a 28.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake Placid, FL is 57.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Lake Placid, FL have an average commute time of 19.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake Placid, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$108,000
2020 Median
± $92,550
$84,100
2019 Median
± $32,971

In 2020, the median property value in Lake Placid, FL grew to to $108,000 from the previous year's value of $84,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lake Placid, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Placid, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$33,021
Median Household Income
± $9,783
764
Number of Households
± 193

In 2020, the median household income of the 764 households in Lake Placid, FL declined from $33,021 from the previous year's value of $35,993.

The following chart displays the households in Lake Placid, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lake Placid, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Placid, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.2%
2020 Homeownership
53.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 57.2% of the housing units in Lake Placid, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lake Placid, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake Placid, FL have a shorter commute time (19.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.396% of the workforce in Lake Placid, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (70.7%)
  2. Carpooled (15.7%)
  3. Walked (6.81%)

In 2020, 70.7% of workers in Lake Placid, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.7%) and those who walked to work (6.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lake Placid, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake Placid, FL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

70.9% of the population of Lake Placid, FL has health coverage, with 9.19% on employee plans, 41% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 4.29% on non-group plans, and 1.21% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Highlands County, FL see 1728 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.43% increase from the previous year (1687 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2529 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1398 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,728 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Highlands County, FL

Primary care physicians in Highlands County, FL see an average of 1,728 patients per year. This represents a 2.43% increase from the previous year (1,687 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Highlands County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Florida
$4,606
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,175
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,229
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

29.1%
Uninsured
9.19%
Employer Coverage
41%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
4.29%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake Placid, FL grew by 229% from 8.86% to 29.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake Placid, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.5% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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