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Lakeland Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
105,958
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
Poverty Rate
16.9%
Non-Citizens
5.4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 32 responses
  • Friendly
    69%
  • Family oriented
    22%
  • Progressive
    6%
  • Relatively Relaxed
    3%

Lakeland Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    60%
  • African American
    20%
  • Hispanic
    16%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    22%

Income

Median Household Income
$44,313
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    26%
  • $25-$44k
    25%
  • $45-$74k
    23%
  • $75-$149k
    20%
  • $150k+
    6%
Median Individual Income
$26,268
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    28%
  • $15-$34k
    35%
  • $35-$64k
    26%
  • $65k+
    12%

Community

Poll
76%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.33 responses
Poll
50%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.32 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 31 responses
  • Nothing really
    35%
  • High traffic.
    16%
  • The Prices
    13%
  • Snow birds drive slowly
    10%
  • Bible belt state
    6%
  • Get involved in the community
    6%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    6%
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