Lake Placid Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (LAKE PLACID)

    Knight Refrigerated - Lake Placid, FL

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Lake Placid, FL

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 7 days ago
  • Lease Purchase Drivers earn up to $60k per year!

    CRST Expedited - Lake Placid, FL

    CRST Lease Purchase is now hiring Class-A CDL truck drivers to earn up to $1.18 per mile. Low payments. No Credit Check. The best lease purchase deal in the country. 70% of gross...

    from CRST Expedited - 30+ days ago
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Lake Placid, Florida

Lake Placid is a town in Highlands County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,668 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 1,752 . The town has two nicknames, going by either the "Town of Murals" or the "Caladium Capital of the World."

Lake Placid Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lake Placid are Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations, 21%; Service occupations, 19%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 15%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Lake Placid, Florida work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Lake Placid Industries

The leading industries in Lake Placid, Florida are Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, 26%; Retail trade, 12%; and Educational, health and social services, 12%. Simply Hired's Lake Placid job listings indicate that the following industries in Lake Placid are hiring the most workers:

Lake Placid Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lake Placid, Florida is $18,140, and the median income of households in Lake Placid was $21,178.

Average Salaries in Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid, FL


According to our Lake Placid Trends data, the number of Lake Placid, Florida jobs has decreased by 11% since September 2013.
Lake Placid job trends

Lake Placid Employment Statistics

Population of Lake Placid
Total population 1,668
Male 49.34%
Female 50.66%
Median age 33.9
Lake Placid Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.1%
Median cost of a home $60,000
Median mortgage payment $317
Renter-occupied homes 50.9%
Vacant housing 16.8%
Median monthly rent $393
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $21,629
Median for all female full-time $14,650
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 32%
$25,000 to $34,999 10%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 5%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 22%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 2%
Bachelor's degree 5%
Graduate degree 2%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 55%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 14%
White 78%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 1%
Other 12%
Lake Placid Commute
Carpool 35.9%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 20 minutes