Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lakeland is 115,425. Lakeland, Florida is the 254th largest city in the US.
Lakeland is located entirely in Polk County.
The current population of Lakeland (115,425) is it's peak population.
Lakeland has grown 35.6% since the 2000. Lakeland, Florida is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Lakeland, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 81,397. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.2% of the residents of Lakeland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lakeland are 72.3% White, 20.5% Black, 2.8% Other, 2.2% Asian, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 16.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lakeland, 16.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.5%. On a per-household basis, 12.1% of families are below the poverty line in Lakeland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.1% of Lakeland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.0% of Lakeland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lakeland residents aged 5 and older, 16.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lakeland is 6.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lakeland, 10.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lakeland is $47,511.
In Lakeland, 55.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.4% of housing units in Lakeland.
Of all the housing units in Lakeland, 6.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Lakeland, 18.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lakeland is $999.
In Lakeland, 69.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|247||West Jordan, Utah||116,541||46.6%|
|250||Broken Arrow, Oklahoma||116,330||44.1%|
|252||League City, Texas||115,595||151.9%|
|253||Manchester, New Hampshire||115,462||7.6%|
|258||High Point, North Carolina||114,086||31.7%|
|105||Port St. Lucie||217,523||143.9%|
|243||West Palm Beach||117,286||41.5%|
|655||Palm Beach Gardens||59,449||63.7%|
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