Latest Data (2017)
Population 108,054
Nationwide Rank 278

Quick Facts

Lakeland, Florida is the 278th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lakeland, Florida is a city.

Lakeland, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lakeland had its largest population ever.

Lakeland, Florida is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 69% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lakeland, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
268 Inglewood, California 110,598 -1.8%
269 Pompano Beach, Florida 110,473 10.1%
270 Centennial, Colorado 110,250 7.6%
271 West Palm Beach, Florida 110,222 32.9%
272 Everett, Washington 110,079 14.3%
273 Richmond, California 110,040 10.4%
274 Clovis, California 109,691 56.8%
275 Billings, Montana 109,642 19.2%
276 Waterbury, Connecticut 108,629 1.2%
277 Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 108,303 34.2%
278 Lakeland, Florida 108,054 27.0%
279 West Covina, California 107,598 2.1%
280 Boulder, Colorado 107,125 13.2%
281 Daly City, California 107,074 3.3%
282 Santa Maria, California 107,014 37.0%
283 Hillsboro, Oregon 106,894 49.8%
284 Sandy Springs, Georgia 106,739 25.6%
285 Norwalk, California 106,084 1.4%
286 Jurupa Valley, California 106,028
287 Lewisville, Texas 106,021 35.2%
288 Greeley, Colorado 105,448 34.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
128 Tallahassee 191,049 24.8%
130 Port St. Lucie 189,344 112.3%
134 Cape Coral 183,365 77.4%
138 Fort Lauderdale 180,072 5.2%
150 Pembroke Pines 170,712 23.4%
167 Hollywood 153,627 9.9%
190 Miramar 140,328 88.2%
205 Coral Springs 133,037 11.1%
208 Gainesville 132,249 17.0%
245 Clearwater 115,513 5.4%
251 Miami Gardens 113,750 12.8%
260 Palm Bay 111,657 40.2%
269 Pompano Beach 110,473 10.1%
271 West Palm Beach 110,222 32.9%
278 Lakeland 108,054 27.0%
289 Davie 105,149 27.9%
312 Boca Raton 98,150 18.0%
336 Sunrise 94,323 9.5%
340 Plantation 93,909 13.0%
346 Miami Beach 92,307 4.8%
358 Deltona 90,746 29.4%
385 Palm Coast 86,516 160.6%
396 Largo 84,754 13.7%
411 Melbourne 82,011 12.1%
425 Deerfield Beach 80,571 8.2%
430 Fort Myers 79,943 53.8%
446 Boynton Beach 77,702 28.2%
496 Lauderhill 71,970 7.5%
502 Kissimmee 71,104 44.6%
506 Weston 70,944 39.6%
512 Homestead 69,907 119.0%
518 Delray Beach 68,749 13.9%
531 Daytona Beach 68,055 6.6%
552 North Port 66,300 185.1%
557 Tamarac 65,669 17.4%
566 Jupiter 64,976 62.9%
567 Wellington 64,848 66.9%
585 Port Orange 63,203 35.7%
600 North Miami 62,225 4.1%
608 Doral 61,130 189.3%
612 Coconut Creek 61,010 37.9%
634 Sanford 59,317 51.3%
638 Ocala 59,110 24.3%
647 Margate 58,430 8.2%
663 Sarasota 56,994 8.4%
668 Bradenton 56,508 12.9%
674 Bonita Springs 56,088 69.7%
691 Palm Beach Gardens 55,036 51.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 108,054 278
2016 106,420 281
2015 104,401 286
2014 102,346 290
2013 100,710 289
2012 99,999 290
2011 99,078 290
2010 97,422 290
2009 93,738 300
2008 93,233 296
2007 92,467 297
2006 89,853 308
2005 88,764 309
2004 88,000 308
2003 87,859 301
2002 87,455 303
2001 86,512 303
2000 85,067 307
1990 71,043 329